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How do I change the Sound Menu's default music player?

I'm running Maverick at the moment and the default music player is Rhythmbox. It interfaces with the panel through the sound menu, so you can see it playing like this: I know that, in Natty, ...
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Why was Banshee chosen to be the default for 11.04?

What are the reasons for Banshee replacing Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 11.04? I don't want your opinion on which is best nor why. I want to know what the reasoning was behind the decision.
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How do I debug when the system freezes or when it crashes back to login?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I was wonder what a good way is to debug when something crashes? For example: I installed 11.04 and the default media player banshee makes my laptop crash after a few ...
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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 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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Banshee won't connect to Amazon mp3 store

Banshee has stopped connecting to the amazon mp3 store. It used to work fine but now I get the following error message from Banshee: Unable to load page Cannot resolve proxy hostname () This ...
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No Banshee notification area icon in Gnome 3 classic session

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, I have a problem with Banshee: it doesn't have a tray icon. I know about the tray-icon-plugin, but it's not working: I'm using Gnome 3 in classic mode. In gnome-shell ...
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Disable notifications on track change?

I've not long been running Banshee on 11.04, and my main problem with it is that when changing tracks a notification is displayed, this is all fine when using hardware buttons on my laptop to change ...
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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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Can Banshee fix music metadata information?

I'd like Banshee to automatically find and fix the correct song title and artist names and album information for my music from the internet. Is this possible with this software? Something like, ...
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How do I backup my Banshee listening history?

I would like to use sites like last.fm, but because I'm often moving from OS to OS, and mostly listen to music on an mp3 player, most of my listening data gets lost. Is there any way I can backup ...
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Can not Install `banshee-extension-lyrics`

I am trying to install banshee-extension-lyrics extension. By sudo apt-get install banshee-extension-lyrics. But the I got this error as below. rashed@rashed-HP-430-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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How do I quit Banshee?

When I press the X button in Banshee's title bar, it hides, but the music continues playing. However, from time to time I need to quit Banshee completely. How can I do that? (pressing "close" from the ...
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Sync Banshee with Ubuntu One music without having the music locally?

Is it possible to set up Banshee to sync with my Ubuntu One music that is stored in the cloud? If I upload all my music to Ubuntu One from my desktop, will I then be able to sync Banshee with that ...
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Is it possible to import/export radio station as a list into/from Banshee

I have a list of radio stations that I am interested in importing to Banshee. After I add more stations before next upgrade I would like to keep that list somewhere, so it can be imported into Banshee ...
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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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Manually set track listen count in Banshee?

How can I manually edit the track play count for a track for Banshee?
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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 do I make Banshee re-scan for cover art?

I restored my banshee db as per this question. My music and listening history shows up as expected, but the cover art is missing, and Banshee won't scan for it. "Rescan music library" doesn't check ...
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How can I stop banshee from downloading podcasts as 'read only'

When Banshee downloads podcasts to the 'Podcasts' folder, it marks that folder as read only. This is a problem when I want to sync them to my Android smartphone and I am unable to listen to them ...
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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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Banshee is unable to determine audio cd metadata

I tried to add a audio cd to my music pool. When I enable the "Audio CD Support" extension the following output where posted via debug-mode. Now when I take a look to the cd, I realised that banshee ...
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Tell Banshee to add covers inside MP3 tags

I am using Banshee to encode my old CDs into nice MP3. Banshee is able to find CDs information and albums covers but it doesn't add these covers INSIDE the MP3's tag. As a consequence, when using ...
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My 'Sync Preferences' are not being saved when I disconnect my Android smartphone from Banshee

When I set up my sync preferences for my Android phone, everything works fine and my media is successfully transferred, but when I unplug the phone (after pressing the eject button and being told it ...
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Banshee “Encountered a Fatal Error” on launch

See screenshot below, these problems had been diagnosed as I open my Banshee.
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Banshee and heat rising to shutoff

When I run Banshee why would the temp rise so much that it will shut off the laptop. Toshiba L300D AMD dual core. This happens only when running Banshee.
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How to register downloaded podcast mp3 in Banshee?

I just upgraded to Natty and trying to start using Banshee instead of Rythmbox. I noticed that Banshee put downloaded podcost under Podcast folder. I have a bunch of previously downloaded podcasts by ...
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How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player?

Banshee's Amazon MP3 Import extension until recently allowed seamless importing of songs purchased from Amazon MP3. It did this by a)opening .amz files and using them to connect to and download 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 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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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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How to import a radio station list from Rhythmbox to Banshee?

I want to try Banshee on Lucid and have to import all my radio station lists, so I wonder how to do this automatically instead of importing each one by hand. I have several radio stations in ...
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Banshee is still in the sound menu after unistalling

Using 11.04 I uninstalled Banshee from the Software Center, restarted the system but still it's visible in the sound menu. How can I get rid of it?
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Banshee encountered a Fatal Error (sqlite error 11: database disk image is malformed) [closed]

I am running ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, and recently I am helping in testing out indicator-weather using the unstable buids. However there was a bug which caused my system to freeze suddenly (due ...
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How to control Banshee playback speed?

Is there a way to control playback speed in Banshee? I want to play some videos and pod-casts faster or some video-tutorials slower - just the way it works in VLC (without changing the pitch) but ...
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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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Can I use banshee from the command line?

I love Banshee media player in general, and I already have an important library of music, which I've spent a lot of time organizing (labeling, correcting, etc). I also use the command line a lot, so ...
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Can Banshee play internet radio from .pls files?

I've recently become interested in Internet Radio, and have found a few stations that I would like to add in Banshee. Examples are the stations shown at http://www.chronixradio.com/ - but the only ...
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Setting up DAAP in Banshee

Ok, so I can see and listen to music libraries from other computers on my network via Banshee (They are running Rhythmbox with DAAP enabled) but I cannot see my Banshee library from them. I have ...
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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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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 can I add an internet radio station to Banshee?

How can I add an internet radio station to Banshee?
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How do I copy music from ipod nano to computer (Banshee)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04. My Nano syncs fine with Banshee. How do I copy the music already on the Nano onto my computer? There doesn't seem to be an option to do this within Banshee. ...
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Banshee is working very slow

Banshee is working on my PC very slow. My pc should have enough power (2x3Ghz, 4GB-Ram, 7GB-Swap, 1GB-Graphics, 32bit Ubuntu) but the switching between playlists is working very low. default version ...
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How do I make a smart playlist of my purchased music?

I buy from both 7digital and Amazon MP3 stores, how can I make a smart playlist of all my purchased songs?
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Adding Banshee to the sound indicator

How to put Banshee into sound the indicator?
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How to write audio track information to the file, using Banshee

As the title suggests, when I change audio track information (metadata) in Banshee I want it to be stored to the file and I can't figure out how to do it. Maybe this cannot be achieved in Banshee ...
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How to convert WMA lossless to FLAC?

I have some CDs that I want to convert to FLAC. Banshee can't find their metadata, but Windows Media Player can. I figured there are two workarounds: Rip all CDs using Windows Media Player ...
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How do I record internet radio stream from banshee?

Maybe present some extension?? I have use banshee 1.9.0
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Philips GoGear detected by Rhythmbox but not Banshee

I got a Philips GoGear Vibe and wanted to use it in Ubuntu 12.04. I was also using Banshee instead of Rhythmbox, and wanted to keep doing that. The problem is that Banshee doesn't detect the device, ...