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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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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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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Windows and Ubuntu/Linux permissions for folders on a common disk

After collating my music from various locations and OS's I'd been trying to sync the resulting 400GB+ directory to my home/music folder but kept ending up without ownership or permissions in first ...
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Ububtu Touch: What's the reason for some tracks not running smoothly on the Music core app?

I've encountered a problem with the Ubuntu Touch Music core app on the Aquaris E5. In most cases it plays the music files smoothly - but: with one particular file it has obvious problems. You hear ...
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How can I get a music streaming service of my choice work as an app?

Spotify has launched a dedicated Ubuntu player some time ago... but it doesnt make any difference to me as my country doesn't have spotify... though it does have many music streaming services of its ...
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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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Sound indicator bogus on 15.10

I used to listen to music on my laptop (Asus UX32V) with Ubuntu 15.10 but after the latest update, no sound devices appear whatsoever: Update: there is sound but a system menu icon shows muted ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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Foobar2000-like music player?

I've been thinking about switching to Ubuntu full time, but there are still some programs left behind that I haven't found any equivalent to yet. Does anyone know of a music player similar to ...
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Can I connect Ubuntu to Bluetooth Speaker?

Can I stream music from my Ubuntu laptop to a JBL Pulse2 bluetooth speaker? Ubuntu's listing of bluetooth devices shows my phone, but doesn't find the speaker. I got my android phone to work with the ...
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How to install Winamp plugin in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chord!.exe plugin for winamp in Ubuntu by using Wine but it cant be installed and I don't know how to do it right. Can you give me solution about how to install this plugin on Winamp ...
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Google play music mini player asks to sign in

Since few days, the Google Play Music mini player is asking me to sign in to work correctly. Unfortunately, pushing the sign in button doesn't solve the problem. The mini player works great only with ...
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How can I play mka files in Clementine?

I can play any of them with Totem, but I want to play them with Clementine. This takes me to another question (if it's relevant to this issue): Where are the codecs Totem uses? Or what places Totem ...
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Errormessage while playing .wma in clementine: “Could not demultiplex stream.”

Me and my clementine 1.2.3 on Kubuntu 14.04 again... ;/ This time it's about a .wma audio file. Clementine plays it half and then shows the following error: Which translates to Could not ...
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How can I make a music playlist out of a .txt file?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (I don't think that really matters) with Bash. How can I make a music playlist out of a .txt file? It is a command but I forgot it. I would appreciate it if someone would ...
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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Music visualiser program for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a program that will render a full screen music visualiser like the one in this video. I'd like this to be able to take input from a 3.5mm jack and then display on a second monitor ...
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Problems copying music to Rhythmbox from ipod

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am working to setup Rhythmbox 3.0.2. I plugged in my ipod nano and the device was properly detected and the music in the device appeared. I then selected all ...
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How to improve the quality of music playing in Ubuntu?

I don't know how to start debugging it, but when I play music using XBMC it sounds a lot better than when using Clementine. I know it is a little subjective, but although I love XBMC great features, ...
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Start Chrome in Background on boot (To use music extension)

I know this looks like a duplicate, but the other ones made Chrome run in the background on boot, but it didn't have access to my speakers until I opened a Chrome window. I want to use a Chrome ...
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Clementine not playing files with certain characters in the name

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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Can iPhones be synced with Nightingale for Linux?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I am curious to know if there is an alternative to iTunes for Linux. I would like to be able to manage my iPhone's music using my laptop, but I'm not sure that's possible. Does ...
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How to fix broken audio files

using Clementine 1.2.3 on Kubuntu 14.04. Problem: Playing some titles suddenly skips and the next song in the playlist comes up. if ran by Konsole, clementine shows the following message, while the ...
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How to fix broken music files? [duplicate]

I have found out that many music files in my collection have become broken. The quality of the music is fine, it is just that many of the songs end before their actual end. My music has mixed file ...
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Copy music from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to iPhone5s iOS 8.1

I have a problem in copying music to my iPhone 5s (iOs 8.1) from my Ubuntu 14.04. On connecting the iPhone to my laptop via a usb chord, I can see a folder representing the iPhone. But I can't find a ...
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Banshee is taking too much time with shuffle function

I've been using the banshee media player for a long time, but whenever I want to use the shuffle function for a playlist, it takes about 15 seconds to get to the next song. I imagine this must have ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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Why do all my music tracks appear twice in Clementine?

Using Clementine 1.2.3, Kubuntu 12.04. Clementine shows each track in my collection twice, even though only one file exists. Any idea why? Further info by asking informally. Collection Folders are ...
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Clementine Transcodes Tracks in the Wrong Order

In my pursuit to find a music player that can organize my local music collection well, without being hideous, or have poor playlist capabilities, I've moved to using Clementine. Before I can add some ...
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Having problems with music players

I tried using Rhythmbox, Amarok, Audacious and Foobnix but have the same issue. When I open my computer and try to listen to songs that was on the playlist before, I always get a warning saying ...
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Where can I buy music? [closed]

With UbuntuOne closing down, Emusic quitting al suppport for their linuxclient, I have but one question: Where can I spent my Euros to buy legal music. On Ubuntu?
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Single window media player with playlist

Totem used to have single window mode with playlist. This mode of operation has been removed in new versions so I'm looking for a simple media player with similar features. Are there any media ...
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How to Tag music files according to folder structure

Unfortunately I lost my music tags, when converting my library to opus. So I am looking for a way to tag multiple music files according to their filepath. All my music files are stored in a folder ...
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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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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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What can I use to transcode and transfer music to my digital audio player at the same time?

I would like to keep only the original copies of my music on my computer, and then optionally transcode them if necessary when transferring them to my MP3 player. What can I use to accomplish this? ...