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Sharing music with a samba share fails between two ubuntu computers

I have two Ubuntu 13.10 desktop computers on a same WLAN. I have setup a Samba share of the Music directory of the computer 1. I mount the Music directory as a Samba share in the computer 2. I can ...
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How do i connect to a bubbleupnp server using my ubuntu desktop?

So I have a headless ubuntu machine somewhere on the globe with minidnla installed and I can connect to it using the bubbleupnp app on my Android phone and render the tracks on my mobile which is ...
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Problem playing iTunes music in Banshee

I have copied all my music files into Banshee. These were located on my iTunes when I was using Windows. When I try to play in Banshee, it states that I do not have the correct codec. I have tried to ...
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banshee has its own id3 tags?

An mp3 player called "SanDisk Clip" will freeze if any song names have non-ascii characters (e.g. accented letters, like é á ó , etc.) I have some mp3 files in banshee that I would like to add to the ...
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Banshee - have to restart in order to play another selection

I have 3 Internet radio stations I listen to. When I stop playing one station and then select another station the timer shows that it's playing, but no sound. The only way to play is to stop the ...
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Get the total listening time from the CLI with banshee

Is there a way I can get total listening time from command line? I want to write a script to keep track of how much time I spend listening to music on a daily basis.
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Banshee player importing playlists

How can I import multiple play-lists m3u's all I can do right now is to import them one at a time, I had saved all my pls as I was reloading Ubuntu, but now It looks like I would have been just as ...
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Banshee CPU usage > 100%

Banshee CPU usage peaks and maintains >= 100% (according to htop) when I do simple, nontrivial things. Even deleting files via Banshee results in >= 100% CPU usage. I have tried several ...
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banshee will not load ipod classic

I never had a problem with this before, but banshee cannot load my Ipod. It will detect it, but it will say "loading Ipod" forever. I can import the music, but I cannot access it directly from my ...
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Map my old hard drive to the same path in a new install

I have just done a fresh install on a new HDD and I want to map my old storage partition (on my old disk). This means I won't have to re-do all my music libraries. The problem is that there is an ...
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Map my second hard drive to be SDA1

I recently switched hard drive and had a fresh install (13.10). I copied across the settings from some programs, including banshee and Transmission. On the old install, my primary HDD was SDA and the ...
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banshee doesn't accept FLAC

banshee --> "Import Media" "files" ---> selecting a song in .flac format does not show up in banshee library. Fails for multple different .flac files. The .flac files play perfectly fine in ...
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Moving banshee to a new PC

I have searched and found a few answers on this topic but they do not answer my question: Moving Banshee music to another computer How do I backup my Banshee listening history? How do I export ...
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Media player that can be told what tracks I want to skip

Some tracks in my music library only consist of introductory talk and things like that I usually want to skip. Is there a media player that can be taught to not play certain tracks, either using ID3 ...
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iPod Nano 7 - Anybody able to get one working? [closed]

Last weekend I bought a 7th Generation iPod Nano to replace my (now dead) 3rd Generation iPod Nano. However, I cannot get this new iPod Nano to work*. Previously, I was using Banshee to manage my 3rd ...
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How can I tell Banshee not to import .swf files

Is there a way I can tell Banshee NOT to import .swf files. I have alot of them and after importing my library I have to manually remove them.
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Banshee 2.9 install in ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 amd64, and i want to install the latest version of banshee which is 2.9.how? What should i do? i try apt-get update and then apt-get dist-upgrade but still the same version
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Banshee 2.9 in Ubuntu 12.04? There must be an easier way than the current answer!

Via the official Banshee ppa in Ubuntu 12.04 it will only get Banshee 2.6.1 but if you installed Banshee in Trusty before Feb. 11, 2014 it would install Banshee 2.9.0. But the main question is how to ...
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Clementine Player showing wrong length for .mp3 while VLC shows correct length

All my music in in .mp3 files. The problem is that the length shows up wrong in clementine music player (too long). Its shows up fine in VLC player and Banshee. This makes me think that the .mp3 ...
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Music Metadata Missing

I recently installed Ubuntu,as well as Banshee. I have a Sony Walkman NWZ-E384 which I have been using, and for some reason when I transfer music files, they are all listed as "Unknown Artist" on the ...
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How to work ipod with ubuntu 13.10, do I need to format?

I had to switch to ubuntu after windows 8 basically blocked itself out on christmas day but since then I haven't able to add music to my ipod, it's even made some songs not play thought that might be ...
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problem with banshee media player

I'm running UBUNTU 13.10 on a toshiba satellite c660d. Why can't i open cd's with banshee media player, from the opening dialogue box that appears when i insert a cd. It defaults to brasero or rhythm ...
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banshee --next from virtual console

I would like to do banshee --next, or just control banshee in general, from a virtual console (e.g., the one I get when I press Ctr-Alt-F1). Is that possible? How can I do it?
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Shuffling is not working

The shuffling to form the play queuelist is not working. I use Banshee 2.6.1 Apparently the frequency of songs is independent of their rating. The best rated songs should be more frequent. I've tried ...
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Banshee stops working after 1 song

I can't find real reason banshee stops playing and crashes after 1 song (sometimes after 2/3/4 songs, but 90% after 1 song and on fist few seconds of the 2nd song). Shuffle on/off doesn't really ...
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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Banshee sorts .mp4 files as music

When I import my movies (which are all .mp4 files) into Banshee, most of them gets placed under "Music" instead of "Videos". I compared one of the movies that actually got placed under "Videos" ...
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m4a audio stream backend filter issue

I happened to face m4a audio format small issue, I play on Banshee Media Player and the thing is that if it's one song in playlist it continuously repeats itself, so I assume that's work of backend ...
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Plugins for Banshee/Rythmbox for Groove Shark

What I really would like to know is is there a plugin or app that allows me to use grooveshark sans browser (eg. in banshee/rythmbox/external app) I already read this question: Any Rhythmbox plugin ...
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What are all of the apps Banshee uses to transfer music to an ipod?

What are the names of all the apps Banshee uses to copy music to an iPod? I have gtkpod; I just want to do some investigation of my own with these and see if I can figure out why I can't copy music to ...
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Repair a corrupted iPod shuffle

I have a iPod shuffle 4th Generation 2GB. I wanted to format it and I run this command: rm -rf /media/IPOD/* /media/IPOD/.* that removed anything from it. Then I ejected my iPod from the computer, ...
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Why can't I put music on my ipod in banshee

I have some songs in my banshee library and I have tried multiple times to put songs on my ipod. I move them to the ipod and banshee says it was a success, but the songs are not on the ipod. Can ...
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DLNA issue with Banshee

I'm having some issue when trying to access to a media server via Banshee (or XBMC or Rhythmbox). What happens is that I see only part of my media collection and it doesn't update when I add more ...
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.ape files not playing in Banshee, VLC, Quod Libet

I am on Linux 13.04, trying to run an ape file in Banshee Media Player. However, the song stops about 8 seconds in. The same thing happens in VLC and Quod Libet. However, the file I'm testing runs ...
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How can I find the currently playing song in Banshee?

Is there any way to quickly go to the song currently playing in Banshee? Maybe double-clicking something? My library is quite large, and scrolling to the currently playing song after I've scrolled ...
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Music application that reads existing ratings from ID3 tags

Banshee for some odd reason is not reading my existing ID3 tags from my windows music library. This is really odd because I have been using banshee for many years now based on the purpose of being ...
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Why won't banshee sync certain songs to my ipod properly?

i am a bit new to Ubuntu but when I try to synchronize my 3rd generation Ipod nano with my banshee library and then listen to them from the ipod it shows the songs info and stuff but then no song ...
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Does RhythmBox have any command line interface or method of interprocess communication?

I'd really like to communicate with rhythmbox with a web server so I can remotely change the music playing from my smartphone. Is there a command-line interface for rhythmbox to do things like ...
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Can't set music library in Banshee

Recently I noticed that my music doesn't get copied to my music folder when I open files in Banshee and drag them to the library. I opened preferences and the music library folder drop down was empty. ...
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How to define where Banshee stores the music in Android devices?

I recently bought a Samsung S4 Mini instead of a new iPhone, hoping that I'd be able to sync my music to the external SD card using Ubuntu 13.04. I've managed to get banshee to copy a single track at ...
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Clear Track Not Found Tags in Banshee

Banshee sometimes marks tracks as missing or not found. I would like to be able to clear all the "missing" or "not found" tags in one fell swoop. I have included a screenshot of one such track. Any ...
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iPhone (6.1) manager for Ubuntu. (Unsupported checksume)

I need some help. I need to manage iPhone files (music etc). GTPod, RhytmBox and Clementine error is Unsupported checksume. Banshee works fine, but after sync iPhones cant see all changes that i ...
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What is the command for Package Manager | Settings | Repositories | Source code

I tried to do step two of building Banshee from source, but it failed as follows: ~$ sudo apt-get build-dep banshee Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What music player works with ipod nano 7th generation?

Does anyone know of a music player that supports the ipod nano 7g? I know amarok doesn't, and I haven't had any success playing around with rhythm box or banshee. Any suggestions for how to get these ...
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Music player that supports multiple genres

Is there a music player for Ubuntu that either supports multiple genres or has a plug-in to support them? Say I have a song with the genre "Metal/Instrumental" (the separator isn't really important). ...
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Software updater shows updates that can't be checked?

Ubuntu soft. updater has been showing three packages that it won't install: Automatic Playlist generation for Banshee, Lastfm fingerprint extension, and LIRC integrator extension for Banshee. It's ...
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Banshee is refusing to connect to iPod or Android devices

Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit Banshee 2.6.0 I recently moved all my music onto a Ubuntu system and am using Banshee to access it. When I initially set this up, I connected my iPod Classic to the system and it ...
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Banshee crashing, unable to list a DVD in its browser panel on Xubuntu

I just upgraded to Raring Ringtail and I decided to start using Banshee, it looks great and integrated DVDs and videos is a major plus point. I can't get Banshee to list the DVD in its browser ...
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How to automatically mount a partition or drive on program launch?

When I launch (start) the program Banshee, I want Ubuntu to automatically mount a particular unmounted partition. I don't want to mount this partition at boot time or upon login
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Can I tag multiple artist in mp3 files from banshee?

Can I tag mp3 file such a way that banshee or rhythmbox music player can recognize the multiple artist separately. Right now the different artist are showing together like Arijit Singh & ...