Rhythmbox is the default music player included in Ubuntu 10.10 and previous. It was temporarily replaced by Banshee in 11.04, but makes a comeback in 12.04.

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Sync iPhone Music with Rythmbox or Banshee

When I sync my iPhone 5s, it shows it has successfully synced in the program, but when I disconnect the device, the content does not show in my music. The software appear to sync fine and finish ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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Rhythmbox not playing and finding music, Ubuntu 15.04

I had a fresh install yesterday, since then Rhythmbox is not playing as well as not finding music from Musics folder. I have installed Ubuntu-restricted extra, please help I've chosen "File - Add ...
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after shutting down ubuntu playlists in rhythm box dont work

I created playlists in rhythm box. After shutting down ubuntu and restarting when the playlists are clicked saved songs are not appearing. Also all the files are coming under 'podcasts' in shuffled ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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Error updating gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad

Rhythmbox require update but while updating it fails...! It gives the following errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but ...
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Media and video aren't working

Rhythmbox (music) and VLC video player aren't working. After pressing the play button Ubuntu is showing an error.
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How can I open a menu with a shortcut key if no shortcut key exists for the menu?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open/drop-down the sound menu/indicator, in order e.g. to see the currently playing song? If not, how could I set one?
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Is it possible to copy a playlist from my iPod to Rhythmbox?

I have an iPod that has some songs and a playlist on it. I have Rhythmbox, which references my computer, which contains some of the same songs that are on the iPod. I would like to duplicate the ...
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Rhythmbox and Banshee don't play music but sound works in browser

I've installed Banshee and Rhythmbox to play radio music, but both refuse to do so. I can play radio in the browser, but prefer not to. In Rhythmbox I get the message: Couldn't start playback - ...
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How do I select which files are shown in Rhythmbox?

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and it came with Rhythmbox. Now I want to put some music on my computer, so I opened Rhythmbox, and it's displaying a long list of files from various places on my computer. I'm ...
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Alsamixer or Pulseaudio reverts PCM channel level to 100% in 14.04

Can anybody help me figuring out why every time I change volume with media keys, or restart my Dell E1405, the PCM slider goes up to 100%? How do I make it stay at 81% (which is one step below the red ...
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Rhythmbox Extract Speed

How can you specify the extract speed in Rhythmbox 3.1? I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 64bit and Rhythmbox's extract speed is really slow ripping a music CD. How do you speed that up? Thanks
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Way to skip, pause songs rhythmbox when screen locked?

How can I skip a song when teh screen is locked? I use the short cut keys when its not locked, and I hate having to log back in when screen is locked just to skip a song.
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Embedding Tags in Rhythmbox Properties…Is it Possible?

I am currently ripping my entire CD collection and use Picard to do the auto-retagging before I add the files to my Rhythmbox library. Occasionally Picard tags mp3s/flacs incorrectly (an album cover ...
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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Can't find music transferred from RhythmBox to iPhone

I've transferred a single song to my iPhone 5 through RhythmBox from my Ubuntu PC, however, when I open the "Music" app, it's not showing there. But in RhythmBox, it does show it's present. ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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Is there a limit on the play queue in Rhythmbox?

Rhythmbox just crashed on my Ubuntu 14.04 system on a Dell GX620. The Dell has integrated sound and 4 GB RAM. The action that apparently provoked the crash was: I dragged and dropped three files from ...
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Rhythmbox 3.0.2 Crashing when trying to Install Additional Software

I have recently Installed Ubuntu Mate 14.04.2 LTS. During the install I chose to not install proprietary software during the OS install. I wanted to slowly walk into any proprietary with awareness. I ...
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Various programmes crashing frquently - could be an issue with the system?

About a week ago Firefox started crashing very frequently, 20 to 30 times a day. On random pages, doing random things, sometimes even when it is minimised. I ran the updates and checked the system for ...
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Rhythmbox: Cannot edit properties

Could you help me out with a noob problem? I used to be able to edit song properties in Rhythmbox (14.04) via generic user GUI stuff. Right click, hit edit properties, type what you need to, right? ...
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Ubuntu 14 Sound Intermittently stops and no sound on youtube

I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with no problens until last week after running some updates, my sound started acting odd: Using Rhythmbox, sound will intermittently stop working. Sometimes it ...
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Rhythmbox crashes when trying to access iPhone

Everytime when I connect my iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3) to my notebook running Ubuntu 14.04, Rhythmbox instantly crashes. Looking at /var/log/syslog reveals the following error: rhythmbox[20146]: segfault at ...
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How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup?

I guess my question is fairly straight forward: How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup? I don't seem to see any way to set a limit in how many days a podcast is ...
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Sort playlist by track rating Rhythmbox in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want to sort the playlist by track rating in Rhythmbox. I found this answer, and added Rating to visible columns , but can't find any option to sort (just clicking on the columns does nothing). ...
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Why is ubuntu sending data to Musicbrainz?

I have noticed that every time a song with some missing meta data field (tag) is playing on rhythmbox, my computer sends a request to MusicBrainz and MusicBrainz reply with an xml containing the meta ...
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How to import `mp3` files in rhythmbox music player?

How can I import MP3 files into Rhythmbox music player? Here's what I've tried: sudo apt-get restricted extras
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Syncing music between Ubuntu and iPhone does not work [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 and iPhone 5s. Connecting iPhone via USB cable mounts the device and I can open it in Ubuntu. Syncing photos with Shotwell works fine. Both Rhythmbox and Banshee also recognize the iPhone ...
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Rhythmbox syncing windows games sound files. Any way to use windows media player on ubuntu?

I've PC with dual OS , windows and Ubuntu. I installed windows for games, also i installed lots of games in windows. Except gaming i do every work on Ubuntu so i spend more time on Ubuntu. Now problem ...
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Sync music to bq ubuntu sd card with rhythmbox

I've installed new libmtp (ubuntu 14.04) from there (https://launchpad.net/~fossfreedom/+archive/ubuntu/libmtp) and rhythmbox now can view bq device and sync music but there's a problem... syncs to ...
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How can I sync music from Ubuntu 14.04 to my Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris)?

I have an bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition. I just bought a 32 GB SD card, and now I wanted to sync my music collection from the desktop to the phone. When I plug in the phone with USB, it is recognized ...
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problems with codecs!

hello my name is rogerio and use ubuntu 14:04 to half a year, and I have a problem that I have a relationship with the codecs, when I'm listening to a song I usually jump to a certain point her or ...
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rhythmbox button icon names?

The shuffle and loop/repeat button icons in rhythmbox don't match my gtk icon theme. I would assume that's because my theme is missing files named appropriately in order to theme those icons. Is ...
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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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iPhone makes Rythmbox and Banshee crash on startup [closed]

Whenever I open Rythmbox or Banshee with my iPhone plugged in, they crash on startup. For Rythmbox it sometimes only crashes when I try to open my music library. I currently have no problems ...
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How can I recover imported Media via Banshee?

tl;dr: Imported media from Iphone Music onto Ubuntu, via Banshee. Need to recover these files. Context: Running Ubuntu 14.04. I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu out of necessity because ...
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Where are user ratings on audio tracks?

I want to be able to rate songs in my collection in Rhythmbox player. But i cannot see such column. What is the best case for me if i want to have ratings? Is there players like mediaMonkey or ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Keyboard button control default music app Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have 2 music app on my laptop: Rhythmbox (install first) Amarok (install later) Keyboard button to control music: Previous, Play/Pause, Next always control the app Rhythmbox. I changed the ...
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how to play BBC radios music live on rhythmbox after BBC stops WMA streams (februar 2015)

According to BBC radio stream page: "The way we stream radio is changing so we'll no longer be providing Windows Media Audio streams. Here's all you need to know about the change. ... / ... We have ...
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Cannot play OR convert .wma files, 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I installed SoundConverter on my Ubuntu 14.04 to convert my old .wma files to .mp3 format and ran into a little snag. I installed the restricted extras hoping to make SoundConverter work and it still ...
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Banshee, VLC, Rhythmbox, start up at zero volume

I have an annoying situation where Banshee, Rhythmbox and VLC all default to 0 volume when they start up. Pulse audio is not at 0 and adjusting pulse volume doesn't seem to affect the application ...
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Show a window again: Rhythmbox is playing music but I can not see the window anywhere

I have open rhythmbox, but now it is not in the tasks bar, even if the music is being played. I have tried fg process_id but it doesn't show the window.
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Last.fm Scrobbler is not recognizing Rhythmbox?

I am currently logged-in in both the Last.fm website and the last.fm Scrobbler installed on my desktop, but the Scrobbler doesn't seem to recognize my Rhythmbox plays, I have the Last.fm plugin option ...
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Rhythmbox add entire library to a playlist

I store all my music folder-wise. Today I imported everything into Rhythmbox, but am not sure how I can add all the tracks to a single playlist. Currently everything is in the Music tab and there's no ...
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Renaming specific songs in Rhythmbox

So I have been using Rhythmbox for a few years. Up until my last suggested upgrade, I was able to right click the name of a song in my play list, select "properties" and then change the name of any ...
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How to do I perform a system scan to make sure drivers are compatiable?

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday and I'm ready to jump in om the fight to eliminate that monster known as MS Windows. I had sound for a very quick second. I ran a scan for updates and,once completed, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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Rhythmbox plugin installation

I am new to Ubuntu, and I installed Ubuntu last month. I tried to install a third-party plugin from the terminal using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox-plugins, but I got the ...