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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Unable to activate the Desktop Art plug-in for Rhythmbox

I've neither installed, nor upgraded, any packages for a couple of days, yet today Rhythmbox is reporting that it was 'unable to activate plugin Desktop Art.' It worked before I left the computer (at ...
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cant install rhythmbox in xenial

when I try sudo apt install rhythmbox I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu)

I recently switched to Ubuntu and then this morning to Kubuntu. I really love Kubuntu, I want to run this as the only OS on my Macbook but there's one issue that I just can't fix. So I've installed ...
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Alsamixer or Pulseaudio reverts PCM channel level to 100% in 14.04

Can anybody help me figuring out why every time I change volume with media keys, or restart my Dell E1405, the PCM slider goes up to 100%? How do I make it stay at 81% (which is one step below the red ...
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How to PERMANENT remove Rhythmbox, VLC etc under sound

While using dconf. it temporarily removes but always reappear or reset and these media player sit just under sound menu. Ubuntu sound menu option looks like dogs tail. Never gonna be straight. I have ...
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Audio applications not playing on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 from scratch, overwriting 13.10. Ever since then, I haven't been able to play audio in most desktop media applications: Spotify, Rhythmbox, Pithos, Banshee...all of ...
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Starting Rhythmbox via crontab

I'm getting tired of this issue now, because every version of Ubuntu needs to be treated in another way, but in 14.04 I don't know what to do anymore. My problem: My PC is starting automatically ...
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Install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox on Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rythmbox. I've first tried to install it via PPA as described here. After executing sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-gmusic I get an error message ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Rhythmbox won't play streaming flac files

My music collection is stored in flac format on a network-attached Ubuntu Server 12.04 box. I used to be able to play my music by streaming it over the network to my laptop which runs Ubuntu 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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Can Rhythmbox scrobble tracks from an Internet radio stream?

I'm mainly using Rhythmbox for listening to music, this includes radio streams. However I noticed that the radio tracks are not scrobbled to Last.fm. Is there any way around this? I want my radio ...
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Rhythmbox sound cuts, cracks when other programs are running

I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10. When Firefox or my photo album is open the sound in Rhythmbox cracks and cuts like someone scratching a disc with a needle. On its own or with Evolution open the sound is ...
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How do I get the .deb for Rhythmbox 0.13.2 to install on Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm wanting to get some of the new features in Rhythmbox 0.13.2 on my aging Ubuntu laptop w/out having to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm currently at 9.10. One option for installing ...
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Rhythmbox last.fm unsupported format error

I don't understand why I keep getting unsupported format errors when using the last.fm plugin in rhythmbox. It seems to happen every time I try to play a song only one or two tracks advanced.. if I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10. Rhythmbox + last.fm = Token expired

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and Rhythmbox. The problem is that I can't login to last.fm. The program always gives an error saying "Token expired". I upgraded Rhythmbox (to 3.3) and its plugins from the ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Problem with rhythmbox & udev

I am currently running the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (development branch) and am having problems installing and uninstalling software. would you be able to help me with this? When I open the ...
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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rhythmbox button icon names?

The shuffle and loop/repeat button icons in rhythmbox don't match my gtk icon theme. I would assume that's because my theme is missing files named appropriately in order to theme those icons. Is ...
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Rhythmbox plugin installation

I am new to Ubuntu, and I installed Ubuntu last month. I tried to install a third-party plugin from the terminal using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox-plugins, but I got the ...
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How to make Rhythmbox stop continuous auto playing songs

Every time I choose only one song from Files, Rhythmbox keeps playing the songs I listened to them before. Anyway to make Rhythmbox stop doing that?
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Rhythmbox: unable to browse by cover art

I am unable to browse by cover art in Rhythmbox. Apparently plugin is installed and active but I don't see the left pane option "Browse by cover art" EDIT: I can't install cover browser for some ...
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The ArtSearch plugin has been deactivated in Rhythmbox.

I want to install Album Art Search in the Rhythmbox. Like But when I select the plug-in appear for me error: Conflicting plugin found. The ArtSearch plugin has been deactivated See the pic I ...
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Increase/decrease playback speed in rhythmbox

How do I increase or decrease the playback speed in rhythmbox 3.0.1 the way its possible on VLC using [ and ] keys? I am fine if I need to install a plugin for this. There is a similar question on LP,...
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rhythmbox control panel not working

facing issue with Rhythmbox control panel. I am unable to pause or play next song from control panel of Rhythmbox music player
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Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop and Rhythmbox

Ubuntu newbie just installing 13.10 desktop. Does the version of Rhythmbox included with 13.10 natively support DLNA such that I can send music to my whole-house receiver. If not natively, is ...
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Can't enable Google Music Plugin on Rhythmbox 3.00 ubuntu 13.10 - python error

I am having a problem enabling the gmusic plugin on Rythmbox 3.00 in ubuntu 13.10, it worked in Rythmbox 2.9 but now it stopped working, tryed with PPA and PIP installations and both fail. I ...
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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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Howto play Last.fm on Rhythmbox?

So after authenticating with last.fm, the last.fm drop-down menu is populated but when attempting to listen to a station nothing is happening. I'm hoping that I'm just not doing something right.. Let ...
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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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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 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 plug-...
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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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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 rhythmbox-plugin-...
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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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How do I know what the latest version of Rhythmbox is?

A few questions guys, would really be glad if you could help. How do I know what the latest version of Rhythmbox is (is there a rhythmbox official repository?)? And say I dont have the latest version ...
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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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Is there a Rhythmbox plugin to listen to music from YouTube?

Is anyone aware of a plugin for Rhythmbox to stream music directly from YouTube?
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How can I prevent an application window from opening in background?

On my Ubuntu 15.10 Rhythmbox frequently, but not always, opens its main window in the background when launching it through the Unity launcher icon (see below). How can I force this application to ...
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Screen refresh problem

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 with sudo do-release-upgrade Everything worked fine. But when I tried to change the desktop background unity crashed. I restarted the computer ...
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Rhythmbox: Cannot edit properties

Could you help me out with a noob problem? I used to be able to edit song properties in Rhythmbox (14.04) via generic user GUI stuff. Right click, hit edit properties, type what you need to, right? ...
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Sync music to bq ubuntu sd card with rhythmbox

I've installed new libmtp (ubuntu 14.04) from there (https://launchpad.net/~fossfreedom/+archive/ubuntu/libmtp) and rhythmbox now can view bq device and sync music but there's a problem... syncs to ...
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Can podcast feeds be exported from Rhythmbox?

Can podcast feeds be exported from Rhythmbox? I'l like a list of all rss feed addresses that I have subscribed to. Thanks.