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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Can I lower soundcard quality?

This is from an artistic standpoint, not means of technological improvement. Is it possible to lower the sound quality that leaves my soundcard? To be more exact, can I make everything that leaves ...
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Is there software like Mac's 'Logic Pro'?

I'm a hobbyist musician; for quite a while, I used a program for Mac's called 'Logic Pro', apparently this is the industry standard application for music creation. (Indeed, at my College if you don't ...
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How can I convert my FLAC music collection to Apple Lossless?

I have a reasonable sized music collection that I keep in FLAC format on my Ubuntu laptop. I'd like to start playing this music on my Mac, and to sync it from there to my iPod. People have suggested ...
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VLC won't play music

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04. I have used VLC fine for years, but it suddenly stopped working. I believe it was working when I updated to 13.04. A little bit ago, I enabled raring-proposed, ...
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Is it possible to stream music from Ubuntu One Music to Samsung Galaxy S4?

Is it possible to stream music from Ubuntu One Music to Samsung Galaxy S4? If so, how can it be done?
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Why will Rhythmbox not add or import songs since 13.04 install? [closed]

Since I installed 13.04 Ubuntu (12.04 before) I have not been able to add or import music to either of my iPods (4th & 5th generation). I can play music with Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox recognizes iPods. ...
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after a reboot banshee cant find music files (stored on D: partition with ntfs format)

i recently made the step towards ubuntu 13.04 and while using banshee as well as with rythmbox every time i restart my machine she cant find my music files. (big ¨!" in front of the songs) i have to ...
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Rename music files so they alphabetically follow a playlist

I have a bunch of mp3s I've organised into a playlist for a party. What I'd like to be able to do is easily rename these files so that they start with the position in the playlist: 001.Track.mp3 ...
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Foobar2000-like music player?

I've been thinking about switching to Ubuntu full time, but there are still some programs left behind that I haven't found any equivalent to yet. Does anyone know of a music player similar to ...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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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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What are my options for sharing music between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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How to add and play extracted youtube files on rhythmbox?

When I used to have Windows, I used to be able to save the file I was downloading to a custom folder and then drag that file to Windows Media Player. Is there any way to do the same on Rhythmbox? When ...
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android file transfer difficulties

I'm having problems transferring stuff to my Samsung Galaxy S4 and its memory card. The long and short of it is that I just can't transfer certain files across: the music is mostly in .wma format, ...
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Fixing a messed up Music Library

I was editing the information in my library in rhythmbox, and everything got royally messed up somehow. Many song titles, artists, and albums are completely wrong. I'm wondering if there's an way I ...
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Why purchased music is not synched on U1 on Windows7?

I can't determine why my already purchased music isn't available on Windows 7. Could someone give me a hint? Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu: How to listen to music streams on the web without Flash (by finding the IP address of the streaming server?)

How can I find the ip address of a music streaming service in Ubuntu? Specifically: How can I do this for: 106KMEL : http://www.iheart.com/live/293/?autoplay=true Hot97 : ...
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Password and music

It has been so long that I have used my password for administrator, how can I reset it? or do without it? Why doesn't the music play on a Power Point presentation?
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How to play an mp3 (many tracks in one file) with cue file attatched to it

What player supports listening to long mp3 files with tracks information in a separate *.cue file? Tried DeadBeef v. 0.5.5, but no luck. It only supports lossless disc images like flac or avi, as far ...
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No sound with Banshee, Amarok and Rhythmbox

I have this problem that when I click play on any of these players the song "plays", but there's no sound. I am using KDE. The problem began when I tried to add the play button of Banshee to a global ...
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Stupid simple music player?

Here's what I want: I have a folder with MP3 files. I would like to play all the files in the folder, alphabetically. And I need a way to pause, skip to next file, and that's pretty much it. I don't ...
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How would people give me a gift from the Ubuntu One music store?

I want to stop getting new music on CDs, and transition to a 'downloads only' regime. I am considering signing up to an Ubuntu One Music Streaming subscription, but I am aware that a lot of the CDs I ...
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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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What are ways of sharing music on ubuntu externally?

I setup a DAAP server on my server at home, mapped to my router. In ubuntu I have a variety of clients that support DAAP. In windows I couldn't find clients or easy ways of connecting to my DAAP ...
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How to download MP3s from Amazon Cloud Player, Banshee and Raring Ringtail [duplicate]

There are a few questions relating to this, many of which have answers, but all are dated and not working for me. I am trying to download my purchased music from Amazon, but am running into the ...
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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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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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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 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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Music player that remembers last song and playlist

I am looking for something similar to winamp. I have seen other threads but I have tried some solutions and they did not work. I tried Banshee that comes with Ubuntu 11.10 but it does not open last ...
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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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Android phone: how do I play MP3s on my hard drive over WiFi?

Wasn't sure whether to ask on here on on android.stackexchange.com ... but I want to play music which is on my desktop machine through my phone. The music is coming from ext4 partition which I am ...
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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 software that can recognise which musical notes I am playing into my microphone - to help me practice music?

To help me practice music, I'd like to make a sound (hum, sing or whistle into my microphone) and have the corresponding note displayed on screen. A program that gives feedback live (while I play) ...
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Managing iPod playlists?

OK, I know very similar questions have been asked before. But I have searched for the last week, and cannot figure out how to manage iPod playlists on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. All the "usual suspects" ...
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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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How do I play a midi from the command line in Ubuntu?

I'd like to do something like $ play filename.mid and hear the midi file played without opening up a graphical program. Is there a package for Ubuntu that can do this?
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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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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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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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What can I use to transcode and transfer music to my digital audio player at the same time?

I would like to keep only the original copies of my music on my computer, and then optionally transcode them if necessary when transferring them to my MP3 player. What can I use to accomplish this? ...
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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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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 do I force Rhythmbox to automatically organise my music files into folders?

How do I force Rhythmbox to automatically organise my music files into folders (corresponding to the artist and album) in Ubuntu 12.04 beta-1. Is this functionality currently missing from the new ...
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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 force a folder sort for my downloaded music on Rhythmbox

When I import music from an external source, it sorts it into the nice and organized folders by artist - album, but when I import music from Downloads, it just references the file in Downloads and ...
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gmusicbrowser alternative?

I have been tinkering with xubuntu recently and I found the player, gmusicbrowser, to be lacking in some aspects. I am looking for a lightweight music player that can handle web radio stations, ...