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When I start the Rhythmbox it crashes. Then I kill the process and restart it, then it works.

It happens every first time I try to run Rhythmbox after turn on my pc.

Does anybody knows something about what is causing it?


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Try upgrading to version 3 :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jacob/media
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rhythmbox

Important note: a recent update broke the installation of librhythmbox-core8 (resulting in an error like this: dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/ibrhythmbox-core8...deb trying to overwrite...). Fix this by running the commands below:

sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/librhythmbox-core8_3.0.1-1ubuntu2~*.deb
sudo apt-get install -f

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Even after upgrading to the Rhythmbox newest version I got some problems, so I deactivate all the plugins except the "Notifications" one.

Now it seems to be working properly.

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Zeitgeist plugin is the culprit. – shantanu Nov 9 '13 at 16:53
I read something about that, but just deactivating Zeitgeist didn't solve the problem for me. – Eduardo Nov 9 '13 at 18:31

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