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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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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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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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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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How to disable Spotify indicator in the top panel?

The Spotify indicator icon clashes with the native Unity theme, and is redundant, since it is already listed in the Sound indicator menu. Is there a way to remove or disable the Spotify indicator? Or ...
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How to make Spotify the default music player?

"Spotify for linux" doesn't show up in default applications menu for Music (system info section in system settings). Therefore, it also doesn't come in Dash and music media keys don't work as well. ...
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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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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 install Rhythmbox Spotify plugin?

Is there an easy way to install the Spotify plugin for Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04? I can only find links to recompile Rhythmbox completely and the instructions aren't very clear.
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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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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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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 https://www.spotify.com/...
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Spotify under Wine

I am running Spotify under Wine. However, it keeps getting interrupted now and then, and I have to restart Spotify. (I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and Wine 1.2.2). How is this fixed? I have tried ...
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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, ...