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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Inherited 2nd Gen Ipod Nano - cannot delete iPod music

I have acquired (legitimately) a 2nd gen ipod nano. It is full with music not to my taste. When I open it up in Rhythmbox I am unable to delete the existing iPod music.
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Install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox on Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox. I've first tried to install it via PPA as described here. After executing sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-gmusic I get an error message ...
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Music files won't open with Rhythmbox as default

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with Rhythmbox set as the default music player, but when I double left-click a music file (all my files are wma) from my Music folder it launches Rhythmbox, but does not ...
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Rhythmbox Midi Error

When I open Rhythmbox this program detect my midi files. When I want to install midi extension I see it: I have Gnome graphical environment and I don't know what can I do. Sorry for the mistakes, ...
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Missing 'Browse' button in Rhythmbox Menu

Rhythmbox is missing the Browsebutton, in the top menu, as you can see in the screen shot below: Where is the image file located and how can i fix this?
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rhythmbox control panel not working

facing issue with Rhythmbox control panel. I am unable to pause or play next song from control panel of Rhythmbox music player
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Transfers videos into NWZ-E384

So, I've recently bought a new Music Player. It's brand is Sony. But when I go to rhythmbox and sync it says permission denied. So I have to go to Nautilus and copy the files. So I want to ask how do ...
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Rhythmbox - How can I combine multiple library locations into one folder (/Music) and not lose playlists?

My home folder is extremely cluttered with various music folders. Is there a way to move all of these into my /Music directory without losing playlists? I'm currently on Ubuntu 13.10 with Rhythmbox ...
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Root issues in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to activate my equalizer plug-in on rhythm-box, but it keeps asking me, '' are you root?'' I tried my own password but to no avail. I'd appreciate some advice please.
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Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in 12.10

I've tried installing Rhythmbox 2.99.1 using the .tar.xz from saucy on launchpad and I seem to be getting errors about dependencies. Does anyone know a good way to fix these dependencies issues? I ...
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Why won't my iPod register and when it does not sync in Rhythmbox?

When I plug my ipod into my computer it doesn't appear anywhere. On the ipod's screen it says that it's connected, but I can't find the ipod anywhere on my computer. On the rare occasion that I plug ...
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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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Media player that can be told what tracks I want to skip

Some tracks in my music library only consist of introductory talk and things like that I usually want to skip. Is there a media player that can be taught to not play certain tracks, either using ID3 ...
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Moving from iTunes to Rhythmbox

I am about to start moving my iTunes collection from my MacBook Pro to my Ubuntu PC and Rhythmbox. I have a few questions before I begin, Can I migrate over my playlists and song play counts? I ...
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Search Music with using Google2ubuntu

How to search music in rhythmbox with using google2ubuntu ?? I got this interesting software voice recognition software google2ubuntu Creator of this software stated that you can add commends to ...
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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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RhythmBox Plugins Menu

I have just installed RhythmBox via the Software Centre (2.99.1) but either for love nor money does my UI look like the images in the screenshots; I'm trying to hook up to my DLNA NAS. I have the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop and Rhythmbox

Ubuntu newbie just installing 13.10 desktop. Does the version of Rhythmbox included with 13.10 natively support DLNA such that I can send music to my whole-house receiver. If not natively, is ...
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Problems when syncing iPod classic with Rhythmbox

Whenever syncing my iPod classic with Rhythmbox, I get a popup displaying the error "Downstream is not seekable and headers can't be rewritten". What does this error mean? Is it fixable? It causes ...
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Automatic bitrate conversion for iPod sync using rhythmbox

Is there a way to configure an automatic conversion of the bitrate when syncing to my iPod? I want all songs above 128 kbps to get converted to 128 kbps.
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Audio card in ubuntu 13.10 has lots of noise when a sound is being played

It's not enjoyable to listen to music anymore, of course for me and everyone like me that has the same problem. When I play a music it has lots of noise, the real track has no problem though. ...
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Adding radio station to Rhythmbox [duplicate]

The only reason why I install Banshee on my new ubuntu distros is because i cannot seem to be able to add my favorite radio station to Rhythmbox. I would like to add this radio station to Rhythmbox ...
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Rhythmbox won't play mp3 on windows partition

Fresh Ubuntu installation, rhythmbox works fine for mp3s located on my linux partition. But it refuses to open mp3 files on my windows partition. All other programs work fine with files on my other ...
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rip mp3 rhythmbox

I can't rip mp3 music in rhythmbox error Additional software is required to encode the multimedia files to your favorite format: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) encoder then The parameters passed to the ...
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Problem with system updates after installing Rhythmbox 3 via PPA [duplicate]

I installed Rhythmbox 3 per these instructions on my 13.10 machine: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/10/install-rhythmbox-30-in-ubuntu-1310-or.html And now when i try to update, i get the following error: ...
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How to work ipod with ubuntu 13.10, do I need to format?

I had to switch to ubuntu after windows 8 basically blocked itself out on christmas day but since then I haven't able to add music to my ipod, it's even made some songs not play thought that might be ...
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How to escape from rhythmbox party mode?

I'm trapped in a party! Is there a hotkey to recover normal rhythbox window mode (instead of whole-fullscreen)? Or how to locate a config file of rhythmbox?
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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 won't play through Bluetooth stereo adapter

I'm running 13.04 on a Dell M5030 laptop and a Bluetooth dongle. The stereo has a Aluratek Bluetooth adapter. My Iphone works on this set up and the laptop has no issues with the BT that I can see. ...
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updating rhythmbox failed

I updated my rhythmbox2.99.1 to 3.0.1 manually using the terminal but still the update manager tries to update rhythmbox's core and ends up in update failed, report this problem and when i try to ...
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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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Rhythmbox and Conky do not work together but they work individually

I'm using hardy-conky on my laptop running 12.10 and on my main PC running saucy 13.10 Neither are able to run Rhythm Box and conky at the same time. I run rhythm box and conky disappears. I close ...
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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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How to get Rhythmbox stations back!

I accidentally removed the internet radio station HBR1 Tronic Lounge in the category House from Rhythmbox. Does anyone know how to get them back?
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What are the formats of audio files which Rhythmbox supports? [duplicate]

My rythmbox in Ubuntu 13.04 is not playing mp3 files.
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Rhythmbox updates failing

I am having trouble updating with Rhythmbox. I'm using ubuntu 13.10 I have purged it and did a new install and I keep getting an error message: When I attempt an upgrade: ...
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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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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 to play ape files using Rhythmbox?

Rhythmbox requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: APE tag demuxerBut how can I install the plugin?
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music and videos from ubuntu 13.10 to wp8 (Nokia Lumia 920)

How can I transfer music and videos from Ubuntu 13.10 to Nokia Lumia 920??? I've tried just copying the files like if it is a flash drive and it didn't work (I've copied the files but phone never ...
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Poor Soundquality of the MP3 playback of Rhythmbox compared to vlc

I have a mysterious audiophile sound problem: The playback quality of mp3 files in Rhythmbox is worse than the quality produced of vlc playing the exact same file on the exact same system. The poorer ...
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Can't enable Google Music Plugin on Rhythmbox 3.00 ubuntu 13.10 - python error

I am having a problem enabling the gmusic plugin on Rythmbox 3.00 in ubuntu 13.10, it worked in Rythmbox 2.9 but now it stopped working, tryed with PPA and PIP installations and both fail. I ...
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I am not able to download any plugin for audio or video on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. And for some reason I am unable to download any plugin automatically. I never had this problem before. Here is an image what Rhythmbox or the default video player ...
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Rhythmbox missing from sound applet on tray after reinstall on uhuntu 12.04 gnome classic

I had an rhythmbox in sound applet on tray but i had a problem in rhythmbox recently, when i wanted to play something rhythmbox was just playing some weird noise so i reinstalled rhythmbox And after ...
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How can I sync my iPod 7th gen with rhythmbox in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am not able to sync my ipod nano 7th gen with my rhythmbox. It has compatibility only till ipod nano 6th gen. Is there any way to make it work?
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How to set the ID3 Year on an mp3?

I'm creating my own MP3s with an online service, and I'm setting the "Year" attribute in the ID3v tag, but I'm having trouble getting it to work with both Nautilis and Rhythmbox. In Nautilis, when I ...
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Plugins for Banshee/Rythmbox for Groove Shark

What I really would like to know is is there a plugin or app that allows me to use grooveshark sans browser (eg. in banshee/rythmbox/external app) I already read this question: Any Rhythmbox plugin ...
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Using Ubuntu desktop as Upnp DMC (Digital Media Controler)

I've just tested Rygel, but as I understand, Rygel is a server. What I am looking for, is to choose the music on my computer (using Rhythmbox for example) and the file (or the stream ?) is send via ...
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the upper right corner volume button can no longer be control the music player

My initial use Ubuntu 13.10(64bit), just installed it can open the music player from here. Now I can not. I have now had the gnome desktop, but I've now uninstalled. I've been using rhythmbox. How ...
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Rhythmbox shows the same songs twice!

Rhythmbox Music Player displays the same songs twice. Each song is repeated in the list. I can't remember, but I think this problem started after I changed the Music Library Location settings. ...