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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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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How to sort Banshee by track order?

I have several playlists containing only one artist, but multiple albums by that artist. I would like to sort these playlists so that the albums are grouped together and ordered by track number. For ...
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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Write tags from collection to files in amarok

Sorry if that question is a bit peculiar but is there a way in amarok to have it write back the tags from its database to the files composing its collection? I ask because on my dual-boot machine ...
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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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Sync iPad music

I know that in older versions of iOS, users were able to sync their iDevice with ubuntu. As I'm writing this now, the latest version of iOS is 7.1.2, and most of the users are using it (and we're ...
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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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Xubuntu doesn't allow music to play when I lock screen

If I'm locking my screen with xflock4 while playing some music, the music pauses. However, it resumes as soon as I login again. How do I play my music while my screen is locked?
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How to make Banshee/other players recognize a folder as a music player for seamless music synchronization?

I use Webupd8's Go-mtpfs to mount Nexus 4 on Ubuntu 12.10. It mounts the folder in home directory. I use Banshee to manage my music and playlists. Banshee can't recognize the mounted folder as a music ...
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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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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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Clementine doesn't play APE files

Clementine (1.2.3) on Ubuntu (16.04) Gnome (3.18) - doesn't play .ape files. Before the update (from Ubuntu Gnome 15.10) it also wasn't working, but it was telling that there is a problem with ...
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No audio in gmusicbrowser, guayadeque, banshee etc but VLC OK

first post here, new to Linux/Ubuntu (14.04). I had Gmusicbrowser, Guayadeque all working then I decided to install Banshee through software center to have a look. Something went wrong during the ...
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Ubuntu with Ipod Touch 6th Gen - Copied songs don't show on device

My wife bought both of my daughters iPod Touch 6th Gens for Christmas. I am able to see the Ipods - they show up in Thunar, Clementine, Rhythmbox, and Banshee. I used Banshee to send 50 songs to ...
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Having problems with music players

I tried using Rhythmbox, Amarok, Audacious and Foobnix but have the same issue. When I open my computer and try to listen to songs that was on the playlist before, I always get a warning saying ...
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Getting music to play across account switching

I am using Unity in 14.04.3 LTS. I frequently switch users. Click the gear in the upper right corner and switch account. I can play music in various ways but when I switch account it stops. When I ...
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Windows & died om PC. I want to replace it but I use TablEdit. Any advice?

So my son tells me I should join the 20th century. I would like to run Linux but I use a music editing program called TablEdit, and have a load of music already stored in this format which I am not ...
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Control remote Bluetooth music playback with Ubuntu

I have a Bluetooth speaker, and when I connect it to my tablet, I am able to control music playback with the buttons on the speaker. With Windows as well, a little "music player" shows up when music ...
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How to check music file for distortion?

Distorted audio Sometimes, when palying some music file, it just does not sound right - for example it sounds like it's distorted by overmodulating - but it's not so strong that it is obvious how it ...
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Flac player stops when other sounds play

I have a question about my music player in Ubuntu 14.04 I'm using gmusicbrowser 1.1.14 with a flac plug-in to play flac (flac123 0.0.11). It doesn't matter which song I play, they all have the same ...
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Atraci doesn't play music

I've installed a very nice YT music player but it won't play any music. I try to run tar.gz file from Atraci site and I've installed it from ppa. This app doesn't work on Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome and now, ...
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music plays for a while then stops

I have a song streaming from Firefox, it is 1 hour long. During that time, I will be doing other things. Formerly, it would stream until the end of the song. Now what seems to happen is the song ...
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How to get rhythmbox playlist to play correctly via Rockbox on sansa clip plus?

So I have a 128GB micro SD card on my Sansa Clip Plus running Rockbox. When I create an m3u playlist via Rhythmbox, it does not work. The main problem is that the playlist references absolute paths ...
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Nautilus search for Artist Albums, Artist name and other Music Metadata

Is there a way to make Nautilus Search Engine look for Music Metadata like Artist name, Album, Year, Composers,etc... and make it show the results according these Metadata? I am interested mostly for ...
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gMTP have problems while syncing music with Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520 and an album called Monstercat. When I open up gMTP and connect then sync music, it worked. However, when I see the songs in Lumia all the songs have only an artist. Each album ...
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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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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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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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Rhythmbox starts playing last song on album

This feels like a silly question, but I have a habit of navigating to my music directory using Nautilus, navigating to an album folder and using Ctrl + A then Return to play, which launches Rhythmbox. ...
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12.04 to 14.04 music files with the wrong names

Ok I just went from 12.04 to 14.04 and when I opened my music player (rhythmbox) all the songs wore messed up and had the wrong names. I un-installed the music player and re-installed it along with ...
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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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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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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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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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Media Drive Permissions

I just switched from a Hackintosh to Linux, and am trying to make sense of it. On my hackintosh, I partitioned a big drive into 3 parts--1 which holds music, 1 for film/tv, and one for the OS. I ...
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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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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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Why do my speakers randomly shut off but my headphones work?

Whenever im listening to rhythmbox my speakers will shut off after about 45 seconds and wont come back on until i restart my computer. But my headphones work whenever they shut off. Does anyone know ...
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Audio Stutters while listening to music

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. While listening to music, They have stutters sometimes. The audio garbles up, sound stops coming for 2 seconds then resumes, and stuff like that. Model is Lenovo s20-30, and I ...
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Rhythmbox isn't showing me any of my music

I plug in my iphone and open Rhythmbox and it doesn't show any of the tracks that I have in my library. I have about 1.7 thousand, but it says I have 0 songs in my music library. Do you guys have any ...
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Rhythmbox: favourite albums

is there a way to have a list of favourite albums in Rhythmbox? What I can do now is creating a playlist and add all songs from a specific album to that playlist, but that would mean creating a lot of ...
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Visual Equalizer

Hey I'm looking for a equalizer that interacts with the sound it hears and gives the whole equalizer graphic, whether it be a background or application. Thanks!
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How to Save Music Artwork to the File Itself

I have Rhytmbox on my Ubuntu and i can change the music's artwork by dragging the image to it's artwork cover, but when i try to copy to different folder, its cover change to default one. How to set ...
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Sound indicator bogus on 15.10

I used to listen to music on my laptop (Asus UX32V) with Ubuntu 15.10 but after the latest update, no sound devices appear whatsoever: Update: there is sound but a system menu icon shows muted ...
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How to install Winamp plugin in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chord!.exe plugin for winamp in Ubuntu by using Wine but it cant be installed and I don't know how to do it right. Can you give me solution about how to install this plugin on Winamp ...
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Music visualiser program for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a program that will render a full screen music visualiser like the one in this video. I'd like this to be able to take input from a 3.5mm jack and then display on a second monitor ...
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Start Chrome in Background on boot (To use music extension)

I know this looks like a duplicate, but the other ones made Chrome run in the background on boot, but it didn't have access to my speakers until I opened a Chrome window. I want to use a Chrome ...
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Can iPhones be synced with Nightingale for Linux?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I am curious to know if there is an alternative to iTunes for Linux. I would like to be able to manage my iPhone's music using my laptop, but I'm not sure that's possible. Does ...