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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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 ...
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Copy music from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to iPhone5s iOS 8.1

I have problem with copy music to my device IPhone 5s iOs 8.1. When I connect the usb into my laptop (OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) I can see folder of my device, but I can't find folder that correctly past ...
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Rhythmbox file transfer to ipod

Using 12.04 and 4th gen iPod touch. Rhythmbox sees the iPod and can play songs from it. when I dragged a folder of songs to the pod, I got a progress bar and time elapsed. But when I unmounted the ...
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How to make Rhythmbox stop continuous auto playing songs

Every time I choose only one song from Files, Rhythmbox keeps playing the songs I listened to them before. Anyway to make Rhythmbox stop doing that?
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Go Gear Aria shows up in Trusty Tahr, but won't show/add files

I have a Philips Go Gear Aria MP3 player. Before updating to Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu only recognised it as a generic media device, but I could view and add files. Now, it actually names the Aria but ...
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Rhythmbox: unable to browse by cover art

I am unable to browse by cover art in Rhythmbox. Apparently plugin is installed and active but I don't see the left pane option "Browse by cover art" EDIT: I can't install cover browser for some ...
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Rhythmbox: How to edit track order of playlist?

I've looked around for quite a while and was surprised to not have found any information on this: How is it possible to change the track order of a playlist I've created in Rhythmbox 3.02? Simple ...
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Cant rip CD in Rhythmbox

I'm trying to rip a CD in Ogg format, however it tells me that I'm missing: GStreamer element audioresample It tries to download it but fails, does anybody know how to get this missing piece of ...
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Can't start Rhythmbox. libarchive.so.12 version `XZ_5.0' not found Error

When I try to launch Rhythmbox I get the following error: rhythmbox: /usr/local/lib/liblzma.so.5: version `XZ_5.0' not found (required by /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libarchive.so.12) I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Rhythmbox plugins installation dependency issue

I tried to install plug-ins in Rhytmbox Music player but I get this error http://prntscr.com/5ecetc. The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly: Depends: libc6 (>= ...
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Importing iTunes library in any Ubuntu music player

I'm trying to migrate my iTunes library, in particular the ratings, to Ubuntu. I've tried various music players but so far had no luck. Clementine doesn't have anything to import iTunes ratings, ...
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Bricked media shortcuts used with rythmbox

I am running 14.04 on a mbp. After the installation of Ubuntu the play media key would play and pause a song in Rhythmbox, but it wouldn't start the application. To achieve this, I went to ...
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My iPod Touch won't sync with Rhythmbox

My sister gave me her old 3rd gen iPod touch since it is completely useless to her and I wanted to use it has a replacement to cd's in my car. Every time I plug it in ubuntu asks if I want to open it ...
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How Do i read ituneslibraryXML File to rhythmbox?

I have my iTunesLibraryXML File and would like rhythmbox to read and rebuild my playlist. Any Idea how?
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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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Rhythmbox and iPod Shuffle (4th gen) volume

Under Ubuntu 14.04 (MATE) Rhythmbox detects my iPod Shuffle (4th gen) without any additional configuration. I can transfer songs to it, however, once I do so, the volume is considerably lower when I ...
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DLNA client for music

Is there a way to listen to DLNA server music from Ubuntu? It seems redundant to me to have full-scale library based music software on the computer while there is already library based solution in ...
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Script to edit program launch command in terminal

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Win7 pc. I have all my music in my Windows drive (D: drive). If I need to play from library in rhythmbox, I have to first open/mount my D: drive, so that rhythmbox ...
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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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Rhythmbox won't play certain mp3's on a mounted windows partition

I just did a fresh installation to Ubuntu 14.10, and Rhythmbox works fine with files in the home directory. But when i try to play or import some mp3's from a windows partition, it simply refuses. ...
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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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Gstreamer Doesn't Work

I cannot play any kind of media MP3, MP4... The Totem Movie Player tells me that I need a couple of codecs than ask if want Search for them, I accept then it ask if I would like to install: ...
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Help using rhythmbox-plugin-visualizer in 14.10

I haven't used rhythmbox in a while, but I just upgraded to 14.10 and thought I'd give it a go. I imported some music, playback is fine. I used to use the visualizer and wanted to try it again. I have ...
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Rhythmbox not showing up my Moto X android device on Ubuntu 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. My Moto X android phone is detected my nautilus. I can copy and write to my device but in Rhythmbox it is not showing up. On my phone only two modes are there ie MTP ...
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After synchronizing my iPod nano 6G with banshee or rhythmbox, it appears empty

I want to synchronize my music between Ubuntu 14.04 and my iPod Nano (6th gen). I have read pretty much everything but am still blocked... I tried with Rhythmbox and with Banshee and I get the same ...
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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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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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How select a custom folder hierarchy when extracting MP3s in Rhythmbox?

I like to organize my music in folders named: AlbumArtist/Year - AlbumName/TrackNum - TrackName.mp3 Unfortunately in Rhythmbox Preferences → Music tab it is not possible to do it. There is less ...
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Import radio stations in Rhythmbox

I know Rhythmbox stores all kind of information in ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/rhythmdb.xml. All entries with type="iradio" are radio stations. I would like to import radio stations from TuneIn. My ...
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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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Rhythmbox stops responding when unused [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and now when I open Rhythmbox and leave it minimized without music playing, when I un-minimize it, it shows that it's not responding. I can only force-quit it, ...
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Is it possible to create keyboard shortcuts that are specific to Rhythmbox?

I want to be able to use Ctrl+Space both to play/pause Rhythmbox, when that window has focus, and for Eclipse's content assist. Right now I'm controlling Rhythmbox by setting Ctrl+Space as the ...
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Synching iphone with banshee/rhythmbox ubuntu 14.04

I think I have this bug. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rhythmbox/+bug/1132215?comments=all Any app crashes as soon as it tries to interact with it (ex: drag and dropping a file to it's ...
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Custom Columns in Rhythmbox

I would like to be able add custom columns in Rhythmbox for things like "Version" and "Grouping". Is there a .ui file in /usr/share/rhythmbox or elsewhere that I need to edit in order to do this; and ...
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How do I play just one song in Rhythmbox?

In Windows Media Player, when I right click one song and then click play, it plays just one song (it doesn't advance to the next track when song finishes), and when I double click a song, it plays 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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Why cant I transfer music to my devices SD Card?

This is the first time I have had to ask for help in Ubuntu. When I connect my Nokia Lumia 625 it mounts and even comes up in Rhythmbox (sweet). However when I check properties the SD card is showing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Rhythmbox, missing gstreamer1.0-libav (i386) plugin dependencies

I've recently updated Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (64 bit version). The problem that I've noticed is that Rhythmbox cannot play ALAC (m4a) files. Also, when I run some radio stations, the systems complains ...
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Problem with m4a files

Rhythmbox, vlc and totem instantly crash when opening a m4a file. When I run rhythmbox -d and play a m4a file, I receive this message: (rhythmbox:9023): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: ...
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How to PERMANENT remove Rhythmbox, VLC etc under sound

While using dconf. it temporarily removes but always reappear or reset and these media player sit just under sound menu. Ubuntu sound menu option looks like dogs tail. Never gonna be straight. I have ...
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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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Rhythmbox problem when resuming podcast playback

I use Rhythmbox to manage and download my music podcasts. The problem here is when I'm listening a episode and I have to pause it, then I cannot resume the playback anymore. Play/pause button or ...
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Rhythmbox control buttons not displayed properly

After an upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04 and to Rhythmbox 3.02 the control buttons in the upper left corner (play/stop, next/previous song, repeat, shuffle) and other icons (music library, libre.fm etc.) are ...
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Getting a drive to automount on startup [duplicate]

I've got a drive (well, a separate partition actually) that has my music on it, and in theory I should just be able to hit play in Rhythmbox and it'll work. But for some reason, I need to personally ...