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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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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How to integrate VLC media player to sound indicator on Ubuntu panel?

How to make VLC music player (or any other player ) default music player and integrate it to the sound indicator in Ubuntu panel in Ubuntu 13.10. RhythmBox is the player currently available. Update: ...
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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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ubuntu 14.04 music directory missing from home directory and submenu

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and I don't see Music submenu and music directory on opening home directory.I also Checked in .config user-dirs.dirs and i found ...
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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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Play Songs on Banshee without Iphone

I exported music from my iphone and then imported back into banshee but it will not let me play the songs that i got from my iphone without the iphone being plugged in (just stays on idle and doesnt ...
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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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Problem with MP3s converted in Sound COnverter to GoGear Aria 8G losing artist & album tags

I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 and a Phillips GoGear Aria 8G. If I download an MP3 from Amazon, NoiseTrade, or an artist's website, I can just plug in my player via USB and drag the files over with no problem. ...
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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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Sharing music with a samba share fails between two ubuntu computers

I have two Ubuntu 13.10 desktop computers on a same WLAN. I have setup a Samba share of the Music directory of the computer 1. I mount the Music directory as a Samba share in the computer 2. I can ...
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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 ...
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How to write audio track information to the file, using Banshee

As the title suggests, when I change audio track information (metadata) in Banshee I want it to be stored to the file and I can't figure out how to do it. Maybe this cannot be achieved in Banshee ...
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Having problems with MIDI in recording on Ubuntu

I have a Yamaha P-120 model with a USB to MIDI interface that look like this: Now, I've decided to use LMMS because it seems like the easiest MIDI sequencer available. I'm having a lot of ...
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Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ipod touch [duplicate]

I don't know if anyone else is experiencing something similar to this. I have an Ipod touch bought 3.5 years ago. It received the last software update a year ago. After that update I had no problems ...
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Clementine not playing certain files

Last week I ripped some cds in morituri and rhythmbox. Everything seemed fine except for one cd. After a few tracks I got some weird error while ripping (to FLAC) with morituri, so I ripped the rest ...
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Install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox on Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox. I've first tried to install it via PPA as described here. After executing sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-gmusic I get an error message ...
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How to manage music ipod touch 4g ios6 ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and my ipod has has ios6, and its 4g. I have already tried libimobiledevice and also tried it with gtkp which says "Error initialising iPod: Unsupported checksum type". I ...
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Partitioning Windows 7 so I can use ubuntu

I have been recording happily using Audacity for many years but after upgrading to Windows 7, the latency has meant that recording music is impossible. My mate suggested partitioning my hard drive, ...
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Recommendation for a Guitar tuner

I tried searching for a guitar tuner for Ubuntu(something similar to PitchPerfect tuner for Windows) and installed lingot but couldn't get it to work. Which guitar tuner do you guys suggest? I hope ...
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iPod Nano 7 - Anybody able to get one working? [closed]

Last weekend I bought a 7th Generation iPod Nano to replace my (now dead) 3rd Generation iPod Nano. However, I cannot get this new iPod Nano to work*. Previously, I was using Banshee to manage my 3rd ...
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Convert TuxGuitar Drum Track to Addictive Drums

The scenario: Use TuxGuitar in Ubuntu 12.04 to Compose a Guitar Track and a Drum (Percussion) Track Practice song on Guitar while listening to TuxGuitar play the track(s) through the Gervill MIDI ...
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can't get quodlibet to work on 13.10

I installed quodlibet but I can't get it to work. When I select an ogg file it just fades to dark and then I have to force quit. Any ideas? Thanks,Bob Edit-Here's the output: $ quodlibet Quod ...
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Mplayer does not work anymore and I don't know why or what happend

Whenever I try and sue mplayer it says: mplayer: relocation error: mplayer: symbol ff_codec_bmp_tags, version LIBAVFORMAT_53 not defined in file libavformat.so.53 with link time reference What do ...
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Is there a way to access my music on Vista while I work on Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu using Wubi alongside Vista on my laptop. Is there a way for me to gain access to iTunes that is on Vista?
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How to define where Banshee stores the music in Android devices?

I recently bought a Samsung S4 Mini instead of a new iPhone, hoping that I'd be able to sync my music to the external SD card using Ubuntu 13.04. I've managed to get banshee to copy a single track at ...
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Remove Ubuntu One Music App from Dash

Is there any way for me to remove the Ubuntu One Music App in Ubuntu 13.10? It's really annoying because I'm never going to use it and it always appears when I try do an app search in the dash. I had ...
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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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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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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 ...