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Spotify doesn't work after update to 15.04

Yesterday I updated my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 but sadly i had to conclude that Spotify doesn't work anymore. Today I installed 15.04 and Spotify again but nothing has changed - Spotify isn't ...
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Spotify has stopped working on the latest Ubuntu today, 15.04

I installed the latest Ubuntu today, 15.04. Spotify has stopped working. How can it be made to work again? The Unity bar flashes green 4 or 5 times and then stops flashing. There are no error ...
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Force exit when closing from Unity Dock

Is there a way to ensure that apps you close from the unity dock really close, by which I mean an "Ubuntu" setting rather than application specific ones. The two applications I notice this most with ...
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Spotify window size problem

I installed Spotify client on Xubuntu 14.04. What is pretty annoying is that I am not able to fullscreen the window (even when running as sudo - no errors in terminal generated). It also doesn't ...
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spotify client on ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

Spotify stopped working after upgrading to the 15.04 (beta): spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.11: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Any tips?
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Automatically starting a program when another one starts

I want to make Spotify start Blockify, which is a program that automatically mutes your system when spotify is playing commercials, as soon as it start. How can I do this ? Thanks.
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libudev.so.1 not found when trying to run spotify

I am trying to run Spotify on Ubuntu 12.04. It used to work some time ago, when I tried to start it today, I got the following error: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.1: ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 add and remove icons from the system tray

I have been looking for a solution to remove the Spotify icon form the system tray, running Ubuntu 14.10 with a Unity desktop. I have done my reasearch and found that canonical has removed the ...
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How can I simultaneously play Spotify audio through my headphone-out while VLC plays audio through HDMI?

How can I setup Ubuntu such that it can play VLC audio through HDMI connected to a TV, but at the same time, it can also play music from Spotify via the headphones? I'm running 14.04
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I can't run Duolingo and Spotify web player on Chromium because of flash but I have it

I have Chromium and when I open www.duolingo.com or Spotify web player it says Flash player is requiered. But I have it installed and I have no problems with it on other pages. Don't you know what to ...
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Spotify metadata through DBUS with track_notifications disabled

Situation: Ubuntu 14.04 Awesome WM Spotify Linux Client Version: 0.9.11.27 Custom preference setting: ui.track_notifications_enabled=false in /home/USER/.config/spotify/Users/USER/prefs (If I ...
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Flash Player crashes on Spotify Web Player on latest Chrome

I have installed adobe flash player and pepper flash player, however neither will work for spotify. And this a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04
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impossible to launch Spotify from embedded player with Firefox

With Firefox, when I try to play a song from a Spotify embedded player (like here, not the "play now" button but the player below : http://playlists.net/weekend-playlist-21-06-2014) I get the error ...
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Unable to update [duplicate]

When I put in sudo apt-get update into the Command Line, I get the following: E: Type 'new' is not known on line 67 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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X server does not respond when Spotify takes focus

I've been having problems running Spotify on Ubuntu 14.04. After having spotify open for a few hours, it will freeze all X windows when I return focus to it. I can still move my cursor and terminal ...
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Can't run apps without sudo

I do my research and can't find anything useful, maybe I'm using the wrong keywords, nvm. if I try to run spotify for example I got "Unable to initialize the storage of temporary files" error, but if ...
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Error while loading shared

I installed spotify, but when i tried to open it, it says: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I dont know what to do.
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What application is sending notification?

I've got Spotify for Linux installed and for some reason I was getting duplicated notifications for song changes (different text as well). Now one of them is very bad, as it just shows the song title. ...
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Spotify Linux-preview download error

I'm trying to download the Spotify Linux preview onto to computer, which is running Ubuntu 14.04. I've followed the instructions, inputting the following code: sudo apt-add-repository -y "deb ...
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Why the programs don't connect to internet except for the browser?

I solved a problem of getting a "DNS resolving failed" in my computer, now I can surf through internet with the browser without problems but programs, such as: dropbox, spotify, mendeley desktop ...
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Change current song from lock screen

We have a Sonos box in our office which is connected to my laptop. Music source is Spotify for Ubuntu. Usually I try to skip songs which aren't "office compatible" (like when it's too edgy or so). ...
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Is there a generic solution for reactivating a window that has been “minimized to tray”?

I have written a script that responds to a keyboard shortcut by, if it is not already open, execute the Spotify application. If Spotify is already opened, the script uses xdotool to activate the ...
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Why does the Spotify client render certain pages completely black?

Spotify starts up fine, but when navigating to certain sections of the app, instead of the expected content a black square is displayed. What is causing this issue and how can it be resolved?
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Highly distorted sound on stereo but headphone gives perfect output

I am struggling with the audio output of my laptop that's running 12.04 LTS. It was all fine till yesterday. I played the spotify in the web player and abruptly the sound just reduced and I couldnt ...
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Spotify recording alternative wanted [closed]

Is there a option to cut out music while listening to Spotify. It is legal to record the internet radio, so i search for a tool like the windows tool ,,spotify recorder``
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Hash Sum Mismatch when installing Spotify on 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Spotify for Ubuntu 14.04. I add the repo and accept the Spotify server key using sudo add-apt-repository 'deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free' sudo apt-key adv ...
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Remove Spotify icon from panel? [duplicate]

I installed Spotify (folowing the instuctions here: http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-install-spotify-in-ubuntu) For some reason it adds an ugly low res icon/item to the menu bar that does not fit the ...
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Cannot remove (or reinstall) Spotify or any other program

I had install Spotify a while back but since deleted some folder belonging to it (accidental rm- rf operation - sh*t happens). I now can't install any software at all via apt-get (pip works fine) ...
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Are there commands to control the Spotify for Linux preview? (e.g. Pause)?

I am trying to be able to play, pause, chose next track or previous track from command line, but unfortunately no one seems to know how to do this (I have goggled repeatedly). I need it to be a ...
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How to fix this spotify error? [duplicate]

I have Xubuntu 64 bit 14.04, latest version of spotify and it seems to be working fine, but I see this error. I tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get ...
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My Faenza icon theme contains an icon for spotify, but I can't seem to change the icon

So, I installed spotify (on 14.04) using this method. It created a spotify folder in /opt/. My faenza icon theme seems to work for almost all supported apps except for spotify. I tried changing the ...
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Can't lock Spotify to launcher

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 and to Spotify 0.9.10, I can no longer lock the Spotify icon to the launcher. The option is still there, but clicking "Lock to launcher" does nothing, and subsequent ...
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Uninstall Spotify?

I was under the assumption it would work with wine, but was incorrect. I would like to completely remove it but everything I've seen on the internet hasn't helped in the slightest.
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Remove spotify pop-up notification when a song starts

I would like to remove the bubble notifications of spotify that are shown when a new song is being played. This is quite distracting while you are working. I still like the integration within the ...
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Error when trying to install Spotify [closed]

I'm trying to install Spotify but I get this error First I added this to the source.list deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free Then I did this: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver ...
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How to fix fuzzy spotify icon in the icon tray?

I installed a Spotify client today on my recent Ubuntu 14.04 installation and I realized that the icon in the tray is very distorted: Is there any way to fix this in Ubuntu 14.04? Any help would be ...
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I can't install Spotify

I tried to install Spotify like million times and every time I got stuck after second step. This is what terminal writes: Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring ...
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Running Spotify via wine will only use speakers not play via headphones

I have Spotify installed under Wine. It currently is trying to use my desktop speakers as the default output device, however I have changed the system settings to use all input and output sound for my ...
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How do you uninstall Spotify Linux Preview on Ubuntu?

I was on PlayOnLinux and saw the Wine version of Spotify and wanted to uninstall the Linux Preview to get the Wine version since it said not enough disk space for the installation so hopefully the ...
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How to Fix blank pages on Spotify?

Sometimes spotify show blanks pages and not load anything
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Errors when removing Spotify [closed]

dpkg: error processing spotify-client (--configure): Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting configuration. Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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How do you install spotify for clementine 1.2

As the title says, I know that there one time was a download button to install spotify but i dont have it. Is there something else you have to do for 1.2? I downloaded it from ...
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Spotify for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'd like to use Spotify with Ubuntu. I've had a look at the previous questions and answers and don't understand the language - sorry. Is it possible to have step by step instructions? I use Linux ...
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Suddenly Spotify doesn't work anymore

I've been using Spotify for 18 months without a problem. I use Ubuntu 12.04. Today Spotify stopped and doesn't start anymore. I only see a quick flash of the Spotify-startup-screen and thatś it. I ...
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I followed instructions to install Spotify on Ubuntu 13.04 and nothing happened

I ran the following sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install spotify-client-qt There was no feedback of any kind. Just ...
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Duplicate (Spotify) Icon in launcher

I have installed spotify on Ubuntu 13.04 and have locked the icon on the launcher. But when I exit the program fully or even restart and use that icon to open spotify, a new icon is created or a ...
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Failed loading skin error message with Spotify

I just started having this problem. It started just a min ago. I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit. I went to Synaptic and marked the client for reinstall. Didn't work. Marked it for uninstallation, ...
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Spotify not playing local files

Spotify when ran using wine will not play local files (mp3's, wma's). When i open the Containing folder the files are present but when selected from the wine explorer it gives the error message: ...
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Sennheiser MM 400: How to use headset controls

I've successfully connected my Sennheiser MM400 bluetooth headset, and it's playing everything over them. Now I'm using spotify to listen to music, and I tought it would be nice to control spotify via ...