If I subscribe to last.fm will I be able to listen to last.fm through Rhythmbox using the plugin available in the repositories, or is there an alternative way to do this without subscribing? I would like to be able to listen from within rhythmbox. Can anyone confirm that the plugin does play last.fm created radio stations if you subscribe?
Works out of the box- just hit last.fm in the side bar, login & authorise RhythmBox and you can listen to last.fm stations. No need to install anything extra from the repo's.
For some people the lastfm plugin works if you first disable the plugin and re-enable the plugin again.
(I authorized last.fm in
A solution for my problem:
I then updated the plugins by referring to this discussion and entered the following:
And now I can play my music and last.fm. However I still can't access the radio stations I already had in my last.fm profile so I had to create a new one, which I don't mind at all, but some might find it annoying.
UPDATE: Starting from last week, it has stopped working and I haven't found solution yet. The checking on and off in the edit plugins doesn't work either.
At least as of now (Dec 2013) streaming is only available to paid Last.fm subscribers.
To double check that this is the issue run