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I have just purchased the new QUOTSA CD but Rhythmbox didn't recognise it and placed it in the Unknown Artist Folder. When I try and change the artist info, I get the following error:

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Any ideas how I can overcome this?


I have just checked the permissions of my music folder which I have placed in a subdirectory of Dropbox keeping my 3000+songs safely backed up. and The group simon (That's me folks) had no permissions set, but was allowed to set them so gave my group full privileges. - It made no difference!

Ubuntu 13.04 / Rhytmbox 2.98 / Right Click > Properties > Artist.

I'm taking action on files ripped to the hard disk as .m4a files.

The files are stored in a folder im my music library called Queens of the Stoneage>Like Clockwork>TrackName.m4a

File info

Complete name : /home/simon/Dropbox/Music/Queens of the Stone Age/Like Clockwork/01 - KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED.m4a
Format : MPEG-4
Format profile: Base Media / Version 2
Codec ID : mp42
File size : 4.74 MiB
Duration : 5mn 4s
Overall bit rate mode : Variable
Overall bit rate : 131 Kbps
Part/Position : 1
Track name/Position : 1
Track name/Total : 10
Performer : Unknown
Genre : Rock
Recorded date : 2013-1-1
Encoded date : UTC 2013-06-15 18:27:07
Tagged date : UTC 2013-06-15 18:27:07
Writing application : Rhythmbox


ID : 1
Format : AAC
Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
Format profile : LC
Codec ID : 40
Duration : 5mn 4s
Bit rate mode : Variable
Bit rate : 128 Kbps
Maximum bit rate : 289 Kbps
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Channel positions : Front: L R 
Sampling rate : 44.1 KHz
Compression mode : Lossy
Stream size : 4.64 MiB (98%)
Language : English
Encoded date : UTC 2013-06-15 18:27:07
Tagged date :  UTC 2013-06-15 18:27:07
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