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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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 ...
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Mounting Windows 8 phone to transfer music

I am trying to mount my Lumia 635 so that I can use Rhythmbox (or any other app) to transfer music. My problem is the windows phone looks like it is recognized as a camera only. So instead of having a ...
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Pause music with bluetooth headset button

I have a bluetooth headset (Philips SHB7150 if that matters). Everything works fine; I get audio, volume works, and previous/next works. But the play/pause button does nothing. I tried looking at it ...
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SYNCING I-phone TO RHYTM BOX

* PLEASE HELP * i am attempting to sync my i-phone to UBUNTU .. i googled this topic an i recieved some terminal commands to input which i did but i am gettimg the same results as usual, the computer ...
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Error when trying to run program in Wine

I am trying to run EW Installation Center in Wine. But after the installation I got this error message: Unhandled exception: page fault on execute access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code (0x00000000)...
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Control remote Bluetooth music playback with Ubuntu

I have a Bluetooth speaker, and when I connect it to my tablet, I am able to control music playback with the buttons on the speaker. With Windows as well, a little "music player" shows up when music ...
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Sending MIDI clock only (bpm count) through USB to sequencer [terminal]

I'm trying to send bpm to my Arturia MicroBrute sequencer through USB. It has USB MIDI input through that port as it can be seen on many YouTube links and I easily manage to sync it with Reaper DAW on ...
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What music app do I install on my new BQ Ubuntu phone? And where to get it from? [closed]

Subject says it all. What music app do I install on my new BQ Ubuntu phone? And where to get it from? (I'm new to Ubuntu, let alone a smart phone :)
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Can't Use Audio in One Application Because Another Has Taken Full Use of Sound Card

One of the applications I'm trying to use tells me that the audio device is not available. Is it possible to check what applications are using the sound card at the moment?
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How to update to Clementine 1.2.3

I have Clementine 1.2 version installed in my Ubuntu 14.04 but I want to update it to Clementine 1.2.3 (which i think is the last version). I read here that I need to add the Clementine PPA via the ...
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Notify me for voice when I am wearing headphones

I keep listening to music with my headphones all day and there are people who keep calling me but it does not always work for them. So, I was wondering if there was an application that could notify me ...
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How to check music file for distortion?

Distorted audio Sometimes, when playing some music file, it just does not sound right - for example it sounds like it's distorted by overmodulating - but it's not so strong that it is obvious how it ...
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An application is playing music and I cannot find it

I double clicked an audio file a while ago and music began playing, but I cannot find the controls. It's been on shuffle, and I cannot turn it off. Sometimes a notification box appears, but I cannot ...
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Highest-quality sampler/synthesizer in Ubuntu? [closed]

If I run the command apt-cache search synth on Ubuntu, I get 303 results. Searching for midi gives me 202 results and sampler 59 results. I've been told that, in theory, a good MIDI file can sound ...
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Flac player stops when other sounds play

I have a question about my music player in Ubuntu 14.04 I'm using gmusicbrowser 1.1.14 with a flac plug-in to play flac (flac123 0.0.11). It doesn't matter which song I play, they all have the same ...
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What application can edit WebM metadata?

I have a few hundred WebM files, which include audio and video in one file (WebM is a container format). I want to edit their metadata, like: artist who performs the song title of the song album ...
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Atraci doesn't play music

I've installed a very nice YT music player but it won't play any music. I try to run tar.gz file from Atraci site and I've installed it from ppa. This app doesn't work on Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome and now, ...
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Playing 1st track while recording to a 2nd track (overdubing)

I'm trying to play the 20 min flac file on the first track while recording the mic to a second track. When I try and record while overdub is checked in Audacity the other tracks play fine and another ...
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Convert many music files to mp3

Is it possible to convert many music files(directory and sub-directories) to mp3? There are more then a thousand songs there I would like to convert, but I would also like to keep folder structure. If ...
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How to play music when earphones are plugged in and pause it as soon as they are removed?

If it can be done using mimicking the function keys play and pause, or I want it in clementine only so using the clementine command line.
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BQ Ubuntu Phone does not find any music

After the last update r21 my BQ Ubuntu Phone does not show any music, neither in music app nor in the scope. Is there a known problem with media scanner? Problem remains even if I only put one MP3 ...
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Way to skip, pause songs rhythmbox when screen locked?

How can I skip a song when teh screen is locked? I use the short cut keys when its not locked, and I hate having to log back in when screen is locked just to skip a song.
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Embedding Tags in Rhythmbox Properties…Is it Possible?

I am currently ripping my entire CD collection and use Picard to do the auto-retagging before I add the files to my Rhythmbox library. Occasionally Picard tags mp3s/flacs incorrectly (an album cover ...
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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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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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Rhythmbox: Cannot edit properties

Could you help me out with a noob problem? I used to be able to edit song properties in Rhythmbox (14.04) via generic user GUI stuff. Right click, hit edit properties, type what you need to, right? ...
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VLC - crossfade fade in/out

Is it possible to add a fade out/in effect to VLC when it pauses/plays, and a crossfade effect when it changes track? I found this as a some sort solution but not a great one. This mentions a github ...
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Capturing Metadata off Music CD during file transfer

When I transfer.wav files off a music CD to my /Music folder on my hard drive the metadata (song/artist information) is not present. I can look at the music CD with, say, Rhythmbox and see the song/...
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playing a playlist created in windows

I had created a playlist in windows 8 which was in .wpl format. I later converted it to .m3u format. But i am not being able to play from either of the two on my ubuntu 14.04 which is on the same ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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music plays for a while then stops

I have a song streaming from Firefox, it is 1 hour long. During that time, I will be doing other things. Formerly, it would stream until the end of the song. Now what seems to happen is the song ...
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Music on all user accounts?

I downloaded all of my music onto my sudo account on my laptop (approx 100Gb of music) but I can only access the music on my sudo account now. It doesn't show up on my "guest" accounts (I assume lack ...
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Transferring music files, via router, from PC to network audio receiver?

I have a Yamaha R-N500 network receiver hardwired to an ethernet router (Linksys). It currently communicates with the web for such things as net radio and Pandora. Is there a straightforward means to ...
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How to get rhythmbox playlist to play correctly via Rockbox on sansa clip plus?

So I have a 128GB micro SD card on my Sansa Clip Plus running Rockbox. When I create an m3u playlist via Rhythmbox, it does not work. The main problem is that the playlist references absolute paths ...
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How to play music when app is not the active app?

I'm working on a music app for Ubuntu Touch I don't know how to keep playing music when my app is in the background or the screen is turned off. Apparently, media-hub is a platform service introduced ...
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Write tags from collection to files in amarok

Sorry if that question is a bit peculiar but is there a way in amarok to have it write back the tags from its database to the files composing its collection? I ask because on my dual-boot machine ...
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Nautilus search for Artist Albums, Artist name and other Music Metadata

Is there a way to make Nautilus Search Engine look for Music Metadata like Artist name, Album, Year, Composers,etc... and make it show the results according these Metadata? I am interested mostly for ...
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Convert flac to m4a at 400Kps?

it's worth a try, I love linux and I have so many years using it but now there's only one thing that I cannot do, I have my music collection in flac and I always convert flac to m4a using nero aac ...
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How can I see a music sheet on Mozilla Firefox under Linux Ubuntu?

I would like to see a music sheet on the Internet. I saw it on Mozilla Firefox. The error message is the following: Your browser has been detected as: Firefox for Unknown Platform How could I ...
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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 all,...
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Burning music problem

Im using a toshiba lap top, im trying to burn a music cd, had problem with Brasero would recognise DVD+R but not burn now using K3b and it wont recognise the CD at all. It spins up but wont burn,
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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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gMTP have problems while syncing music with Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520 and an album called Monstercat. When I open up gMTP and connect then sync music, it worked. However, when I see the songs in Lumia all the songs have only an artist. Each album ...
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Music players (except Banshee) capable of saving scrobbles while being offline?

I do not have a stable internet connection right now, so I am looking for a native Linux application capable of saving scrobbles while being offline in order to submit them later, at the same time ...
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Can Ghost Tunes be a replacement for Ubuntu one?

I have used a lot of windows and apple programs in the past, and now I want to switch to Ubuntu. Problem is I love music and my iTunes library... So I want to know how to get all my music and put it ...