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 Ghost Tunes be a replacement for Ubuntu one?

I have used a lot of windows and apple programs in the past, and now I want to switch to Ubuntu. Problem is I love music and my iTunes library... So I want to know how to get all my music and put it ...
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Can I download iTunes?

Is there anyway of using iTunes? Or anything I can download that would work with an iPhone so I can put music on an iPhone?
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How do I sync music to my Android with Clementine?

I'm using Gnome Flashback with Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug in my Android 4.4 device by USB, it connects using MTP, and in Nautilus it looks like this: So far, so good. In Clementine, it appears under ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox crash when trying to connect Android device

This happens with both Rythmbox and Banshee, but I'd prefer to solve the problem with Banshee, as that is the player that suits me better. When I run Banshee, and connect my Android device using PTP, ...
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All Ubuntu media players crash upon connecting iPod. How to fix?

So I just downloaded the latest Ubuntu (14.10) today. I've fiddled with it somewhat and everything is running fine except that every time I try to use my iPod with a media player, it crashes the ...
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Open a folder of music with VLC Player with right-click menu

In Windows, if you have a folder of music, you can go into its properties, and set that that folder is specialized for music. If you right click on this folder (and have VLC installed), it will show ...
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dbPoweramp-like SW for 14.04?

I used to use dbPoweramp to rip my very large collection of CDs, but now that I no longer use a windows environment, I am trying to figure out if there is an equivalent program on Ubuntu. Is using ...
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Streaming music from Ubuntu Server 14 over VPN

Apologies if this has been asked already - I've been searching around and haven't found anything too helpful for what I'm looking to do. I'm looking to have my Ubuntu Server(14) host my music and ...
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Pops and Crackles problem with music files streamed to sound system

Apologies if this has been asked elsewhere. I did look but couldn't find what I needed. I have copied my music collection from OSX to Ubuntu. My music is a mixture of MP3, AAC, ALAC and AIFF files. ...
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How to add custom sources to GNOME Music Player?

I just upgraded to GNOME 3.12 (running Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS) and I love the Music Player that comes with it. The problem I have, is that my music is located on a NAS, so its not in the default ...
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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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Music folder missing

I was downloading music from linux dc++ to music folder in my PC , after downloading all files i couldn't open music folder as whenever i tried to do so it showed error that NO SUCH DIRECTORY EXISTS ? ...
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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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How do I delete all pop/rap music?

I have all the music stored in ~/Music and I want to delete all pop music (or it could be a different genre). I was thinking to look the song metadata to check and see if a song is pop, and then ...
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Audio recording software with tuner?

I've used Mixcraft on Windows, and one great feature is that it can have a tuner display when recording. This helps me play in tune when playing my woodwind instruments (mainly Ocarina). I am ...
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Playing WMA files with cmus produces static and distortion in 14.04

I use cmus as a media player and after upgrading to 14.04, all WMA files in my collection have become unplayable. When I try playing them, I get static in my left speaker and a staticky distorted ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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Can't play music downloaded from ubuntu on my android

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Android 2.3.5. I tryed to download music from youtube with the youtube-dl -x in the m4a format and mp3 with other applications, but then I can't play it on Android. I don't ...
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How do I get Banshee to work with my Android 4.4.2 device?

I have a new Galaxy S5 (SC-04), with Android 4.4.2. When I plug it in as an MTP media device, it's visible in Nautilus (Gnome Flashback, Ubuntu 14.04) and I can browse and edit files and folders no ...
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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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Getting HDTracks music download application working under wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

Good people: Does anyone here buy music from HDTracks, using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit? In 13.10 32 bit I used to be able to buy music using their Windows application under Wine, but now when I try, I ...
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What are some CD Ripping Programs you can use on Ubuntu?

What are some CD ripping programs for Ubuntu? Can you list the Pros? What are the Cons? For each program there should be a screenshot, sources to install, and instructions to install and use.
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Lyrics on mp3 ID-tag

Since a few years ago I stopped listening to CDs and began to listen to mp3 only. At the begining I continued to buy the CDs to support the artist, but later I started to buy the album direct online ...
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How do I download/buy music?

I have used Limewire in the past with Windows, now I use Ubuntu and im not sure what to use. I dont know how to look for the music I want and be able to keep it in my music. I don't know about ...
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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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Is it possible to import all audio date at once into rythmbox?

does anybody know how to import the music files all at once into rythmbox even if they´re in different folders? I have to confess that I´m lazy. :-D Thanks Florian
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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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Is it possible to play music from Banshee to a stereo, wirelessly?

I would like to play my music from my computer via banshee, but output the sound to a stereo without using a cable, and still be able to control playback via banshee on the computer. Is it possible, ...
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Music Applications crash the moment I interact with device

I've tried Rhythmbox, Banshee and Clementine. On Rhythmbox, everytime I click on my device on the menu to the left, Rhythmbox just closes. Same with Banshee. For Clementine, the moment I click "Copy ...
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Normalize all audio files before copying to an iPod

I know how to normalize a song to 100%, but I'd like this to happen automatically before copying the files on my iPod, via Rhythmbox. So, I imagine a process like this: create my own playlist when ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing seconds reading MP3 files

I'm having toublez reading MP3 files. Those files are listened OK witn others devices (Win, Car reader, MP3 readers..). But, when I'm using Amarok, Listen, Rhythm, some seconds during playing are ...
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Display audio metadata while streaming music over A2DP?

I've paired my mobile phone with my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop via Bluetooth and can stream audio from the phone to the desktop using A2DP. Every time I would like to know which song is playing, I have to ...
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Music player that can access/catalog music on network drive

I have all of my music on a network drive hooked up to an Ubuntu server. I can access the music from my Ubuntu laptop. The problem is that I can't find a program that will use my samba connection to ...
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Ipod syncing with 14.04?

Anyone have any fixes for this? I have tried to do this in Rhythmbox but I don;t even have the option to work on my Ipod as it doesn't show up. I read about Banshee and tried that. So now the Ipod ...
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Lame - How to re-encode all 320kbps mp3 to 192kbps mp3

As per title. I have lots of MP3s in 320kbps format that I need to convert to 192kbps. Currently I'm using lame --mp3input -b 192 which creates a file of the same name but with an extra .mp3 ...
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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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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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Difficulty With WiFi Adapter - Help?

My Wireless-N USB Adapter works perfectly well with a 1MB/s download speeds on Mac OS X and any given version of Windows. Of course, I have to also install the drivers for my adapter before getting a ...
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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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how to insert a small fragmented track in between of a different track using audacity

i want to insert a small fragmented track ( of length 11 seconds) some where between a running track of 5 minutes length, but the tracks must not be superimposed on each other. in other words i mean ...
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How to hide Album Art images in a music folder

I have Ubuntu installed along side Windows 7. All my music files are on a separate partition shared by both OS. If I open up my music folder it shows the Album Art images along with the music files. ...
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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 can I copy or export music from a cd with clementine?

Here is my problem. I do not know how can i copy my cds into my computer with clementine. In Rythmbox is too easy, but I dot not want to have two music players in my computer, and I prefer to keep ...
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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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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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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 ...