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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS corrupting 7th Gen iPod nano?

I connected my iPod to my PC with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to transfer some music. After it was all transfered i safely ejected it, and checked my iPod. To my surprise, all of my songs are 0.00 seconds long; ...
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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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Can't Switch Focus to Rhythmbox with Unity

Well, I can switch to rhythmbox, but not by just clicking on it. I must right click on it, then click on the song playing. I can always minimize to get to it. When the focus is on Rhythmbox, and I ...
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Rhythmbox problem uploading songs to iPod Touch

I run ubuntu 12.04(LTS), all up-to-date, and I notice a strange behaviour when I connect my iPod Touch (2nd generation). Only a few times Rhythmbox is able to upload or delete songs from the iDevice, ...
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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 ...
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mini.iso build up or break down from full OS?

I have an old portable computer that's only used as a 'music server' Rhythmbox. It was slow with 11.10, but I updated it to 12.04 anyhow. Then, I eliminated a number of things with Synaptic, leaving ...
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Program To Sync My iPod?

Is There A Program To Sync My iPod Touch 4g and my iPod Nano?I Tried Using Clementine but it won't work!My iPod Touch Has IOS 6.1.3. P.S. I Already Used Rhythmbox didn't work either.
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How is Rhythmbox supposed to work

I'm completely confused by this thing. Every time I play a new song it gets added to a playlist. So, when I want to play one particular song on loop it doesn't work. It goes through every song I ...
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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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How to get Rhythmbox sorting asian names correctly

Rhythmbox cannot sort Asian (Japanese in my case) names correctly. Is there a way to make it work? I cannot post images, so I cannot post evidence :-( Thanks.
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Rhythmbox corrupted all the songs on my ipod

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I recently hooked up my iphone to rhythmbox. I pressed "sync with library" in the tab in my iphone. It did what I told it to, but now ALL my songs are trash in my iphone and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS won't play DVD's

I am a bit of a novice at this so please keep your answers as simple as possible.I have a Z91F laptop onto which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I also had to replace the old cd drive with a ...
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iPod doesn't mount correctly

I'm trying to sync rhythmbox to an iPod classic using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked at first, and then I got some error messages involving libgpod-common, and now the iPod doesn't even mount. It doesn't ...
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No results in Music lens after deleting rhythmbox

I removed Rhythmbox and installed Clementine. Now, the Music lens is empty. How can I search for music without Rhythmbox?
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Downgrading Rhythmbox 2.99 to 2.97 without losing Playlists

I installed Rhythmbox 2.99 on Ubuntu 12.10 following the instructions here and here. This version of Rhythmbox seems to be a little buggy and I would like to downgrade to 2.97, but I want to do this ...
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Where is Rhythmbox when I close the window?

I use Rhythmbox to play songs, but when I clicked the top-right close X, it disappeared, but the song is still playing. Where can I find it? PS. I use Lubuntu
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No more buttons inside rhythmbox 2.98

I'm looking for an answer to my question since a long time and I haven't found any response so far. My problem is kind of annoying... I have neither buttons nor progression bar into my rhythmbox ...
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How to remove the what's playing when a song starts [duplicate]

When a new song begins, a popup comes in the top right area, but how can I remove that?
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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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Stop auto resizing of columns. RhythmBox

I use rhythmbox as the default music player. I'm very fond of the built-in rating function. I rate my music as I play them. Now, all the visible columns are automatically spaced. But as you can see ...
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Rhythmbox is invisible

I tried various solutions for fixing "No Sound" problem under the Ubuntu 13.04, which got me to an odd situation in which the music or any sound plays but the Rhythmbox is neither visible at the top ...