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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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. ...
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Accelerated video and no sound

I have upgraded to saucy salamander and following an auto update I find that the video content of web pages only works at an accelerated rate before stopping to buffer and there is no sound output ...
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How to add or replace album art in rhythmbox? [duplicate]

Is there a way to add custom album art to a song or replace album album art of a song in rhythmbox.
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Rhythmbox plugin conflict

when i enable cover art search plugin and browse cover art plugin a message appears saying conflicting plugins.Is there a way to enable all plugins
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Rhythmbox and iPod recompressing audio on sync

I have a number of albums on my Mac with iTunes in very high and some lossless formats. When my iPod is plugged in iTunes will recompress these to 256Mb/s AAC for it while leaving the high quality ...
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How can i import itunes playcount and ratings to Rhytmbox?

I want my entire itunes library in rhuthmbox so i just set its location to itunes library.But the ratings and playcounts were gone.Is there a way to get these ratings and playcounts.
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Rhythmbox 2.97 does not show the contents of my Sony Walkman

After connecting, I do see the device in Rhythmbox, and I can also copy files to it, but when I click on it, Rhythmbox will always show 0 titles, 0 artists. Any hints? Thanks!
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Managing iPod in Ubuntu 12.04, using rhythmbox

When i try to use rhythmbox to add or remove songs from my iPod which is : lsusb: Bus 002 Device 006: ID 05ac:1265 Apple, Inc. iPod Nano 5.Gen I get: Error opening file ...
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Rhythmbox grays and then crashes, but only if I click 'play' from the tray

When I click on the rhythmbox 'play' button in the sound tray when there is no current rhythmbox instance, it will open a new rhythmbox window, which will then gray out and a few seconds later crash, ...
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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 do I make plugins work in rhythmbox 2.99.1?

I would like to use coverflow and an equalizer in rhythmbox. So I downloaded the fossfreedom plugins and installed those I needed, but how can I make them work when I don't have a toolbar with a ...
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Get Rhythmbox debugging info

I'm having a weird problem with Rhythmbox that no one else seems to have. When I pause on any audio CD, I can't get Rhythmbox to play it again. I've tried various workarounds including trying to play ...
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How to import .m3u playlist

I exported my my iTunes playlists to .m3u files before I got rid of Windows 7 completely. Now I would like to import the playlists into Rhythmbox, but can't. My playlists contain Windows file names ...
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restricted-extras available in ubuntu 12.10 demo version

i'm new to ubuntu. before installing, i wanted to try it first. but, whenever i want to play media files using rhythmbox, it says "python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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How can I have better sound quality?

I have been using Ubuntu for years now, and the latest Ubuntu 13.10 is working perfectly on my N56VZ. The image quality is awesome, better than on Windows, but there is one thing that is really ...
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Rhythmbox refuses to maximize correctly

When I try to maximize Rhythmbox in my laptop screen (Built-in Display), it jumps right back to my secondary screen (BenQ 21"). My screen setup: Is there a workaround for this annoying bug? My ...
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adding radioswissjazz to rythmbox

I tried and pasted the stream link http://www.radioswissjazz.ch/live/aacp.m3u but i cannot have it play: Always in 'paused' same for http://tamtamdesiles.ice.infomaniak.ch/tamtamdesiles.mp3 what ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Rhythmbox 2.99.1 Issues

When I start the Rhythmbox it crashes. Then I kill the process and restart it, then it works. It happens every first time I try to run Rhythmbox after turn on my pc. Does anybody knows something ...
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Transferring music ratings from rhythmbox to gmusicbrowser

Context Used rhythmbox on older Ubuntu. Switched to Xubuntu 13.10. Default player is gmusicbrowser. Rhythmbox still available. I have previously, on rhythmbox, patiently rated much of my music ...
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Trouble playing and ripping CD audio files on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I'm trying to rip audio files from a CD onto a subdirectory of the Music directory. My Linux 12.04 LTS 32-bit came with Audacity, Brasero, Banshee, and Rhythmbox. (Yes, not one, four players. Go ...
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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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Other people's files showing up in rhythmbox

I have my computer connected to a college network, and right now files that belong to other individuals on campus are showing up under Shared in rhythmbox. This is driving me up the wall, I absolutely ...
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Missing shared library for Rhythmbox

After I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 my rhythmbox wouldn't work. After many failed attempts I ended up uninstalling and removing all traces of rhythmbox I could find. Now I've reinstalled rhythmbox, ...
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ubuntu 13.10 rhythmbox cant update [closed]

When I update the system it says update is broken and that i need to use apt-get install -f in terminal, so I did but it says I need to be root for that. sudo apt-get install -f returns this error: ...
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How to add Rhythmbox controls to sound menu in Gnome-Shell?

I noticed that i cannot close rhythmbox by clicking close from the window. Checked this thread : Checked this thread Rhythmbox still plays songs after exit and tried disabling related plugins but this ...
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Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 13.10

Since I upgraded to 13.10, I cannot export CD tracks in Rhythmbox. It told me "Additional software is required to encode media in your preferred format: Vorbis encoder" I click install, and it loops ...
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Rhythmbox is not launching

I'm using Rhythmbox 2.99 in Ubuntu 13.10, and when I first launch the application it searches for music and works like a charm, but if I try to launch it later again nothing happens. When I run it in ...
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Launch Rhythmbox using a Keyboard shorcut

I use Rhythmbox all the time in my Ubuntu. Is it possible to have a custom shortcut like Ctrl+R in Ubuntu, which can launch the Rhythmbox window, even if it is playing in the background ? Since, the ...
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Rhythmbox not shown in gconf-editor (Ubuntu 12.04)? [duplicate]

In Rhythmbox, i'm trying to find out which folders are in the library watch list. According to the help file, you can use gconf-editor to add/remove them at /app/rhythmbox/library_locations. But, in ...
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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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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 won't play certain songs

For the most part Rhythmbox works fine. However, there is one song in my library that it refuses to play, or add to any playlist. VLC will take it, and Audacity will as well, but Rhythmbox will just ...