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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Can't copy my music from Rhythmbox to my iPhone

I am using Rhythmbox (2.96) using a iphone 4.2.1. I installed the libimobiledevice sudo apt-get install ipheth-utils libimobiledevice-dev libimobiledevice-utils But when i drag and drop a .mp3 file ...
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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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How can I copy files to my ipod using Rhythmbox?

I don't want to sync my Apple Brand product with RhythmBox, I just want to be able to drag and drop MP3s, similar to the way you might apply files to a USB drive. This has in the past worked without ...
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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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Failure to succesfully sync an iPod using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

After a day of trying to figure out how to get this sync going I found out a few things: For some reason there has been a lot of trouble syncing iPods with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 14.04, lots of people ...
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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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RhythmBox , VLC , ubuntu's default video player Crashing [on hold]

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 . After upgrading I am facing following problems : RhythmBox crashes when trying to play songs. When trying to play videos via VLC, I am getting No suitable ...
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Audio applications not playing on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 from scratch, overwriting 13.10. Ever since then, I haven't been able to play audio in most desktop media applications: Spotify, Rhythmbox, Pithos, Banshee...all of ...
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Unable to play MP3 or MP4 files in Rhythmbox or Movie Player

I am unable to play any MP3 or MP4 files. When I try to open any MP3 or MP4 file, both show an error, a Python 2.7 plug-in is required.
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Rhythm box crashes when I plug in my iphone

I've just downloaded ubuntu as a swap from mint. I heard it was easier to sync your iphone with ubuntu however, everytime I open rhythm box it crashes as soon as i plug my phone in? any ideas? ...
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How do I change Rhythmbox's visible column order?

How to change Rhythmbox's Visible Columns Order instead of "Title - Genre - Artist - Album" to be "Title - Artist - Album - Genre" ?
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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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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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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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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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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'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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How to get one song to repeat in Rhythmbox?

I want one song to repeat. Unfortunately, this is not possible. The only possible solution is to create a playlist with that one song and play it on loop, but this is not convenient. Are there any ...
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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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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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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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Ripping MP3s in Rhythmbox Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)?

I installed a couple of days ago Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit). I today tried ripping a CD in the MP3 format. However, whenever I try to rip, it says it is missing an extra multimedia plugin "Gstreamer ...
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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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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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Modify sound indicator menu to hide controls from inactive player or remove it after closeing

I like Spotify's indicator menu which expands whenever the application is open. I don't like Rhythmbox's which shows all the buttons all the time. I'd like to hide the Rew/Play/FF buttons from ...
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Copy music from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to iPhone5s iOS 8.1

I have a problem in copying music to my iPhone 5s (iOs 8.1) from my Ubuntu 14.04. On connecting the iPhone to my laptop via a usb chord, I can see a folder representing the iPhone. But I can't find a ...
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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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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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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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“Connection error. Please try logging in again” login into Last.FM from Rhythmbox

So, every time I try to login into Last.fm from the plugin in Rhythmbox I get the following error: "Connection error. Please try logging in again" It seems normal since I haven't found a way to ...
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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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Finding stations for Rhythmbox

I can Google for stations I'd like to listen to, but I can't find the correct URL to put into Rhythmbox for them to work. Do I need to find stations that offer a specific kind of protocol? i.e. ...
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How do I install third-party rhythmbox plugins?

Now that the dust has settled and Rhythmbox has become (again) the default music-media player in 12.04 & 12.10, I'm interested in extending its functionality. For example, the default lyric ...
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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 ...
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Get track information from Internet in 'Rhythmbox'

In Banshee, I would right-click and obtain Track Information, including artist and album updates, from the internet. This is explained in this Q&A - the lastfm-fingerprint extension: Can ...
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Does the iPod Shuffle 4th Gen work well with Rhythmbox?

I'm thinking about getting an iPod Shuffle 4th gen., but if it doesn't work well with Ubuntu 12.04/Rhythmbox it's a no-go. Does anyone have any experiences with this combination? Thank you in ...
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How to customize “My Top Rated” playlist in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently on Ubuntu 14.04 using Gnome desktop. The "My Top Rated" playlist on Rhythmbox seems to only include songs rated **** (4 stars) and above only. How do I customize this? In earlier ...
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Sound cuts out intermittently on all sound players EXCEPT Spotify

I have been running XBMC successfully for years on the same PC. I moved house and the PC seems to have suffered: Whereas XBMC used to play properly and predictably, it now cuts out intermittently as ...
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How to transfer songs from Ubuntu PC into iPod touch 5g

I'm having a hard time trying to find a good solution to this problem. I want to transfer songs to my iPod touch 5g just like I can through iTunes in Windows. Is there any method/workaround for this ...