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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Sharing music with a samba share fails between two ubuntu computers

I have two Ubuntu 13.10 desktop computers on a same WLAN. I have setup a Samba share of the Music directory of the computer 1. I mount the Music directory as a Samba share in the computer 2. I can ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music sync

I've tried to sync my music between my lumia 920 and ubuntu 13.10/14.04. When I copy/paste files into my device nothing happens. My device thinks there is no music at all. When i sync music by ...
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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iPhone 4 iOS 7 Songs Not Staying on Phone Ubuntu 13.10

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 (I will be switching away from Apple at next upgrade). I can connect to computer, without any "Trust this computer" loops like many people, because I installed the ...
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Rename new files as the old ones

I have a large music collection, and a good number of playlists that I have formed over the years. All the music is neatly organised in a folder hierarchy. I have managed to get my hands on higher ...
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Xubuntu doesn't allow music to play when I lock screen

If I'm locking my screen with xflock4 while playing some music, the music pauses. However, it resumes as soon as I login again. How do I play my music while my screen is locked?
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itunes alternative that will sync with an android

Apparently there's a bit of a workaround with rhythmbox to get it to sync with an android. Is there a really good piece of software that syncs easily with any type of phone? Or at least allows you ...
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Downloading music from Ubuntu one

I purchased some music which is now stored on Ubuntu One. When I try to listen to it, it "stutters"! So I would like to download these files to my HD to get better play quality but can find no ...
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Ubuntu Music @ Android: 404

I have created an Ubuntu One Account today and bought some music. Trying to log in this account with the android app on my Motorola Defy (Cyanogenmod 7.2) results in two error messages: "Credentials ...
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Rhythmbox save current song after exit

How can set Rhythmbox to save automatically the current song when exiting? The scenario: I have the following playlist Song 1 Song 2 [playing] Song 3 Song 4 Song 2 is playing. I exit Rhythmbox ...
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Having problems with MIDI in recording on Ubuntu

I have a Yamaha P-120 model with a USB to MIDI interface that look like this: Now, I've decided to use LMMS because it seems like the easiest MIDI sequencer available. I'm having a lot of ...
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Why has Ubuntu One Music Store not renewed its security certificate? [closed]

I have been trying to download music from the Music Store but Firefox tells me the security certificate expired two days ago so it won't let me. Is this something they might not realise, i.e., do ...
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How to add a scrollable time bar to the sound indicator

The Ubuntu sound indicator is nice because you can pause the playing song, go next or previous. Is there a way to add a scrollable time bar to that interface for the playing song? I got the idea from ...
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dconf-editor doesn't >remember" Rhythmbox library settings in Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to edit the list of library locations in Rhythmbox using the instructions here, but upon reboot, Rhythmbox reverts to "Multiple library locations" in its preferences. If I open ...
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Rhythmbox disorders album artworks in iPod and won't add other information

I'm relatively new using Ubuntu (I'm running 13.10), and I have used Rhythmbox to reproduce my music. The problem comes when adding songs to my iPod nano 5th gen. I do what most rhythmbox users do: ...
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Install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox on Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox. I've first tried to install it via PPA as described here. After executing sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-gmusic I get an error message ...
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Youtube song controll audiomenu

I have a question. In Ubuntu 13.04 I had the option to controll things in a youtube playlist from the audiocontroll menu in the toppanel. It looked like this but then with Youtube Grooveshark song ...
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Streaming music like a radio show

I'd like to be able to stream music, realtime, to a friend. Not in my LAN, but over the internet. I've done a lot of research on how to do this, one option was setting up a shoutcast server, but that ...
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Clementine not playing certain files

Last week I ripped some cds in morituri and rhythmbox. Everything seemed fine except for one cd. After a few tracks I got some weird error while ripping (to FLAC) with morituri, so I ripped the rest ...
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Pops and Crackles problem with music files streamed to sound system

Apologies if this has been asked elsewhere. I did look but couldn't find what I needed. I have copied my music collection from OSX to Ubuntu. My music is a mixture of MP3, AAC, ALAC and AIFF files. ...
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Moving banshee to a new PC

I have searched and found a few answers on this topic but they do not answer my question: Moving Banshee music to another computer How do I backup my Banshee listening history? How do I export ...
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Garage Band alternatives?

I have been looking for a good, garageband alternative to play around with while i save money for a workstation I have come to the conclusion that no all in one exists, but what about several ...
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unity-scope-clementine showing songs which no longer exist

I've recently backed up some of my music collection which I don't listen to regularly to an external HD and deleted them from my internal HD. For some reason these songs are still listed as part of ...
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iPod Nano 7 - Anybody able to get one working? [closed]

Last weekend I bought a 7th Generation iPod Nano to replace my (now dead) 3rd Generation iPod Nano. However, I cannot get this new iPod Nano to work*. Previously, I was using Banshee to manage my 3rd ...
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can't get quodlibet to work on 13.10

I installed quodlibet but I can't get it to work. When I select an ogg file it just fades to dark and then I have to force quit. Any ideas? Thanks,Bob Edit-Here's the output: $ quodlibet Quod ...
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How to get audio across all xservers?

I have started a game in new xserver like this:xinit /path/to/the/game/executable -- :1. This starts the game in new xserver and the game has sound. However it stops the sound in the :0 xserver. What ...
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Audacious desktop notifications stopped working in 13.10

When running 13.04, I used Audacious as a music player, with the "Desktop Notifications" plugin set up to display the current track, album name, artist name and album art whenever the track changed. ...
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no results for music in unity-dash

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and was curious about the smart-scopes feature. Videos, applications and photos works fine, but unfortunately my music collection from gmusicbrowser is not displayed... Yes, ...
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Music Metadata Missing

I recently installed Ubuntu,as well as Banshee. I have a Sony Walkman NWZ-E384 which I have been using, and for some reason when I transfer music files, they are all listed as "Unknown Artist" on the ...
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How to work ipod with ubuntu 13.10, do I need to format?

I had to switch to ubuntu after windows 8 basically blocked itself out on christmas day but since then I haven't able to add music to my ipod, it's even made some songs not play thought that might be ...
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Remove Ubuntu One Music App from Dash

Is there any way for me to remove the Ubuntu One Music App in Ubuntu 13.10? It's really annoying because I'm never going to use it and it always appears when I try do an app search in the dash. I had ...
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Is there a fast way to add album cover art to 199 different albums

I want to add cover art to my songs, but I have 763 songs, 110 artists, and 199 albums. Right now I can add cover art using EasyTAG, but this could take weeks. Is there any way to do this faster. ...
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How do i edit .mp3 metadata? (Fairly certain im using that correctly) [duplicate]

How do i change the metadata of mp3 files? Ive downloaded an album and Clementine is thinking that disk 1 is the same as disk 2. I would like to straighten that out by editing the album name of all ...
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.Flac files on Ipod Classic?

I'm super new to Linux, being a Windows user my whole life, and I'm really trying to learn as much as I can. When I made the switch, I took my 42+ GB collection of music (Previously handled in ...
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Convert TuxGuitar Drum Track to Addictive Drums

The scenario: Use TuxGuitar in Ubuntu 12.04 to Compose a Guitar Track and a Drum (Percussion) Track Practice song on Guitar while listening to TuxGuitar play the track(s) through the Gervill MIDI ...
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Banshee stops working after 1 song

I can't find real reason banshee stops playing and crashes after 1 song (sometimes after 2/3/4 songs, but 90% after 1 song and on fist few seconds of the 2nd song). Shuffle on/off doesn't really ...
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Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play?

Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play? I was looking for it on F-Droid and it can't be found. Ironically, Ubuntu seems to suggest only Google Play - why ...
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How to sell music in Ubuntu One?

How do I go about selling music in the Ubuntu One Music Store? I have some clients that are interested in putting their catalog for sale on Ubuntu One.
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How to get Rhythmbox stations back!

I accidentally removed the internet radio station HBR1 Tronic Lounge in the category House from Rhythmbox. Does anyone know how to get them back?
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Encoding and syncing music folder

I need to synchronize my local music folder to an external ftp server. Normally I would something like FreeFileSync, but I need the music files to be encoded before syncing. Are there any options?
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music and videos from ubuntu 13.10 to wp8 (Nokia Lumia 920)

How can I transfer music and videos from Ubuntu 13.10 to Nokia Lumia 920??? I've tried just copying the files like if it is a flash drive and it didn't work (I've copied the files but phone never ...
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Banshee sorts .mp4 files as music

When I import my movies (which are all .mp4 files) into Banshee, most of them gets placed under "Music" instead of "Videos". I compared one of the movies that actually got placed under "Videos" ...
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What is the best music player app for ubuntu [duplicate]

I miss Itunes but love Ubuntu. What's the best music app for download, free or purchase, that runs on Ubuntu? I'd really like to make playlists.
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Guitar FX Program? [closed]

I am in a sort band, with my friends. We have nothing official, and no money. I am looking into a small computer to put Ubuntu on for music during practice sessions and guitar effects, as none of us ...
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mpd: Failed to read mixer for 'My ALSA Device': no such mixer control: PCM

I had mpd/mpc running on my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS headless, X-less server. I decided to switch out the songs; I moved the old songs out of the /Music directory, moved the new songs in, and ran mpc ...
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the upper right corner volume button can no longer be control the music player

My initial use Ubuntu 13.10(64bit), just installed it can open the music player from here. Now I can not. I have now had the gnome desktop, but I've now uninstalled. I've been using rhythmbox. How ...
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Stop mpg123 without being in its shell?

I'm using mpg123 to play a list of MP3 files through my intercom using a home server on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using this command: mpg123 *.mp3 --loop 0 & With the & appended because I'd like to ...
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How can i import itunes playcount and ratings to Rhytmbox?

I want my entire itunes library in rhuthmbox so i just set its location to itunes library.But the ratings and playcounts were gone.Is there a way to get these ratings and playcounts.
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How do I fix Noise music player on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm using a really nice music player from Elementary OS called Noise, which I installed on my Ubuntu Raring 13.04 install by adding the elementary-os/stable PPA (the entry is deb ...
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Repair a corrupted iPod shuffle

I have a iPod shuffle 4th Generation 2GB. I wanted to format it and I run this command: rm -rf /media/IPOD/* /media/IPOD/.* that removed anything from it. Then I ejected my iPod from the computer, ...