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

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Launch a music player using play/pause key when player is not running

I would like to acheive the following behaviour: If a music player (Banshee in my case) is running, the Play/Pause media key on the keyboard causes the music player to play/pause the music. If the ...
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Guayadeque won't allow to me set podcast directory

Every time I set a podcast directory and click "accept" it resets back to (none). I tried searching the internet and the only thing I could find was from the Guayadeque team back in '10 saying to ...
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Play tracks from a FLAC file

Is there any music player to show tracks of an album when a single FLAC file is played? cuetools can split the album file into song files, but I do not want to change the FLAC single file. I just ...
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program install via ubuntu software centre [closed]

I am running ubuntu 13.04 and when I tried to install vkaudio via the software centre I do not get the install option on the right hand side.
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Pause playback when headphones are disconnected

How is it possible to pause the playback of VLC when my Headphones are plugged out? I can mute the speakers via ALSA, but I want to use the plug trigger to stop the playback, as it is usual in ...
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Store Ratings in Quod Libet

I use Quod Libet as music library player. If I rate a song, the rating is successfully stored, but it seems at first only locally. Only if I edit some tags and save them, I get the rating stored in ...
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Can't run audacious

I can't run audacious in ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I try to run it, it says - FATAL: No output plugin found. (Did you forget to install audacious-plugins?) Aborted (core dumped). But plugins are also ...
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How can I get a music player to watch a folder for new files?

I am using youtube-dl to download a series of short audio files. How can I set up a common music player [1] to monitor a given folder for new files and add them to the current playlist? [1] ...
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Way to play only songs that were last played before a certain date in amarok

I want to make a dynamic playlist in amarok (version 2.8.0-0ubuntu3) which plays songs that I haven't heard in a while, for example should it contain only songs that were last played in 2013 or ...
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Music manager with Android sync support?

Primary: How can I manage a large music collection and sync parts of it to an Android device? Secondary: To make it complicated, parts of the collection is stored in multiple formats. Computer ...
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Normalize volume of MPEG-4 AAC tunes purchased from iTunes?

I've been very satistied using a combination of Picard and QuodLibet to calcuate Replay Gain tag values for me MP3s. Anyone know how to do this with AAC songs? Edit: I usually use Rhythmbox and ...
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Stream music to shareport

I have a VSX-527 AV-Receiver supporting AirPlay and dlna streamingg and a RaspberryPi with shareport installed, I would like to stream my music from ubuntu 12.04 lts to one of this devices. How do I ...
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How to install «Hip Hop» on Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to try Hip Hop on Ubuntu 14.04, but on the website, there is only a .tgz file, and I have no idea how to install it. There is no .deb in the compressed file. Does anyone have an idea ?
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Installing Noise On Ubuntu

I really want it on Ubuntu, because it's like itunes. I listen to a lot of music so it's nice to have a good player installed. It's called Noise, and comes pre-installed on Elementary.
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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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Nuvola Player not working with Google Play Music

I installed Nuvola Player from its stable PPA repo. I can open it, sign in to Google Play and view my library etc. But once I try to play a track, the loading image (rotating arrow) appears and it ...
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Unable To Initialize 5th Generation ipod Touch on GTKpod or Rythmbox

Running UBUNTU 14.04 LTS Cant add music to brand new ipod touch 5th gen 16 GB Is ipod touch model "ME643LL/A" not supported by either GTKpod or Rythmbox? When i run gtk ipod manager a message ...
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Access advanced features and commands of GUI from rhythmbox-client?

Does rhythmbox-client include actions like loading a playlist and playing it, viewing playlists or list of songs, shuffling the playlist and current play order? Basically can I do everything i can do ...
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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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Droid x not recognized

I cannot import my music from my droid x onto the rhythm player. I shows the music that I have but will only play if connected to the usb port.
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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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looking for a jukebox player on ubuntu

I'm looking for a Jukebox player at a Party that lets anybody of the participants to add a song to the queue without having it played immediately over the song being played at the moment/cut the ...
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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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Ubuntu doesn't recognize my mp3 Player

I'm attempting to put music on little brother's Trio MP3 player via USB connection and Ubuntu seems to not be recognize it.Would anyone be able to help me? I ran dmesg and got back [ 451.057061] ...
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Music player to display the underlying folder structure

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and am looking for a music player (banshee, rhythmbox or other) which can display the music files and folders as-is and not organized by artist/album/genre or some other field. ...
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Control Nuvola Player via Keyboard Shortcuts

I just installed Nuvola Player on Ubuntu 12.04 to listen to my Google Play Music and so far I really like this player. The only problem that I have with this program, is that it only recognizes the ...
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Media player that can be told what tracks I want to skip

Some tracks in my music library only consist of introductory talk and things like that I usually want to skip. Is there a media player that can be taught to not play certain tracks, either using ID3 ...
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i can't update my system and play music or watch movies [duplicate]

I have a problem with my system i can't make updates and play music or watct films i even tried to make updates it say An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. ...
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rhythmbox and easy tag

My song filenames don't show up in Rhythmbox. I thought I could add tags with easytag but Rhythmbox doesn't recognize them. Rhythmbox just shows numbers for title and I can't figure out which song is ...
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download does not start while upgrading using ubuntu software centre?

i go on ubuntu software centre and try to download additional software. the download does not start.please give me soln. upgrading is also not working music plyer codec are also not downloading.
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How to install mp3 plugin? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu desktop 13.04 in my computer, dual boot with windows 7. How to install mp3 plugin? Because I want to listen to music and watch movie, but the player requires plugin? How to ...
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Rhythmbox shows wrong album picture

When I play a music and Rhythmbox goes to the next track, it shows an album picture which is a really nice feature. The problem starts when music player goes to the next track and picture album is ...
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Amarok / Clementine alternative

Is there a music player or a functionality in Amarok or Clementine that allows to update the ID3 tag of the files in my library that stores the changes in the library database only, leaving the ...
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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 ...
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Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to create media files of the following type: Vorbis encoder

This is the message I get when I try to rip a cd from any player. I usually use the stock Rhythmbox but have tried others to no avail. I have just updated to 12.10 from 12.04 and I had no problems in ...
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AVS compatible media player

The nullsoft Advanced Visualization Studio was opensourced some time ago (https://sourceforge.net/projects/avs/). I know XMBC ships evalib and supports that kind of visualization plugin. But I was ...
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Fade out MOC if other application starts playing something

I need to find a good way to force fade down the sound playback of a moc daemon I have the following scenario: I have running a small Ubuntu 12.04 server box with a MOC (musiconconsole) daemon and a ...
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Can't set music library in Banshee

Recently I noticed that my music doesn't get copied to my music folder when I open files in Banshee and drag them to the library. I opened preferences and the music library folder drop down was empty. ...
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Location-independent Media Player

Are there any Linux media players that are self contained ?tar's? (Libraries, codecs (If this is even a Linux concept) linked to a relative location), to be used on a system without a package manager, ...
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Music app for large library over samba share

I am currently using Smb4k to auto-mount my Samba share (a 2TB hard drive plugged into my router USB port). The music collection is only a few hundred GBs. I've tried adding my music collection to a ...
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Does RhythmBox have any command line interface or method of interprocess communication?

I'd really like to communicate with rhythmbox with a web server so I can remotely change the music playing from my smartphone. Is there a command-line interface for rhythmbox to do things like ...
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Jamendo works in Firefox but not in Chromium

When I try to play a track on Jamendo.com, it does not work in chromium. In Firefox it does. The player seems not to use flash, but I'm not sure (I have no Web-dev experience). Anyway, Flash is ...
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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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Why does Rhythmbox lose link to music folder located in NTFS partition?

Rhythmbox loses link to music folder located in NTFS partition even though all the NTFS partitions are mounted when Ubuntu 13.04 starts up. Why does this happen and how do I solve it?
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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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Cannot play internet stations with media player (Lubuntu 13.04)

I am able to play flash videos now, but not internet music. I get the following error message: Could not load mplayerplug-in is now gecko-mediaplayer 1.0.8. I installed VLC with the command sudo ...
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Where is the banshee folder? [duplicate]

I'd like to take a look to the source code but I can't find the right folder. No the folder in the home directory, the one where the source and configuration is stored, a cd banshee isn’t going to ...
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gmusicplayer : How to play 1 song repeatedly

In gmusicplayer, how do you play 1 Specific Song repeatedly?
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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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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 ...