Music-related questions. Most questions can probably be tagged with the name of your music player (e.g. "banshee" or "rhythmbox")

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How to install dependencies for unity 8 music-app an terminal-app?

I used vthompsom ppa to install unity 8 apps in my Ubuntu 16.04. I could get file manager app, calculator app and weather app working. Media hub app installed but is not available in the dash. Music ...
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A script for copying random folders

I'd like to realize a little project I've always had in mind. I have a vast music library on my desktop and I'm looking for a way/script to select a random amount of folders (say, 25 albums) and, if ...
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Please mention a few music making softwares for ubuntu

We know that there are many a software for windows which help aid the musician or the music producers , are there any such equivalents in the ubuntu world if yes please share
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Lirycs Syncronization App

I have instaled OSD Lyrics, but it don't have synchronized lyrics for most of my musics, so, what i do: Go to windows, open foobar and use a plugin caled Minilyrics to edit and sync lyrics, save, ...
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Ubuntu Touch Music app installed in 16.04 unity 7 shows no music

For some reason the music-app installed in ubuntu 16.04 desktop unity 7 shows no music even when there is music in the music directory in my home. Does it look for music somewhere else?
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Ubuntu Touch music notification

Good morning everyone! I do have a minor problem using my BQ Aquaris E5 HD. My question concerns the pre-installed "Music" application on my phone. The playback of my music files (MP3) is completely ...
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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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Can not play music with 16.04

I am trying to get away from MS Windows. I am new to Ubuntu and really like it a lot. I am having a problem with version 16.04; When I attempt to play a song, the system opens the video player and ...
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Choppy Audio Playback With Clementine and VLC

Since I've installed Kubuntu 16.04 yesterday, music playback in VLC and Clementine started to be choppy. Starting to play a song, everything is fine for about 2 seconds until the stuttering begins ...
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Play Music stored on ubuntu via Android device

I have a music collection of mp3 files stored on my ubuntu machine which I use primarily as a media laptop. I have a 1tb hard drive so for all practical purposes I have tons of disk space for this ...
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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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Clementine does not play after update to Xenial

After the update, Clementine does not want to play music any more. A dialog with this error pops up (the bold font is added): GStreamer could not create the element: gsettingsaudiosink. Please ...
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BQ M10 Music App - Creating Playlist of Folders

I have a number of audio programs that I've converted from cassette tape to MP3s. Each program is in its own folder and the file names go like this: 00 Introduction.mp3 01 Some Title.mp3 02 Some ...
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Left and Right Audio Channels Keep Switching (Blue Yeti)

Since the headphone input on my case is broken, I'm using the headphone input that's on my blue yeti to listen to sound. The problem is the left and right audio channels keep switching on each other. ...
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Binding a terminal command to a set of keys for Kubuntu 15.10

I have just installed cmus and to run it I need to go into terminal and enter the command "cmus". Is there any way I can bind this to a set of keys? Thanks.
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How can I install Sonos on Ubuntu

How can I install the Sonos controller on ubuntu and access the music library ?
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gRsync set permissions same as when copying

I am having trouble with permissions when using gRsync. The reason I am using grsync is it seems a lot easier to use my mounted windows share when using the browse feature. Currently I'm not sure how ...
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Control knobs of Qsynth using a Novation Launchkey Mini

I'm using a Novation Launchkey Mini as a Midi controller connected to Qsynth (GUI for FluidSynth) with Qjack, which at the same time is using a Focusrite Scarlett Solo as its audio interface. It all ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't respect my playlist?

I created a playlist by clicking on the plus arrow in the left bottom corner, and then added some mp3 files to that playlist via dragging with mouse. Strangely, whenever one song in this playlist ...
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A software doesn't have access to enough memory?

I use the software GrandOrgue, and I've had pretty good results with my two MIDI keyboards and some basic samplesets, but when I try to load a larger one, such as the Barton 3/7, it gives me a "Not ...
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How to Play Music in Cycle with Omxplayer?

I would like to setup a song backward in a corridor by omxplayer but I cannot find any parameter for it here omxplayer music.mp3 How can you play the same music song in cycle?
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A music software to output two sound tracks on two audio outputs ?

I am looking for a music software to output two tracks on two different outputs (speakers and headset). I'd also like to easily swap outputs if possible. I am using a computer with an integrated ...
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How do I download AND save mp3 music files to Rhythmbox?

First of all, I'm sorry, I really have no idea what I'm doing, so please be patient with me. I'm having troubles with Rhythmbox. I would like to download some mp3 music files from a site (yes, I do ...
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Is there an app to remove tag write protection on audio files?

On Windows I used 'Mp3tag' to remove both metadata and protection in order to write other metadata. Is there an equivalent on Ubuntu?
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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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Mp3s missing, folders still there

Having a bit of a crisis. My NAS music library (Synology) now has only the empty folders for the music (each artist, sub folders for album, etc) but the mp3s themselves are not showing up. Only thing ...
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Looking for a music player that can filter by filename and play webm audio files

I am looking for a music player and organizer for Ubuntu 14.04 that can Filter/Search audio files by filename Play audio formats like webm, ogg I tried Clementine and Deadbeef but both of them ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Skipping while playing music

I have problem with playing music, doesnt matters what kind of file (mp3, wma, flac). When I listen to music at the specif times in song it just skips. Every time on the same spot, so i was thinking ...
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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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ncmpcpp can't find my music

I finally got ncmpcpp and MPD to work, but ncmpcpp won't find my music. I've restarted MPD multiple times, installed mpc and run mpc update, pressed U inside ncmpcpp, restarted my machine, tried with ...
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How to connect a MIDI Keyboard and automatically write notes?

I need to create a sheet while I play. How do I do this best? I want to just play the song and my PC does the rest, so I just need to print/play afterwards.
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Music player with searchable library, that supports multiple artists?

I have a local library of many mp3 songs. I want a music player that fully supports multiple artists in a song. For example, in a list of all artists in my library, if a song has as artists: Michael ...
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Sync Music with iphone

I have read about syncing music on the iphone via Rythmbox. Some say use the Sync Button. Some say after updates, just drag and drop from your playlist to the iphone in Rythm box. When I do that it ...
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How to manage the “choose playlist” menu

Click on the audio indicator, you'll find "choose playlist". I want to make these playlists in alphabetical order, generally I want to be able to organise this menu. How does it work? Also, when I'm ...
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Clementine doesn't play APE files

Clementine (1.2.3) on Ubuntu (16.04) Gnome (3.18) - doesn't play .ape files. Before the update (from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10) it also wasn't working, but it was telling that there is a problem with ...
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Accessing 1D Touch music-streaming platform with Rhythmbox

I got a account on 1D Touch, a streaming platform, and it will be nice if I could have an access with Rhythmbox (instead of my web browser). The platform is sending mp3, readable with an API using ...
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Amarok doesn't play any songs

I've recently installed Kubuntu 15.10. After adding my local library to amarok, it doesn't play anything. Double click on a song does nothing. No errors etc. Playing songs/video in VLC is working ...
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No audio in gmusicbrowser, guayadeque, banshee etc but VLC OK

first post here, new to Linux/Ubuntu (14.04). I had Gmusicbrowser, Guayadeque all working then I decided to install Banshee through software center to have a look. Something went wrong during the ...
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Audio Stutters while listening to music

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. While listening to music, They have stutters sometimes. The audio garbles up, sound stops coming for 2 seconds then resumes, and stuff like that. Model is Lenovo s20-30, and I ...
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Rhythmbox isn't showing me any of my music

I plug in my iphone and open Rhythmbox and it doesn't show any of the tracks that I have in my library. I have about 1.7 thousand, but it says I have 0 songs in my music library. Do you guys have any ...
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Rhythmbox: favourite albums

is there a way to have a list of favourite albums in Rhythmbox? What I can do now is creating a playlist and add all songs from a specific album to that playlist, but that would mean creating a lot of ...
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Music Organization via command line?

I have a pretty decent library of songs I was able to grab from my Google Music account. However, there is no structure to them right now, only a mass of songs in a single folder. Is there a command ...
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Has anyone tried to write an itunes alternative for linux? [duplicate]

It seems to me that it would not be to hard to parse the database schema on an iPod and make a working application on Linux that could load and manage songs. There is no hope left in me that Apple ...
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Visual Equalizer

Hey I'm looking for a equalizer that interacts with the sound it hears and gives the whole equalizer graphic, whether it be a background or application. Thanks!
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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How to Save Music Artwork to the File Itself

I have Rhytmbox on my Ubuntu and i can change the music's artwork by dragging the image to it's artwork cover, but when i try to copy to different folder, its cover change to default one. How to set ...
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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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How to delete duplicate music files where at least one version is .flac

I had to consolidate several music directories, and have ended up with many duplicate files. In instances where one is a .flac, I'd like to get rid of the dupes and keep the .flac. I'd like to only ...
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Is there a music streaming service that actually works on Ubuntu/Linux?

I tried downloading Spotify via terminal and thru Clementine. Nothing. I like sites like Spotify and Rhapsody because one can listen/stream full albums on demand. THAT's a must. Thanks
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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 ...