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 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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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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Is there a plugin for Rhythmbox to exit on close?

Is there a way for me to get Rhythmbox to exit when I press the exit button? If not, is there a way to remove the exit button all together? I keep getting tripped up trying to close the music ...
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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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Can rhythmbox play media on my DLNA TV?

I have rygel configured as DLNA server and it autostarts with my session --> Cool On my TV I can browse/play the music, but the interface with the remote is horrible. --> Not cool So the question ...
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No sound after resuming from suspend?

When my system gets to suspension while the song being played, and got resumed from the suspension, I found my Rhythmbox player running but no sound coming even from the system. I had to suspend it ...
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Google Play Plugin for Rhythmbox

Hey guys, I'm a Google Play Music user running Rhythmbox 2.99.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. Recently, I found a link to a Google Play Music Plugin that had instructions on how to install the plugin. After ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best way to add replay gain to m4a files?

I use (and love) QuodLibet as a my music player and it has a plugin that calculates replay gain values (album and track) and stores them in the files. However, it doesn't work for my m4a files...just ...
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Rhythmbox's not playing music from network share

Rhythmbox's not playing music from network share. When you move seekbar, you can hear sound for half a second though, but then it stops. Plays music just fine from mounted drives. Also tested with ...
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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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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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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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How to share music through DAAP using Rhythmbox?

I have enabled DAAP plugin in Rhythmbox, ticked the "Share my music" option, but no DAAP server shows up in my other clients (android and another PC). Am I missing something, like firewall ...
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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 [closed]

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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.wav files in Rhythmbox?

The default music player does not play .wav files. Please help me.
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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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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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APE + CUE in Rhythmbox

I can open ape file in my Rhythmbox and it plays ok. But it doesn't fetch cue file, so I can't see songs list, only one line in the player with huge duration. What should I do to configure Rhythmbox? ...
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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? ...