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How to rip CDs in FLAC format using Banshee?

By default Banshee rips CDs in Ogg Vorbis format. I prefer to rip my CDs in FLAC format. I can't find a setting anywhere to make Banshee rip to FLAC. Is this possible? How do I do it?
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Banshee doesn't seem to play any song, but works in audacious?

I've just downloaded Banshee to use as my main audio UI, and when I imported everything over onto the UI it won't seem to play any of my songs. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and have looked at the ...
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ubuntu 16 iphone 5s sync

Hi I'm having issues while trying to sync iphone 5s with ubuntu 16. The thing is that ubuntu sees the iphone in the filesystem, but neither rhytmbox nor banshee can even see it. I tried to plug in ...
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Banshee Freezing on import media files

When I've started to import media files, banshee just frozen. Tried to run on terminal to pick more information and it returned these messages: luis@jupiter:~$ banshee [Info 08:36:24.468] Running ...
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Banshee Lyrics Extension configuration

I cannot access song lyrics from Banshee using the extension. Banshee Lyrics Plugin is an extension which shows lyrics of songs played in Banshee. It supports downloading lyrics from: ...
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Banshee fails with fatal error about database disk image malformed

I'm trying to use Banshee, but when I launch it, it shows this (fatal error) that seems releated to Mono (which is installed, but maybe not working..) Si è verificata un eccezione non gestita:Sqlite ...
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Banshee frezees at end of song

Fresh install of 16.04 and Banshee. I'm using the Play queue Auto DJ feature, which sort of works as I'd expect. After playing a few songs, Banshee freezes when transitioning to the next song. I've ...
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Banshee not playing anything

I just installed Banshee on Kubuntu 14.10 and even though it can import all my music from my hard disk, it doesn't play anything, displaying a cross against each file I try to play. When I start it ...
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Banshee doesn't respond to the multimedia keys after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

Rhythmbox does respond to the keys, but it is the only one. VLC does not respond too (while it did on 15.10). The multimedia keys are supported in the plugins. Any idea how to fix it?
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How do I change the queue behaviour in Banshee?

I've got a weird problem when I listen to one album and I shuffle through the other one (not activating its songs, just looking at track list etc.) and the track I listen to ends, banshee goes not to ...
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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: Could Not Import CD

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am having problems with Banshee 2.6.2. When I try to import an audio CD, it tells me: Could Not Import CD, Operation not supported by backend In the far past, I ...
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Importing iTunes Library into any Unbuntu Music Player

I tried this: Open Banshee and press Ctrl+I (Import Media) From the "Import From" drop-down menu select "iTunes Media Player" then locate your "iTunes Music Library.xml" file Import Banshee just ...
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Banshee Compiling on Ubuntu 16.04 fails

At the moment, I am trying to compile banshee from git: http://banshee.fm/download/development/, but it fails. I am doing this because I plan to fix something in the Banshee's source code. Here is ...
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Banshee has become unresponsive on open

Running Banshee from my main user suddenly stopped working. If I run Banshee from my main user without sudo, a blank grey window opens and is unresponsive. I've tried everything described here and ...
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How to really-really rescan media library in Banshee?

I made a few edits to track information in Banshee's File System Queue playlist, and it appeared nice. However, the Artists box (in the middle of the screen) contained old information (as it was ...
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Recognise Kubic Edge as a device by banshee or rhythmbox

When I mount my Kubik Edge 8Gb MP3 Player with a 4Gb expansion card, neither Banshee or Rhythmbox will recognise it as a Device. The launcher bar shows a flash stick icon and I can copy music ...
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Banshee: Sort playlist by track number

Banshee has an option - sort playlist by track number, which does nothing when clicked. Is it a bug or am I missing something?
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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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How to download songs from Amazon's Cloud Player?

Using the latest Banshee (1.9.6) and the Amazon MP3 extension, I just bought an album, and it was copied to my Amazon Cloud Drive/Player. How do I download this to my computer? Banshee's Amazon MP3 ...
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Failed to fetch binary i386 and amd64 packages [duplicate]

running Ubuntu 15.10 When I try to apt-get update/upgrade, I get the following error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/banshee-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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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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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 the ...
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Music player that doesn't change the iTunes tags?

I've used Windows and iTunes for a very long time before I recently changed to Ubuntu 14.04. I've copied all my music (mainly mp3 files) from my old Windows laptop to my new Ubuntu laptop. However, ...
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I'm having trouble using MTP file transfer with my ubuntu PC

Whenever I try to sync my library of music on banshee media player with my LG V10 I get i/o errors and my Ubuntu PC does that allow my smart phone to sync correctly. Its very frustrating. I have tried ...
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How to properly import media on Banshee?

I'd like to ask you about Banshee. I have imported media from my Windows partition, renamed it and so on, but after restarting my laptop and running Banshee again I can't play my track because "File ...
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Banshee: codec for playing this media type not available

For some reason Banshee does not play all of my mp3. I installed pretty much every suggested codec, but still nothing. Every time I try to play mp3 I get this: If I press install usually it says "...
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incorrect mouse pointer in ubuntu 14.04?

My ubuntu is been acting little weired please refer to attached screenshot the pointer is showing on 'in my head' but it get clicked on 'In my remains' this issue is same on firefox. the ...
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Ripped mp3 files show wrong track lengths

I have seen this problem both when using Banshee and Sound Juicer. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad 14". I'm not sure about the make of my internal CD drive, but would be glad to provide you with ...
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How do I install extensions for Banshee? (banshee-soundcloud-extension')

I've just switched to Ubuntu as my desktop main-computer. It's amazing how stable everything is compared to Windows. I'm trying to install an extension to banshee, but it seems like there's no ...
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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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Syncing Banshee with Android phone external SD Card, not mounting properly with MTP or PTP

I am running banshee on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I have a samsung 5 phone, which has an external SD card. I would like to sync my playlists to my external card, but am having problems. I think my main ...
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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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Ubuntu with Ipod Touch 6th Gen - Copied songs don't show on device

My wife bought both of my daughters iPod Touch 6th Gens for Christmas. I am able to see the Ipods - they show up in Thunar, Clementine, Rhythmbox, and Banshee. I used Banshee to send 50 songs to ...
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Synching iphone with banshee/rhythmbox ubuntu 14.04

I think I have this bug. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rhythmbox/+bug/1132215?comments=all Any app crashes as soon as it tries to interact with it (ex: drag and dropping a file to it's ...
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HP 2530p sound LED does not match state

Im using Xubuntu 14.04, however this affects every distro i tried, manjaro, newer xubuntu etc. I have mute led on my laptop, orange=mute, blue=not muted. If i mute in applet, led light does not ...
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Which media player to sync with my LG Nexus 5?

I have an LG Nexus 5 phone running Andriod 4.4.2 and a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. When attached via USB2 or USB3 I can mount the file system on the phone without issue and can manually ...
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Banshee is taking too much time with shuffle function

I've been using the banshee media player for a long time, but whenever I want to use the shuffle function for a playlist, it takes about 15 seconds to get to the next song. I imagine this must have ...
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Synchronize my music between my PC and the microsd on my Lg L70 ms323

I have a rooted Lg L70 ms323 with android 4.4.2 I want to sync my music in my microsd. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Banshee player sync puts the music on the root of my phone internal memory. I read that ...
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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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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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How do I play the whole album on Banshee without it jumping to play queue?

On the Banshee media player, when I am trying to play an album it keeps switching to the "play queue". It only does this sometimes. It appears that it is only when I have items in the play queue that ...
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Banshee Play Queue running haywire

This is strange. I love Banshee, works perfectly. Since yesterday, this has changed. When I add album manually into the play queue, the track order gets all jumbled up. Take a look at this. 2, 7, ...
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How can I export all the mp3s from a playlist in Banshee?

I have all my music, unsorted in /home/blah/Music/. It's in random folders, which doesn't matter for me though since Banshee takes care of everything. I have a large playlist containing a good 2/3 of ...
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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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How can I import audiobooks as audiobooks (not music)?

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 ...
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Will moving music to another folder mess up Banshee's metadata?

I'm about to move all of my music into another folder called Music, and I've spent a lot of time organizing the metadata of it. When I move the music into another folder, will my custom metadata be ...
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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 gapless playback does not work when playing mp3s

Even though I have gapless playback enabled in Banshee's settings menu, there is a very short pause between songs. This might be due to the fact that my hard drive's partitions seem weird. fdisk -l ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox not recognizing ipod

I would appreciate any help on this; I have never had a problem with it before. Rhythmbox and Banshee are not recognizing my ipod, and my ipod is telling me there's nothing on it once I disconnect. ...