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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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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Rhythmbox refuse to play MP3

I have installed the restricted extras as well as gstreamer plugins. I am able to play music through the Videos application but not Rhythmbox. The only music Rhythmbox is recognizing are flac files. ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a ...
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Rhythmbox crash, database cannot be restored

My Rhythmbox crashed and all saved data, favourites etc was lost. How can database be restored. I've saved backup files from ./local/rhythmbox.
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Rhythmbox CD ripping with multiple locations

My Rhythmbox library has multiple locations. Each location for a different type of audio: audiobooks, documentary, drama, (non-vocal) music, poetry, songs, soundart. I added the locations via Dconf. ...
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Cant drag and drop files to Rhythmbox, ubuntu 16 [closed]

Cant drag and drop files to Rhythmbox playlists, ubuntu 16 Any help? I tried to drag and drop but absolutely nothing happened (no error message, no nothing) Some files can be added, some others just ...
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rhythmbox crashes due “Failed to import the site module”

I updated my machine from 15.10 to 16.04 a few days ago. Now I have to face this strange Issue: rhythmbox tells me, that it Failed to import the site module and crashes, because python3.5 is missing ...
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MP3 encoding problems caused by gstreamer1.0 lamemp3enc not working (for me) in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

After a fresh install of 16.04, I am no longer able to convert sound files to MP3. It works neither in Rhythmbox, Sound-Juicer or Soundbridge nor can I use gat-launch-1.0 to create a pipeline manually ...
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cant install rhythmbox in xenial

when I try sudo apt install rhythmbox I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Rhymbox can't play mp3 files, but videos can

I have installed gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly. I removed Rhythmbox and then reinstalled it, but it does not work.
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Rhythmbox stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 from Ubuntu 15, Rhythmbox stopped working. I open it, or click on some audio file, and it opens but does not play. It keeps showing "Not Playing" for all kinds of ...
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Rhythmbox does not add mp3 files from NTFS partition

ubuntu 16.04 x64 I installed ubuntu-restricted-extras. Rhythmbox plays the file if it is picked from ext4 partition.
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Ubuntu 15.10. Rhythmbox + last.fm = Token expired

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and Rhythmbox. The problem is that I can't login to last.fm. The program always gives an error saying "Token expired". I upgraded Rhythmbox (to 3.3) and its plugins from the ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't respect my playlist?

I created a playlist by clicking on the plus arrow in the left bottom corner, and then added some mp3 files to that playlist via dragging with mouse. Strangely, whenever one song in this playlist ...
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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How do I download AND save mp3 music files to Rhythmbox?

First of all, I'm sorry, I really have no idea what I'm doing, so please be patient with me. I'm having troubles with Rhythmbox. I would like to download some mp3 music files from a site (yes, I do ...
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My Rhythmbox not playing mp3

After installing Ubuntu Mate, Rhythmbox not importing mp3 files from music folder. and when I tried to play mp3 files, It wont play.please help.
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Music player that doesn't change the iTunes tags?

I've used Windows and iTunes for a very long time before I recently changed to Ubuntu 14.04. I've copied all my music (mainly mp3 files) from my old Windows laptop to my new Ubuntu laptop. However, ...
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How can I show the elapsed time instead of remaining in Rhythmbox?

Can I configure Rhythmbox to show the elapsed time instead of remaining time? Figure 1: Current configuration showing remaining time
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Sync Music with iphone

I have read about syncing music on the iphone via Rythmbox. Some say use the Sync Button. Some say after updates, just drag and drop from your playlist to the iphone in Rythm box. When I do that it ...
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Rhythmbox GStreamer “plugin” has an “invalid format” for “command line” notation; requesting “file a bug” report

Upon opening Rhythmbox (audio Internet Radio Stations program), I ran into a plugin error involving the need to report a bug. According to the pop-up noting the problem with the Rhythmbox provided ...
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Rythmbox : radio information in XML

My local radio station provide an XML feed on the AAC file. Here is the url : http://ckmf-aac.akacast.akamaistream.net/7/493/102120/v1/astral.akacast.akamaistream.net/ckmf-aac At each song, there is ...
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How to access settings in Rhythmbox in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10?

Annoyingly, the menu bar is missing from Rhythmbox. You'd think there would be a button or something as a backup, but no. Any way to change settings?
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Rhythmbox restarts active session and puts on login screen

I am running gnome 3.16 on ubuntu 15.04.When I try running rhythmbox it logs me out and puts me back on to my login page.
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Rhythmbox Music

Good Morning, I can load songs on to the rhythmbox site, but unable to make playlists or sepatate between songs, podcasts etc. Can any one ofer help.? I am using ubuntu 14.04
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Find and remove broken radiostations in rhythmbox

I've just imported 4000+ radiostations to rhythmbox with a .xml file. Now I don't want to go through the tedious task of checking every single station to see if the URL is broken or working. Is there ...
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Accessing 1D Touch music-streaming platform with Rhythmbox

I got a account on 1D Touch, a streaming platform, and it will be nice if I could have an access with Rhythmbox (instead of my web browser). The platform is sending mp3, readable with an API using ...
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How can I make Rhythmbox display the correct time length of a concatenated .mp3 file?

I used the tool mp3wrap to concatenate multiple .mp3 files into one. When playing the resulting file in VLC, the time length is shown correctly. Rhythmbox, however, only displays the time length of ...
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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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Add custom application media controls in unity panel volume control

I wrote a small bash application that allows me to control the music streamed from my phone to my PC via bluetooth, and I would like to know how to add a Rhythmbox like widget in Unity panel's volume ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Problem with rhythmbox & udev

I am currently running the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (development branch) and am having problems installing and uninstalling software. would you be able to help me with this? When I open the ...
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How can I prevent an application window from opening in background?

On my Ubuntu 15.10 Rhythmbox frequently, but not always, opens its main window in the background when launching it through the Unity launcher icon (see below). How can I force this application to ...
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Can Rhythmbox fetch cover arts from YouTube?

Is it possible for Rhythmbox to fetch the cover art for a song that was downloaded from YouTube to show the cover art instead of the blank, white icon?
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu)

I recently switched to Ubuntu and then this morning to Kubuntu. I really love Kubuntu, I want to run this as the only OS on my Macbook but there's one issue that I just can't fix. So I've installed ...
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Can't add New Yorker podcast to rhythmbox

When I try to add http://www.newyorker.com/books’ podcast feed, I get this error: There was a problem adding this podcast: The feed does not contain any downloadable items. Please verify the URL: ...
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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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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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How to transfer music to iOS 9.1? [closed]

Ubuntu version is 14.04. I'm tryin to transfer music with Clementine/Rhytmbox. Transfer looks like complete, files are on device and i can play them from ubuntu. Problem is that the phone can't see ...
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Problems copying music to Rhythmbox from ipod

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am working to setup Rhythmbox 3.0.2. I plugged in my ipod nano and the device was properly detected and the music in the device appeared. I then selected all ...
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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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Rhythmbox not starting Ubuntu 15.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, and whenever I try to open Rhythmbox, it crashes immediately. Tried the same thing from the terminal, got this. Rhythmbox:ERROR:rb-ext-db.c:362:impl_constructor: ...
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Do not play mp3 by Rhythmbox [duplicate]

I have newly install edubuntu 14.04 LTS OS in my hp laptop. Now installing all the required software. But while playing mp3 files, it is informed that some plug in will be installed. But while try to ...
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Rhythm Box Playlist Order [duplicate]

How can Rhythm Box list and play selections in an order i have chosen ? I have tried creating the list in a particular order forward and backward, but it always chooses it own order based on ? Also ...
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Display rhythmbox playing song title and artist in Menubar

I'm using Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there a plugin that will display the name of the currently playing song and artist in the Unity menubar? Alternatively, is there a plugin that will popup a ...
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Rhythmbox - Can't add music from other harddrive to playlist

All of my music is located on another hard drive. I've set the Rhythmbox library location to my music folder in the other hd and it's all shown just fine in the "Music" part of rhythmbox. But it ...
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Screen refresh problem

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 with sudo do-release-upgrade Everything worked fine. But when I tried to change the desktop background unity crashed. I restarted the computer ...
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Conversion of m4a file names

Hi everyone hoping I can find an answer to my music related question. I switched from PC to Ubuntu and had run iTunes in the past. I have a lot of music that I have the CDs for but I loaded them ...
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Play m4a in rhythmbox?

I can't seam to get rhythmbox to recognize my m4as newly installed 15.10. I have the base, good, bad, ubly, and bad-multiverse plugins installed. Have I missed a package or something? Possibly ...
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Unable to mount Audio Disk

When I insert a particular (commercial) audio-CD, an album from a small "indie" band, I am told: Unable to mount Audio Disk Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus) This error only ...