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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Album thumbnails of MP3 files not showing

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and have used EasyTAG to add ID3 tags (image metadata) to many of my music files, changing the old ones. Some album arts are showing up, but many aren't. This problem happens ...
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Transfer music from iphone to ubuntu

Ive got an iPhone 5 running iOS 7. I want to transfer the music from the iphone to my Ubuntu and be able to play them locally on my computer without plugging in my iPhone. So, the simple question is, ...
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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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Can't play radio stations on rythmbox - ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

Getting this error rhythmbox requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: text/html decoder I have looked at: How to play BBC 6 music on rhythmbox How to stream Internet ...
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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 to find (and delete) duplicate files

I have a largish music collection and there are some duplicates in there. Is there any way to find duplicate files. At a minimum by doing a hash and seeing if two files have the same hash. Bonus ...
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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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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 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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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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Adding music to iPhone 4s

What is the best way to sync my music I have downloaded online with my iPhone using Xubuntu?
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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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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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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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Forked-daapd wont scan

I installed forked-daapd. I changed the config file and put in the location of my music files and a password. It doesnt scan them and when I try to start the web interface, it keeps asking me for a ...
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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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Is it possible to stream music from multible devices (android/iOS) to a computer, that then makes a queue?

I want to be able to stream music from multible devices, primarily mobilephones, that is on the same Wi-Fi network, to a computer which then makes a queue and then streams from the specific phone, ...
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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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Windows Phone 8 Music sync [duplicate]

I've tried to sync my music between my lumia 920 and ubuntu 13.10/14.04. When I copy/paste files into my device nothing happens. My device thinks there is no music at all. When i sync music by ...
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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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iTunes replacement

This is a pretty specialized problem, but I can't think who else to ask. I'm putting together a laptop for my little sister, who is an 18-year-old Aspberger's kid. She currently uses Windows XP, and ...
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Whats the best music producing software? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I am currently looking for a application that I can use to produce Rap/Hip-Hop music. Any suggestions?
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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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Where can I buy music? [closed]

With UbuntuOne closing down, Emusic quitting al suppport for their linuxclient, I have but one question: Where can I spent my Euros to buy legal music. On Ubuntu?
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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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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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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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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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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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Music player with good library support

I need a music player with good support for managing large music libraries. One particular feature that I need is support for multiple artists per track. I tried Quod Libet, because I heard it ...
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Using Musique for your music

I just installed Musique to my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. Is there a way to use it like iTunes? For example, I would love to add my own cover art and information so that the songs can be well organized. ...
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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 ...
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How to integrate VLC media player to sound indicator on Ubuntu panel?

How to make VLC music player (or any other player ) default music player and integrate it to the sound indicator in Ubuntu panel in Ubuntu 13.10. RhythmBox is the player currently available. Update: ...
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Rhythm Box Cuts out!

So i installed ubuntu "Trusty Tahr" today Works like a charm BUT my only problem is the Rhythm Box thing Works ok but the music cuts out and it happens like 4~5 times a song and it is basically like ...
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ubuntu 14.04 music directory missing from home directory and submenu

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and I don't see Music submenu and music directory on opening home directory.I also Checked in .config user-dirs.dirs and i found ...
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iPad 3 iOS 7.1.1 Sync Music

Is there any way to sync music to my iPad 3 on iOS 7.1.1 (as you can tell from the version, it is not and can not be jailbroken). When I connect to Rhythmbox, it tells me it is corrupt or ...
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Metronome for Gnome desktop

Does anybody know about a metronome that resembles a real one? Look at this online version http://simple.bestmetronome.com/ That is exactly what I am looking for, but installable instead of online. ...
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Simply listening music by folders?

I'm currently fighting both rhythmbox and banshee for an easy way to just browse and play my music by folders. I don't want to create stupid playlists. And seems that there is no way?