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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 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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit in dual boot with Windows 7 Pro 64bit

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit on Windows 7 Pro 64bit enabling myself the service of dual boot. I am facing a problem of "No Sound" in any of the player even after installing all of the updates ...
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Why does Rhythmbox lose link to music folder located in NTFS partition?

Rhythmbox loses link to music folder located in NTFS partition even though all the NTFS partitions are mounted when Ubuntu 13.04 starts up. Why does this happen and how do I solve it?
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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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Why does the following radio stream URL works in a browser but not in Rhythmbox?

http://stream.rfi.fr/rfimusiquemonde/all/rfimusiquemonde-64k.mp3 I have all the plugins to play radio. Other radios play well. If I paste that link as is in Chromium it works. Rhythmbox just says ...
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Add or remove a program in sound menu in ubuntu 12.04

I had rhythm box in sound menu which come along with Ubuntu 12.04. In order to have good playlist option i moved to clementine music player. after installing clementine in the system, sound menu has ...
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What music player works with ipod nano 7th generation?

Does anyone know of a music player that supports the ipod nano 7g? I know amarok doesn't, and I haven't had any success playing around with rhythm box or banshee. Any suggestions for how to get these ...
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Connecting a Creative Zen Vision: M mp3 player

Is it possible to transfer tracks to a Creative Zen Vision: M mp3 player via Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04?
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Unable to play MP3 or MP4 files in Rhythmbox or Movie Player

I am unable to play any MP3 or MP4 files. When I try to open any MP3 or MP4 file, both show an error, a Python 2.7 plug-in is required.
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Rhythmbox default radio stations missing

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a new machine yesterday and started Rhythmbox. There were several default radio station (iradio) preloaded there. I started a stream and did reboot the machine some time ...
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Rhythmbox transcoding ALAC files on the fly when syncing ipod (and I don't want it to!)

I use Rhythmbox from the gnome3 ppa (not the one from the main repository because of this bug) on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have an iPod nano 4th gen. Almost my entire music library is in ALAC (Apple ...
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Minimalist alternative to Rhythmbox

Is there a good music player for 12.04 that is simple, text-based, and lightweight? I would like something that doesn't use up much CPU, and looks clean, with little GUI. I've seen a simple, ...
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Music player that supports multiple genres

Is there a music player for Ubuntu that either supports multiple genres or has a plug-in to support them? Say I have a song with the genre "Metal/Instrumental" (the separator isn't really important). ...
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Upgrade to Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in Xubuntu

I'd like to get the updates of rhythmbox for xubuntu but am really struggling to work out how. I've tried directly installing the deb from here but it gives an error about breaking package dependency ...
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Is it possible to add the Rhythmbox volume controls in the Sound Menu? [duplicate]

I can see Rhythmbox pause/play controls in Sound Menu. But I also want the Rhythmbox volume slider controls (as opposed to master volume controls). Is it possible to add them under sound menu or are ...
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How to add BBC podcasts to Rhythmbox?

I copied link address from RSS feed here http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/comedy. Then clicked ADD button in Rhythmbox podcast and added http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/comedy/rss.xml ...
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How can I reinstall packages accidentally removed when trying to remove another package?

I accidently executed sudo apt-get remove --purge gstreamer0.10, and the packages such as gimp, gnome-, Rhythmbox and etc are removed, so I forced to stop the processing, but I don't remember what ...
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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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Rhythmbox 2.96 keeps crashing

Rhythmbox has been crashing a lot lately. I get three different kinds of messages before everything dies in a horrible segmentation fault. The first, which is most common: (rhythmbox:6475): ...
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Ipod Touch not mounting properly on Ubuntu 13.04

After upgrading to 13.04, My Ipod Touch (4.2.1) mounts as normal, but then disappears from the devices pane and appears under the network pane in Nautilus. I then get error messages saying the Ipod ...
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Unmet dependencies in Rhythmbox

I've been having problems with Rhythmbox, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall to see if it will work. I keep getting an error message during the installation that says Some packages could not be ...
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Upgrade to 13.04 was not successful. Gstreamer not working. What do?

I finally decided to upgrade to 13.04. In the middle of the installation my computer froze completely, and so I decided to force quit. I log back on, and notice that the login says 13.04, but not ...
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Is there a plugin that makes Rhythmbox Smart Playlists more like iTunes?

I'm in the process of moving completely to Linux and I noticed that Rhytmboxs Smart Playlist functionality is lacking one key feature (for me at least), that's the sub arguments, (I think that's what ...
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Why will Rhythmbox not add or import songs since 13.04 install? [closed]

Since I installed 13.04 Ubuntu (12.04 before) I have not been able to add or import music to either of my iPods (4th & 5th generation). I can play music with Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox recognizes iPods. ...
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Rhythmbox 2.98 crashes all the time

The default version of rhythmbox is 2.98 and it always crashes after a long period of pause of playing. How can i upgrade this version to a newer one?
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somafm radio rhythmbox 13.04 not working problem

No Somafm internet radio channels work for me in rhythmbox, in 13.04 (using the default install, no extra plugins or upgrades). It adds the playlist, resolving the media URL, but when I play nothing ...
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Problem making gmusic plugin to work in rythmbox

I have installed the gmusic plugin for rhythmbox, and i can't get it to work on my computer (i have rhythmbox v2.97 installed). I activated the plugin by ticking the checkbox in rhytmbox's plugin ...
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How do I import a Rhythmbox playlist into Spotify?

I have some playlists on Rhythmbox that I would like to import in Spotify but I could not find a way. There's this website called Ivy that lets you import platlists that are in CSV files or in ...
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rhythmbox won't play radio stations from 13.04

It has been a long time since I last tried, but Rhythmbox won't play the radio stations that used to play perfectly well. I haven't tried for > 6 months. The station I want to hear is ...
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How to add and play extracted youtube files on rhythmbox?

When I used to have Windows, I used to be able to save the file I was downloading to a custom folder and then drag that file to Windows Media Player. Is there any way to do the same on Rhythmbox? When ...
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Renaming Artist in Rhythmbox

I have just purchased the new QUOTSA CD but Rhythmbox didn't recognise it and placed it in the Unknown Artist Folder. When I try and change the artist info, I get the following error: Any ideas how ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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Rhythembox and iPhone 5 syncing on 13.04

Rhythembox 2.98 sees my iPhone 5 64GiB iOS 6.1.4, I can view the information page and can set up a sync, however, when I right click and select sync. Rhythembox Crashes without any details! I know ...
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Why doesn't this stream work?

I have strange problem. These streams: http://plus-zielona-01.eurozet.pl:8500/ http://www.miastomuzyki.pl/n/rmfdance.pls http://zetparty-01.eurozet.pl:8100/listen.pls aren't played by Rhythmbox and ...
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Rhythmbox Plugin To Browse Your Music By Folders

Rhythmbox is good player but there is no choice to browse music file in folder browser. Is there a workaround available?
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Fixing a messed up Music Library

I was editing the information in my library in rhythmbox, and everything got royally messed up somehow. Many song titles, artists, and albums are completely wrong. I'm wondering if there's an way I ...
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Rhythmbox hangs when changing song properties

I am having problems when trying to change song properties in rhythmbox 2.98 (Ubuntu 13.04). I just choose one song, click on properties and do some changes and press close. Now everything seems fine, ...