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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Bose comfort 3 doesnt work at all with ubuntu 14.04?

I have no idea why cant I hear anything when i connect my Bose comfort 3 headphones. What option should I choose and why cant it detect automatically?. Is there a script? Thanks in advance. ...
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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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Transfer music from iphone to ubuntu

Ive got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7. I want to transfer the music from the iphone to my Ubuntu and be able to play them locally on my computer without plugging in my iPhone. So, the simple question is, ...
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What are some of the available options for music production software for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am currently looking for a application that I can use to produce Rap/Hip-Hop music. Any suggestions?
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Application for finding song names

I'd like to know if anyone knows an application or knows of one being developed that can do what I've stated in the question. On mobile devices there's an App called Shazam: Is there an equivalent for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Digital Audio Workstation: alternatives to Logic Pro or Cubase for Ubuntu?

What do I use instead of Cubase, LogicPro, FL Studio etc? I would like to 1) Connect MIDI devices (like music keyboards) via the USB port. This is very important. Nothing that doesn't do this would ...
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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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How do I set album artwork?

My music goes back and forth from iTunes to Rhythmbox via Dropbox. All of my songs have their artwork showing in iTunes but some don't when I'm back in Ubuntu. I don't know how to set the artwork in ...
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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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How would one produce 8/16 bit music on Linux?

So, I've been interested in making 16 bit (retro videogame style) music on Ubuntu for a while now but every time I look it up on Google, it's always showing me how to drop my regular every day music ...
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Which music player has visualizations?

I thought it was a stupid question, but my preferred player, Amarok, doesn't have visualizations. RhythmBox also. Where can I find a Linux player with interesting visualizations? My 5 years old boy ...
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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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Stream and Control Music from Ubuntu to Android

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, and an Android 2.3.4 (Samsung Galaxy Fit). I connect my Android to a speaker far away from me. I want to stream music from my laptop using Rhythmbox to my phone. ...
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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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How can I convert my FLAC music collection to Apple Lossless?

I have a reasonable sized music collection that I keep in FLAC format on my Ubuntu laptop. I'd like to start playing this music on my Mac, and to sync it from there to my iPod. People have suggested ...
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How to add album art to mp3 using vlc media player in ubuntu?

I want to add Album art to any mp3 song. But I don't know how to do it.My system has VLC media player, UMPlayer, Bashee media player, Movie player. How can I add Album art to mp3 file using at ...
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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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Music folder missing

I was downloading music from linux dc++ to music folder in my PC , after downloading all files i couldn't open music folder as whenever i tried to do so it showed error that NO SUCH DIRECTORY EXISTS ?
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 music quality

I'm very disappointed about the sound quality on music when using Ubuntu 11.10 compared to Windows 7. I use Audacious (Winamp on W7) and no matter how much I decrease the volume slider it's still ...
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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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Banshee and Rhythmbox crash when trying to connect Android device

This happens with both Rythmbox and Banshee, but I'd prefer to solve the problem with Banshee, as that is the player that suits me better. When I run Banshee, and connect my Android device using PTP, ...
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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 ...
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iTunes replacement

This is a pretty specialized problem, but I can't think who else to ask. I'm putting together a laptop for my little sister, who is an 18-year-old Aspberger's kid. She currently uses Windows XP, and I'...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to get music metadata in Banshee?

I'm using Banshee 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I tried to import my music library, which I made by ripping CDs with Windows Media Player, only two albums retained their information. The rest (about 300 ...
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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 ...