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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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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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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Where are user ratings on audio tracks?

I want to be able to rate songs in my collection in Rhythmbox player. But i cannot see such column. What is the best case for me if i want to have ratings? Is there players like mediaMonkey or ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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: 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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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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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.
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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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How to sync rhythmbox playlists to device with relative path?

I am trying to sync an external usb device with Rhythmbox. In the device properties I select the playlists I want to sync and it copies Music + Playlists correctly to the device. However, the paths in ...
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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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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 ...