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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no results for music in unity-dash

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and was curious about the smart-scopes feature. Videos, applications and photos works fine, but unfortunately my music collection from gmusicbrowser is not displayed... Yes, ...
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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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Music Metadata Missing

I recently installed Ubuntu,as well as Banshee. I have a Sony Walkman NWZ-E384 which I have been using, and for some reason when I transfer music files, they are all listed as "Unknown Artist" on the ...
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How to work ipod with ubuntu 13.10, do I need to format?

I had to switch to ubuntu after windows 8 basically blocked itself out on christmas day but since then I haven't able to add music to my ipod, it's even made some songs not play thought that might be ...
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Is there a fast way to add album cover art to 199 different albums

I want to add cover art to my songs, but I have 763 songs, 110 artists, and 199 albums. Right now I can add cover art using EasyTAG, but this could take weeks. Is there any way to do this faster. ...
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How do i edit .mp3 metadata? (Fairly certain im using that correctly) [duplicate]

How do i change the metadata of mp3 files? Ive downloaded an album and Clementine is thinking that disk 1 is the same as disk 2. I would like to straighten that out by editing the album name of all ...
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Need a playlist creator for linux that will do relative paths

Under Windows I use "Playlist Creator 3.6.2" This just about the ideal program for what I want, but under wine, you cannot access it's setup to set the feature I want the most, and that is relative ...
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.Flac files on Ipod Classic?

I'm super new to Linux, being a Windows user my whole life, and I'm really trying to learn as much as I can. When I made the switch, I took my 42+ GB collection of music (Previously handled in ...
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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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Can't get music to play in Doomsday 1.10.2 in Ubuntu Precise

I had an older version of the Doomsday engine, and I got the music and sound effects just fine. I recently upgraded to the 1.10.2 version with all the extras and although I have the sound effects, ...
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Banshee stops working after 1 song

I can't find real reason banshee stops playing and crashes after 1 song (sometimes after 2/3/4 songs, but 90% after 1 song and on fist few seconds of the 2nd song). Shuffle on/off doesn't really ...
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Guitar FX Program? [closed]

I am in a sort band, with my friends. We have nothing official, and no money. I am looking into a small computer to put Ubuntu on for music during practice sessions and guitar effects, as none of us ...
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Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play?

Why is Ubuntu Music Streaming not available for Android, except for Google Play? I was looking for it on F-Droid and it can't be found. Ironically, Ubuntu seems to suggest only Google Play - why ...
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How to sell music in Ubuntu One?

How do I go about selling music in the Ubuntu One Music Store? I have some clients that are interested in putting their catalog for sale on Ubuntu One.
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the upper right corner volume button can no longer be control the music player

My initial use Ubuntu 13.10(64bit), just installed it can open the music player from here. Now I can not. I have now had the gnome desktop, but I've now uninstalled. I've been using rhythmbox. How ...
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How to get Rhythmbox stations back!

I accidentally removed the internet radio station HBR1 Tronic Lounge in the category House from Rhythmbox. Does anyone know how to get them back?
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Sort music by metadata

Is there an easy way to organize all my music files by artist, album etc. ? I would like to organize all the music files in ~/Music in folders by their metadata. So the directory structure would look ...
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Encoding and syncing music folder

I need to synchronize my local music folder to an external ftp server. Normally I would something like FreeFileSync, but I need the music files to be encoded before syncing. Are there any options?
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mpd: Failed to read mixer for 'My ALSA Device': no such mixer control: PCM

I had mpd/mpc running on my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS headless, X-less server. I decided to switch out the songs; I moved the old songs out of the /Music directory, moved the new songs in, and ran mpc ...
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Stop mpg123 without being in its shell?

I'm using mpg123 to play a list of MP3 files through my intercom using a home server on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using this command: mpg123 *.mp3 --loop 0 & With the & appended because I'd like to ...
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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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Can't enable Rhythmbox's Google Music Plugin

I tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rhythmbox. I ended up by getting the plugin installed but I can't enable it. :c I have: Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Gnome 3.8 Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu Touch music file types

What kind of audio file types can the Ubuntu Touch play? I want to push some of my music over, but want to make sure it works first. Can it play .mp3 file types or would I be best converting them to ...
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Transferring music ratings from rhythmbox to gmusicbrowser

Context Used rhythmbox on older Ubuntu. Switched to Xubuntu 13.10. Default player is gmusicbrowser. Rhythmbox still available. I have previously, on rhythmbox, patiently rated much of my music ...
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How can i import itunes playcount and ratings to Rhytmbox?

I want my entire itunes library in rhuthmbox so i just set its location to itunes library.But the ratings and playcounts were gone.Is there a way to get these ratings and playcounts.
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How do I fix Noise music player on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm using a really nice music player from Elementary OS called Noise, which I installed on my Ubuntu Raring 13.04 install by adding the elementary-os/stable PPA (the entry is deb ...
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Repair a corrupted iPod shuffle

I have a iPod shuffle 4th Generation 2GB. I wanted to format it and I run this command: rm -rf /media/IPOD/* /media/IPOD/.* that removed anything from it. Then I ejected my iPod from the computer, ...
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Rhythmbox 2.97 does not show the contents of my Sony Walkman

After connecting, I do see the device in Rhythmbox, and I can also copy files to it, but when I click on it, Rhythmbox will always show 0 titles, 0 artists. Any hints? Thanks!
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My Android device will not show up on my Ubuntu PC

When I hooked my Android phone up to my PC with windows 7, I could co in to "COmputer" And find my device. How do I find my device on Ubuntu 12.04, so I can import my pictures and music?
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What is the default Audacious bit depth for PulseAudio output?

I wonder what is normal Bit Depth for Audacious Player there are 16/24/32 bits available I tried them all seems fine. I use stereo output for my speakers and I wonder what bit depth be the best for ...
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Mutiple music player play pause toggle problem

In my setup I use xfce. xfce does not have any method to control the playing and pausing of music players, so I wrote my own script to control the play\pause, next, and previous commands. The problem ...
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Why can't I put music on my ipod in banshee

I have some songs in my banshee library and I have tried multiple times to put songs on my ipod. I move them to the ipod and banshee says it was a success, but the songs are not on the ipod. Can ...
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Restore Music Folder & Shortcut

I was sorting out my music collection and accidentally deleted my (empty) ~/Music folder. Now, there is no shortcut in the Files/Nautilus sidebar, and if I create a new ~/Music, I am unable to restore ...
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How to stream music to Shoutcast radio from Xubuntu 13.10?

What i want: I want to be able to stream music and microphone on the Ubuntu system to some radio on Shoutcast server. I have: Music,Computer,Mic. Nothing else :D Any help,i tryed to figure it out by ...
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How can I find the currently playing song in Banshee?

Is there any way to quickly go to the song currently playing in Banshee? Maybe double-clicking something? My library is quite large, and scrolling to the currently playing song after I've scrolled ...
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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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Why doesnt the OS play music files or videos from the USB stick?

Okay I know this must seem like a dumb question but I downloaded and ran the OS from a 16 GB USB stick/flashdrive and I love it, but I could not watch videos or listen to music files! And I LOVE ...
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How to add Rhythmbox controls to sound menu in Gnome-Shell?

I noticed that i cannot close rhythmbox by clicking close from the window. Checked this thread : Checked this thread Rhythmbox still plays songs after exit and tried disabling related plugins but this ...
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Media Drive Permissions

I just switched from a Hackintosh to Linux, and am trying to make sense of it. On my hackintosh, I partitioned a big drive into 3 parts--1 which holds music, 1 for film/tv, and one for the OS. I ...
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How can I force banshee to organize my music folder?

I recovered my music collection from my iPod after I lost a hard drive, via drag and drop from banshee to my music directory. Banshee started organizing the files according to tags after finishing ...
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13.10: how to bring back one-click song open?

In the dash Music scope, since the update, clicking on the song(not an album) displays a secondary menu instead of playing the song. How can I roll back to the good old behavior?
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Location-independent Media Player

Are there any Linux media players that are self contained ?tar's? (Libraries, codecs (If this is even a Linux concept) linked to a relative location), to be used on a system without a package manager, ...
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suggestions for synthetic orchestras

I'm looking to make some music which I have written. It is intended for groups of instruments, such as those in an orchestra. Could you recommend some software for making a synthetic orchestra that ...
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Google Play Music way too fast, accelerated

I turn to Google Play to listen to my mp3's most of the time. lately, on my desktop, they are accelerated when I'm using Google Play, through chrome. They sound like chipmunks! If I play the mp3's ...
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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 can I play a song in the background via my command line?

I have installed play : sudo apt-get install sox libsox-fmt-mp3 I can now play my audio files like this : play Desktop/SONGS/01\ -\ Oh\ Baby\ Girl.mp3 Since I'm learning shell, I wish I could ...
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Music app missing from Ubuntu Touch

I recently installed the Ubuntu Touch build dated 3rd oct on my phone. After that, I used adb shell and did: apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade. Then I rebooted my phone, and ...
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How to set Quodlibet as default music player?

I am interested in having Quodlibet show up in the "Default Applications" menu in System Settings > Details, how can I do this?
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I can't add songs to lxmusic

I'm using lxmusic to play sounds. When I try to import files using the bottom left button, the files appear in the list for one second and then they disappear. Running it from the console only ...
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How to Tell Dash to look for music on other NTFS partitions?

All my songs and videos are present in NTFS partition, as a result whenever i search for music in dash it results nothing. So how do i tell dash to look for content in specific folder rather than ...