Application that can play most music files (.mp3, .ogg, etc.)

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music player with audiobook support

Hello I'm looking for a nice audio player with audio-book and network support. I know banshee has that but i rather use something that isn't coded in mono. Another no no is KDE programs, Qt is fine ...
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Music lens does not play music through default music player

I have set Rhythmbox as my default music player through System Settings > Details, but when I browse and play music from the Unity dash, Banshee opens up and plays the music. How can I have Rhythmbox ...
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Music player with auto library refresh?

is there any music player with the ability to auto-refresh it's contents, when a song is added in it's library directory manually? like, if i add a song on my iTunes library on my Mac OS partition, ...
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Uninstall gmusic browser

I would like to uninstall gmusic browser from my xubuntu installation. I find it does not meet my playback requirements. How do I go about this?
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What Linux program reads Atrac3+?

I have about 20 files of music in the format .aa3. Which Linux-compatible program reads that format?
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Does the iPod Shuffle 4th Gen work well with Rhythmbox?

I'm thinking about getting an iPod Shuffle 4th gen., but if it doesn't work well with Ubuntu 12.04/Rhythmbox it's a no-go. Does anyone have any experiences with this combination? Thank you in ...
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Play music from Server

I want to configure Ubuntu Server to play music from the same server, with a couple of points: It will not do streaming. It will play the music from the server to the speakers connected to it. It ...
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What music player for Ubuntu is *most* like Cog?

Cog is, far and away, my favourite music player. File browser on the left panel, pull a folder into the right panel, it plays the files you pull into the main box. Simple! Easy! Nice! Especially since ...
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Simple audio/mp3 player for small files

I have a new voicemail system that attaches mp3s to emails and sends them to me. I'm using Thunderbird for IMAP email. When I try to open them with Rythmbox, I run into trouble because of the ...
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Is there a GTK media player that can synchronize ID3 tags with directory structure?

I'm looking for a GTK media player which will keep the ID3 tags of my tracks synchronised with my library directory structure. That is, when I change the artist tag of a track from X to Y I'd like the ...
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How can I set Beatbox as default music player?

I have installed Beatbox but I can't set it as default music player in System Configuration of Gnome-shell. How can I set it manually? I add information: BeatBox can't be actually define like ...
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Using headset controls like a smart phone

I have a generic pair of smartphone earphones that have the button (along with a microphone) and I would like to use the button as a pause/play key in Ubuntu, like I would on an Android phones music ...
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mp3 to ogg converter plugin for rhythmbox or banshee?

I like to convert all mp3,aac,wav files into ogg format. is there any plugins for rhythmbox or banshee that converts mp3 format into ogg formate automatically like itunes converts wma format into mp3. ...
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How do I get Rythymbox Music Player to omit the Oracle Java JDK binary from the playlists?

Rythymbox Music Player finds the Oracle Java JDK compressed file, which is a .bin and automatically puts it in a playlist. If you delete the item from Rythymbox the file system is modified in that ...
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what's the name of the program/app/daemon that “plays” music in rhythmbox when i try to quit it with close button?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-shell and "mediaplayer-extension" from https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/55/. When i hit the close button on a music player, like rhythmbox 2.9x, it hides ...
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How to get Rhythmbox working on mp3

Click on an mp3 file that used to work, rhythmbox comes up and appears to be playing, but no audio comes from speakers or headphone jack. Jumping forward on song sometimes produces a very brief spurt ...
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Sound player that will load multiple tracks but won't play each sequentially?

I'm looking for a sound or video player that will: play one (and only one) of a set of tracks on demand, play a track with minimal interaction (ideally a single click), and either load multiple ...
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Music player that remembers last song and playlist

I am looking for something similar to winamp. I have seen other threads but I have tried some solutions and they did not work. I tried Banshee that comes with Ubuntu 11.10 but it does not open last ...
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How to play mp3 files from the command line?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 server.. so command line only. I need to be able to play audio (.mp3 & .wav) files via the command line! I've installed the MPD & Audacious packages... and ...
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Play sound when pointer is on the icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable MP3 preview? As far as i can remember, which must have been Maverick Meercat it was possible to play audio file just by hovering on it with the pointer. ...
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Can I safely remove Banshee?

I prefer Clementine as my music player. I'd like to completely remove the default player (currently Banshee) and replace it with Clementine. Can I do this, without breaking Ubuntu?
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Panel indicator for Totem (default movie player) or for audio playing?

Sometimes I mute the volume and forget a song or internet radio station is playing. I need a visual cue to tell me the song is playing in the background while in mute. Is there an indicator for ...
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What music players (or related applications) are there that would allow displaying/editing embedded lyrics of music tracks?

I use OSD Lyrics and CoverGloobus. They are good, they search and eventually download lyrics, when they can find them. The sources used by OSD Lyrics, for example, are rather limited (although I love ...
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What music player shows “similar bands you might like” feature

In 11.04 I used banshee or rhythmbox because it had a feature that told me, when I was listening to a song what other bands from other similar groups I would enjoy. Most of the time it was correct or ...
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Media player recognizing Artists as a semi-colon separated list

I am a new user to Ubuntu who has migrated from windows. Though I had tried the previous versions of Ubuntu (and other Linux distros) but it never lasted solely because I'm addicted to a music player, ...
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Lightweight music player

Is there any ultra lightweight music player for Ubuntu (like foobar)? Preferably with Unity taskbar integration.
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Mpd wont update my library, using external drive?

using ncmpc++ ver 0.5.6 on ubuntu 12.04 <<- Epic AwesomeWM so thats why im using the terminal music playa! Anyway I edited the mpd.conf in /etc/mpd.conf under the music library I put ...
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How to make Spotify the default music player?

"Spotify for linux" doesn't show up in default applications menu for Music (system info section in system settings). Therefore, it also doesn't come in Dash and music media keys don't work as well. ...
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How Can I Edit Songs on a Remote Server?

I have a number of songs I am hosting. I would like to edit their ID3 tags. Downloading and uploading them will take too much time. Is it possible to edit them as they are online? Update Here is ...
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How to Change the music player in the Unity Panel - The Default is Banshee [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the Sound Menu's default music player? From what I know, A music player requires an extension with a MPRIS2 spec to be listed in the drop down menu ...
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Ubuntu One Music shows random mp3's as unknown artist/album on Ipad and Iphone [closed]

I ripped some of my CD's to mp3, and also put some of my mp3's, which I had purchased from my Zune account, into my Ubuntu One Cloud. Most of them show up with the correct album art and album/artist ...
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Are there any good music mixers available, equivalent to Windows “MP3 Tunes”?

In Windows my dad used to have a program called MP3 Tunes. I have tried running it with Wine, and it worked. But strange things kept happening to the program, so it's not a reliable way to play music. ...
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laptop running relatively hot playing media

I have an Acer 5740dg (core i5) and Ubuntu 11.10. After tweaking a little with the grub workaround and jupiter I don't have any heating problems anymore. Its even cooler than Windows. Except I'm ...
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music player - tracking radio's songs [closed]

I'm using VLC and http://open.fm/ music radio. I would like to be able to track (to the files would be the best) the names of songs that were played, so later if I want to hear some song again its ...
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Replacement for foobar2000's “Move files” functionality?

So I'm a recent Ubuntu convert and love it, but theres one thing I need help with: organising my music library. Previously on Windows I used foobar2000, and had one playlist called "Incoming" where I ...
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How do I integrate Songbird with the desktop?

I would like to know if I can have a better integration of Songbird into Unity and Gnome. Specifically, can Songbird: be controlled through the panel sound menu, like Banshee in Ubuntu 11.10? show ...
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How to display lyrics of songs?

When I was using Windows, I had an application called MiniLyrics which let me display the lyrics of the music files played. The application automatically downloads the lyrics and plays along with the ...
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How to make the GNOME Music Player Client (GMPC) my prefered ubuntu music player application?

How can make GMPC my default music program and integrate it with the unity top-bar just as rhythmbox or Banshee? Thank you, Pedro
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Can Audacious music player edit metadata of music?

I've been trying to find an alternative to Banshee, and right now, I'm using Clementine. It really is a great music player, but it just has too many features for me. All I listen to are soundtracks ...
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Looking for console program to generate tones

I've been googling for a while now and I can't find what I am looking for. I'm in the need of a console program that can play notes. Example: play C C D D E E
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Rhythmbox (or any music player) doesn't change songs properties

I have some songs in my Rhythmbox, but I cannot change their properties, i.e., I cannot write anything in the properties window. It seems to be block or something like that. I thought that such files ...
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Music player with 'searchable' media library ?

I have been looking quite few days for that but I have not found an answer. I am trying to find a good music player for ubuntu in which I would be able to search the media library like in winamp ( ...
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What players do support flac files with embeded cue sheet?

I recently got some FLAC files with embeded cue sheet. Though, the info of the sheet file doesn't seem to show up in Rhythmbox; Banshee; Amarok or Audatious. Which media players support this kind of ...
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Music player that works with a large library of music files [closed]

I'm looking for a fast and functional music player that can work with a huge library of music files. Banshee is quite OK, however it uses too much resources on my laptop and hangs from time to time. ...
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Music player that plays Youtube playlists

I have tried all music players recommended in answers for similar questions, but I haven't found a player meeting the following requirements: Plays youtube playlists smoothly (caches the audio ...
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Is there a music player that doesn't play video or show photos?

I want a music player that can't play video or show photos. I don't have any other requirements. Are there any music players that fit my description?
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Script to monitor window title changes

Here's the deal: I use the lastfm package to listen my Last.FM (duh)... And I want to show some notify-osd notifications when a new music starts. As long the program don't supports it, I want to ...