Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I kind of have two questions, that tie into each other.

  1. I want to set Banshee as the default music player. It seems simple enough. Go to "systems settings > Details > Default Applications" and change "Music"from "Rhythmbox" to "Banshee". But, this did not work. How do I make this work?
  2. How do I uninstall Rhythmbox? I tried uninstalling it from the Ubuntu Software Center, yet Rhythbox updates still showed up in my "System Updates." I don't want that.


share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

To completly remove an application you can run:

sudo apt-get purge packagename
share|improve this answer
How to I get rid of the updates for Rhythmbox? http://prntscr.com/cv0xg –  pgrytdal Jul 29 '12 at 0:51

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.