Music-related questions. Most questions can probably be tagged with the name of your music player (e.g. "banshee" or "rhythmbox")

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
0answers
103 views

How to sort Banshee by track order?

I have several playlists containing only one artist, but multiple albums by that artist. I would like to sort these playlists so that the albums are grouped together and ordered by track number. For ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

Problems with EmusicJ on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in my new machine and have a subscription to emusic (because I used it before in my Windows days because of the great selection of classical music). I have used it on my old ...
2
votes
0answers
453 views

How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
2
votes
0answers
98 views

unity-lens-music takes long time to retrieve information from hdd

Everytime I open the dash and go to the music lens to search for a specific title, it takes quite a while till any titles are displayed and I can hear my hdd working during the process. I didn't copy ...
2
votes
0answers
763 views

Could I add other lyrics sources to OSD Lyrics (beside its default - ttPlayer and Xiami)?

OSD Lyrics has a very good way of displaying lyrics but its sources seem poor - compared to what I experience in Windows with Foobar and in Ubuntu with CoverGloobus. The latter uses a small ...
2
votes
0answers
359 views

How to play realmedia / SMIL / rtsp audio references with start/end points

I'm trying to play the song referenced at A Prairie Home Companion: May 6, 2006 - Moonlight on the Colorado River lyrics. For some of my friends, the "listen" link there plays just the song whose ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Is there a way to have Clementine normalize my music?

I've got two related music files/albums. However they are at different volumes. Any Idea as to how to fix this? I have tried going into preferences--->playback and hitting replay gain however that ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

12.04 to 14.04 music files with the wrong names

Ok I just went from 12.04 to 14.04 and when I opened my music player (rhythmbox) all the songs wore messed up and had the wrong names. I un-installed the music player and re-installed it along with ...
1
vote
0answers
85 views

Sync iPad music

I know that in older versions of iOS, users were able to sync their iDevice with ubuntu. As I'm writing this now, the latest version of iOS is 7.1.2, and most of the users are using it (and we're ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

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] ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Banshee play queue won't add songs and switches to play library

(This might not be the most appropriate place to ask these questions, but I can't find any relevant information on my problem anywhere and the primary mean of communicating among Banshee-users is a ...
1
vote
0answers
109 views

Getting HDTracks music download application working under wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

Good people: Does anyone here buy music from HDTracks, using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit? In 13.10 32 bit I used to be able to buy music using their Windows application under Wine, but now when I try, I ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
79 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. ...
1
vote
0answers
28 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
46 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Media Drive Permissions

I just switched from a Hackintosh to Linux, and am trying to make sense of it. On my hackintosh, I partitioned a big drive into 3 parts--1 which holds music, 1 for film/tv, and one for the OS. I ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Music app missing from Ubuntu Touch

I recently installed the Ubuntu Touch build dated 3rd oct on my phone. After that, I used adb shell and did: apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade. Then I rebooted my phone, and ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

Rhythmbox corrupted all the songs on my ipod

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I recently hooked up my iphone to rhythmbox. I pressed "sync with library" in the tab in my iphone. It did what I told it to, but now ALL my songs are trash in my iphone and ...
1
vote
0answers
170 views

Syncronisig and playing .m3u playlist files?

I own a Sony Walkman MP3 player and run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to make playlist and put them onto my Mp3 player. I can write my music to the player, but I can't seem to find where to put playlists ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Clear Track Not Found Tags in Banshee

Banshee sometimes marks tracks as missing or not found. I would like to be able to clear all the "missing" or "not found" tags in one fell swoop. I have included a screenshot of one such track. Any ...
1
vote
0answers
654 views

Ubuntu: How to listen to music streams on the web without Flash (by finding the IP address of the streaming server?)

How can I find the ip address of a music streaming service in Ubuntu? Specifically: How can I do this for: 106KMEL : http://www.iheart.com/live/293/?autoplay=true Hot97 : ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Password and music

It has been so long that I have used my password for administrator, how can I reset it? or do without it? Why doesn't the music play on a Power Point presentation?
1
vote
0answers
132 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Integrate network shares in lens results

I have movies, music and photos on a NAS that I have permanently mounted through /etc/fstab. I noticed when I go into the launcher and click on any of the music, photo and video lens, the results do ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

iPhone music sync (iOS 6.1.2), is it possible yet?

Is it yet possible to synchronize music? I know about questions like these: Is it possible yet to synchronise music to an iPhone running iOS 5/6? iPhone 4 iOS 6 sync with Ubuntu 12.04 Is it ...
1
vote
0answers
236 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
233 views

mp3 files copied to ntfs partition not showing up in music library

I have recently installed Ubuntu and have removed any trace of Windows from my PC. I haven't formatted my partitions to ext though because I don't have a spare drive to take backups. My problem is ...
1
vote
0answers
93 views

How do I choose M4A format music downloads in the Music Store?

The albums in the Ubuntu Music Store are shown to be available as mp3 or M4A files. How can I decide which format to download? I am not using Mac but I would prefer to download M4A.
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How to buy music from Ubuntu One using PayPal?

I'm about to purchase some albums from Ubuntu One Music, but the payment options doesn't provide PayPal. It requires a Credit Card, so is there any option for using PayPal? Here is the album: ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How do I get Banshee to work with my Android 4.4.2 device?

I have a new Galaxy S5 (SC-04), with Android 4.4.2. When I plug it in as an MTP media device, it's visible in Nautilus (Gnome Flashback, Ubuntu 14.04) and I can browse and edit files and folders no ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

strange sound problem

I used to have an old Windows XP but it was very slow, so my boyfriend installed Ubuntu instead of Windows XP, but now I have a strange sound problem which wasn't in Windows XP. When I play music, ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

VLC - How to browse files without stopping playing music?

As this can't be the default VLC behaviour, I think it is an Ubuntu question and not a VLC question: When I want to browse my music files, while there is a song playing, the music stops. I'm not able ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Sansa Clip Strangeness

Last week after a new install of Xubuntu 14.04 stable I plugged in my Sansa Clip mp3 player and quickly found out it wouldn't mount. I read a suggestion to switch to MSC, I had no luck. I then tried ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Forked-daapd wont scan

I installed forked-daapd. I changed the config file and put in the location of my music files and a password. It doesnt scan them and when I try to start the web interface, it keeps asking me for a ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Is it possible to stream music from multible devices (android/iOS) to a computer, that then makes a queue?

I want to be able to stream music from multible devices, primarily mobilephones, that is on the same Wi-Fi network, to a computer which then makes a queue and then streams from the specific phone, ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Using Musique for your music

I just installed Musique to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. Is there a way to use it like iTunes? For example, I would love to add my own cover art and information so that the songs can be well organized. ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Music player with good library support

I need a music player with good support for managing large music libraries. One particular feature that I need is support for multiple artists per track. I tried Quod Libet, because I heard it ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

ubuntu 14.04 music directory missing from home directory and submenu

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and I don't see Music submenu and music directory on opening home directory.I also Checked in .config user-dirs.dirs and i found ...
0
votes
0answers
366 views

iPad 3 iOS 7.1.1 Sync Music

Is there any way to sync music to my iPad 3 on iOS 7.1.1 (as you can tell from the version, it is not and can not be jailbroken). When I connect to Rhythmbox, it tells me it is corrupt or ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

How to integrate VLC media player to sound indicator on Ubuntu panel?

How to make VLC music player (or any other player ) default music player and integrate it to the sound indicator in Ubuntu panel in Ubuntu 13.10. RhythmBox is the player currently available. Update: ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Play Songs on Banshee without Iphone

I exported music from my iphone and then imported back into banshee but it will not let me play the songs that i got from my iphone without the iphone being plugged in (just stays on idle and doesnt ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Problem with MP3s converted in Sound COnverter to GoGear Aria 8G losing artist & album tags

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 and a Phillips GoGear Aria 8G. If I download an MP3 from Amazon, NoiseTrade, or an artist's website, I can just plug in my player via USB and drag the files over with no problem. ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...