Spotify Installation ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check

I have a problem with spotify installation.

It is working only “2) spotify-dev” selection.

I tried with

I glanced all community but I can’t found notable thing
I run across the same error few days ago in update of PDF Studio Viewer 2020 but a week later It solved. I didn’t do anything.

This time I need to share this problem for everyuser of Manjaro…


  1. spotify

yay -S spotify
:: There are 5 providers available for spotify:
:: Repository AUR
    1) spotify 2) spotify-dev 3) spotify-legacy 4) spotify094 5) spotio 

Enter a number (default=1): 1
:: Checking for conflicts...
:: Checking for inner conflicts...
 -> 
Package conflicts found:
 -> Installing spotify will remove: spotify-dev (spotify)
 -> Conflicting packages will have to be confirmed manually
[Aur:1]  spotify-1:1.1.42.622-1

  1 spotify                                  (Build Files Exist)
==> Packages to cleanBuild?
==> [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]tInstalled or (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4)
==> N
:: PKGBUILD up to date, Skipping (1/1): spotify
  1 spotify                                  (Build Files Exist)
==> Diffs to show?
==> [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]tInstalled or (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4)
==> N
:: (1/1) Parsing SRCINFO: spotify
==> Making package: spotify 1:1.1.42.622-1 (Pzt 12 Eki 2020 21:10:53)
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found spotify.protocol
  -> Found LICENSE
  -> Found spotify-1.1.42.622-Release
  -> Found spotify-1.1.42.622-Release.sig
  -> Found spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb
  -> Found spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64-Packages
==> Validating source files with sha512sums...
    spotify.protocol ... Passed
    LICENSE ... Passed
    spotify-1.1.42.622-Release ... FAILED
    spotify-1.1.42.622-Release.sig ... Skipped
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
error downloading sources: spotify

  1. spotify-dev

yay -S spotify
:: There are 5 providers available for spotify:
:: Repository AUR
    1) spotify 2) spotify-dev 3) spotify-legacy 4) spotify094 5) spotio 

Enter a number (default=1): 2
:: Checking for conflicts...
:: Checking for inner conflicts...
[Aur:1]  spotify-dev-1.1.42.622-2

:: Downloaded PKGBUILD (1/1): spotify-dev
  1 spotify-dev                              (Build Files Exist)
==> Diffs to show?
==> [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]tInstalled or (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4)
==> N
:: (1/1) Parsing SRCINFO: spotify-dev
==> Making package: spotify-dev 1.1.42.622-2 (Pzt 12 Eki 2020 21:05:02)
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Downloading spotify-Release...
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  2447  100  2447    0     0   5612      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--  5599
  -> Found spotify-Release
  -> Downloading spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb...
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  120M  100  120M    0     0  11.8M      0  0:00:10  0:00:10 --:--:-- 12.4M
  -> Downloading spotify-x86_64-Packages...
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  1150  100  1150    0     0   2649      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--  2649
  -> Found LICENSE
==> Validating source files with sha512sums...
    spotify-Release ... Skipped
    spotify-Release ... Skipped
    spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb ... Passed
    spotify-x86_64-Packages ... Skipped
    LICENSE ... Passed
==> Making package: spotify-dev 1.1.42.622-2 (Pzt 12 Eki 2020 21:05:14)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found spotify-Release
  -> Found spotify-Release
  -> Found spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb
  -> Found spotify-x86_64-Packages
  -> Found LICENSE
==> Validating source files with sha512sums...
    spotify-Release ... Skipped
    spotify-Release ... Skipped
    spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb ... Passed
    spotify-x86_64-Packages ... Skipped
    LICENSE ... Passed
==> Removing existing $srcdir/ directory...
==> Extracting sources...
  -> Extracting spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb with bsdtar
==> Starting prepare()...
spotify-x86_64-Packages: OK
spotify-1.1.42.622-x86_64.deb: OK
==> Sources are ready.
==> Making package: spotify-dev 1.1.42.622-2 (Pzt 12 Eki 2020 21:05:17)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> WARNING: Using existing $srcdir/ tree
==> Starting build()...
==> Entering fakeroot environment...
==> Starting package()...
==> Tidying install...
  -> Removing libtool files...
  -> Purging unwanted files...
  -> Removing static library files...
  -> Stripping unneeded symbols from binaries and libraries...
  -> Compressing man and info pages...
==> Checking for packaging issues...
==> Creating package "spotify-dev"...
  -> Generating .PKGINFO file...
  -> Generating .BUILDINFO file...
  -> Generating .MTREE file...
  -> Compressing package...
==> Leaving fakeroot environment.
==> Finished making: spotify-dev 1.1.42.622-2 (Pzt 12 Eki 2020 21:07:48)
==> Cleaning up...
loading packages...
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Packages (1) spotify-dev-1.1.42.622-2

Total Installed Size:  265,00 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n] 
(1/1) checking keys in keyring                     [###################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity                   [###################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files                        [###################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts                  [###################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space                [###################] 100%
:: Processing package changes...
(1/1) installing spotify-dev                       [###################] 100%
Optional dependencies for spotify-dev
    ffmpeg0.10: Adds support for playback of local files
    zenity: Adds support for importing local files [installed]
    libnotify: Desktop notifications [installed]
:: Running post-transaction hooks...
(1/3) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate...
(2/3) Updating icon theme caches...
(3/3) Updating the desktop file MIME type cache...

I recently installed
spotify-1.1.42.622-Release
the other day without issues… Im not sure I understand your problem.

1 Like

Yeah, me too. I think flatpack some times kidding me. Could you please again a clear installation

why dont you try snap?
snap install spotify.
This should be an easy and permanent fix.

Issue with keys was fixed in rev 2