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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Rhythmbox will not start

I have recently uninstalled Rhythmbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, through the Ubuntu Software Center and, because it still appeared under the sound icon, I ran the command sudo apt-get purge rhythmbox ...
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Sound coming after stopping rythmbox

I was playing songs for approx. 25 mins and meanwhile I was working with too many pacakges like torrent downloader,Eclipse, Firefox ,File Browser and some other apps when I Stopped Rythmbox It didn't ...
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Sound problems in Ubuntu 14.04

I am having problems using my audio ports in Ubuntu 14.04. I didnt notice this before, because I use wireless speakers and they use a USB port. But today I tried to use my headphones and I heard ...
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How do I change the start up sound?

How do i change the start up background music in Ubuntu and can i add any customized music for startup? What are the various ways of setting this?
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How to add music to an iPod Nano 4th Generation

I've been trying to sync music to my Black iPod Nano 4th Generation (Model MB754) with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I've tried using Clementine and Rhythmbox to add music. The music syncs fine and appears in ...
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Which is the best multitrack recording software?

What is the best multi-track recording software for Ubuntu? I know Ardour is one of them but I heard it is a bit complicated to use.
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Adding music to iPhone 4s

What is the best way to sync my music I have downloaded online with my iPhone using Xubuntu?
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Load different music profiles for Alsamixer or kmix

I would like to know if it's possible to use or configure different music profiles on (K)ubuntu for different types of music: Pop, Rock, Metal, Rap, etc when listening to that type of music. ...
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Normalize volume of MPEG-4 AAC tunes purchased from iTunes?

I've been very satistied using a combination of Picard and QuodLibet to calcuate Replay Gain tag values for me MP3s. Anyone know how to do this with AAC songs? Edit: I usually use Rhythmbox and ...
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Editing songs' meta-data INCLUDING the album art

RhythmBox is able to edit most, but I also need to override the default/downloaded image of the album art that's displayed when the song is played. Please tell how to do so through RhythmBox (though ...
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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 ...
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How to add mass file extensions?

I am trying to setup my XBMC music and used a program called puddletag to organize all the filenames and ID3 tags. The problem is puddletag erased all the file extensions and now XBMC won't recognize ...
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How to stop playing music when remove headphones?

I'm asking for any solution (algorithm, program installation ...) to get music stopping when we remove headphones, Thank you !
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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, ...
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How do I stream music to my AirTunes?

I have used PulseAudio, but it sometimes works, sometimes it does not... Also my Rhythmbox doesn't play the songs sometimes and just hangs there paused. Is there a more stable option to stream and ...
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How can I stream Music from my home machine to mobile devices?

I currently have ubuntu 10.04 (planning on upgrading soon to 10.10) on a server at home with a large music and video collection. I own a blackberry bold 9700 on AT&T and an HTC Desire (Android) ...
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How to organize music files?

I'm trying to re-organize my music files. I copied them from my iPod before it died, so they have funky names, like DGEDH.mp3. I tried using a Windows utility to rename them from their ID3 tags, but ...
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How to install «Hip Hop» on Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to try Hip Hop on Ubuntu 14.04, but on the website, there is only a .tgz file, and I have no idea how to install it. There is no .deb in the compressed file. Does anyone have an idea ?
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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 ...
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Whats the best music producing software? [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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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 ...
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Where can I buy music? [closed]

With UbuntuOne closing down, Emusic quitting al suppport for their linuxclient, I have but one question: Where can I spent my Euros to buy legal music. On Ubuntu?
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itunes alternative that will sync with an android

Apparently there's a bit of a workaround with rhythmbox to get it to sync with an android. Is there a really good piece of software that syncs easily with any type of phone? Or at least allows you ...
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How could Rhythmbox deal with multiple-disc albums

Title pretty much says it all. My Rhythmbox confuses the first disc of the Les Miserables soundtrack deluxe edition with the second disc, the effect being that the song titles are all wrong. Look at ...
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Audacious desktop notifications stopped working in 13.10

When running 13.04, I used Audacious as a music player, with the "Desktop Notifications" plugin set up to display the current track, album name, artist name and album art whenever the track changed. ...
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Can't find user music in San Andreas

I have been using xubuntu for a while now on a dual boot with windows. Slowly migrating over as more games become available on linux. I have GTA: San Andreas on both Steam and DVD. The play on linux ...
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How to add songs to ipod from ubuntu 13.10?

How can i add songs to my ipod from ubuntu 13.10. Is there any softwares similar to itunes. I tried gtkpod ipod manager for adding music to my ipod but it crashes every time i try to add songs to ...
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looking for a music player to control speed and transpose songs

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am looking for a music player that is able to control the speed of a song and transpose it easily. I know VLC media player can change the speed but its a bit complicated ...
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Is there a way to close cmus without quitting?

I'm using cmus to listen to music now.One problem is that I couldn't close the interface while listening, i.e. keep it running background.The raw '&' doesn't work.I know moc(p) has the ...
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Rhythm Box Cuts out!

So i installed ubuntu "Trusty Tahr" today Works like a charm BUT my only problem is the Rhythm Box thing Works ok but the music cuts out and it happens like 4~5 times a song and it is basically like ...
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Metronome for Gnome desktop

Does anybody know about a metronome that resembles a real one? Look at this online version http://simple.bestmetronome.com/ That is exactly what I am looking for, but installable instead of online. ...
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Simply listening music by folders?

I'm currently fighting both rhythmbox and banshee for an easy way to just browse and play my music by folders. I don't want to create stupid playlists. And seems that there is no way?
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where to get instrument sounds for for ubuntu music software?

Soundfonts midi or other to play with midi keuboard on ubuntu ? Any body know softfonts or software synth or sequencer to play ubuntu ?
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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 can I get Rhythmbox to display the correct album cover art?

I am an XP user who is exploring Linux OSs and apps - so I am not familiar with terminal commands and would like answers in plain English! Using Rhythmbox 2.96 I can find and play the music tracks I ...
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Access advanced features and commands of GUI from rhythmbox-client?

Does rhythmbox-client include actions like loading a playlist and playing it, viewing playlists or list of songs, shuffling the playlist and current play order? Basically can I do everything i can do ...
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What is creating a folder named “.mediaartlocal” in all my music folders?

I was looking through my music collection while hidden files were shown, and I noticed that almost every directory/album has a folder in it named mediaartlocal, which contains a jpg file with an album ...
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what's the name of the program/app/daemon that “plays” music in rhythmbox when i try to quit it with close button?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-shell and "mediaplayer-extension" from https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/55/. When i hit the close button on a music player, like rhythmbox 2.9x, it hides ...
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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 ...
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iPhone 4 iOS 7 Songs Not Staying on Phone Ubuntu 13.10

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 (I will be switching away from Apple at next upgrade). I can connect to computer, without any "Trust this computer" loops like many people, because I installed the ...
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Rename new files as the old ones

I have a large music collection, and a good number of playlists that I have formed over the years. All the music is neatly organised in a folder hierarchy. I have managed to get my hands on higher ...
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How to add a scrollable time bar to the sound indicator

The Ubuntu sound indicator is nice because you can pause the playing song, go next or previous. Is there a way to add a scrollable time bar to that interface for the playing song? I got the idea from ...
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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?
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Copy music from Ipod to Ubuntu

can anyone please help me for this ? in fact i can see the musics in the ipod but they all are like "HHDW.mp3" "KZDE.mp3" FPPD.mp3" ... and i just can't rename every single song by listening to it ... ...
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Downloading music from Ubuntu one

I purchased some music which is now stored on Ubuntu One. When I try to listen to it, it "stutters"! So I would like to download these files to my HD to get better play quality but can find no ...
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Ubuntu Music @ Android: 404

I have created an Ubuntu One Account today and bought some music. Trying to log in this account with the android app on my Motorola Defy (Cyanogenmod 7.2) results in two error messages: "Credentials ...
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Rhythmbox save current song after exit

How can set Rhythmbox to save automatically the current song when exiting? The scenario: I have the following playlist Song 1 Song 2 [playing] Song 3 Song 4 Song 2 is playing. I exit Rhythmbox ...
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Why has Ubuntu One Music Store not renewed its security certificate? [closed]

I have been trying to download music from the Music Store but Firefox tells me the security certificate expired two days ago so it won't let me. Is this something they might not realise, i.e., do ...
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Streaming music like a radio show

I'd like to be able to stream music, realtime, to a friend. Not in my LAN, but over the internet. I've done a lot of research on how to do this, one option was setting up a shoutcast server, but that ...
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How can I generate an M3U playlist from the terminal?

I'd like to generate a M3U playlist for a directory containing mp3 files on my server from the terminal. Since I'd like to ensure that every player will be able to stream those files I'd like to ...