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 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 ...
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Media Monkey music management alternative?

Media Monkey has some great and simple music management tools, like batch renaming, moving, fetching meta-data, etc. I use Picard for some music organisation, but it doesn't have as many options, ...
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After Ubuntu One Music purchase, sync seems to be incomplete

I'm having a bit of an issue. I'm running the 12.04 beta, and I purchased a couple of albums from the Ubuntu One Music Store (running Rhythmbox). Eight songs on each album downloaded and were ...
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Ubuntu one stream/download rest API calls lead to 404

I successfully use the music rest API to fetch cover art, artists and albums, and songs. But if I want to to use rest/download.view or rest/stream.view I get a 404 and the content is a html page. The ...
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How do I get mt-daapd?

I read other people's blog showing as easily as sudo apt-get install mt-daapd. But when I do that, I got an error message E: unable to locate package mt-daapd. Could someone point me to the right ...
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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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How do I find and delete duplicate music tracks?

My issue is that for some reason I have duplicates of some music tracks. However they are not named identically. For instance: Music/Prefuse 73/One Word Extinguisher/07. Detchibe.mp3 & ...
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Another ubuntu one music problem with ID3-Tags (“unknown artist” problem)

I started using ubuntu one a few days ago. I put some MP3s into the cloud music folder and I can play them just fine in the music web and andriod applications. The problem is that all files are ...
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How do I share links to album in the U1 music store?

First of all I open the dash and click the musical note icon. Then I search for an album or song. Now I've found it I want to send a link to my friend on facebook/twitter/google+. How do I do that?
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Why is ubuntu replacing Banshee with Rhythmbox in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Rhythmbox becoming the default (again)? Is is because of mono thing? Is it the GTK3 support thing? Or i dont know... What value Rhythmbox (replacing Banshee) ...
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U1 music mp3 files not put into albums [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mp3s synced on Ubuntu One not showing up under artist or album Via the web page I can see that my files sync to U1 cloud servers. For the mp3 files, there seems to be a ...
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How do I get the required mp3 and mp4 codecs without an internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 'restricted-extras' offline? I use Ubuntu 11.10 without the Internet and I want to play the mp3 songs and mp4 movies. How can I do this?
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How do I access my music and documents from Windows7 on Ubuntu?

How do I access my Windows7 music library on Ubuntu 11.10? I have just installed Ubuntu and I wish to copy my music library from iTunes to the banshee media player, I'll gladly give more details if ...
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How much cpu heat when playing music is normal? [closed]

I just wanted to ask, if it is normal, that I get around 72° C when playing music in Rhythmbox, if the temperature in complete idle is around 52°. The CPU Usage of the player is around 5%. I have an ...
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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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Wiping my hard disks, how do I pull out and sort all the music/videos/pictures?

Looking to raid my hard disks but need all the important stuff out first, have not been very tidy with my file management, is there a program that will scan my computer and pull out all the video, ...
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Download files from amazon cloud

I am trying to download music files from amazon as described in this question, but in both banshee's amazon mp3 or firefox I am taken to Amazon's page asking me to install it's outdated i386 ...
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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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Mplayer does not work anymore and I don't know why or what happend

Whenever I try and sue mplayer it says: mplayer: relocation error: mplayer: symbol ff_codec_bmp_tags, version LIBAVFORMAT_53 not defined in file libavformat.so.53 with link time reference What do ...
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What music players (or related applications) are there that would allow displaying/editing embedded lyrics of music tracks?

I use OSD Lyrics and CoverGloobus. They are good, they search and eventually download lyrics, when they can find them. The sources used by OSD Lyrics, for example, are rather limited (although I love ...
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How to create a MIDI connection between applications?

I have been some trouble using applications that require MIDI like GuitarPro6 and tuxguitar. These both programs make use of MIDI synthesis. However, I can only listen the midi output when I actually ...
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Showing music from Windows partition in music folder

I have my music stored on my Windows partition, and I can access them from Ubuntu. Is there anyway to represent them virtually in my music folder in home. What I want to do is similar to how the ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 music quality

I'm very disappointed about the sound quality on music when using Ubuntu 11.10 compared to Windows 7. I use Audacious (Winamp on W7) and no matter how much I decrease the volume slider it's still ...
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Avi video format, join sert subtitles format [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Insert subtitles permanently and convert video Ubuntu 11.10 who avi and srt unite in a single file I tried mencoder and output to the command fails me Since there are ...
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Can I leave something like a mark or bookmark in Banshee on an audio book for example?

I'm listening to an 11 hour audio book, it's a real pain having to find the exact spot I was last. Is there a way to mark or place a sort of bookmark to the audio track?
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How can I make a music playlist out of a .txt file?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (I don't think that really matters) with Bash. How can I make a music playlist out of a .txt file? It is a command but I forgot it. I would appreciate it if someone would ...
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Music player that can sort or filter by number of tracks (per artist)

I'm looking for a music player/music library manager that allows me to see a list of artists sorted by the number of tracks I have for that artist. Winamp does this, but I haven't found any ...
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How to setup a song when starting Ubuntu

I was wondering if it was possible to start a mp3 song in one of three places: After starting the computer from cold, when the Ubuntu logo appears (When loading the system). When I enter the LightDM ...
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is there a way to put basic banshee controls in the top bar of unity?

Im looking for a way to put basic controls like pause, play, and skip to the top taskbar (the area which displays the time, battery, mail, titles of pages in chrome...) or some other convenient way to ...
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Ubuntu One Music - Music folder won't sync

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and just signed up for Ubuntu One and Ubuntu One Music. Generally file sync is working fine, but music has been a complete failure so far. Here's what I'm looking at: After ...
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Mpd wont update my library, using external drive?

using ncmpc++ ver 0.5.6 on ubuntu 12.04 <<- Epic AwesomeWM so thats why im using the terminal music playa! Anyway I edited the mpd.conf in /etc/mpd.conf under the music library I put ...
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Ubuntu one music does not allow Ubuntu One Cloud mode. Cannot stream

The Ubuntu Files app works fine on my new device (Philips Go Connect (Android)) but when I try the Ubuntu One Cloud mode on the Ubuntu Music app it does not manage to sign in but says "Oops something ...
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VLC stops playing at 3:30am [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and VLC 1.1.12 Luggage. And my problem is that I am listening internet radio for example from sky.fm VLC stops playing at 3:30am and after VLC starts playing after 2 hours maybe. ...
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How Can I Edit Songs on a Remote Server?

I have a number of songs I am hosting. I would like to edit their ID3 tags. Downloading and uploading them will take too much time. Is it possible to edit them as they are online? Update Here is ...
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Random/invalid songs appearing on iPod Touch music streaming app?

When I first installed the app, it contained all music and sound effects from a game I've never played, and none of mine. Deleting the cache didn't fix it. I reinstalled it, and it seemed to work ...
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How to get music metadata in Banshee?

I'm using Banshee 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I tried to import my music library, which I made by ripping CDs with Windows Media Player, only two albums retained their information. The rest (about 300 ...
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Why doesn't my mp3/mp4 player work on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Dane-Elec mp3/mp4 player working? My MP3/MP4 does not plug-in and play and therefore I can not transfer any file to the MP3/MP4 dane-elec music my touch ...
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How do I get a Dane-Elec mp3/mp4 player working?

My MP3/MP4 does not plug-in and play and therefore I can not transfer any file to the MP3/MP4 dane-elec music my touch or only dane-elec with 8 gb in memory and perhapses model zt1 with radio,..and ...
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mp3's tagged with “Unknown Artist”

I'm having the same problem as many others and its pretty frustrating. Whereby, mp3s are tagged as "Unknown Artist". I'm in my second paid month of the U1 Streaming Service, and while its good, I ...
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How to play realmedia / SMIL / rtsp audio references with start/end points

I'm trying to play the song referenced at A Prairie Home Companion: May 6, 2006 - Moonlight on the Colorado River lyrics. For some of my friends, the "listen" link there plays just the song whose ...
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How to install ffmpeg without root?

I want to install ffmpeg, however it seems that its impossible without root. there are sources, but I have to compile it somehow. how to compile it? I just need ffmpeg "exec".
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After copying my itunes library to my Ubuntu partition, how can I rename mp3s to their correct name?

Because of how itunes organizes files, I have a bunch of mp3s that are organized in folders named F00 through F49. The files themselves have names like AVCH.mp3. How can I rename these to their proper ...
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Reconfiguring the music lens for Audacious

As much as I love Banshee for managing my library, its a bit slow (on my laptop) to use as a media player when I just fancy listening to a song and it also lacks the plugins for enhancing the sound ...
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What software is available for iPod synchronization?

What software is available for iPod music, contacts and calender syncing with an iPod Mini 2G?
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Ubuntu one music showing 'unknown artist' and 'unknown album' for most songs

I successfully uploaded 23GB of music from my hard drive (after lots of waiting) to Ubuntu One except that only ~20 artists/albums are showing up correctly and the rest are 'unknown'. They are ...
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Is there any mp3 player which has “Add to Playlist” Option?

I'm trying to find an mp3 player which has "Add to Playlist/Enqueue" option for Ubuntu/Xubuntu. I'm looking for something similar to Winamp or Foobar. Thank you. Note: Please don't suggest Foobnix, ...
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Is it possible to make my system not suspend when playing music and video?

My friend wanted to know if it is possible to get a patch that would allow him to set his computer to not suspend when he is using a video or music player, to include being on youtube? I wouldnt mind ...
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Ubuntu One Music shows random mp3's as unknown artist/album on Ipad and Iphone [closed]

I ripped some of my CD's to mp3, and also put some of my mp3's, which I had purchased from my Zune account, into my Ubuntu One Cloud. Most of them show up with the correct album art and album/artist ...