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I have some audiobooks in my Audiobooks folder (~/Audiobooks). When importing them I follow this process:

  • I click Audiobooks in the left hand pane.
  • I right click on Audiobooks and click 'Import Media...'
  • I choose to import from folders then go into my Audiobooks folder and click 'Import'
  • It imports the audiobooks fine but into Music so I drag and drop them into Audiobooks - this causes them to be in both Music and Audiobooks
  • I delete them from Music in Banshee and from ~/Music (because I use these settings:

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    and Banshee is copying them to ~/Music)

I now have the audiobooks in Audiobooks in the Banshee library and stored in ~/Audiobooks but the audiobooks in Banshee don't play. It seems that Banshee thinks they are still in ~/Music.

How can I fix this problem?

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Try unchecking the first option, 'Copy files to media folders when importing'. If my guess is correct, this will ensure that you audiobooks stay where they are after importing.

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