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I can't seem to get rhythmbox to detect artist, title, and album names from my file system. Currently in preferences, I have folder hierarchy set to artist and file name set to title - this I assumed meant that if I had ~/Music/Billy Joel/We didn't start the fire.mp3 that rhythmbox would detect (and sort) this as the title "We didn't start the fire" by "Billy Joel". I also tried setting ~/Music/Billy Joel as a library, but that didn't help. I also tried resetting config/prefs/etc per this question, also to no avail. Am I doing something wrong?

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check this answer on launchpad. I didn't write here since its very long.

Also you can check this

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Sorry this is late - This seems to be for a plugin, I was under the impression that rhythmbox could simply take the structure of my ~/Music folder and populate artist/title/album/etc. fields accordingly, based on my preferences under Music > Library structure. If not, what are those preferences for? – Monchoman45 Sep 29 '12 at 4:07

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