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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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43 views

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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1answer
45 views

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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3answers
164 views

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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48 views

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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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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1answer
73 views

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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1answer
765 views

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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27 views

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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3answers
188 views

What is the default Audacious bit depth for PulseAudio output?

I wonder what is normal Bit Depth for Audacious Player there are 16/24/32 bits available I tried them all seems fine. I use stereo output for my speakers and I wonder what bit depth be the best for ...
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34 views

Mutiple music player play pause toggle problem

In my setup I use xfce. xfce does not have any method to control the playing and pausing of music players, so I wrote my own script to control the play\pause, next, and previous commands. The problem ...
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625 views

stream audio to DLNA renderer in ubuntu

I made small raspberry pi project using gmediarenderer. from here my raspberry pi si showing p as a DLNA uPnp device on windows player and my android phones. I want to use ubuntu (any good player) to ...
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2answers
142 views

I can't add songs to lxmusic

I'm using lxmusic to play sounds. When I try to import files using the bottom left button, the files appear in the list for one second and then they disappear. Running it from the console only ...
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1answer
88 views

How would one produce 8/16 bit music on Linux?

So, I've been interested in making 16 bit (retro videogame style) music on Ubuntu for a while now but every time I look it up on Google, it's always showing me how to drop my regular every day music ...
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0answers
65 views

Editing metadata of music (,videos or both) especially .flac format

I have very small number of songs that I really like and I kept them in .flac format (sound is good and space is also fine). I listen to the songs in my mobile phone and I really like to keep them ...
2
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1answer
380 views

Minimalist alternative to Rhythmbox

Is there a good music player for 12.04 that is simple, text-based, and lightweight? I would like something that doesn't use up much CPU, and looks clean, with little GUI. I've seen a simple, ...
2
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1answer
47 views

Can I lower soundcard quality?

This is from an artistic standpoint, not means of technological improvement. Is it possible to lower the sound quality that leaves my soundcard? To be more exact, can I make everything that leaves ...
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0answers
63 views

Command to start playing in Qmmp in a new (or 'default') playlist?

I started liking the simplicity of Qmmp, especially that it can handle (rename, keep open) multiple playlists. I have some permanent radio playlists that I would not like replaced, but making Qmmp ...
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0answers
124 views

No sound with Banshee, Amarok and Rhythmbox

I have this problem that when I click play on any of these players the song "plays", but there's no sound. I am using KDE. The problem began when I tried to add the play button of Banshee to a global ...
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0answers
25 views

Rhythm box occasionally forgets the tracks on my playlists

Every once in a while, rhythm box completely forgets my songs. The names of the playlists are still there, however, they are empty and contain no tracks at all. This isn't surprising considering the ...
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3answers
309 views

Acoustic Guitar how can be connected to Ubuntu and make it sound like Electrical guitar to make metal sounds?

I have a Acoustic Guitar, which has audio output jack is there any way i can connect that jack to Ubuntu microphone in and then use some existing software which will make the Guitar sound like metal ...
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0answers
181 views

Why do my speakers randomly shut off but my headphones work?

Whenever im listening to rhythmbox my speakers will shut off after about 45 seconds and wont come back on until i restart my computer. But my headphones work whenever they shut off. Does anyone know ...
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1answer
1k views

Stream and Control Music from Ubuntu to Android

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, and an Android 2.3.4 (Samsung Galaxy Fit). I connect my Android to a speaker far away from me. I want to stream music from my laptop using Rhythmbox to my phone. ...
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1answer
81 views

How can i play acoustic guiter in Ubuntu? Like placing cords making leads and playing it

Is there any package available for Ubuntu which allows me to create guiter music such as cords place and making lead melody, edit/delete/etc?
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1answer
357 views

How do I use my laptop's media keys with decibel-audio-player?

This is not a question about setting up media keys, as mine have all been recognised and have their correct keysyms assigned, and I can use rhythmbox with them and other applications. I was thinking ...
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1answer
162 views

How can I integrate nightingale with the Unity sound menu?

I have tried going to dconf-editor and adding it to the preferred and interested media playered list. While it does show up in the sound meni the pause, next track and previous track have no effect.
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1answer
134 views

Is there an audio player for Ubuntu that can automatically decompress and play gzipped music?

I'm looking at ways to reduce the amount of space taken up by my large collection of music, mostly Ogg Vorbis with the occasional MP3. What prompted this was thinking ahead to potentially using an ...
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2answers
5k views

Which is the best multitrack recording software?

What is the best multi-track recording software for Ubuntu? I know Ardour is one of them but I heard it is a bit complicated to use.
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1answer
353 views

Low latency midi and Virtual sound studio

I wish to connect my musical keyboard to linux (figured that part out) But I would like to know my options for Virtual Grand Pianos.
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3answers
5k views

How to play piano via a midi keyboard?

I am sorry to bother you but I don't know very much. This is about playing the piano through the computer. I have an m-audio keystation 88 which is a whole separate machine that connects through the ...
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1answer
1k views

Are there any good alternatives to GarageBand available?

Are there any good Linux alternatives to Garageband? The most important features would be: Good audio recording, with audio filters Good MIDI editing abilities and a good selection of instrument ...
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2answers
1k views

Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 music quality

I'm very disappointed about the sound quality on music when using Ubuntu 11.10 compared to Windows 7. I use Audacious (Winamp on W7) and no matter how much I decrease the volume slider it's still ...
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2answers
1k views

Reducing bitrate in conversion of mp3 and ogg

I can save space by reducing bitrates of songs to x*, the value beyond which humans don't discern any difference. If so, how to reduce the bitrates with CLI: 1. mp3 to mp3 conversion 2. during mp3 ...
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2answers
5k views

What is the maximum audio bitrate humans can distinguish? [closed]

Some audio bitrates go as high as 256kbps. But I have listen to very very clear music with 92kbps. I became suspicious that beyond a certain bitrate of x kbps the average human ear cannot tell the ...
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2answers
339 views

music sound quality is bad under heavy cpu load

My music sound quality is bad under heavy cpu load. Does somebody has the same problem or knows how i can solve this problem?
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0answers
460 views

How do I change the music player in the sound menu on Xubuntu? [closed]

I was wondering how I could change the music player in the sound menu. Right now it's gmusicbrowser but I would like to change it Guayadeque Music Player
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0answers
305 views

Lingot not detecting sound from microphone [closed]

I installed lingot(guitar tuner- http://freshmeat.net/projects/lingot/) on Ubuntu but it doesn't seem to be detecting the sounds from the microphone. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Thanks
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2answers
610 views

Strange sound artifacts when using Firefox while music is played

I listen to music using Rhythmbox. Meanwhile I browse web with Firefox. When a page is loading, I switch tabs or I scroll up-down a site (and sometimes randomly), terrible "cracks" are audible, and I ...
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5answers
6k views

Recommendation for a Guitar tuner

I tried searching for a guitar tuner for Ubuntu(something similar to PitchPerfect tuner for Windows) and installed lingot but couldn't get it to work. Which guitar tuner do you guys suggest? I hope ...
9
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6answers
11k views

Is there a music player like Winamp?

I'm looking for a music player similar to Winamp.
3
votes
1answer
317 views

Banshee smooth start/pause playing?

Is there any plugin to make Banshee start playing, pause tracks smooth? Rhythmbox has such an option, but U can't find it in Banshee.
2
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1answer
198 views

How do I get musical backing tracks to be heard in my videos I take with Cheese?

I just discovered the Cheese Webcam Booth, and for all practical intents and purposes, it is perfect for what I want to do in shooting videos of myself playing my electric guitar. I am using my BOSS ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Is there software that can recognise which musical notes I am playing into my microphone - to help me practice music?

To help me practice music, I'd like to make a sound (hum, sing or whistle into my microphone) and have the corresponding note displayed on screen. A program that gives feedback live (while I play) ...
5
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2answers
7k views

Is there software like Music Maker?

I'm looking for a tool such as Magix Music Maker for Ubuntu (and free, if possible). I know that there is lmms, audacity, rosegarden, but I'm especially looking for a studio that includes basic ...
8
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11answers
3k views

What's a Good Rhythmbox Replacement?

I'm looking to get rid of rhythmbox as my primary music player. Preferably something that allows multiple folders for the music library and has support for the new sound indicator. Mostly I want more ...
4
votes
1answer
539 views

Effects for Jokosher

I've installed Jokosher and all the LADSPA effects I could see, but when I try to add an effect to a track Jokosher says none are installed. Do I need some extra Gstreamer package to make this work?
6
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2answers
905 views

How do I play a midi from the command line in Ubuntu?

I'd like to do something like $ play filename.mid and hear the midi file played without opening up a graphical program. Is there a package for Ubuntu that can do this?