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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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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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 ?...
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Cannnot add music to ipod with rhythmbox

I have recently bought a new computer and it's ubuntu. I am still getting used to it but am totally useless with computers. I have downloaded a lot of music onto Rhythmbox, which was working ...
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Why selecting music from dash opens Rhythmbox even though Tomahawk is set as the default player?

I have installed Tomahawk and made it the default music player. Now when I play music files by selecting them from Nautilus everything is fine. However, if I choose the music from dash lenses, it ...
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Rythmbox Playlist Nesting

is it possible to nest Playlists in Rhythmbox? I'd like to have a couple of sub-playlists in the main playlist I created. Thanks
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IPod shuffle playlist

Here's my situation: I have owned an iPod shuffle (4th generation) for a few years now. I love that it is both simple to use, but also supports playlists. I began using Ubuntu with the 14.04 release,...
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VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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Banshee and Rhythmbox not recognizing ipod

I would appreciate any help on this; I have never had a problem with it before. Rhythmbox and Banshee are not recognizing my ipod, and my ipod is telling me there's nothing on it once I disconnect. ...
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How to display cover art for internet radio in Clementine?

So far, my internet search has not revealed a solution. I am playing the internet radio station http://listen.shoutcast.com/CINEMIX-1 in Clementine 1.2 under Ubuntu 14.04. Artist and title do show ...
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I can't play mp3's with Rhythmbox from my Dropbox folder

When I try to import or open mp3's from my Dropbox folder using Rhythmbox nothing happens. I'm using Rhythmbox 3.2.1 and Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit. If I copy them to the desktop then they play, but my ...
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Does Rhythmbox have folder play option?

I can select a folder in nautilus, right-click and choose "Open with VLC..." as well as "Open with Rhythmbox" but while the VLC option plays the files in the folder, Rhythmbox doesn't play the folder'...
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Music player that removes duplicates from library

I have Rhythmbox. This is not redundant. I tried the solutions posted here: How to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox? The link in the second answer is dead, unfortunately. The first ...
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Playlists in mediaplayers not able to trace song files after restarting ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Rhythmbox, VLC player, Audacious, I tried all. Similar problem arises. After creating playlists, it is working fine for the first time. After restarting and playing the playlists, error message ...
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Playing Rhythmbox through SSH

I am trying to start Rhythmbox by remotely accessing my Ubuntu 15.04 machine through SSH. Problem is when i create a new instance of Rhythmbox and play it, it works fine. Here is how i am doing it. ...
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Pause music with bluetooth headset button

I have a bluetooth headset (Philips SHB7150 if that matters). Everything works fine; I get audio, volume works, and previous/next works. But the play/pause button does nothing. I tried looking at it ...
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Rhythmbox mixed up album artwork on iPod

04 and when I plugged in my iPod nano 7th gen for the first time and opened Rhythymbox I realized that all the album artwork was mixed up after I played iPod. I remember when I used MediaMonkey on ...
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How to run songs playlist at the startup

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can Anyone show me how to automatically play a playlist at the startup of the system, but I want it with 4 seconds sleep, so the system can load perfectly PS : I ...
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Sync iPhone Music with Rythmbox or Banshee

When I sync my iPhone 5s, it shows it has successfully synced in the program, but when I disconnect the device, the content does not show in my music. The software appear to sync fine and finish ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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Rhythmbox not playing and finding music, Ubuntu 15.04

I had a fresh install yesterday, since then Rhythmbox is not playing as well as not finding music from Musics folder. I have installed Ubuntu-restricted extra, please help I've chosen "File - Add ...
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after shutting down ubuntu playlists in rhythm box dont work

I created playlists in rhythm box. After shutting down ubuntu and restarting when the playlists are clicked saved songs are not appearing. Also all the files are coming under 'podcasts' in shuffled ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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How can I open a menu with a shortcut key if no shortcut key exists for the menu?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open/drop-down the sound menu/indicator, in order e.g. to see the currently playing song? If not, how could I set one?
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How do I select which files are shown in Rhythmbox?

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and it came with Rhythmbox. Now I want to put some music on my computer, so I opened Rhythmbox, and it's displaying a long list of files from various places on my computer. I'm ...
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Alsamixer or Pulseaudio reverts PCM channel level to 100% in 14.04

Can anybody help me figuring out why every time I change volume with media keys, or restart my Dell E1405, the PCM slider goes up to 100%? How do I make it stay at 81% (which is one step below the red ...
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Rhythmbox Extract Speed

How can you specify the extract speed in Rhythmbox 3.1? I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 64bit and Rhythmbox's extract speed is really slow ripping a music CD. How do you speed that up? Thanks
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Way to skip, pause songs rhythmbox when screen locked?

How can I skip a song when teh screen is locked? I use the short cut keys when its not locked, and I hate having to log back in when screen is locked just to skip a song.
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Embedding Tags in Rhythmbox Properties…Is it Possible?

I am currently ripping my entire CD collection and use Picard to do the auto-retagging before I add the files to my Rhythmbox library. Occasionally Picard tags mp3s/flacs incorrectly (an album cover ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 interested-media-...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...