Banshee is Media Management and Playback application.

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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 ...
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Banshee stopped working properly

So... I was having some trouble with Banshee and I decided to uninstall it. I tried to install it again but now when I click to open, Banshee doesn't open. I thought that the problem could be broken ...
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Problem with Saving metadata of audio files with id3tool

I have a music file mp3 for which I tried to change its meta data (album) using id3tool . However when I see in banshee or rhythm box its still showing the old name only (After rescanning library ...
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Banshee won't open

Hello, world. My computer turned off while banshee was updating my music library. Now I can't open it. The error says: "found a fatal error. Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation." ...
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How do I start banshee in the mode where I can get a crash log

How do I start banshee in the mode where I can get a log? Its crashing while syncing with my Cowon iAudio 9.
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How to remove notification popups for banshee? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable notifications on track change? I can't stand it when Banshee tells me a new song is playing. I know what I'm playing, so I don't need it to tell me. :) How can ...
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How can I detect the BPM (beats per minute) of a song?

For some activities such as running it is important to know how many BPM a song has. I know that Banshee can do this but I couldn't figure out how to do this for a selected range of songs. Which tool ...
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JackD mutes PulseAudio

I use rakarrack for guitar effects and I want to listen mp3 playback (Banshee etc.) and midi (Tuxguitar etc.). But when I start rakarack it starts JACK and JACK mutes all other sound sources except ...
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Banshee crashes consistently - is there a fix?

Since updating to ubuntu 11.10 I've had trouble with banshee. In particular when I run it I find that it crashes within an hour without fail. I get the following Unhandled Exception: ...
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How do you import music on mp3 at 320 kbps in banshee, or any other media player?

When you import music to banshee the default bitrate seems to be 128kbps (I don't like this, disk space is cheap so give me the highest quality please), how do you change this to be something like 320 ...
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Why was Rhythmbox replaced with Banshee? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Banshee becoming the default? What was the reason for this replacement?
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Banshee hangs on the “import” dialog [closed]

I tried to import some .mp3 files from a memory stick into Banshee on my netbook. I tried several times but each time, as soon as I opened the Import dialog, Banshee hung. I waited several minutes ...
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Why is playing music crashing my system? [closed]

Complete n00b here. I'm pretty sure playing music is crashing it (crashing: no response from keyboard/mouse - must cut power to restart) because it does not do it when a music player isn't running. I ...
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Creative Zen does not work in Banshee or Rhythmbox

Neither Banshee nor Rhythmbox will see files on Creative Zen. Right Clicking on Zen Player and selecting "properties" causes both Banshee and Rhythmbox to exit. All MTP plugins & libraries seem ...
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Music stops when screen turns off

Running banshee on Ubuntu 11.10 with gnome 3. Music stops playing when the screen turns off (Like powersave mode / when the screensaver turns on) when it gets to the end of the currently playing ...
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iPod shows more tracks than Library after sync with Banshee

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, Gnome Shell 3.2 and Banshee 2.2. Banshee correctly recognizes my 80GB iPod Classic (Model No MB147LLm, Version 1.1.2 PC). I have set Banshee to sync the entire library for ...
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Why is Banshee Miro guide slow?

Just updated Banshee to 2.2.1 in Ubuntu 11.10. Miro guide is still unusable and slow, and freezes. The play button in the sound indicator menu keeps turning round and round and round! What's the ...
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Can't install Banshee

This is what I get when I try to install Banshee: sudo apt-get install banshee Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Crashes while playing Mp3 songs [closed]

I have Downloaded and Installed Ubuntu last month while downloading codecs for playing Music and Video Formats my Laptop (Dell XPS) crashed. later i again started the system now the problems i face ...
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How do I export banshee library settings to another machine?

I am trying to downgrade my distro. The thing is, I have spent some few hours organising my music library and I do not want to lose my database. I have checked 'write meta data to files'. And so, my ...
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How do I sync music with Banshee and my iOS 5 device?

I am a complete noob with ubuntu and well i upgraded my ipod and now i want to sync music with banshee. Any way that i could sync music to it? i tried syncing and ended up messing up the songs. Help ...
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Ruined music collection with Banshee [closed]

You know the option in Banshee to change the whole folder structure of your music collection according to the meta date? I enabled that. Problem was that it only seemed to change it from the moment ...
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Banshee intelligent playlist including subfolders

Is it possible to create intelligent/smart playlist of folder "2011" with all it's subfolders? I've tried to do this, but Banshee 2.2.1 seems not to go deeper for music files than to the specified ...
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Play songs in the file system queue only once?

In the "file system queue", once all the songs are done, playback returns to the "play queue", that is exactly what I want. The problem is, when I add a new song to the "file system queue", once that ...
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How to add songs queued by the music lens to “now playing” in banshee? [closed]

When you add a song from the Unity music lens, it gets added to the "file system queue" in banshee. The problem is that, the file system queue being its own "playlist", when the song is finished ...
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banshee-extension-coverwallpaper is not working [closed]

I have installed the user-extension-pack for banshee, including the Coverwallpaper-extension. Everything else is working as is should, but althoug I activated Cover Wallpaper at the extension-Tab in ...
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How to add m4v files to iPod classic using Banshee

I am running Gnome Shell 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10 and Banshee 2.2. I sync Banshee with my iPod Classic 80 gb. I have enabled syncing music - sync entire library option and video syncing is set to manual. ...
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How to find small non-empty folders?

I would like to find (later delete) all music folders that are nearly empty (Banshee deletes only the music files but not the other files in there). I tried with: find -type d -size -500k \; But ...
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How to migrate from Banshee to Rhythmbox?

As it has been decided, Ubuntu Precise 12.04 will feature Rhythmbox as the default music player. I am aware, that it does not mean that I will not be able to use Banshee, nevertheless I would like to ...
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Why is Rhythmbox becoming the default (again)?

So, it seems with 12.04, they're switching back to Rhythmbox, after switching from Rhythmbox a year ago. I don't get why. They say that it's because of a blocking bug in GTK3# (if I understand that ...
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How to re-enable Banshee icon in the older notification area?

I want to have the original Banshee tray icon back. How can I manage this? The systray-whitelist is already set to ['all'], but without success. All solutions I tried are workarounds and don't ...
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After sync, music still cannot be located on iOS 5 device, fix?

First question of many I am sure. I was able to mount my iPhone 4 w/ recently upgraded iOS 5. Tried to sync some music w/ Banshee, it went onto the iPhone, but it won't show up in the 'Music' app ...
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How to integrate Banshee into the system tray for gnome

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I recently installed Gnome 3. I miss the Banshee unity plugin for the system tray I was wondering how to incorporate that into the system tray for Gnome. That is probably ...
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I can not control Banshee from the sound menu in Gnome 3 Shell

I am running Gnome 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10. In Banshee, I have 'Show Banshee in Sound menu' enabled in Edit-Preferences. MPRIS D-Bus Integration and Sound Menu Integration extensions are also enabled. ...
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Banshee never connects to a radio stream on the first try

I have 17 different radio streams. I'd like to be able to use the alarm extension so I could wake up to one of them playing. However, I can't do this because Banshee (2.2 daily build) never, and I do ...
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Rhythmbox and Banshee do not start anymore

I searched a little and tried your topic Banshee isn't starting anymore, but I still had no success yet. So I will explain my problem shortly and then post the error-messages: Both players worked ...
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Banshee does not remember sync settings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My 'Sync Preferences' are not being saved when I disconnect my Android smartphone from Banshee My phone connects, mounts and will sync files properly but will ...
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How can I configure external applications used for downloads in Chromium?

I subscribe to emusic and would like to be able to browse and download songs using Chromium. Their downloads are implemented using a special XML file with an .emx extension that can be opened using ...