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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 ...
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How can I force banshee to organize my music folder?

I recovered my music collection from my iPod after I lost a hard drive, via drag and drop from banshee to my music directory. Banshee started organizing the files according to tags after finishing ...
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No banshee notify OSD alerts

Ive noticed that on ubuntu 11.10, the popups in banshee that come up and say the song, and show the album art, have gone away on my system... Is it a glitch or was the feature removed? And is there ...
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Why won't Banshee Boot after an unexpected power outage?

I was in the middle of rescanning my audio library on my desktop pc when the power was cut unexpectedly. My system seems to be fine overall except for Banshee which throws up an error which I will ...
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How can I stop Banshee from renaming files during a sync? [closed]

Currently I have sync set automatically and to transcode my flac files into mp3. For multi-disc albums I have my tracks sometimes like "1-01 First Song First Disc.flac" and "2-01 First Song Second ...
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What's an alternative I could use instead of mp4v2/mpeg4ip?

I've been looking for mp4v2 and mpeg4ip - they are no longer in the multiverse repos in Oneiric. I'm looking for something with equivalent functionality that I can use to give Banshee, Libgpod and ...
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How to configure the Browser View in Banshee?

It appears that I am unable to change the browser view in banshee via the GUI. But surely it's possible to set the "artist list" column to something like "album-artist list" or "Year of publication ...
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Banshee no longer works after upgrade

I upgraded 11.04 to 11.10 using the online upgrade, and all went well except for Banshee. It shows under the sounds icon in the panel, and the icon for the program shows in Applications in the Dash, ...
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Bulk export/embed album art in Banshee

I have a well structured music library in Banshee. I used to just use folders for years so I've always been pretty good at maintaining a strict filing system. I say this not to brag (it did waste a ...
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Banshee isn't starting anymore

my banshee doesn't start anymore. i tried to start it over the terminal just to see if something is broken but all the terminal gave me was this: moere@SAMSUNG-NF110:~$ banshee [Info 18:45:29.413] ...
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How do I set the Banshee context menu to move to trash instead of delete from drive?

I am using Banshee as my media player. When I right click a track, the context menu has a 'delete from drive' option. When I use this, it deletes the file. I would like for the file to be sent to ...
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Refresh database in banshee

I have a library of around 20k songs and it takes forever to banshee to index it. I would like to force a database refresh by cron. My PC starts every night to do the backup with my cloud backup ...
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How do I get my music back on Banshee?

My Banshee Media Player on my laptop deleted all my songs. I pressed "Remove from Library" on one song and it deleted all my songs. How do I get them back? I need help ASAP.
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What is wrong with my banshee installation and how can I fix it?

When I try to launch banshee this what I get: [Info 20:28:13.619] Running Banshee 2.2.0: [Ubuntu oneiric (development branch) (linux-gnu, x86_64) @ 2011-09-23 04:47:58 UTC] Gtk-Message: Failed to ...
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banshee works on my profile, but not my wifes [closed]

Banshee works perfectly on my settings, but refused to play the same playlist on my wife's Banshee. Yes I imported the playlist, just to let you know... ;-).
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Not all songs synching on my Android smartphone when using Banshee

I have multiple playlists (about 2k songs) in Banshee that I want to sync with my Android smartphone (Motorola Milestone). The sync worked flawlessly from the start to the end but after looking at the ...