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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gm3u app needs libgnomeui.so.32 - how do I install it?

I have an music app that reports the following when I run it gm3u: error while loading shared libraries: libgnomeui.so.32: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I can't seem to ...
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Headless music converter with filename based on tags

I have a music collection consisting of several film soundtracks in Apple Lossless and I'd like to convert it to 48kbps OGG Vorbis in a completely different folder structure with file names in the ...
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How to put Banshee in manual sort mode

i'm making a playlist for my friend's birthday.I need to sort the songs.
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Recording the radio streaming of Radiotray or Rhythmbox

I have checked the other questions before asking this one. I am using radiotray for the streaming and wish to record the streams of di.fm. I tried the trick with pulseaudio volume settings for ...
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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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Mplayer music library like banshee or wmp

Hi I have been looking around for a plug in to make mplayer act as a music library but to no avail. Dose any one know of one ? My aim is to find one media player that can do music and films (must ...
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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, ...
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A music player that can handle multiple artist tags

The mp3 format can handle multiple artists per track (in the form of "artist1\artist2"), and as far as I know other modern music formats can do the same thing. However, Rhythmbox (my default music ...
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Which is the best multitrack recording software?

What is the best multi-track recording software for Ubuntu? I know Ardour is one of them but I heard it is a bit complicated to use.
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Can the parameters of the Music Lens be edited?

I primarily listen to classical music on my laptop. Since I'm obsessed with specifics with my music, I am precise with how I label my genres (Opera, Symphony, Chorale, etc.). Is there a way to edit ...
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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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Low latency midi and Virtual sound studio

I wish to connect my musical keyboard to linux (figured that part out) But I would like to know my options for Virtual Grand Pianos.
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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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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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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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Is it possible to have music accompany the BURG screen on startup?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu, but I managed to get 12.04 LTS up and running on my Dell Inspiron 15r. Afterwards, I wanted a snazzier boot screen, so I installed BURG and chose my themes and whatnot. Now I ...
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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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Hercules DJ console MK4

I have a Hercules DJ console MK4 at home and I would like to use it in Ubuntu because I prefer this over Windows. I know it isn't officially supported but does anyone know any method to do this? I'm ...
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unity-lens-music takes long time to retrieve information from hdd

Everytime I open the dash and go to the music lens to search for a specific title, it takes quite a while till any titles are displayed and I can hear my hdd working during the process. I didn't copy ...
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Music Lense not displaying music collection

I removed rhythmbox from 12.04 and now my music lense does not display any of my music. Is there a way to get that back or do I now have a broken lense?
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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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Playlists on Android phone

I have a serious problem with the Ubuntu music players. I'm at the point where I'm going to switch back to Windows because I can't figure this out and nobody seems to be able to help. If anybody ...
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Why get Ubuntu One Music cloud over regular free Ubuntu One?

Using the Ubuntu One Files application I can download the mp3 files I bought in the Music Store and play them on my Android Phone. So besides the added 15GB storage, what are the advantages of the ...
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mp3 to ogg converter plugin for rhythmbox or banshee?

I like to convert all mp3,aac,wav files into ogg format. is there any plugins for rhythmbox or banshee that converts mp3 format into ogg formate automatically like itunes converts wma format into mp3. ...
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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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GUI-less music player with auto-updating library

I've reached the point where I want to write my own music player (it comes to us all). However, all the things I want to do are UI-based; it would be daft for me to have to reimplement managing a ...
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How to play piano via a midi keyboard?

I am sorry to bother you but I don't know very much. This is about playing the piano through the computer. I have an m-audio keystation 88 which is a whole separate machine that connects through the ...
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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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How to 'link' two music directories when dual booting Windows 7 & Ubuntu 12.04 ?

I'm dual booting Win7 and 12.04 and I want to link my two music folders together. Basically I want the contents of my Win7 music directory to appear in my Ubuntu music directory.
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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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Software to convert midi to sheet music

I am a music student looking for software that can convert midi files to sheet music. (Is there Ubuntu software like the Windows programs Notation Musician" or MidiNotate Player.)
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Cyrillic characters show as gibberish in rhythmbox

I have some Bulgarian/Russian songs which have Cyrillic characters in them. Nautilus displays them fine , but in rhythmbox all their id3tag info is displayed as gibberish. I have set the system ...
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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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Are there any good alternatives to GarageBand available?

Are there any good Linux alternatives to Garageband? The most important features would be: Good audio recording, with audio filters Good MIDI editing abilities and a good selection of instrument ...
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How to play a full album starting from unity music lens? [closed]

if I search form music in my Unity music lens I get as results single tracks (which get played by rhythmbox if I click on them) and albums which don't get played if I click on them. How can I fix ...
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How to sync iPhone in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I sync with my iPhone 4 and iPad? How i'm looking for a simple and convenient way of transferring music from my Ubuntu 12.04 machine with my iPhone 4. I'v read that ...
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Mp3s synced on Ubuntu One not showing up under artist or album

I have synced approximately 10GB of music with U1 over the last 48 hours. Nearly everything appears OK: the songs are tagged correctly, I can queue and play them. However, with the exception of a few ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, music won't sync to iPod [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod I was looking for a solution to this online but couldn't find one. I've been using rhythmbox for my iPod for a long time now, ...
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Guitar Recording

I am a musician and I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 6000. I have been looking for a reliable and good mixer/recorder for my guitar so I can record original ...
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Hide program entry's in sound indicator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove players I don't use from the sound indicator? How to hide the entry of programs in the sound indicator, Ubuntu 12.04 (Spotify, VLC) Thanks
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Is there a Spotify repository that works for 12.04?

The Spotify repository (deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free) doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 (download failed). Does anyone have a solution to install Spotify on Ubuntu 12.04?
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How to safely import music into rhythmbox in 12.04?

I want to import a music folder into Rhythmbox but from the preferences in rhythmbox, the folder has to be of the fixed form,like Artist/Album or Artist/Artist-Album and so on. Why can't rythmbox read ...
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How long before Ubuntu One downloads music purchases

How long does it take on average for a song purchased through the Ubuntu One Music store to be downloaded to my computer?
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How to delete Open Octave 2012

I installed Open Octave Studio and Midi 2012 according to the instructions from this PPA, but Midi does not recognize the jack and does not works, so I want to delete it and Studio. How can I delete ...
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VST plugins not displaying properly

I tried to work with several Linux native VST instruments plugins but, each time, I had the same problem: the interface does not display properly. An example of what I mean: No text, as you can ...
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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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How do I set album artwork?

My music goes back and forth from iTunes to Rhythmbox via Dropbox. All of my songs have their artwork showing in iTunes but some don't when I'm back in Ubuntu. I don't know how to set the artwork in ...
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How to allow key functions while desktop locked

Is it possible to allow a keyboard's volume keys to continue working when your desktop is locked? Currently, the default behavior disables all special-function keys until the desktop's unlocked. I ...
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How to make music?

Do you know how I can produce my own songs on Ubuntu (11.04). Something like Fruity Loops oder Magix Music Maker on Windows, just for Ubuntu?
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Why are some songs available on 7digital.com not available in the Ubuntu One Music Store?

What is the reason that some songs, which are available on 7Digital.com (My country-region) are not available in ubuntu-one-store? As example the last album of "Nine Lashes - The Intervention" was not ...