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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 “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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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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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 ...
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How can I stream music files from Android Phone via wifi on ubuntu 12.10

Have a Wi-Fi network at home Have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my laptop connected to home Wi-Fi Have an Android based cell phone connected to home WiFi Can I play (stream) my music files stored in ...
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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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Rhythmbox pause/resume with space key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Rhythmbox toogle between pause and play with spacebar? I am currently using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 12.10, and I like it in all aspects, except for one -- space ...
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Ipod-Rhythmbox Playlist Issue

I have read other threads, including launchpad complaint of the same nature. Yet I feel the need. Unlike the problem here: Rhythmbox iPod Issues? when I sync Ipod and Rhythmbox, the song does get ...
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How to add authenticated podcast feed to rhythmbox

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with Rhythmbox 2.97. I have an RSS podcast feed that uses HTTP Auth. Adding this URL to Rhythmbox podcast library results in a generic 'Unable to load the feed. Check your ...
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How do I install python2.7 in order to play music in Rhythmbox?

When I try to play music in Rhythmbox, it's asking me to install python 2.7. May I know the links and process to download and install it? Also please let me know the other softwares to update. When ...
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Repeated internal errors in 12.04 - worth reporting every time?

Almost every time I start up my Ubuntu 12.04 system I'm told about an internal error relating to Rhythmbox, which I have as a start-up application. I've been opting to send an error report each time ...
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Start rhythmbox minimized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start Rhythmbox minimized? I'm on Quantal (12.10). I can't find a way to start rhythmbox minimized in the sound menu. How can I do that? Yes, I've seen the ...
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RhythmBox cant play any MP3 network file [closed]

I can open and see any kind of file of a specific HDD on the network. All is working fine, except that I can't play any .MP3 file (directly from the network). When I open the file, RhythmBox try to ...
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How to integrate Rhythmbox to play Internet Radio?

I have been very fond of the sound menu integration that can be done via Last.fm and the present radio stations. I wanted to know a way to listen to JazzRadio or for that matter any radio on the ...
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How to sync loved songs on last.fm with songs in Rhythmbox?

I would like sync my loved songs on last.fm with the corresponding songs in Rhythmbox by giving them a particular rating in Rhythmbox. How can I do this? This is possible for other players.
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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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Segmentation fault in Ubuntu One Music [closed]

When clicking on the "My Downloads" button in Ubuntu One Music the application crashes with a segmentation fault, showing the following terminal messages: ** Message: console message: @0: The page ...
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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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Ripping MP3s in Rhythmbox Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)?

I installed a couple of days ago Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit). I today tried ripping a CD in the MP3 format. However, whenever I try to rip, it says it is missing an extra multimedia plugin "Gstreamer ...
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How to share Rhythmbox playlists in a network?

My music is stored on a Synology NAS and Rhythmbox has access via NFS to the music files; works perfect. But how can I share the Rhythmbox playlists? I tried to store the playlists.xml file on the NAS ...
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How to make synapse control Rhythmbox?

Synapse can control banshee just fine. Commands such as "Pause", "Next", "Play" work fine; however, the same isn't true for Rhythmbox. Synapse falsely believes that Rhythmbox is not installed and thus ...
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Problem Adding Music to Ipod in Rhythmbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod I believe the problem is this because the ipod plugin lacks the transfer option, is there any way to fix this? I am ...
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How do I get rhythmbox to play MPEG1 files?

I am new user and i installed Ubuntu 12.04 with dual booting. As I played a song its not working asking a MPEG1 to install for the song. Is there any alternative to play the song without ...
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How do I downgrade rhythmbox v2.98?

I've been testing out the new WebUpd8 PPA for Rhythmbox which I used to upgrade from Rhythmbox v2.97 to v2.98. However, when I added this PPA, when using my favourite plugins replaygain and ...
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How do I sync music to my Sony Walkman (Z Series) using Rhythmbox?

I have recently purchased the new Walkman Z from Sony. I can transfer music by mounting it as a drive, but I would prefer to use Rhythmbox to do so. My other Android devices and MP3 players from the ...
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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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In Rhythmbox, is there a way to sort by artist and search by title?

In Rhythmbox I sort my music by artist. When I quickly want to look for a song I'd like to type in the title of the song. Not in the standard search box up top, but by starting to type when I've ...
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Rhythmbox's isn't registering all Last.fm songs in my profile, where is the problem?

I've been using this plugin since August, but recently it has been failing: not all the tracks are being registered in my profile. What's going on?
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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 use rhythm box and conky together?

I'm still fairly new at this and 12.04 LTS is my first hands on experience with Ubuntu all together. After spending a few weeks and trying to learn the in's and out's of the OS, I'm actually finding ...
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What is the shortcut key to skip a song in rhythmbox?

When Rhythmbox is not active/not focused and when I am on some other application window. How to skip/stop/resume songs that are playing in Rhythmbox. Is there any shortcut key to do that? I know ...
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Music Manager that can properly see ID3 ratings tags and synchronize with Android

I'm moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and so far the experience has been a really good one :) However, there is something that I've used to do with Windows 7 that I can't find how to do in Ubuntu: ...