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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 had succesfully run it throughout 10.04. Now I'm on 10.10, I can't seem to find it in the ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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LastFM no longer free?

LastFM used to allow listening without a subscription within Rhythmbox (and still does in Ubuntu 10.10), their website suggests this still ought to be the case (at least for those of us in the UK, US ...
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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 ...
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Can't install Spotify Linux preview [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get the native version of Spotify running? I'm having trouble installing the Spotify Linux preview. I'm kinda new to Ubuntu so I'm not sure if I did something ...
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Cannot get Spotify to run [closed]

I installed Spotify successfully but it will not let me log in (error 409). I tried running sudo ufw default allow, but it does not help. Any ideas?
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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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How do I read this “install Script”? SpotifyController

Spotify Controller. I downloaded the files from the Ubuntu link provided in the aforementioned. Within was an instillation file with instructions, but i have no idea how to read it! Yes, I'm a ...
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Online Accounts, Email, and Spotify can't connect or authenticate (12.10)

I have set my proxy settings and applied them system wide. I can access the internet and get my email etc. though firefox (and Chrome), but whenever I try an app that needs to access the internet, it ...
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Does Spotify work for 12.10?

As per title, does Spotify Linux preview work for 12.10? If so, are there any ad-blocking software that will work for it?
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How do I install the native Spotify application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get the native version of Spotify running? Has anyone managed to install Spotify in Ubuntu 11.04 Beta? The software source doesn't appear to work, thus not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Spotify-nonify.py script doesn`t work in Ubuntu 13.04

When I was on Ubuntu 12.10 I was using spotify-notify.py script which make spotify compatible with media buttons and there is a notifications showing when playing a song but on Ubuntu 13.04 is no ...
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I can't update my spotify on 13.04, what should I do?

Please let me know what details I should provide for troubleshooting.