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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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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Is Rhythmbox constantly downloading MP3 files while playing them?

I observed a strange phenomenon with my Rhythmbox: it seems that Rhythmbox is constantly downloading a MP3 file while playing it. My setup My home server (hostname nas) which host the MP3 files uses ...
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How do I control compression level for ipod rhythmbox

Where do I control the compression level and format for songs being re-compressed for storage on my iPod from Rhythmbox?
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Rhythmbox menu-bar is not visible

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10(Saucy Salamander), Rhythmbox ( 3.0.1) menu bar is not visible in my laptop and desktop(Office). Any help??
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How is Rhythmbox supposed to work

I'm completely confused by this thing. Every time I play a new song it gets added to a playlist. So, when I want to play one particular song on loop it doesn't work. It goes through every song I ...
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How to get Rhythmbox sorting asian names correctly

Rhythmbox cannot sort Asian (Japanese in my case) names correctly. Is there a way to make it work? I cannot post images, so I cannot post evidence :-( Thanks.
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Rhythmbox transcoding ALAC files on the fly when syncing ipod (and I don't want it to!)

I use Rhythmbox from the gnome3 ppa (not the one from the main repository because of this bug) on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have an iPod nano 4th gen. Almost my entire music library is in ALAC (Apple ...
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4th gen. iPod Touch and Syncing with Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 12.1

I recently set-up a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.1 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. I have a 4th gen. iPod Touch that I'd like to sync with Rhythmbox but unfortunately it will not sync my music. When I ...
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Rhythmbox was erased after update and cant reinstall

I tried to update my rhythmbox when all of a sudden I realized it was removed from my system. I tried installing it again but I keep getting a messages for unmet dependencies. Some packages ...
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How to diagnose problems with internet radio stations?

I'm trying to listen to the internet radio station at http://s11.myradiostream.com:32034/. I've tried adding this using the "New Internet Radio Station" dialog (via Ctrl-I), however I hear nothing, ...
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Music lags/ hiccups when I seek using any Banshee or Rhthmbox

I have been using Linux for years now and this has never been a problem. but on my latest system [Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome Classic Session] It has been.. hiccuping is the best I can describe it. It ...
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Rhythmbox will no longer attach to launcher

I have been reorganizing my launcher. Now Rhythmbox will no longer attach to it when it is minimized. So when I want to skip past ads on my favorite podcast, I have to go up there to the menubar, ...
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Cannot upload songs to my iphone 4 running ios 5.1.1 on ubuntu 12.10

Using either Rhythmbox or Banshee I can move music from my iphone to my computer but I cannot move music from my computer to my iphone. If I drag a track to the phone it shows the progress bar and ...
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Ipod Suddenly Stopped Working With Ubuntu

Until recently, my ipod has connected to Ubuntu with no problems, but a couple days ago it is no longer able to do so. The ipod mounts when connected, but it mounts to a random folder in /tmp and is ...
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How to reorder a rhythmbox custom list by name/artist

I want to reorder a list of song I have in Rhythmbox in a specific order (Right now by song name). I want to do this since when I import them to my IPod Shuffle they are very random (Same as the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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Can podcast feeds be exported from Rhythmbox?

Can podcast feeds be exported from Rhythmbox? I'l like a list of all rss feed addresses that I have subscribed to. Thanks.
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Export Rhythmbox ratings and play counts to ID3 tags

Is there a way to export Rhythmbox ratings to id3 tags, or migrate them in some other way? Maybe some EasyTag or Puddletag reads Rhythmbox config files? Or is there a utility to do migration? ...
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How to sync rhythmbox playlists to device with relative path?

I am trying to sync an external usb device with Rhythmbox. In the device properties I select the playlists I want to sync and it copies Music + Playlists correctly to the device. However, the paths in ...
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Rhythmbox with disabled global appmenu

I disabled global appmenu and I'm now using GNOME Shell instead of Unity. My giant love to Rhytmbox fails, because it don't show menu :( How I can return classic menu? Recompile from sources? Maybe ...
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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How can I make rhythmbox/gpodder download podcasts into a single folder?

I listen to podcast on my android phone. Since I only listen to podcasts, I want to play a single folder. I am using folderplayer which cannot go into subfolders (at least, I didn't find how to make ...
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Connecting a Creative Zen Vision: M mp3 player

Is it possible to transfer tracks to a Creative Zen Vision: M mp3 player via Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04?
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Problem making gmusic plugin to work in rythmbox

I have installed the gmusic plugin for rhythmbox, and i can't get it to work on my computer (i have rhythmbox v2.97 installed). I activated the plugin by ticking the checkbox in rhytmbox's plugin ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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Rhythembox and iPhone 5 syncing on 13.04

Rhythembox 2.98 sees my iPhone 5 64GiB iOS 6.1.4, I can view the information page and can set up a sync, however, when I right click and select sync. Rhythembox Crashes without any details! I know ...
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Rhythombox doesn't run m3u files

i'm trying to listen to some radio station by downloading a m3u files and open it then sync with the server and then running the radio the problem that rhythombox doesn't running that files any help ...
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Editing metadata ALAC files in rhythmbox

I don't seem to be able to edit the metadata of ALAC (apple lossless) files in rhythmbox. Is this even possible or should I use another musicplayer (like Clementine or Banshee, who both can handle the ...
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Rhythmbox keeps repeating same song after play queue is empty

I'm not sure if this is a bug, but whenever Rhythmbox is finished playing all the songs in my play queue it immediately jumps to first song in my music library and keeps playing it over and over. I ...
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How to make synapse control Rhythmbox?

Synapse can control banshee just fine. Commands such as "Pause", "Next", "Play" work fine; however, the same isn't true for Rhythmbox. Synapse falsely believes that Rhythmbox is not installed and thus ...
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Will Ubuntu drop Rhythmbox in favor of Ubuntu Music App in the nearest future?

With recent news about development of Ubuntu Music App it seems that eventually it will replace Rhythmbox as default music app. Is there any defined date when it will happen? Are there such plans at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...