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How do I stop Banshee from putting a notification in the panel for every song?

As a playlist or internet radio station plays, a notification pops up in the top right corner every time the song changes. I can't find any way either within Banshee or settings in general to stop ...
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How can I add/remove music from my Ipod on Banshee?

I have a 8gb 4th generation Nano that I would like to begin using with Banshee. It's currently full and I need to delete some music on it. Is it possible to remove songs and add new ones using Banshee ...
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How to transfer music from zip archive to Banshee

Whenever I open a 2gb zip file using Banshee, it plays fine until I close the archive, at which point it ceases to play. Why won't it play the songs when the archive is closed, just like it does for ...
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How do I find and delete duplicate music tracks?

My issue is that for some reason I have duplicates of some music tracks. However they are not named identically. For instance: Music/Prefuse 73/One Word Extinguisher/07. Detchibe.mp3 & ...
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why jamendo is off stores of music player banshee and rhythmbox and how can i add jamendo to the stores?

jamendo is open music platform for artists and listers, i know that debian was on jamendo on the stores on rhythmbox by default, and also ubuntu use to have so why is not been there anymore on ubuntu ...
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Updating Banshee to 2.4

I have banshee 2.2.1 with Ubuntu 11.10 I have been trying to update banshee to 2.4 (released yesterday) but it just isnt working, I have been using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa in ...
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Why is ubuntu replacing Banshee with Rhythmbox in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Rhythmbox becoming the default (again)? Is is because of mono thing? Is it the GTK3 support thing? Or i dont know... What value Rhythmbox (replacing Banshee) ...
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How do I update banshee to 2.4?

I currently have Banshee 2.2.1 and I want 2.4 on Ubuntu 11.10. I have run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:banshee-team/ppa in Terminal, followed by: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update But ...
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MusicBrainz Picard not saving new tags [closed]

I'm having an issue getting Picard to save updated tags. I swear it's been working before but is now just failing silently. I add a folder of music to the Unmatched Files list, cluster it, scan it ...
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Banshee starts a song in a random section

I'm having a bit of an annoying problem with Banshee. I have a library that's not so big, only 300-400 songs. However, I'm the problem arises when I play songs. When I double click to play a song, it ...
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Will the Ubuntu One Music Store be available for Banshee in 12.04?

I heared that Rhythmbox will replace Banshee as the default music player in Precise. However, I was still surprised not to find the Ubuntu One Music Store plugin for Banshee in Precise. It has been ...
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Can I safely remove Banshee?

I prefer Clementine as my music player. I'd like to completely remove the default player (currently Banshee) and replace it with Clementine. Can I do this, without breaking Ubuntu?
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Import media doesn't set the artist and album for all my tracks

I've recently moved the house PC from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I have 1000+ albums on a Lacie drive. these are catalogued: artist/album(s)/tracks - so one artist may have many albums. When importing, some ...
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How can I find which song is currently playing programmatically?

I'm trying to make a little bash script which I could call with a keyboard shortcut and which could detect which song is currently playing and vote it up or down, stuff like that. How can I get ...
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No Track info after burning CD on Banshee

Using Banshee, I ripped songs from a CD and added them to my library. Then I added the track information to each song, and burned them to a new CD. The problem is that after doing all of that, the ...
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MP3's not playing in Banshee

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 yesterday (Feb19) and I have noticed that Banshee will not play MP3's at all. The Ubuntu Restricted file will not install either.....something about not being in my ...
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Synchronize Android audio library with Banshee's one

Banshee synchronizes its music library with external device by keeping the same files on the device that are in Banshee's library. I want Banshee to synchronize its own library with Android's one. ...
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will Canonical still be splitting revenue from Ubuntu One Music Store in 12.04? [closed]

With the release of 12.04, Ubuntu will be moving back to Rhythmbox as the default music player. Will Canonical still give Banshee a share of revenue from Ubuntu One Music Store purchases made using ...
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Does Banshee have a log of files deleted from the drive from within Banshee?

does Banshee have a log of files deleted from the drive from within Banshee? Apparently all these dupes I was seeing in my library and deleting weren't dupes, but a bug :( ...
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Sound broken in general, possibly a gstreamer issue [closed]

Within the last few days, when I play any song or internet stream in Clementine, it plays the first few seconds, and then goes silent. In Banshee, when playing MP3 files, I can't use the slider to ...
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How do I force writing of metadata out to files in Banshee?

I have the "write metadata to files" option checked, and it works great when I edit a song's metadata. However, I made tons of changes with this setting off (before I turned it on). Can I force a bulk ...
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How do I take my playlists from Banshee and put them on Itunes and my Ipod?

So I have a dualboot with Windows and keep all my music on a shared partition that neither OS's use. I want to know how I would import my Banshee onto Itunes. I also can't sink playlists with my Ipod ...
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Syncing iPhone on Banshee

On a previous question I have been told to use Banshee as a replacement for iTunes, which leads me to this question:can I upload movies on my iPhone using Banshee instead of iTunes?
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Is there a way to play an .mp3 file without opening a Banshee window?

I want to play an .mp3 file without Banshee opening, it will just start on the top bar in the sound icon. For the record I am using Ubuntu 11.10
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Banshee cannot see an audio CD

If I insert an audio CD into my computer nothing happens. Nothing at all. According to the Banshee documentation, the CD should "automatically appear within Banshee in your sources list, beneath your ...
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Can I leave something like a mark or bookmark in Banshee on an audio book for example?

I'm listening to an 11 hour audio book, it's a real pain having to find the exact spot I was last. Is there a way to mark or place a sort of bookmark to the audio track?
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How do I stop banshee remembering what's been played?

How can I prevent Banshee from remembering what files I have played? I really hate the way it keeps surprising me by automatically playing, after the current track, the previous file it had played. I ...
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Have Banshee change folder structures inside music folder after editing MP3 meta-data

If I edit say an artist name inside Banshee that uses an alternative spelling in order to merge the folder with the other folder for the same artist using the correct spelling of the artist's name, it ...
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Manually Sync Play Counts in Ubuntu

I am following the advice located at this link to manually change the playcounts in Banshee by altering the database: Manually set track listen count in Banshee? But it is too time consuming to ...
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Banshee intergration with Xubuntu

I am using Banshee on Xubuntu 11.10 and I face few problems: Banshee does not appear on the panel when iconified (reported as bug 668670); Banshee bindings with my [play/pause][stop][pre][next] ...
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Mp3 cover files are not retrieved from files [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 up to date. Banshee is used to organize and listen to my music library. All music files are Mp3 files and are accessed using smb from my NAS. CD covers are "included" in MP3 files ...
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Banshee doesn't play songs

I am a new Ubuntu user as of this morning. I put a few songs into Banshee to test it out. Initially it didn't work, but after a reboot, it played music until I closed the app. Some time later I tried ...
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is there a way to put basic banshee controls in the top bar of unity?

Im looking for a way to put basic controls like pause, play, and skip to the top taskbar (the area which displays the time, battery, mail, titles of pages in chrome...) or some other convenient way to ...
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How can I control Banshee

I just started using Banshee (in fact, just started using Ubuntu), and cannot figure out how to control Banshee. I have no menu bar. I read instructions on the internet about how to click on Media, or ...
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What happened to the “Downloaded” filter for podcasts in Banshee? [closed]

In previous versions of Banshee I could limit the view of podcast episodes to those that are already downloaded. In Oneiric (11.10) I do not see this option in Banshee. Where did it go?
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Banshee still works after I closed it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I quit Banshee? the problem with Banshee in Ubuntu. After I closed It, Banshee still works. I hear sound but I cannot find it using Alt+Tab. Thanks
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Where does Banshee store playlists and podcast metadata?

I'm in the process of doing a system re-install. I've seen: Best way to backup all settings, list of installed packages, tweaks, etc? There are a couple of specific apps I want to double check that ...
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Why does Banshee always hang when started? [closed]

Without fail, Banshee hangs and turns dark for a few seconds every single time it starts up for the first time. Using 11.10. After the first few days of my 11.10 installation, Banshee didn't do that. ...
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Banshee won't start unless run as sudo or -debug [closed]

I have no idea what is going on, I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu and then after a reboot Banshee won't start. I began to poke around the forums and then tried running it as sudo and with -debug, ...
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How to get music metadata in Banshee?

I'm using Banshee 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I tried to import my music library, which I made by ripping CDs with Windows Media Player, only two albums retained their information. The rest (about 300 ...
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Streaming a playing song to other users via Banshee or Rhythmbox

Is there a way to stream to my friends the song I am listening to in banshee or rhythmbox. I am not only asking for the ability to show what song I am listening to which works already by activating ...
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Possible to change Banshee's Lyric source

I discovered yesterday that Banshee (through Ubuntu Software Center) had an extension for Lyrics and I immediately installed it. It was awesome to read and sing my favorite songs but then everything ...
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Default media behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change changing the default program when plugging in removeable media? I am using 11.10 with GNOME Shell. When I insert an audio CD - it opens up Banshee. I ...
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Allow a remote control to work while on lock screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to allow key functions while desktop locked I'm looking for a solution to the following problem. I use a remote control to pause/skip music that I am playing in ...
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Amarok in KDE and Banshee in gnome

I want to do something to prevent Banshee from start in KDE (even accidentally) Edit: I want to do somehow lock the banshee in KDE. (/bin/banshee be only valid in gnome.)
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Reconfiguring the music lens for Audacious

As much as I love Banshee for managing my library, its a bit slow (on my laptop) to use as a media player when I just fancy listening to a song and it also lacks the plugins for enhancing the sound ...
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iOS5, banshee and memories gone

I am new to Linux and while syncing my iPhone 4 iOS 5 with Banshee, I have transferred 2 gbs of music and then I could not see any music in my iPhone. I only realised shortly after that Banshee ...
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Adding radio stations to Banshee from m3u files

So I can get Banshee to play WGBH 995 Classical New England (http://www.wgbh.org/995/) by downloading the m3u file (http://streams.wgbh.org/streamb/classical.m3u) and telling Firefox to open the file ...
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Is there a way of making Banshee use FreeDB?

Basically, Banshee currently uses MusicBrainz for CD Ripping, but some albums that I have haven't been in there, but have been in FreeDB, is there a way of making Banshee use FreeDB when I rip CDs?
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Reproduce playlist from terminal in Banshee

That's it, how can I play a specific playlist from terminal in Banshee? I've seen the --help pages and it didn't help much, so I wanted to know if anyone here knew it. Is it useful? For me it is, I'd ...