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 error

when I use Rhythmbox I get this error: (rhythmbox:31056): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'org.freedesktop.gstreamer-0.10.default-elements' is not installed Trace/breakpoint trap What can I do ...
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importing songs from rhythm box to ipod doesn't work properly

I have imported songs from rhythm box to my ipod (32 Gb, 2nd generation). I can play them on the ipod without problem, but when I try to browse into the song (to go from 1 min to 5min for eg.), 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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4th gen. iPod Touch and Syncing with Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 12.1

I recently set-up a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.1 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. I have a 4th gen. iPod Touch that I'd like to sync with Rhythmbox but unfortunately it will not sync my music. When I ...
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Sansa Clip not recognized

I just took the awesome plunge into linuxland, and am loving it so far! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP G74 laptop, and everything but my Sansa Clip is working great! I can it in and see a few ...
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How to get Rhythmbox to sync album cover art to Android?

I have Rhythmbox syncing quite well with my Android phone. It automatically transcodes from FLAC to M4a and keeps the correct directory structure and track file names. So far so good. However, the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed Rhythmbox 2.97 instead of 2.98

I've added PPA Webupd8team/rhythmbox and doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install rhythmbox. I do restart but it doesn't install the latest version (2.97 installed) Is there any way ...
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Display Album Year in Rhythmbox

In Rhythmbox songs list, it is showing the columns Track, Title, Genre, Artist, Album and Time. I want to have Year field. How to get that?
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bad sound only in rhythmbox

I am using Rhythmbox 2.96. Unfortunately, music sounds quite bad (especially bass parts). If I let totem play exactly the same files, sound is perfect. Same with gst-launch playbin uri=file. It ...
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Building Rhythmbox from source

I'm trying to build rhythmbox from source to have a go at adding an extra feature. I'm running into issues with gstreamer configure: error: Package requirements ( gstreamer-1.0 >= 0.11.92 ...
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rhythmbox tray icon

I don't know why, but Rhythmbox does not show up in tray. I have installed and activated an additional plugin from this site AND added 'all' to whitelist (dconf-editor -> com -> canonical -> desktop ...
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How to stop Rhythmbox adding played sound files to the library?

Everytime I play an audio files with Rhythmbox the program adds it to the library automatically. Also when the file stops playing Rhythmbox plays the next file of the library list. How can I stop ...
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Disable automatic iPod scrobbling through rhythmbox

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10, Rhythmbox 2.97. I use Rhythmbox to manage my ipod, so far so good. But every time I plug it in, what I've listened on my ipod to get scrobbled to last.fm automatically. I wish ...
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How to find and download a missing plugin?

I tried to add a radio station to the radio player of Rhythmbox, so I clicked "add" and copied the URL but it won't play when I click on "play". A window comes in the first place searching for a ...
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Stream and Control Music from Ubuntu to Android

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, and an Android 2.3.4 (Samsung Galaxy Fit). I connect my Android to a speaker far away from me. I want to stream music from my laptop using Rhythmbox to my phone. ...
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Can I add an elapsed time bar for Rhythmbox player in the sound menu?

If so, how do I get to be this way?
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Windows Phone 8 detected as mass storage

From version 8 onwards Windows Phone supports MTP (media transfer protocol) to transfer audio and I thought I could use Rhythmbox to upload music onto my device. Thing is Rhythmbox doesn't display ...
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Transferring ratings and playlists from Rhythmbox to Clementine

After the latest update, Rhythmbox (which was my main mp3 player on my Ubuntu Latest distro) stopped functioning: it dies just after startup. So, I turned to Clementine which I like a lot. However in ...
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RhythmBox only plays downloaded music when the Archive Manager is open

Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded some music (They're in a ZIP format, by the way), and they play fine, and the NotifyOSD comes up, as usual. But when I play the music, the Archive Manager HAS to stay ...
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Music lens does not show my music

I have 10GBs of mp3, aac and flac files on my hard disk. Most of them were legally purchased online or ripped from CDs. Some of them aren't. The music lens does not show any of my music when I search. ...
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How to copy the contents of many folders to one?

I have several music files all in individual folders by artist name that I want to copy to one location so rhythmbox can import all the files from the single location. I've seen simple program ...
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Rhythmbox crashing on startup due to Segmentation fault [closed]

This is the terminal output: (rhythmbox:5912): Rhythmbox-WARNING **: Could not open device /dev/radio0 (rhythmbox:5912): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion `trap != NULL' failed ...
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How to change default behavior when iPod is plugged in?

Right now when I plug in my iPod, Clementine opens and starts playing, which is annoying because I prefer to manage my iPod using Rhythmbox which has a "sync" feature that Clementine (AFAIK) is ...
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How to make RhythmBox output sound when playing MP3 files?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. RhythmBox is playing mp3 without sound. I checked all the devices and all are working fine. Even RhythmBox is not muted. How can I solve this problem?
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How do I change Rhythmbox's visible column order?

How to change Rhythmbox's Visible Columns Order instead of "Title - Genre - Artist - Album" to be "Title - Artist - Album - Genre" ?
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Rhythmbox was erased after update and cant reinstall

I tried to update my rhythmbox when all of a sudden I realized it was removed from my system. I tried installing it again but I keep getting a messages for unmet dependencies. Some packages ...
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Rhythmbox “cannot resolve proxy hostname” error

I keep getting cannot resolve proxy hostname. Have no idea what this means can't find directions for ubuntu 12.04 and rhythmbox to correct. I need simple step by step instructions
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How does one reset Rhythmbox for a new library?

Previous similar questions have provided answers but the answers don't work for Ubuntu 12.04 and Rhythmbox 2.98. I have an SD card with an extensive music library. I have renamed unknown track ...
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Why does Ubuntu Music Lens display only a few songs and albums?

The Ubuntu Music Lens displays just a few songs and albums of my music collections. For example the lens displays just 44 albums but it should be 200 albums. If I type the name of the song or album in ...
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What's the purpose of Edit > Copy in Rhythmbox?

I was trying to find a way to copy a song to folder while listen to it but Edit > Copy doesn't looks to work (it doesn't Paste neither a file nor a text information) I'm using rhythmbox 2.97, ubuntu ...
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Where is music stored in Rhythmbox?

So, Rhythmbox completely broke my ipod and corrupted the music libraries. While I was trying to fix it, I made the mistake of (accidentally) removing all the music via right-click->remove from my ...
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Rhythmbox not saving imported files & other issues

I've recently changed PC & transferred my music folders over, but I've got noticed some issues with Rhythmbox (using ubuntu 12.10): 1) When music is imported where is it saved? I imported music ...
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Can't get pandora plugin for rhythmbox 2.97 to work

I installed this repository and updated it. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox-plugins sudo apt-get update And then installed the plugins: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to diagnose problems with internet radio stations?

I'm trying to listen to the internet radio station at http://s11.myradiostream.com:32034/. I've tried adding this using the "New Internet Radio Station" dialog (via Ctrl-I), however I hear nothing, ...
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Missing Plug-In for Python

I received this message when attempting to download a podcast with pdf sheets in rhythmbox: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: application/pdf ...
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Music lags/ hiccups when I seek using any Banshee or Rhthmbox

I have been using Linux for years now and this has never been a problem. but on my latest system [Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome Classic Session] It has been.. hiccuping is the best I can describe it. It ...
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How to properly import Rhythmbox playlists into iTunes on VM?

I'd done this succesfully before but this time I just can't make it work. I'm running Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 12.04 to listen to all my stuff but to sync my iPod Touch 4g I use Virtualbox to run iTunes. I ...
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Why won't Rhythmbox work?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and found out that Rhythmbox won't work-- it keeps saying that it requires plugins but everytime I lookup mp3 plugins it appears that the ones that are all needed are ...
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How can I adjust the setting for OggVorbis encoding in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu Precise (12.04)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox? I want to read a CD to my music library. I want to use OggVorbis for compression. I want to set the quality ...
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On-the-fly conversion of FLAC to MP3 when syncing with Android?

I have a large collection of FLAC music files which I would like to sync to my Android phone. However, the FLAC files are very large...and before I bother to create a seperate MP3 music library it ...
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Is there a way to paste shortcuts in Ubuntu as in Windows?

Paste shortcuts, or perhaps create a link to another folder from a folder, or any thing of the sort. I need to do this because I want to crate a link from other directories to my music folder, so ...
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How can I get rhythmbox to see that different albums with the same name are different?

I have both Greatest Hits by the Offspring and Greatest Hits by Queen in my Rhythmbox library. When I sort by album, it looks like this: How can I tell get rhythmbox to sort by album in such a way ...
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Rhythmbox will no longer attach to launcher

I have been reorganizing my launcher. Now Rhythmbox will no longer attach to it when it is minimized. So when I want to skip past ads on my favorite podcast, I have to go up there to the menubar, ...
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Sync Android with Rhythmbox

I have a Samsung Mini 2 and my wife has an original Samsung 2. I am working with Rhythmbox on 12.10. I was initially able to sync my Mini with RB when I first set up. Then I deleted all the music ...
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Is Rhythmbox able to queue tracks played while it is offline, to scrobble them later?

I'm wondering if Rhythmbox is able to queue tracks played while it is offline, to submit them to Last.fm later when an internet connection becomes available. I think Banshee supports that.
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What happened to Last.FM radio service in Rhythmbox?

My Last.FM stations stopped working last week - I assume it is due to their protocol upgrade: We're writing you to let you know that there will soon be a change to Last.fm radio that may affect ...
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adding pls to rhythmbox

I try to add .pls radio station to rhythmbox. I download the file and I click music>import file but nothing happen. I added one station before and it works fine but now it simply does not work. Also ...
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Why have column borders gone missing in Rhythmbox gui?

My theme doesn't use shading, only borders and outlines. Before: Since a few weeks ago, Rhythmbox has stopped drawing all borders so that I can't see columns or sections very well. After: ...
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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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New Ipod shuffle 4 gen will not play, I use Rhythmbox, Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Rhythmbox could not initialise the Ipod so I used Gtkpod and used Rhythmbox to copy songs into the Ipod. Can access these files with Nautilus and can play them with Rhythmbox. The Ipod will not play ...