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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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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Why do my speakers randomly shut off but my headphones work?

Whenever im listening to rhythmbox my speakers will shut off after about 45 seconds and wont come back on until i restart my computer. But my headphones work whenever they shut off. Does anyone know ...
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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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Stopping calls to Ubuntu Music Search API

How can I stop my Ubuntu machine from making calls to the Ubuntu Music Search API (http://alkes.canonical.com/)?
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Setting Plex media server on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop?

I just installed the Plex media server from the Ubuntu Software Center, and opened the web interface. I want to stream my video , movies and music to my ps3 . I do lots of scratched and applied same ...
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Music lens does not show my music

I have 10GBs of mp3, aac and flac files on my hard disk. Most of them were legally purchased online or ripped from CDs. Some of them aren't. The music lens does not show any of my music when I search. ...
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mp3 files copied to ntfs partition not showing up in music library

I have recently installed Ubuntu and have removed any trace of Windows from my PC. I haven't formatted my partitions to ext though because I don't have a spare drive to take backups. My problem is ...
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Use default music player in Dash

When I select music file with Files & Folders lense, it loads it with default music player. But when I use Music lense, it loads file with Rhythmbox. How can I change this behavior?
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How can i play acoustic guiter in Ubuntu? Like placing cords making leads and playing it

Is there any package available for Ubuntu which allows me to create guiter music such as cords place and making lead melody, edit/delete/etc?
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How do I choose M4A format music downloads in the Music Store?

The albums in the Ubuntu Music Store are shown to be available as mp3 or M4A files. How can I decide which format to download? I am not using Mac but I would prefer to download M4A.
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How can i show Deadbeaf music-player queue

How can i show Deadbeaf music-player queue, deadbeafmusicplayer has the option to queue music files, but thtere seems no way to have this listed, like a playlist tab or so
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How can I fix incorrect mp3 duration?

I have a number of songs in my Music library that display incorrect duration values, and so play only partially in Clementine. In Banshee and some other players they show different duration values and ...
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Why does Ubuntu Music Lens display only a few songs and albums?

The Ubuntu Music Lens displays just a few songs and albums of my music collections. For example the lens displays just 44 albums but it should be 200 albums. If I type the name of the song or album in ...
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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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music downloads not here [closed]

I paid for two music downloads from ubuntu one music. They charged me of course. And guess what? No sign if either soundfile anywhere on the computer. Did a search of the home folder. They're not ...
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Streaming my own music

I'm a music producer who constantly renders new music to take on the road and listen. Currently I use iTunes Cloud, which allows me to upload my music and stream from all ios devices. Is this ...
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Rhythmbox not saving imported files & other issues

I've recently changed PC & transferred my music folders over, but I've got noticed some issues with Rhythmbox (using ubuntu 12.10): 1) When music is imported where is it saved? I imported music ...
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iPod Nano 6th Generation Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Issues

This is my first post. I love Linux and the ideas behind it, but sometimes I really wish I had a Mac or Window's PC, simply for the ability to easily manage my music on my laptop and my iPod. I've ...
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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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Billing and music store delivery problems in Ubuntu One [closed]

I've been having a number of problems with Ubuntu One and neither Canonical nor 7Digital have been able to help. Firstly, months ago I placed an order and was charged double the actual price, $2 for ...
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On-the-fly conversion of FLAC to MP3 when syncing with Android?

I have a large collection of FLAC music files which I would like to sync to my Android phone. However, the FLAC files are very large...and before I bother to create a seperate MP3 music library it ...
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Can I download internet streaming songs from Clementine

I use Clementine on 12.04 as an audio player. When i am typing something on the search bar, it searches my local music library as well as Internet. Some times it shows songs which is not in my music ...
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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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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Sync music to ipod 4g

I want to sync music to ipod 4g device, without the use of itunes in ubuntu 10.04, I used to do this with gtkpod until gtkpod stopped supporting fourth generation ipods. I tried to setup itunes with ...
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How to sort Banshee by track order?

I have several playlists containing only one artist, but multiple albums by that artist. I would like to sort these playlists so that the albums are grouped together and ordered by track number. For ...
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Music player / database for read-only music collection

I am looking for a music player and/or database for using with a read only music library. The situation is this: I have a music library (FLACs, OGGs, MP3s) that I, for diverse reasons, want to keep ...
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20 GB space offer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu One Promotion There is an offer which says Buy any track from the new Ubuntu One Music Store and get 6 months Music Streaming + 20GB storage free! Is the ...
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Refresh banshee album art [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make Banshee re-scan for cover art? I usually just copy ~/.config/banshee-1, and ~/.gconf/apps/banshee-1 when i'm moving from one computer to the other, if I ...
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How to buy music from Ubuntu One using PayPal?

I'm about to purchase some albums from Ubuntu One Music, but the payment options doesn't provide PayPal. It requires a Credit Card, so is there any option for using PayPal? Here is the album: ...
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How do I use my laptop's media keys with decibel-audio-player?

This is not a question about setting up media keys, as mine have all been recognised and have their correct keysyms assigned, and I can use rhythmbox with them and other applications. I was thinking ...
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Why does Google Music Manager refuse to open in 12.04?

I like to upload my music to my Google account and I use Google Music Manager to do this. When I downloaded the music manager the first time, I wanted to actually download all the music I purchased ...
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How can I integrate nightingale with the Unity sound menu?

I have tried going to dconf-editor and adding it to the preferred and interested media playered list. While it does show up in the sound meni the pause, next track and previous track have no effect.
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Is there any music studio programme on ubuntu?

I have a lots of music composition and i want to make my songs DVD.Is there any programme recommended to use? I hate Windows and Mac.But they are rich of theese programmes.Clearly I look for home ...
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Sync music with Android via wifi

Is there a possibility to sync music between Ubuntu and an Android device without cloud services? Something like iTunes in the iOS world or Winamp for Windows users. [Edit] As Farid pointed out in ...
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How do I play music in the Terminal in the background? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I play a song in the background via my command line? I used the command setsid mplayer strayheart.mp3 in a terminal, but then I couldn't stop it and I couldn't ...
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Is there an audio player for Ubuntu that can automatically decompress and play gzipped music?

I'm looking at ways to reduce the amount of space taken up by my large collection of music, mostly Ogg Vorbis with the occasional MP3. What prompted this was thinking ahead to potentially using an ...
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U1 Music Streaming: Is it possible to have album cover art for OGG files?

Just started trying out the U1 music streaming service and so far very pleased. The one issue I have that could be a deal-breaker when it comes time to pay up is that half of my collection is OGG ...
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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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Random lags in music when playing on any music player

When ever I play a track I experience certain issue, like the track just skipped a second or two. This happens occasionally, but at least 4-5 times whenever I play any music track. The actual thing is ...
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Lyric player just like Miniyrics in ubuntu 12.10 with highlighted scrolling lyrics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to display lyrics of songs? I have been adjusting to ubuntu 12.10 and it seems to be no trouble so far(except a few glitches). I have been searching for a lyrics ...
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How does Ubuntu One upload music metadata changes?

I've been recently editing quite a lot of mp3 files, basically editing mp3 tags. I've got all my music collection stored in Ubuntu One, so any time I edit any songs, the changes get uploaded to the ...
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Dash music lens doesn't play music files

After installing 12.10 music lens in Dash worked not for a long time. After a little while buttons "Open in directory" and "Play" (or whatever there was) just dissapeared. The only thing I can notice ...
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How do I import a large music collection hosted on a smb share?

I'm trying to stream music from a CIFS share hosted on a local FreeNAS server, other Windows based PCs will also be streaming music from this share. This share is currently around 50GB and will only ...
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No results in Music lens! Music files appear in File lens!

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Unity --- almost default install. About two weeks back I populated my Music folder with a lot of music files (mp3s). When I go to file lens (Super F), and search I get to ...
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How do I download/buy music?

I have used Limewire in the past with Windows, now I use Ubuntu and im not sure what to use. I dont know how to look for the music I want and be able to keep it in my music. I don't know about ...
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“Play All” option in Ubuntu that's similar to Windows 7?

Is there any GUI(gnome3,kde,xfce etc.) or PPA with an addition to Unity or other GUI userland to have the same functionality as Windows 7? For example- in Windows 7 you can go to a folder with movie ...
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Help finding good players that would display music library as folder structure

I have a big music library. Nothing special there. But I very much dislike the way usually music library is displayed in most recommended players, according to Artist/Album/Year/Genre tags, ignoring ...
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Lyrics on mp3 ID-tag

Since a few years ago I stopped listening to CDs and began to listen to mp3 only. At the begining I continued to buy the CDs to support the artist, but later I started to buy the album direct online ...
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Music Manager that can properly see ID3 ratings tags and synchronize with Android

I'm moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and so far the experience has been a really good one :) However, there is something that I've used to do with Windows 7 that I can't find how to do in Ubuntu: ...