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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Can't copy my music from Rhythmbox to my iPhone

I am using Rhythmbox (2.96) using a iphone 4.2.1. I installed the libimobiledevice sudo apt-get install ipheth-utils libimobiledevice-dev libimobiledevice-utils But when i drag and drop a .mp3 file ...
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I accidentley deleted my mp3 files on my mp3 device

I accidently deleted my whole library on my mp3 player because i wanted to syncronise with rhythmbox. It deleted all my songs and put the few, that were in my folder on my device. How can i get the ...
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Rhythmbox does not start after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to start Rhythmbox its window remains only for few seconds then it disappears and I get "An internal Ubuntu error" message. Even if I try to open an MP3 file I see the same scenario. Tried ...
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How do I create a CD in Rhythmbox 3.02

I create a playlist in order to burn to CD, if I right click on the playlist in order to burn to CD nothing appears, is this correct? Has the 'Create Audio CD' feature been removed? Can't find any ...
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Sharing music with a samba share fails between two ubuntu computers

I have two Ubuntu 13.10 desktop computers on a same WLAN. I have setup a Samba share of the Music directory of the computer 1. I mount the Music directory as a Samba share in the computer 2. I can ...
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what's the name of the program/app/daemon that “plays” music in rhythmbox when i try to quit it with close button?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-shell and "mediaplayer-extension" from https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/55/. When i hit the close button on a music player, like rhythmbox 2.9x, it hides ...
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Why are all my books chapters mixed up with Rhythmbox?

I have moved a book from Rhythmbox to my iPod Classic. In Rhythmbox the chapters are following each other. On the iPod they are in a random order. Why? Shuffle is off.
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Modify indicator menu for active/inactive applications

I like Spotify's indicator menu which expands whenever the application is open. I don't like Rhythmbox's which shows all the buttons all the time. I'd like to hide the rew/play/ff buttons from ...
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Rhythm box crashes when I plug in my iphone

I've just downloaded ubuntu as a swap from mint. I heard it was easier to sync your iphone with ubuntu however, everytime I open rhythm box it crashes as soon as i plug my phone in? any ideas? ...
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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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How do I install third-party rhythmbox plugins?

Now that the dust has settled and Rhythmbox has become (again) the default music-media player in 12.04 & 12.10, I'm interested in extending its functionality. For example, the default lyric ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music sync

I've tried to sync my music between my lumia 920 and ubuntu 13.10/14.04. When I copy/paste files into my device nothing happens. My device thinks there is no music at all. When i sync music by ...
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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iPhone 4 iOS 7 Songs Not Staying on Phone Ubuntu 13.10

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 (I will be switching away from Apple at next upgrade). I can connect to computer, without any "Trust this computer" loops like many people, because I installed the ...
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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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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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itunes alternative that will sync with an android

Apparently there's a bit of a workaround with rhythmbox to get it to sync with an android. Is there a really good piece of software that syncs easily with any type of phone? Or at least allows you ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't find Sansa Clip+

I am currently trying to get Rhythmbox to recognized my Sansa Clip+, which used to work in previous versions. I am now on a fresh Xubuntu install and it no longer recognizes the player. However ...
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Music lens ignores file assocations in 12.04

I've tried various tools, including Unity Tweak, file properties, and Details>Default Applications to assign all audio files to deadbeef, but the music lens stubbornly continues to open songs with ...
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A part of Rhythmbox interface is missing [closed]

I have a problem with Rythmbox (view the image, a part of the playlist is missing - song title) but I don't think that the problem is Rhythmbox because two days ago I didn't have that problem. Is ...
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problem installing rhythmbox v3 on 13.10

Err http://ppa.launchpad.net/jacob/media/ubuntu/ saucy/main rhythmbox amd64 3.0.1-1ubuntu5~ppa0 Connection failed Err http://ppa.launchpad.net/jacob/media/ubuntu/ saucy/main rhythmbox-mozilla amd64 ...
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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 2.99.1 in 12.10

I've tried installing Rhythmbox 2.99.1 using the .tar.xz from saucy on launchpad and I seem to be getting errors about dependencies. Does anyone know a good way to fix these dependencies issues? I ...
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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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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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music and videos from ubuntu 13.10 to wp8 (Nokia Lumia 920)

How can I transfer music and videos from Ubuntu 13.10 to Nokia Lumia 920??? I've tried just copying the files like if it is a flash drive and it didn't work (I've copied the files but phone never ...
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dconf-editor doesn't >remember" Rhythmbox library settings in Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to edit the list of library locations in Rhythmbox using the instructions here, but upon reboot, Rhythmbox reverts to "Multiple library locations" in its preferences. If I open ...
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Rhythmbox disorders album artworks in iPod and won't add other information

I'm relatively new using Ubuntu (I'm running 13.10), and I have used Rhythmbox to reproduce my music. The problem comes when adding songs to my iPod nano 5th gen. I do what most rhythmbox users do: ...
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Inherited 2nd Gen Ipod Nano - cannot delete iPod music

I have acquired (legitimately) a 2nd gen ipod nano. It is full with music not to my taste. When I open it up in Rhythmbox I am unable to delete the existing iPod music.
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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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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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How can I disable the auto-play feature when MTP device is connected?

Currently whenever I connect an MTP device (my creative zen, or blackberry) rythmbox automatically tries to mount it as a music device and opens up. I just want to be able to connect my device to the ...
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Music files won't open with Rhythmbox as default

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with Rhythmbox set as the default music player, but when I double left-click a music file (all my files are wma) from my Music folder it launches Rhythmbox, but does not ...
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Rhythmbox Midi Error

When I open Rhythmbox this program detect my midi files. When I want to install midi extension I see it: I have Gnome graphical environment and I don't know what can I do. Sorry for the mistakes, ...
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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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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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Missing 'Browse' button in Rhythmbox Menu

Rhythmbox is missing the Browsebutton, in the top menu, as you can see in the screen shot below: Where is the image file located and how can i fix this?
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Transfers videos into NWZ-E384

So, I've recently bought a new Music Player. It's brand is Sony. But when I go to rhythmbox and sync it says permission denied. So I have to go to Nautilus and copy the files. So I want to ask how do ...
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Rhythmbox - How can I combine multiple library locations into one folder (/Music) and not lose playlists?

My home folder is extremely cluttered with various music folders. Is there a way to move all of these into my /Music directory without losing playlists? I'm currently on Ubuntu 13.10 with 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 13.10 rhythmbox cant update [closed]

When I update the system it says update is broken and that i need to use apt-get install -f in terminal, so I did but it says I need to be root for that. sudo apt-get install -f returns this error: ...
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Google Play Plugin for Rhythmbox

Hey guys, I'm a Google Play Music user running Rhythmbox 2.99.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. Recently, I found a link to a Google Play Music Plugin that had instructions on how to install the plugin. After ...
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Root issues in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to activate my equalizer plug-in on rhythm-box, but it keeps asking me, '' are you root?'' I tried my own password but to no avail. I'd appreciate some advice please.
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Why won't my iPod register and when it does not sync in Rhythmbox?

When I plug my ipod into my computer it doesn't appear anywhere. On the ipod's screen it says that it's connected, but I can't find the ipod anywhere on my computer. On the rare occasion that I plug ...
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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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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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Rhythmbox iPod Issues? [closed]

Basically, when I try and drag a song from my library to any one of my iPods (Classic (2.0.4 Mac), Touch (3.1.2. (7D11)) and Shuffle), nothing happens. It would appear that everything went ok, but ...
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Moving from iTunes to Rhythmbox

I am about to start moving my iTunes collection from my MacBook Pro to my Ubuntu PC and Rhythmbox. I have a few questions before I begin, Can I migrate over my playlists and song play counts? I ...
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What are the major differences between Rhythmbox, Banshee, Amarok, and Clementine? [closed]

Linux distributions have a plethora of music players but perhaps the most known players are Clementine, Rhythmbox,Amarok and Banshee? When choosing between the four, what criteria should one be ...
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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 ...