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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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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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 ...
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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 the ...
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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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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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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): GLib-...
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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 ...