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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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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Banshee 14.04 duplicate song detector extension

Hi can anyone tell me how to install the duplcate song detector extension in banshee on 14.04?
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Pulse Audio EQ Alternative

I have been using ubuntu 14.04 around 3 weeks as my primary os. I'm really into music, i'm using lmms etc. If i install this eq, it messes up my auto switches between hdmi and audio out and sound is ...
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Clementine cannot access music on a NAS share - true or false?

There are many references to this problem in various forums, but there seems to be no solution. What baffles me is that, if there is a solution to this problem for, say, Rhythmbox, what is it about ...
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Can I continue playing music after suspending my laptop?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, I want to be able to play music with it while it is on hibernate mode, the problem is: When I close my laptop it goes to hibernation mode (I know this is a default ...
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Play tracks from a FLAC file

Is there any music player to show tracks of an album when a single FLAC file is played? cuetools can split the album file into song files, but I do not want to change the FLAC single file. I just ...
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Make ISO disk image from flac files

I have an album in the form of some .flac files, a .cue file, a .log file, and no .bin file. Assuming that I do not know all about these files, except for what I have found out searching on the ...
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How do Nautilus album art thumbnails work?

There's something for which I've been searching an answer for a while now, but to no avail, and it's strange to me, as it seems like a thing that people would talk about: one of those nice little ...
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Is there any virtual MIDI loopback solution for Ubuntu/Linux?

I'm not sure how many of you play music, but in Windows there are several virtual MIDI loopback software to route MIDI from one program to another. For example, loopMIDI and midiyoke, and LoopBe1. In ...
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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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Organising Audiobook Folders with Banshee

So Banshee has me really confused. I have 2 folders - Music and Audiobooks which are empty. I move some m4b audiobooks into the Audiobooks folder and I have unchecked that it should move them to the ...
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Rhythmbox starts playing last song on album

This feels like a silly question, but I have a habit of navigating to my music directory using Nautilus, navigating to an album folder and using Ctrl + A then Return to play, which launches Rhythmbox. ...
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Desktop shortcut doesn't work for script but script work fine

#!/bin/bash/ ls -1 *.mp3 > playlist.m3u for (( ; ; )) do mplayer -playlist playlist.m3u; sleep 0.1; done This is the script and it works ! [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Play ...
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Ubuntu and Ipods 2014

I have an ipod shuffle and I want to copy mp3 into it. How hard is it to do on Ubuntu ? I tried Amarok, Rhytmbox, nothing works. Any help?
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Why does the Spotify client render certain pages completely black?

Spotify starts up fine, but when navigating to certain sections of the app, instead of the expected content a black square is displayed. What is causing this issue and how can it be resolved?
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12.04 to 14.04 music files with the wrong names

Ok I just went from 12.04 to 14.04 and when I opened my music player (rhythmbox) all the songs wore messed up and had the wrong names. I un-installed the music player and re-installed it along with ...
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Lingot not detecting sound from microphone

I installed lingot(guitar tuner- http://freshmeat.net/projects/lingot/) on Ubuntu but it doesn't seem to be detecting the sounds from the microphone. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Thanks
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Getting a drive to automount on startup [duplicate]

I've got a drive (well, a separate partition actually) that has my music on it, and in theory I should just be able to hit play in Rhythmbox and it'll work. But for some reason, I need to personally ...
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Itunes music folders

I have managed to get into the Itunes_Control folder and find all the music files but what I want to do now is put music into it so my Ipod will recognise the new music files and will be able to play ...
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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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Best CD audio burner

Can you guys tell me a software so i can create CDs for my car? I am currently using elementaryOS but I couldn't get much help from their forums so I came here :P Thanks!
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Musicmatch Jukebox alternative

I am wondering if there is a music program similar to the old Musicmatch Jukebox that was available when Windows XP first came out. I already have my music saved as mp3. I want to be able to: Play ...
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How to stream music over the network to multiple computers?

Results I want to be able to walk from one room to another and hear the same song playing. Like you do if you were listening to the radio in all rooms. I want that effect but I want to listen to my ...
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Best way to sync music to Galaxy Nexus (MTP)?

The Galaxy Nexus uses MTP which makes general use a bit of a pain. Luckily, Ubuntu comes with some drivers preinstalled so I can access my phones memory easily through nautilus, however Rhythmbox and ...
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How can I get a music player to watch a folder for new files?

I am using youtube-dl to download a series of short audio files. How can I set up a common music player [1] to monitor a given folder for new files and add them to the current playlist? [1] ...
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How can I make Rythmbox (or Banshee) scan a specific directory for .is_audio_player

I would like to configure (or cheat) Rhythmbox to treat an arbitrary directory (network share), so that I can automatically use it to send my music there (and convert it to suitable formats using ...
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Can I connect to iTunes music shares using Amarok?

The Amarok manual claims: Amarok automatically shows the tracks from the server in the Media Sources -> Local Music pane and no further configuration is required. But Amarok did not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...