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 to enable Grilo UPnP plugin in rhythmbox?

The newest version of rhythmbox (2.95) should have a Grilo UPnP plugin, but I can't find it in Rhythmbox and it is not enabled or available by default. I installed rhythmbox 2.95 according to this ...
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Rhythmbox missing japanese/chinese/korean characters in the song titles

I've got in the database several japanese/chinese/korean song that are shown with "random" characters (I think I should install a language package... but I don't know which one).
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Sound doesn't work in Unity, but does in Ubuntu Classic

I recently updated to 11.04, and it seems rhythmbox broke for me in the update, as well as the new default, banshee. When I try to play a song, the play button changes to a pause button, but nothing ...
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How do I add the default radio stations from Rhythmbox into Banshee?

With the change from Rhythymbox to Banshee there are no default radio stations in 11.04. What are the default stations from 10.10 and how do I add them?
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How do I install mp3pro support?

I've been listening to some of my older music today and I've just come across an album that I ripped back in my 'mp3pro days'... Needless to say it doesn't sound very good, which I'm guessing is ...
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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Is Rhythmbox constantly downloading MP3 files while playing them?

I observed a strange phenomenon with my Rhythmbox: it seems that Rhythmbox is constantly downloading a MP3 file while playing it. My setup My home server (hostname nas) which host the MP3 files uses ...
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Failure to succesfully sync an iPod using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

After a day of trying to figure out how to get this sync going I found out a few things: For some reason there has been a lot of trouble syncing iPods with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 14.04, lots of people ...
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How do I control compression level for ipod rhythmbox

Where do I control the compression level and format for songs being re-compressed for storage on my iPod from Rhythmbox?
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Moving from iTunes to Rhythmbox

I am about to start moving my iTunes collection from my MacBook Pro to my Ubuntu PC and Rhythmbox. I have a few questions before I begin, Can I migrate over my playlists and song play counts? I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Cannot upload songs to my iphone 4 running ios 5.1.1 on ubuntu 12.10

Using either Rhythmbox or Banshee I can move music from my iphone to my computer but I cannot move music from my computer to my iphone. If I drag a track to the phone it shows the progress bar and ...
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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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Ubuntu One message menu indicator appears whenever rhythmbox opened

Despite un-ticking the Ubuntu One plug-in within Rhythmbox, every time I open Rhythmbox the Ubuntu One icon will appear in the message menu. Is this a bug? Or am I missing a setting within Rhythmbox? ...
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Ipod Suddenly Stopped Working With Ubuntu

Until recently, my ipod has connected to Ubuntu with no problems, but a couple days ago it is no longer able to do so. The ipod mounts when connected, but it mounts to a random folder in /tmp and is ...
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Mediamonkey ratings imported into Rhythmbox/Banshee/Quod Libet

I recently made a complete shift from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. Everything went smoothly until I scanned my music files in some of the Ubuntu players... All of my ratings added in Windows, using ...
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Rhythmbox can't organize artist/title from file names

I can't seem to get rhythmbox to detect artist, title, and album names from my file system. Currently in preferences, I have folder hierarchy set to artist and file name set to title - this I assumed ...
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How to add an Internet RADIO STATION to RhythmBox running with a .php extension?

There's a Internet Radio Station called Sun FM in Sri Lanka. Among those radio stations running in Sri Lanka, Sun FM is one of my best radio stations I really like to listen everyday. I'm listening ...
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Can I exclude files from Rhythmbox library by filetype?

I use Band-in-a-box ("BIAB") to create backing tracks to practice my guitar-playing, and keep the source files (filetype .MGU) created by BIAB in the same folder as the MP3 files derived from them. ...
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How to reorder a rhythmbox custom list by name/artist

I want to reorder a list of song I have in Rhythmbox in a specific order (Right now by song name). I want to do this since when I import them to my IPod Shuffle they are very random (Same as the ...
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How can I synchronize podcasts using Ubuntu One?

I use Rhythmbox's podcast feature, to automatically download new podcast episodes from feeds which I've subscribed to. I also happen to use Ubuntu on several computers, all synced to the same Ubuntu ...
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How can I copy files to my ipod using Rhythmbox?

I don't want to sync my Apple Brand product with RhythmBox, I just want to be able to drag and drop MP3s, similar to the way you might apply files to a USB drive. This has in the past worked without ...
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Rhythmbox import error in 12.04

Rhythmbox is not able to install the MPEG-4 plugin when I import mp4 files into it. It identifies the plugin(Gstreamer), but fails to install it citing package dependency errors as following: The ...
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Why is ubuntu replacing Banshee with Rhythmbox in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Rhythmbox becoming the default (again)? Is is because of mono thing? Is it the GTK3 support thing? Or i dont know... What value Rhythmbox (replacing Banshee) ...
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Opening the audio menu (systray) in Unity when playing in Rhythmbox uses 100% processor [closed]

If I just click on the speaker icon on the top right corner in unity, processor usage rockets to 100% until I close the menu. I am playing some music on Rhythm-box and have conky. Is it doing ...
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Rhythmbox and external hard drive [closed]

I keep my whole music collection on my external hard drive. Is it better to import those files into Rhythmbox library or should I make my hard drive recognized as mp3 player by putting ...
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How to add a rich control(not just MenuItem) for a applet like Rhythmbox [closed]

I want to write a small tools in the form of Applet, but not just a "applet". I want to show a listview or anything in the applet, unfortunly it seems that ONLY Menu/MenuItem can be add into applet. ...
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Ipod crashes after transfering music from Rhythmbox

I have been using Rhythmbox for a long time to transfer music to my 3.1 Ipod Touch 3rd Gen, however after recently transferring an album my music app refuses to load. Sometimes it instantly crashes, ...
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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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How to turn off updates for Rhythmbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? Keep the Ubuntu package version I'm using now Exclude packages from apt-get upgrade As of today (8/5/12), I tried ...
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Can I have rhythmbox integration on dash in 11.10?

Dash in 11.10 version uses banshee music database for searching music in the music lens. Can I do sth similar with Rhythmbox?
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Alternatives to Rhythmbox to record Streaming Audio

I always have been able to record streaming radio using Rhythmbox, until now. As already reported, there is a bug with 13.04. I tried Banshee. There is also a bug with that, which has been reported. ...
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How to use rhythmbox-client on LAN?

A few days ago I had asked this question, and according to one suggestion, used rhythmote. It is a web-interface to change songs on a rhythmbox playing on some PC. However, its not what I had thought ...
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rhythmbox-metadata uses 100% cpu

Everytime I start rhythm box the process rhythmbox-metadata starts up and uses 100% cpu on one core, causing the computer to heat up and the fans to start rotating hard. I have an external drive with ...