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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Acoustic Guitar how can be connected to Ubuntu and make it sound like Electrical guitar to make metal sounds?

I have a Acoustic Guitar, which has audio output jack is there any way i can connect that jack to Ubuntu microphone in and then use some existing software which will make the Guitar sound like metal ...
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Who created Rhythmbox? [closed]

I'm writing an article about FOSS music players and was curious to know who created the Rhythmbox music player project ? Also why was it created ? Was it because there was a lack of good music player ...
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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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MP3 Mixing program

Is there a mixing program that exist for mixing mp3/wav files like for example VirtualDJ or Tracktor for Linux Ubuntu?
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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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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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How to install Ruby Ripper, or another app that does MP3s through a GUI

I have tried to install ruby ripper various times (raring) using code pasted from the internet. everytime i get to sudo apt-get install rubyripper, i get this back: E: Unable to locate package ...
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How can I get a music streaming service of my choice work as an app?

Spotify has launched a dedicated Ubuntu player some time ago... but it doesnt make any difference to me as my country doesn't have spotify... though it does have many music streaming services of its ...
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Any music players with folder browsing for ubuntu?

I am looking for a music player with folder browsing capabilities. I want the folder list on the left side and the all the music files on the right side. Decible, Amarok - ok they are fine, but i am ...
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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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music cant play and says “need to install plugins”

my Ubuntu 12.10 rhythm box cant play any songs apart from the ones that were installed with it. it says that no plugins installed and when i try to install them they can not be found
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Integrate network shares in lens results

I have movies, music and photos on a NAS that I have permanently mounted through /etc/fstab. I noticed when I go into the launcher and click on any of the music, photo and video lens, the results do ...
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Sharing playlist between any music player in Windows and Ubuntu

Is there a way to share playlists between Windows and Ubuntu? I use iTunes on Windows and Rhythmbox on Ubuntu, but I can switch to any music player on both sides if it will enable sharing of ...
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Is there a paper design software for ubuntu?

Or what would you use for a such task ? Scribus ? I wish to experiment with a new kind of music notation wich I'm developing and I need to have a customized sheet paper.
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Need to set up for music production and audio recording [closed]

I want to record, mix, and master audio(Music,skits) I need to know what are good settings and programs on unbuntu for this. While I will use it too update and whatnot, I will disconect from the ...
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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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importing songs from rhythm box to ipod doesn't work properly

I have imported songs from rhythm box to my ipod (32 Gb, 2nd generation). I can play them on the ipod without problem, but when I try to browse into the song (to go from 1 min to 5min for eg.), the ...
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Albums are not visible in Ubuntu One Music

I have a problem with my MP3 files, wich i uploaded to my Ubuntu One Cloud account. Cause i´m using Ubuntu One Music too, i uploaded several of my MP3 files in a folder. I recognized, that in my One ...
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How do I burn Mp3 files in to a CD so I can listen them in my stereo? [duplicate]

I have 65 music in Mp3 format. I want to burn these music for a CD-R to play it with my stereo system. I have an Ubuntu 12.04.
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Google Music Manager stops downloading after a while

I kept my music library, about 9000 songs, safe on Google Play Music while I was without a personal computer. Now I've got a laptop running 12.10. I've installed Google Music Manager beta and want ...
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Importing iTunes Music Library in Rhythmbox

I have a extensive music library in iTunes on my Mac. I have found a dozen import scripts to import the metadata (ratings, play count) to Rhythmbox. But the comments I have found all indicate that ...
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How to add support of windows-1251 encoding for mp3 tags for VLC player

I have trouble to view mp3 tags info using VLC player. The mp3 tags are represented in windows-1251 encoding.
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How do I prepare my music for syncing with a cloud service?

My music collection has grown to now approx. 4000 files over the years. They mostly consist of mp3 downloaded from different online shops at various bitrates, mp3 ripped from CDs I own, and DRM-free ...
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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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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 ...