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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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WP 8.1 and Linux?

Since installing Xubuntu, I have been unable to transfer files onto my Nokia Lumia 635. I have tried downloading the Windows app for it and running it through Wine, which didn't work for me. I've also ...
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How do I play the whole album on Banshee without it jumping to play queue?

On the Banshee media player, when I am trying to play an album it keeps switching to the "play queue". It only does this sometimes. It appears that it is only when I have items in the play queue that ...
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Play intro from large collection of songs

I'm hoping to find a way to go through a large music collection to find a particular song. However I do not know the title of the song, artist or album. I was hoping to find an audio player that has ...
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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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Write a custom lookup script for MusicBrainz Picard

I have a collection of music files (~200/batch) that I need to tag through Picard. The files have no metadata, and the fingerprinting tool is very inefficient (<50% mean accuracy). However, the ...
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Using GXSCC through the terminal

I recently found GXSCC, a program used to convert MIDI files to 8 bit and I was wondering if there was any way to do this entirely through the terminal or a similar program that can? So a single ...
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Checking sample rate of Alsamixer used with USB DAC

I am worried that my Alsamixer downsamples my 24bit/96khz music to 16/41 or just generally degrades sound quality. I have done a test with a .flac and .wav file with alsa and it displayed that it is ...
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How do I display the “Title” heading in my music folder?

I'm trying to add the "Title" column in my music folder for ease of access, some of my files aren't named correctly and need to see the title in order to see what they are. Many thanks. Jack.
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Unable to mount Audio Disk

When I insert a particular (commercial) audio-CD, an album from a small "indie" band, I am told: Unable to mount Audio Disk Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus) This error only ...
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Rythmbox won't play music, Video playe rwon't play anything

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, I've used it on and off for a few years and I'm having a hard time finding a home here. I give it shot after shot because of the potential and the ...
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Transfer music files from ubuntu to an mp3 player [closed]

Can someone tell me how to transfer music files from ubuntu to an mp3 player?
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Clementine GStreamer plugin for APE audio

Clementine won't play Monkey's Audio .ape files. It keeps saying that a GStreamer plugin is missing, but it doesn't say what plugin. I tried running it from terminal but I get no useful output. ...
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What is the default software to play single audio files?

As far as I know, Ubuntu ships Rhythmbox as the default proper music player for a library collection. What is the default software to play single audio files straight from a folder? By default, ...
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Google Music streaming music slowly on chromium

I use Chromium 45.0.2454.101 on Ubuntu 14.04 which is updated daily. When using Google streaming music my computer gets really slow. I checked with htop and it uses a lot of CPU power of all cores of ...
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How to play music on teamspeak3 CLIENT?

I started using linux 2 months ago, kinda noob. I was able to play music in teamspeak 3 client through virtual audio cable, I tried to do same in linux but I don't find any good way to play music on ...
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Getting music to play across account switching

I am using Unity in 14.04.3 LTS. I frequently switch users. Click the gear in the upper right corner and switch account. I can play music in various ways but when I switch account it stops. When I ...
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How to transfer songs from Ubuntu PC into iPod touch 5g

I'm having a hard time trying to find a good solution to this problem. I want to transfer songs to my iPod touch 5g just like I can through iTunes in Windows. Is there any method/workaround for this ?...
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How to do advanced MIDI keyboard routing?

I want to replicate a specific model of e-piano on my MIDI keyboard. To do this, I must send white keys to one synth application, and black keys to shift down half a tone and send to another synth. I ...
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Sync music library with Android

I found a few old threads about this, but none of them had any concise answers, so I guess I'll ask again. I have a feeling the answer may be no, but I'll ask anyway. Is there any way to get a ...
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Noise: Unable to import x items from

I get the above error when trying to import sound/music files into Noise. I've reinstalled the application several times. The sound/music files work in VLC otherwise. Running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. ...
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Cannnot add music to ipod with rhythmbox

I have recently bought a new computer and it's ubuntu. I am still getting used to it but am totally useless with computers. I have downloaded a lot of music onto Rhythmbox, which was working ...
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Why selecting music from dash opens Rhythmbox even though Tomahawk is set as the default player?

I have installed Tomahawk and made it the default music player. Now when I play music files by selecting them from Nautilus everything is fine. However, if I choose the music from dash lenses, it ...
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Windows & died om PC. I want to replace it but I use TablEdit. Any advice?

So my son tells me I should join the 20th century. I would like to run Linux but I use a music editing program called TablEdit, and have a load of music already stored in this format which I am not ...
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Banshee Play Queue running haywire

This is strange. I love Banshee, works perfectly. Since yesterday, this has changed. When I add album manually into the play queue, the track order gets all jumbled up. Take a look at this. 2, 7, ...
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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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Xubuntu, VLC Media Player overwrites

When my VLC Media Player rips a audio-CD it rips the first track. Then it asks whether I want to "overwrite" or "keep" the existing file. If I enter overwrite it rips the second song but stores it ...
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Does Rhythmbox have folder play option?

I can select a folder in nautilus, right-click and choose "Open with VLC..." as well as "Open with Rhythmbox" but while the VLC option plays the files in the folder, Rhythmbox doesn't play the folder'...
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...
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High load when playing music files audio or video

Why do I keep getting high loads when I play music videos and audio files? Sometimes the computer hangs and everything stops working because of filesystem corruption and I have to repair it before am ...
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ChipTune music Program?

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I create music from time to time and I'm looking for a good chiptune program, be it a tracker or some other type of composition program. Is there ...
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Using Patchage, can I connect Musescore to a soft synthesizer

I'm missing a few connections here. I'm learning how to route things around in Ubuntu 15 with Patchage. I see from the UI that MuseScore appears to have a Jack MIDI in and out. I have the ...