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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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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Rhythmbox Plugin To Browse Your Music By Folders

Rhythmbox is good player but there is no choice to browse music file in folder browser. Is there a workaround available?
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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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An easy way to delete a file in Rhythmbox play queue

When I listen music, I want to delete a file if the music in play queue is not good to me. But there is only 'remove from play list'. This is not what I want. I want to delete the file. Clicking ...
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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 make Rhythmbox toggle between pause and play with spacebar?

When ever i press Space in Rhythmbox the song starts over instead of going on pause and when its on pause and i press Space the song starts over again instead of resuming from where it left of. So my ...
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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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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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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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Does RhythmBox have any command line interface or method of interprocess communication?

I'd really like to communicate with rhythmbox with a web server so I can remotely change the music playing from my smartphone. Is there a command-line interface for rhythmbox to do things like the ...
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how to transfer music to iphone 4?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I updated my iPhone 4's iOS to 7.0.4 (NOT Jail-broken) but I can't sync music using rhythmbox or any other tool, although my iPhone is detected when I plug it (new windows ...
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Stream and Control Music from Ubuntu to Android

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, and an Android 2.3.4 (Samsung Galaxy Fit). I connect my Android to a speaker far away from me. I want to stream music from my laptop using Rhythmbox to my phone. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 import Rhythmbox podcasts into Banshee?

With Natty, the default music-player changed from Rhythmbox to Banshee. While my music seems to have moved along, the podcasts didn't. I have therefore two questions : How can I listen the podcasts ...
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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 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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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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How Can I install A Rhythmbox Plugin On My Ubuntu VPS?

I am trying to install a Rhythmbox Plugin (File Organizer https://launchpad.net/rb-fileorganizer) on my VPS Ubuntu installation. On the desktop, I would be required to open the folder then double ...
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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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How to hide/remove Rhythmbox Now playing pop-up/notification?

Everytime a song is played on Rhythmbox from my playlist a pop-up on the upper-right side of the screen shows. How could I hide it?
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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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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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Rhythmbox doesn't show CD track titles

Let's say I want to rip a CD. I open up Rhythmbox and insert the CD. But Rhythmbox doesn't show the track titles. It just says Unknown Audio. It is an original CD, and I have internet. The titles show ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is everything crashing?

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now and I love it, I wouldn't think of using another OS unless I can't fix this issue. The install I'm on is only around a month and a half old. I'm running 12.04 ...
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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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How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox?

In Rhythmbox's Preferences, you can change the "Preferred Format" for Music to MPEG Layer 3 Audio, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, or MPEG 4 Audio. However, despite there being a Settings button, it does not become ...
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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 ...