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How can I secure Spotify with AppArmor?

I have Spotify installed from their repo, by following these instructions. But I am concerned about the security ramifications of having proprietary code running on my machine - since it's not ...
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How to install libavcodec54 in ubuntu vivid?

Apparently spotify needs libavcodec54 (or 53 or 52) to play local mp3 files. Unfortunately - it doesn't work with libavcodec56 which is in Vivid. I tried symlinking libavcodec56 under name of *54, ...
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Launch multiple applications with one launcher

I want to launch Spotify and spotify-notifier (for sound menu integration) at the same time using the same launcher. How would I do that? Using 11.04 with Unity.
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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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Spotify doesn't work after update to 15.04 [duplicate]

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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Blockify won't run

Blockify mutes Spotify during ad's. I installed it through the fixed version (ctrl-f the link) on to Xubuntu. When I tried to run Blockify from the terminal (having already run Spotify), I got: No ...
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Spotify has stopped working on the latest Ubuntu today, 15.04 [closed]

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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How to optimize spotify loading?

Will having 0 playlists allow spotify to load faster? I feel that when I run it (from the command line) playback is very very slow for the first couple of minutes, and a lot of lines are appearing on ...
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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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Is Spotify broken at the moment? Ubuntu 14.04

Tried removing and installing again, but no matter what I can't get it to work. "Spotify is already running, but not responding. Please close it and try again" regardless of what I do. Tried removing ...
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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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Cannot install spotify

I'm having problems installing the spotify client on Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed the latest updates, but it dind't change anything. Here's what I've done: First I ran: deb ...
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how to save songs from spotify on pc

it's first time I'm using spotify and I installed spotify for linux on my ubuntu. I can listen to musics but I don't know how to download them on my PC or does it save songs on pc in a feature folder? ...
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Update error message [duplicate]

W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The ...
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How to get the native version of Spotify running?

A while ago Spotify (the streaming music service) came out with a preview for Linux of their client. I have successfully been able to run it on 10.04. Now that I am on 10.10, I cannot seem to find it ...
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Spotify not starting since updating to 15.04 [duplicate]

Since updating to to 15.04 my spotify will not open. Any thoughts? I have tried the lib 11 solution but that has not worked
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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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Problem installing Spotify on LXDE - E: Unable to locate package spotify-client

I am very new to Linux and am using LXDE (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS) and seem to have a problem installing spotify. I have looked around and couldn't find this specific problem, I hope I am not asking the ...
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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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Installing Spotify

Hi everyone I'm attempting to install spotify, I've been running linux for less than 24 hours so please cut me some slack if this seems trivial. Here is a link to the webpage ...
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I can't find the Linux Version of Spotify in my Software center

So, I'm a total new kid to Ubuntu, and I tried to install Spotify using the steps from the Spotify preview build for Linux page. I then did all the steps and saw everything loading correctly but when ...
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libudev.so.0 not found when trying to run spotify [duplicate]

I am trying to run Spotify on Ubuntu 15.04, but I got the following error: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I ...
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Download Spotify on Ubuntu Linux [duplicate]

I am a self-employed I.T. I was wondering if there was a way to download Spotify to Ubuntu Linux. I have the newest update. Thanks, Hunter
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How to Add a Monochrome Spotify Indicator Icon?

Spotify's green colored "tray" icon looks out of place on Ubuntu's Unity bar, next to the other monochrome icons. In addition to the color, the size of the icon is a bit too large. How can an ...
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After updating Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 I can't open Spotify? [duplicate]

I have updated Ubuntu to the last version (15.04), but now I am not able to open Spotify. When I ran spotify in a terminal, I found that a library (libgcrypt.so.11) was missed.
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stop spotify client killing mouse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when I click in the spotify window, I lose the ability to click the mouse anywhere else. If I have a terminal already open I can run compiz --replace and get the mouse back. If ...
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How to uninstall a not fully installed or removed package?

Alright so here is my problem, I tried installing Spotify. It wasn't going well so I decided to uninstall it. Being a complete n00b I though deleting the folder where it was installed to would solve ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?