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 Rhythmbox music management works?

I have some problems importing my music files in Rhythmbox. Under Preferences -> Music I set the directory hierarchy I want but when I import music from a directory it doesn't copy the files in my ...
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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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How do I downgrade rhythmbox v2.98?

I've been testing out the new WebUpd8 PPA for Rhythmbox which I used to upgrade from Rhythmbox v2.97 to v2.98. However, when I added this PPA, when using my favourite plugins replaygain and ...
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Rhythmbox iPod Issues? [closed]

Basically, when I try and drag a song from my library to any one of my iPods (Classic (2.0.4 Mac), Touch (3.1.2. (7D11)) and Shuffle), nothing happens. It would appear that everything went ok, but ...
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Good alternative for Rhythmbox for Podcasts?

I am currently using Rhythmbox for my podcasts (around 50 feeds) and I am looking for an alternative due to it's numerous short comings and bugs, among other things: it crashes every now and then ...
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Any Rhythmbox plugin for grooveshark out there?

I can't find a plugin to listen GS on RB for Ubuntu. I currently run 10.04.
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Rhythmbox and Banshee do not start anymore

I searched a little and tried your topic Banshee isn't starting anymore, but I still had no success yet. So I will explain my problem shortly and then post the error-messages: Both players worked ...
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How can I use Rhythmbox to rip high-quality VBR MP3s

I have a few CDs lying around that I'd like to rip and encode in MP3 format using Rhythmbox. After installing the ubuntu-restricted-extras package, one of the options that shows up in Rhythmbox's ...
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How to play BBC 6 music on rhythmbox

How do I get BBC 6 Music radio station to play on Rhythmbox? I get the following pop-up message: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: text/html ...
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Rhythmbox opens out of focus from Sound Menu

I'm using Ubuntu Natty, though I had noticed this problem in Maverick as well. Because Rhythmbox opens up out of focus, pressing Ctrl-W/Ctrl-Q has the alarming effect of shutting down whatever ...
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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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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 ...
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Rhythmbox won't import or play flac files

I have a new installation of 12.04 and I just copied over all my music to the ~/Music folder. Rhythmbox found all the mp3 and ogg files, but it refuses to import flac files. They simply do not appear ...
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How can i make Rhythmbox recognize song titles and album artists written in Arabic?

I'm new in Ubuntu, I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS x64, and I have some songs in Arabic. Rhythmbox plays them alright but it doesn't show the album artist or the song titles in Arabic Characters. I ...
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Why does Rhythmbox use a different version number?

On Ubuntu 11.10, rhythmbox is 2.90.1, while it seems to be based on the 0.13. Why is this?
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Ubuntu One Music store plugin not working in Rhythmbox

Why did Canonical not update the Ubuntu One Music plugin for Rhythmbox in 11.10? When in 11.10 it's not even an option to install it like in 11.04.
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How do I delete album tags in multiple files?

I have multiple tracks where I would like to delete the album entry. If I mark them in Rhythmbox and try to edit their tags, I can only change it to something else. If I leave the field empty, it does ...
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Listening to, and changing tracks on another PC on a LAN?

Rhythmbox runs on a PC in my network, and I was wondering if it would be possible to change the track, volume etc from my pc? Both PCs run 10.04. Thanks.
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Midi files not working on Rhythmbox nor VLC

Rhythmbox 2.96 doesn't run any midi file on Ubuntu 12.04, even after installing GStreamer and Ubuntu Restricted Extras. Rhythmbox-Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|0.10|rhythmbox-metadata|audio/midi ...
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Are there currently any plans to replace Rhythmbox with Banshee in “Maverick Meerkat” 10.10?

Since years there are rumours that Rhythmbox will be replaced by Banshee as default application in the next Distribution-Release. Are there any plans for it to be replaced? The information that I have ...
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I cant configure rhythmbox as gobject-introspection 1 is not installed

Previously I advised someone on how to upgrade to Rhythmbox to version 2.99.1 here. However they couldn't upgrade due to gobject-introspection-1.0 not being installed. I couldn't help them. Now, ...
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Access iTunes shares from Rhythmbox?

Its a bit of a tease that I can see iTunes shares on the local network in Rhythmbox, but I'm unable to access them. Is there anything I can do to enable access to function?
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How do I change or delete the album cover image shown in rhythmbox?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I have some wrong covers associated with albums. I've already disabled the cover plug-in, but the wrong covers that were downloaded are still being shown when I ...
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Can I sync a Rhythmbox playlist with an mp3 player?

I can't sync a Rhythmbox playlist onto my mp3 player, how can I do this?
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Where is Rhythmbox's playlist information stored?

I want to know where playlists, created in/with Rhythmbox are stored and located? I need those files, in order to import all of my Rhythmbox playlists into Banshee.
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What is the shortcut key to skip a song in rhythmbox?

When Rhythmbox is not active/not focused and when I am on some other application window. How to skip/stop/resume songs that are playing in Rhythmbox. Is there any shortcut key to do that? I know ...
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Keep up to date with Rhythmbox?

Since Banshee is going to be replacing Rhythmbox in 11.04, is there a PPA for Rhythmbox so I can still keep up to date with the newest stable builds?
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What is the best way to control music on my PC from my iphone or android?

Apple has a very slick tool, called "Remote.app" that allows you to control music playback on a PC running iTunes, see. It lets you quickly select and queue songs for playback, and adjust the ...
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Does the iPod Shuffle 4th Gen work well with Rhythmbox?

I'm thinking about getting an iPod Shuffle 4th gen., but if it doesn't work well with Ubuntu 12.04/Rhythmbox it's a no-go. Does anyone have any experiences with this combination? Thank you in ...
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Rhythmbox playing without sound

I have a clean 12.04 install. Imported my mp3's (from a windows share) into Rhythmbox and although they do appear to be playing no sounds is to be heard. Playing a radio-stream works just fine. ...
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How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod

I can sync them with Banshee but in Rhythmbox (Am starting again to use it since it will be the default in 12.04) I can see that Rhythmbox can detect the ipod and see the songs but when I try to drag ...
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How to sort by track ratings in Rhythmbox?

In Banshee, we could sort the songs by star-rating by clicking on the interface itself. This way, I could transfer my starred songs easily onto the ipod and other disks. In RB, how do I show rating ...
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How to enable UPnP coherence plugin in rhythmbox 2.95?

In Ubuntu 10.10 I was using the rhythmbox-plugin-coherence package and I was happy to stream music from Rhythmbox to our internet radio box. But in 11.10 (64Bit) I can not find the package anymore, ...
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Rhythmbox not saving the album art permanently

I run ubuntu 10.10 and use rhythmbox (version 0.13.1) regularly with the albumartsearch plugin installed. However when I change the album art it is only temporary. On moving to the next song it ...
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Rhythmbox will not start

I have recently uninstalled Rhythmbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, through the Ubuntu Software Center and, because it still appeared under the sound icon, I ran the command sudo apt-get purge rhythmbox ...
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“Connection error. Please try logging in again” login into Last.FM from Rhythmbox

So, every time I try to login into Last.fm from the plugin in Rhythmbox I get the following error: "Connection error. Please try logging in again" It seems normal since I haven't found a way to ...
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Rhythmbox and metadata

I was wondering whether there is way to make rhythmbox fetch or find metadata automatically online for all the songs in my library. Is such a task possible?
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Access Windows 7 Media Streaming

I wish to be able to see and stream music to my Ubuntu 10.04 installation through Rhythmbox. I have enabled media streaming in Windows 7 and I can see Rhythmbox as an allowed device. I have installed ...
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Is it possible to sync Rhythmbox playlist to Ubuntu One Music or use a m3u file as Ubuntu One playlist?

I recently started trying Ubuntu One music streaming and now it feels good. However I have a problem here: I used to have several long playlists for myself in Rhythmbox (300-500 songs each playlist, ...
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How can I synchronise play counts between Banshee and Rhythmbox

I want the play counts for songs in my Rhythmbox library to be the same as the play counts in my Banshee library (and vice versa). How can I do this?
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Auto Mount Windows Partition in Rhythmbox player

I want that whenever I open Rhythmbox player It will auto mount the Windows Partition where all my music files are placed. Is there anyway I can invoke the mounting of Windows partition in the ...
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Importing iTunes Music Library in Rhythmbox

I have a extensive music library in iTunes on my Mac. I have found a dozen import scripts to import the metadata (ratings, play count) to Rhythmbox. But the comments I have found all indicate that ...
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Rhythmbox plugin code for hot key not working - why?

def activate(self,shell): self.shell = shell self.copy_selected() self.action = gtk.Action ('foo','bar','baz',None) self.activate_id = self.action.connect ('activate', ...
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Automatically copy podcasts onto ipod [closed]

I'd like to be able to plug my 5th gen iPod nano into my Ubuntu 10.04 box and have it sync podcasts. I'd like newly downloaded podcasts to be copied onto the iPod, and played podcasts to be removed ...
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.wav files in Rhythmbox?

The default music player does not play .wav files. Please help me.
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How can I replace Rhythmbox with Banshee?

I have just upgraded to 12.04 and I'm not happy that the integrated music player is once again Rhythmbox. I much prefer Banshee and would prefer to have it as the default music player in the same ...
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How can I make Rhythmbox start playing a radio stream as I log on?

I want to have Rhythmbox start playing a radio stream as soon as I log in. I've tried to run various programs in /usr, including bashnee.desktop, but to no avail.
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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 to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox?

I have Rhythmbox 2.97 on 32bit Ubuntu 12.10. I have a large number of duplicate music entries that don't show up in my music folder. I really would like to know if there's any plugin or any means ...
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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 ...