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 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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Can rhythmbox play media on my DLNA TV?

I have rygel configured as DLNA server and it autostarts with my session --> Cool On my TV I can browse/play the music, but the interface with the remote is horrible. --> Not cool So the question ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Rhythmbox duplicating songs in playlists

I am using an ipod Classic 5th gen with Rhythmbox and it seems whenever you make a playlist or add songs to an existing playlist it just duplicates the songs everytime you add a new one. So many of my ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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How do I use last.fm in Rhythmbox without subscribing?

If I subscribe to last.fm will I be able to listen to last.fm through Rhythmbox using the plugin available in the repositories, or is there an alternative way to do this without subscribing? I would ...
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Rhythmbox is crashing on start

I'm using ubuntu 10.10 and until about 3 days ago rhythmbox worked fine but now when I start it, it opens, then after 4 second it crashes. When running it from terminal I get this: > ~$ ...
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is there a way to put basic banshee controls in the top bar of unity?

Im looking for a way to put basic controls like pause, play, and skip to the top taskbar (the area which displays the time, battery, mail, titles of pages in chrome...) or some other convenient way to ...
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How do I add Ubuntu Music store to Rhythmbox?

I've checked in the plugins and i can't seem to get the Ubuntu one music store in Rhythmbox. I'm not a fan of Banshee FYI. All help greatly appreciated.
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LastFM no longer free?

LastFM used to allow listening without a subscription within Rhythmbox (and still does in Ubuntu 10.10), their website suggests this still ought to be the case (at least for those of us in the UK, US ...
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How to browse by albumartist with rhythmbox or any other gnome musicplayer?

Rhythmbox offers (as it should by now!) the metatag "albumartist" in addition to "artist". But I don't see any way to browse by this property. The offered views are: Browse by "artist - album", ...
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How could Rhythmbox deal with multiple-disc albums

Title pretty much says it all. My Rhythmbox confuses the first disc of the Les Miserables soundtrack deluxe edition with the second disc, the effect being that the song titles are all wrong. Look at ...
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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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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 do I downgrade Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 13.04

I run Ubuntu 13.04 and I use Rhythmbox 2.98. This version is full of bugs and I would like to downgrade to 2.97 or older How can I do this ? Thanks Here is my sources.list # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Unable to seek in MP3 encoded files

When I try to play any MP3 encoded song in Rhythmbox, the seek bar is disabled. Upon trying to play the same files in Totem, the same problem appears again. I think that the problem started after ...
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Will Rhythmbox automatically add missing album information when I put a new album in my music folder?

I'm new to Ubuntu and my question is pretty much the title. I just need help with this because I don't want to go through and specifically name ALL of my songs.
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Automatically adding CD box art so that I can put it on my iPod

I know it's possible to automatically find CD covers for albums, because rhythmbox is doing it on the fly. (When I listen to stuff, it finds the CD cover online...) What I want is to get this ...
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Rhythmbox save current song after exit

How can set Rhythmbox to save automatically the current song when exiting? The scenario: I have the following playlist Song 1 Song 2 [playing] Song 3 Song 4 Song 2 is playing. I exit Rhythmbox ...
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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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Rhythmbox displaying songs from multiple locations

I chose my ~/Music directory as my library location in Rhythmbox, but rhythmbox is still displaying songs that are located in other directories. (All the music in my ~/Music folder is in ALAC, but I ...
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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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How to play music Track in Rhythmbox without re-importing tracks when restarting ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and have Rhythmbox as my default music player but the problem is when I press the start button it doesn't play each time when I restart ubuntu, I have to import track again. ...
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How can I set up multiple libraries in Rhythmbox?

I'd like to separate my music into multiple libraries to better organize it, but anything I can find seems to be outdated. Does it still require hacky solutions to do this or is it easier now?