New Spotify Update - Issues On Wheezy

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New Spotify Update - Issues On Wheezy

Postby cryptid » 2014-05-20 22:37

Hi guys. I recently upgraded my Spotify to the latest (0.9.10) however now I'm running into an issue. When attempting to launch Spotify, I get the following errors:

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spotify: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by spotify)
spotify: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/
spotify: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBC_2.15' not found (required by /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/

After Googling this, I found many, many results that others were experiencing (with other applications) but no real solution to the problem. It appears that I simply need to update GLIBC. So after performing an entire system upgrade (though I didn't really want to) the problem still exists.

I'm not sure what all I can provide right now to help in assisting with this problem, however I did see someone in another thread request this information, so I'll post it here:

gcc --version output:
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gcc (Debian 4.7.2-5) 4.7.2

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: New Spotify Update - Issues On Wheezy

Postby dilberts_left_nut » 2014-05-21 00:25

Wheezy has 2.13 - an, no, you can't just upgrade it.

You need a different OS (or perhaps you could use the same trick as the ghostsquad "steam for wheezy" package).
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Re: New Spotify Update - Issues On Wheezy

Postby vicshrike » 2014-05-23 16:56

The safest is probably to downgrade; ... adeSpotify

or use the Spotify web player;
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Re: New Spotify Update - Issues On Wheezy

Postby cchip » 2014-07-12 18:27

I am running Spotify version on Wheezy. I unpacked libc6 from Jessie to a subdir and edited spotify's executables to point there. Specifically:

1) install spotify-client package
2) download Jessie's libc6_2.19-4_amd64.deb and patchelf_0.8-2_amd64.deb from
3) Run the following script (as root) like this: libc6_2.19-4_amd64.deb patchelf_0.8-2_amd64.deb

It unpacks Jessie's libc to /usr/local/bin/spotify-libc.

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if [ $# != 2 ]; then
    echo "Usage: `basename $0` libc.deb patchelf.deb" >&2
    exit 1

PATCHELF_DIR=`mktemp -d --tmpdir patchelf.XXXXXXXX`


mkdir -p "$LIBC_DIR"
dpkg -x "$LIBC_DEB" "$LIBC_DIR"

"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-interpreter "$LDSO" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/spotify
"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-interpreter "$LDSO" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/SpotifyHelper

"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-rpath "\$ORIGIN:\$ORIGIN/Data:$LIBS" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/spotify
"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-rpath "\$ORIGIN:$LIBS" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/SpotifyHelper

"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-rpath "$LIBS" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/
"$LDSO" --library-path "$LIBS" "$PATCHELF" --set-rpath "$LIBS" /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/

rm -rf "$PATCHELF_DIR"
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