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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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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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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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Multimedia keys do not work with Spotify

Even though Spotify shows up in the indicator-sound just fine (Controlling it works from there) using multimedia keys on your keyboard does nothing. When I open up Rhythmbox they're able to control ...
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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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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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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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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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Spotify Quicklist for Unity

How can I add a Unity "quicklist" for Spotify (installed from their website), so that when I right-click on the icon on my dock, I get: "Next, Previous, Stop, Play" and so on?
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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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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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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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Spotify Native crashing on start

Since an update about 8 weeks ago, Spotify native will no longer start. Below is the terminal output: tom@blacknight:~$ spotify 17:31:59.810 I [breakpad.cpp:36] Registered Breakpad for product: ...
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Keyboard play/stop/next/prev buttons does not work with Spotify

I'm running the Spotify Linux Beta. My keyboard is a Logitech Illuminated something wired keyboard. My keyboard hotkeys work with Banshee, but not with Spotify, even though controlling Spotify via ...
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Spotify plugin has disappeared in the Clementine Music Player on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a premium Spotify account and wish to use this account via the Clementine Music Player 1.1.1. program. But when I go to the Configure Spotify tab in that program, the plugin is stated as not ...
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How can I get Spotify to play M4A files?

Spotify on Ubuntu 11.10 can only play mp3, does Spotify on Ubuntu support M4A, if so how can I enable this?
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Is there a Spotify repository that works for 12.04?

The Spotify repository (deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free) doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 (download failed). Does anyone have a solution to install Spotify on Ubuntu 12.04?
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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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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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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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How to install latest Spotify testing version?

The stable Spotify client on Linux has not been updated for a while. Is there a way to install the latest (testing) version which includes some new features ?
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Spotify metadata through DBUS with track_notifications disabled

Situation: I've got Ubuntu 14.04, Awesome WM and Spotify Linux Client Version: 0.9.11.27 Custom preference setting: ui.track_notifications_enabled=false in ...
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Why do I get unmet dependencies installing spotify on 12.10?

I followed the instructions to install spotify as on various forums & sites, pretty much the same steps everywhere. But when I get to the install spotify line, this is what happens: The following ...
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Missing tray icon indicator in recent Spotify versions?

I installed the latest Spotify version 1.0.14.124.g4dfabc51. I noticed that version => 1.0 no longer seem to show a tray icon indicator, and thus their windows cannot be minimised. Is there a way ...
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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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How to install Spotify Gnome?

I want to have media key support in Spotify, and searching around saw a program called "Spotify Gnome" recommended. But, when I go to the site linked to, I can't figure out where to go to download a ...
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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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Why is Spotify (WINE) so slow?

I'm using Unity and wine1.3. Spotify installs fine, but every click in the window slows the whole system down incredibly for a few seconds. System Monitor shows that suddenly Xorg starts using ~50% ...
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Can not install Spotify on 15.10: libssl0.9.8 problem

Finished the first three steps given here However after performing step 4 that is ~$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client I get the following output Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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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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Error message when entering iptables command (table does not exist)

I have been trying to install Spotify, but when logging in I get a message saying I have an error 101. This appears to be related to either my proxy settings or to my firewall. Following instructions ...
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Cannot Install Spotify Gnome Support/Dependency Problems

Error is as follows: The following packages have unmet dependencies. spotify-client-gnome-support: Depends: spotify-client-qt (= 1:0.5.2.84.g6d797eb-1) but 1:0.6.2.291.gcccc1f5.116-1 is to be ...
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Spotify support in Clementine broken 12.04 also purging doesn't work

I downloaded Clementine because I heard it had all sorts of connections to online music sources, including spotify. I had it installed before but it was from the software center and didn't have ...
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Rearrange entries in the soundmenu

Currently I have Rhythmbox and Spotify(beta with apps) installed on my 12.04 system. I use Spotify a lot more than Rhythmbox, and I would therefore prefer (for ergonomical and aesthetic reasons) that ...
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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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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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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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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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Media buttons on keyboard with spotify

I've added spotify preview as my defualt music program, by doing this. As doug suggested, simply add this line to your >~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file in two places, like so: ...
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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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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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Installed Spotify Linux preview, but how do I run it?

I went through the command-line steps and (I belie) successfully installed Spotify Linux preview. But now how do I run it? I'm up for command-line or GNOME-based solutions. Thanks.
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Music does not start in spotify under ubuntu 10.04

I am running Spotify 0.8.5 under wine 1.2.2 in ubuntu 10.04. It was possible to install the spotify application via wine and start the application. I can log into it via Facebook (I have to use the ...
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scope-contacts-google and unity-scope-spotify is missing packages which won't be installed

When I try to install scope-contacts-google and unity-scope-spotify, it says that is misses gir1.2-dee-0.5 for google gir1.2-unity-4.0 and gir1.2-dee-0.5 for spotify. When I try to install these ...
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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 to Uninstall Spotify forever

i have a problem in my pc, i want to uninstall spotify but im not able to do that. http://i.imgur.com/smHhH6j.png I used synaptic to do it but didnt work for me. I want to uninstall it because its ...
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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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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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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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How do I import a Rhythmbox playlist into Spotify?

I have some playlists on Rhythmbox that I would like to import in Spotify but I could not find a way. There's this website called Ivy that lets you import platlists that are in CSV files or in ...