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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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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Rhythmbox jumps to selected album

When Rhythmbox finishes playing a song, it jumps to play the next song of the selected album. This is all well and good BUT the selected album may be different than the currently playing album, and I ...
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dynamic switch between audio (applications) source

Formuling a question was quite hard :) I would like to know if there is a way to force the soundoutput to play the last audio stream started, reduce the volume of the actual audio source and when the ...
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Menu Bar in Top of Desktop not visible for some Appliations like Rhythmbox

When starting and activating "Rhythmbox" there is no menubar available since installing Ubuntu 13.04 using an existing user profile of a home-partition from previous versions of ubuntu. When i create ...
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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 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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Rhythombox doesn't run m3u files

i'm trying to listen to some radio station by downloading a m3u files and open it then sync with the server and then running the radio the problem that rhythombox doesn't running that files any help ...
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Editing metadata ALAC files in rhythmbox

I don't seem to be able to edit the metadata of ALAC (apple lossless) files in rhythmbox. Is this even possible or should I use another musicplayer (like Clementine or Banshee, who both can handle the ...
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Can't enable Rhythmbox's Google Music Plugin

I tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rhythmbox. I ended up by getting the plugin installed but I can't enable it. :c I have: Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Gnome 3.8 Thanks in advance
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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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How to remove Libre.fm from Rhythmbox?

As I do not use Libre.fm, I'd like to remove it from the sidepane in Rhythmbox (Ubuntu Precise). I did it some time ago on of my machines. But now I cannot recall how I did it. :-( I could not find a ...
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13.04 stopped playing streams in Rhythbox and totem

The stream does not play in Rhythmbox nor totem. It played fine before the upgrade; it looks like a regression from an earlier report about the same. The streams play in mplayer and play fine when ...
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music cant play and says “need to install plugins”

my Ubuntu 12.10 rhythm box cant play any songs apart from the ones that were installed with it. it says that no plugins installed and when i try to install them they can not be found
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Ubuntu 13.04 rhythmbox doesn't recognise title and artist

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Rhythm box recognized my audio CD Artists and Titles in 12.10 but 13.04 just shows unknown for both
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Rhythmbox keeps repeating same song after play queue is empty

I'm not sure if this is a bug, but whenever Rhythmbox is finished playing all the songs in my play queue it immediately jumps to first song in my music library and keeps playing it over and over. I ...
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iPhone 4s + Rhythmbox = Fail (12.10, ios 6.1.3) [duplicate]

(This is emphatically not a double of this: How to sync songs in Rhythmbox with an iPod. I've tried everything there.) Can't seem to control how to add music to an iPhone. It will either: Try to ...
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Rhythmbox play no sound after changing output device

Problem: Rhythmbox play no sound after changing output device. Ubuntu 12.04, i386, Rhythmbox 2.96. How i get this: - I have connected to my laptop a bluetooth headset. - In sound preferences I ...
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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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How to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox?

I have Rhythmbox 2.97 on 32bit Ubuntu 12.10. I have a large number of duplicate music entries that don't show up in my music folder. I really would like to know if there's any plugin or any means ...
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Sharing playlist between any music player in Windows and Ubuntu

Is there a way to share playlists between Windows and Ubuntu? I use iTunes on Windows and Rhythmbox on Ubuntu, but I can switch to any music player on both sides if it will enable sharing of ...
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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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Get music on iPod Touch iOS 6.1.3

I just got my sister to use Ubuntu, but now I have a really big problem, I promised her that syncing music would work with only drag and drop with Rhythmbox, because that is how I do with my iPod Nano ...
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importing songs from rhythm box to ipod doesn't work properly

I have imported songs from rhythm box to my ipod (32 Gb, 2nd generation). I can play them on the ipod without problem, but when I try to browse into the song (to go from 1 min to 5min for eg.), the ...
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Importing iTunes Music Library in Rhythmbox

I have a extensive music library in iTunes on my Mac. I have found a dozen import scripts to import the metadata (ratings, play count) to Rhythmbox. But the comments I have found all indicate that ...
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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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Sansa Clip not recognized

I just took the awesome plunge into linuxland, and am loving it so far! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP G74 laptop, and everything but my Sansa Clip is working great! I can it in and see a few ...
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How to get Rhythmbox to sync album cover art to Android?

I have Rhythmbox syncing quite well with my Android phone. It automatically transcodes from FLAC to M4a and keeps the correct directory structure and track file names. So far so good. However, the ...
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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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Display Album Year in Rhythmbox

In Rhythmbox songs list, it is showing the columns Track, Title, Genre, Artist, Album and Time. I want to have Year field. How to get that?
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Building Rhythmbox from source

I'm trying to build rhythmbox from source to have a go at adding an extra feature. I'm running into issues with gstreamer configure: error: Package requirements ( gstreamer-1.0 >= 0.11.92 ...
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rhythmbox tray icon

I don't know why, but Rhythmbox does not show up in tray. I have installed and activated an additional plugin from this site AND added 'all' to whitelist (dconf-editor -> com -> canonical -> desktop ...
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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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Disable automatic iPod scrobbling through rhythmbox

I'm on Ubuntu 12.10, Rhythmbox 2.97. I use Rhythmbox to manage my ipod, so far so good. But every time I plug it in, what I've listened on my ipod to get scrobbled to last.fm automatically. I wish ...
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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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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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Can I add an elapsed time bar for Rhythmbox player in the sound menu?

If so, how do I get to be this way?
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Windows Phone 8 detected as mass storage

From version 8 onwards Windows Phone supports MTP (media transfer protocol) to transfer audio and I thought I could use Rhythmbox to upload music onto my device. Thing is Rhythmbox doesn't display ...
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Transferring ratings and playlists from Rhythmbox to Clementine

After the latest update, Rhythmbox (which was my main mp3 player on my Ubuntu Latest distro) stopped functioning: it dies just after startup. So, I turned to Clementine which I like a lot. However in ...
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RhythmBox only plays downloaded music when the Archive Manager is open

Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded some music (They're in a ZIP format, by the way), and they play fine, and the NotifyOSD comes up, as usual. But when I play the music, the Archive Manager HAS to stay ...
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Music lens does not show my music

I have 10GBs of mp3, aac and flac files on my hard disk. Most of them were legally purchased online or ripped from CDs. Some of them aren't. The music lens does not show any of my music when I search. ...
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How to copy the contents of many folders to one?

I have several music files all in individual folders by artist name that I want to copy to one location so rhythmbox can import all the files from the single location. I've seen simple program ...
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How to change default behavior when iPod is plugged in?

Right now when I plug in my iPod, Clementine opens and starts playing, which is annoying because I prefer to manage my iPod using Rhythmbox which has a "sync" feature that Clementine (AFAIK) is ...
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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 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 ...