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  1. banshee --> "Import Media"
  2. "files" ---> selecting a song in .flac format
  3. does not show up in banshee library.

Fails for multple different .flac files. The .flac files play perfectly fine in other media players like VLC.

Everything works fine if in mp3 format.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 - raring

inspecting ~/.config/banshee-1/banshee.db, it seems that the .flac files are in fact added to banshee.db, but they are not copied to the "music folder" as designated in banshee's preferences. Also, although they appear in banshee.db, they do not show up in the Banshee GUI.

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A file with the FLAC file extension is a Free Lossless Audio Codec file. try using VLC. – OluCode Feb 18 '14 at 12:33
Do you have libaudio-flac-decoder-perl module installed anyway? – OluCode Feb 18 '14 at 12:36
Yes @OluDoug , I know what FLAC is, thank you. And I stated that it works fine in VLC. I installed the library but it had no effect – cmo Feb 18 '14 at 12:44
Sorry about the misquote. – OluCode Feb 18 '14 at 13:06

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