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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Videos playing too fast

I am not sure if this is a Ubuntu fault but I have Ubuntu setup with LXDE. Just today, I found that videos on YouTube plays too fast. I tried with daily motion, same thing. Then tried to download ...
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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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Is there an easy way to copy the music from my computer to my mp3 player?

I mostly use Banshee. Once I have imported a CD on my computer , it's not user friendly at all to simply copy it to my Creative Zen. I get error message ("Argument cannot be found").
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How do I add Ubuntu Music store to Rhythmbox?

I've checked in the plugins and i can't seem to get the Ubuntu one music store in Rhythmbox. I'm not a fan of Banshee FYI. All help greatly appreciated.
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Free Ubuntu One Mobile?

Is there any chance for a free version of Ubuntu One Mobile that might be ad-supported?
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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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Rename folders to music's id3 tags?

Anyone know of an application that will rename a folder to the contents id3 tags? My music directory is a mess with folder names. Not a big deal since I use Banshee to library everything. I have a ...
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How to play music files directly from folders?

I would love to, while on a given folder, right-click on it and choose play, to play all musics on that folder (and subfolder if any). Is there an easy way to achieve this? Thanks a lot
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How do I hide Banshee?

I have just moved from Rhythmbox to Banshee. When I pressed the "close" button on Rhythmbox title bar, the Rhythmbox window disappears, but the application does not close, and I can still listen to ...
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Alternative to Ubuntu One Music Store (non-US)

While I love the Ubuntu One Music Store, it doesn't really have a lot of artists I like in it. So is there any alternative Store (other than Jamendo and Magnatune, I'm looking for something more ...
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Sync Banshee with Ubuntu One music without having the music locally?

Is it possible to set up Banshee to sync with my Ubuntu One music that is stored in the cloud? If I upload all my music to Ubuntu One from my desktop, will I then be able to sync Banshee with that ...
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Music player incorrectly identifies downloaded music as “streaming”

I am playing some music that I got from youtube. On both movie player and Rhythmbox music player at the bottom of the movie player it says "streaming". It doesn't let me control it -- I can't drag ...
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How to install Covergloobus?

I like Ubuntu 11.04 very much. But I miss Covergloobus. Is there a way to install it in Natty ?
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How to download songs from Amazon's Cloud Player?

Using the latest Banshee (1.9.6) and the Amazon MP3 extension, I just bought an album, and it was copied to my Amazon Cloud Drive/Player. How do I download this to my computer? Banshee's Amazon MP3 ...
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Sound issue with Banshee, Rhythmbox

I have a sound output problem whenever I play files in Rhythmbox, and it's the same in Banshee. Basically, although the files play fine, if I want to fast forward I get this annoying squeaky sound, in ...
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Lingot not detecting sound from microphone

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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How can I be notified of what music a friend is listening to?

A friend and I both use Ubuntu (and Windows when he's at work). In order to keep tabs on what the other is listening to, is there a way notifications of the currently-playing track of another person ...
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Which music player can write ratings to tags, or: How to not lose my song ratings upon reinstall?

One thing that has always annoyed massively is that all my ratings get lost when I reinstall my system. And that happens often. I know from MediaMonkey for Windows that it is possible to write the ...
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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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How to stream music over the network to multiple computers?

Results I want to be able to walk from one room to another and hear the same song playing. Like you do if you were listening to the radio in all rooms. I want that effect but I want to listen to my ...
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How do I correctly group albums in Banshee?

I use Banshee to manage & play my music (most of which came from emusic and CDs). I consistently have problems getting songs from the same album to appear as one album. This is particularly a ...
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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 ...
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Where can I find a Spotify .deb package?

It appears to me that Spotify have released a Linux client... however every attempt I've made to get it from the repositries have failed. It would really help me if someone could provide a .deb ...
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How do I force a folder sort for my downloaded music on Rhythmbox

When I import music from an external source, it sorts it into the nice and organized folders by artist - album, but when I import music from Downloads, it just references the file in Downloads and ...
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Cannot play windows WMA lossless files on Rhythmbox

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 with all its updates (without Windows) on it’s own drive and everything is working fine. I want to play WMA audio files, also mp3 files. The mp3 files play fine. The WMA ...
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Getting my Walkman into mtp mode [closed]

I have a NWZ-e344 Walkman and I've created some .mpi files that can get the music player to read but it will only go into mtp mode when I'm logged into the root account. When I log into my regular ...
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Music server + Banshee

I'm currently trying to figure out some kind of set-up for my music collection. The music collection is located on my "main PC" and I'm using Banshee to play/manage the music. Since I'm often at a ...
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Is there a music player like Winamp?

I'm looking for a music player similar to Winamp.
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An easy way to delete a file in Rhythmbox play queue

When I listen music, I want to delete a file if the music in play queue is not good to me. But there is only 'remove from play list'. This is not what I want. I want to delete the file. Clicking ...
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What are my options for sharing music between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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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.
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How do I set Ctrl+Alt+something for Audacious global hokeys?

I want to set up global hotkeys in Audacious as follows. When I try and set these up it doesn't allow two mask keys. Ctrl+Alt+Insert for play. Ctrl+Alt+Home for pause. Ctrl+Alt+End for stop. ...
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How can I play a DVD-A (DVD-Audio) disc?

I am able to play such a disc using VLC, but I am wondering if any music player supports the DVD-A format. Links: DVD-Audio - Wikipedia Idea #22415: Please add full support for DVD-Audio and LPCM - ...
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U1 music shows unknown artist, how can I make it recognize m4a files?

I am in the process of uploading my music library as a backup to U1, but I figured, why not also enjoy Ubuntu 1 music on my iPhone? With a few difficulties to start, the upload is now in progress, ...
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How to start mp3info-gtk

I'm using the gui version of mp3info called mp3info-gtk. It installed successfully on my system but there is no icon in applications and the terminal says command not found. How do I start it? The ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu One Music app for Android not displaying artwork

I haven't been able to get my album art to display in the android app and have been searching for answers all morning. The artwork is in the tags properly, I've tried both mp3 and ogg to no avail. ...
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Mobile music playback on android phone keeps buffering

I have copied some music to a Ubuntu synced folder on my Karmic machine and I have the Ubuntu One Android app installed on Android 2.2 phone. When listening to music I get frequent breaks whilst the ...
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Gnome sound converter drops all tags except for title & artist [closed]

I use gnome sound converter to convert mp3 files to aac (m4a) files. Conversion works but the tags aren't transferred except for "artist" & "title". Even the tag bitrate is missing causing all ...
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Ogg support for Ubuntu Music App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does 'Ubuntu One Mobile' support Ogg Vorbis? I've just paid for Ubuntu Music and downloaded the app for my Android phone, but it appears Ogg Vorbis files are not ...
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What is the best way to control music on my PC from my iphone or android?

Apple has a very slick tool, called "Remote.app" that allows you to control music playback on a PC running iTunes, see. It lets you quickly select and queue songs for playback, and adjust the ...
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Can I edit tags of a .flv file?

In my video folder I have some music clips in .flv I would have liked to tag with information as artist, song title, album, cover, etc. Is this operation possible ? Which programs are able to do that ...
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How to rip CDs in FLAC format using Banshee?

By default Banshee rips CDs in Ogg Vorbis format. I prefer to rip my CDs in FLAC format. I can't find a setting anywhere to make Banshee rip to FLAC. Is this possible? How do I do it?
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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) ...
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Setting up DAAP in Banshee

Ok, so I can see and listen to music libraries from other computers on my network via Banshee (They are running Rhythmbox with DAAP enabled) but I cannot see my Banshee library from them. I have ...
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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 ...
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Help organizing music

I have an Ubuntu server installation set up as a media server with Subsonic in a medium sized office environment. I allow uploads from all employees to the media folder on the server. As you can ...
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Rhythmbox Plays Static

Rhythmbox works fine, but sometimes certain tracks won't be played; sometimes when certain tracks are played all I hear is static/cracking sound with basically no sound at all. If I restart rhythmbox ...
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Mass re-tagging of music files

My collection of music files has grown organically over the years, and it has no consistent tags nor file names. Especially, older files may have weird ID3v1 tags or no tags at all, which makes them ...
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Stupid simple music player?

Here's what I want: I have a folder with MP3 files. I would like to play all the files in the folder, alphabetically. And I need a way to pause, skip to next file, and that's pretty much it. I don't ...