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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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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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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Rhythmbox refuse to play MP3

I have installed the restricted extras as well as gstreamer plugins. I am able to play music through the Videos application but not Rhythmbox. The only music Rhythmbox is recognizing are flac files. ...
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Cant drag and drop files to Rhythmbox, ubuntu 16 [closed]

Cant drag and drop files to Rhythmbox playlists, ubuntu 16 Any help? I tried to drag and drop but absolutely nothing happened (no error message, no nothing) Some files can be added, some others just ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a ...
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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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Rhythmbox Plugin To Browse Your Music By Folders

Rhythmbox is good player but there is no choice to browse music file in folder browser. Is there a workaround available?
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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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Rhythmbox crash, database cannot be restored

My Rhythmbox crashed and all saved data, favourites etc was lost. How can database be restored. I've saved backup files from ./local/rhythmbox.
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Rhythmbox CD ripping with multiple locations

My Rhythmbox library has multiple locations. Each location for a different type of audio: audiobooks, documentary, drama, (non-vocal) music, poetry, songs, soundart. I added the locations via Dconf. ...
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Rhythmbox isn't seeing all of my music files

Rhythmbox isn't seeing all of my files. I have a library of music over 24,000 tracks all MP3's. Rhythmbox sees 11,500 of them only. This has been a problem for a while. I keep coming back to ...
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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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How do I install an equalizer in Rhythmbox?

Previous I have never used rhythmbox by default because it seemed to be lacking in features to me. Just my personal opinion. With rhythmbox back in 12.04 will ubuntu give it some attention to give it ...
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rhythmbox crashes due “Failed to import the site module”

I updated my machine from 15.10 to 16.04 a few days ago. Now I have to face this strange Issue: rhythmbox tells me, that it Failed to import the site module and crashes, because python3.5 is missing ...
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How to browse by album art in rhythmbox?

How do I browse album covers in Rhythmbox? I'm looking for how to browse album art in newer versions of Rhythmbox I tried Rhythmarty plug in but I think it's very old so it can't be used, it does ...
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How can I copy files to my ipod using Rhythmbox?

I don't want to sync my Apple Brand product with RhythmBox, I just want to be able to drag and drop MP3s, similar to the way you might apply files to a USB drive. This has in the past worked without ...
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Most appropriate setup to share music and playlists accross a network?

I have a home network with the following setup: A QNAP NAS (has a DAAP server) A server/media center with XBMC 2 laptops (Linux) 1 desktop (Linux) Android phone iPod For a couple of years I haven't ...
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How do I stream music to my AirTunes?

I have used PulseAudio, but it sometimes works, sometimes it does not... Also my Rhythmbox doesn't play the songs sometimes and just hangs there paused. Is there a more stable option to stream and ...
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Rhythmbox stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 from Ubuntu 15, Rhythmbox stopped working. I open it, or click on some audio file, and it opens but does not play. It keeps showing "Not Playing" for all kinds of ...
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MP3 encoding problems caused by gstreamer1.0 lamemp3enc not working (for me) in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

After a fresh install of 16.04, I am no longer able to convert sound files to MP3. It works neither in Rhythmbox, Sound-Juicer or Soundbridge nor can I use gat-launch-1.0 to create a pipeline manually ...
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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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My Rhythmbox not playing mp3

After installing Ubuntu Mate, Rhythmbox not importing mp3 files from music folder. and when I tried to play mp3 files, It wont play.please help.
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Rhymbox can't play mp3 files, but videos can

I have installed gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly. I removed Rhythmbox and then reinstalled it, but it does not work.
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Rhythmbox does not add mp3 files from NTFS partition

ubuntu 16.04 x64 I installed ubuntu-restricted-extras. Rhythmbox plays the file if it is picked from ext4 partition.
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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How to turn off updates for Rhythmbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? Keep the Ubuntu package version I'm using now Exclude packages from apt-get upgrade As of today (8/5/12), I tried ...
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DLNA client for music

Is there a way to listen to DLNA server music from Ubuntu? It seems redundant to me to have full-scale library based music software on the computer while there is already library based solution in ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't respect my playlist?

I created a playlist by clicking on the plus arrow in the left bottom corner, and then added some mp3 files to that playlist via dragging with mouse. Strangely, whenever one song in this playlist ...
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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 download AND save mp3 music files to Rhythmbox?

First of all, I'm sorry, I really have no idea what I'm doing, so please be patient with me. I'm having troubles with Rhythmbox. I would like to download some mp3 music files from a site (yes, I do ...
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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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What music player works with ipod nano 7th generation?

Does anyone know of a music player that supports the ipod nano 7g? I know amarok doesn't, and I haven't had any success playing around with rhythm box or banshee. Any suggestions for how to get these ...
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Does RhythmBox have any command line interface or method of interprocess communication?

I'd really like to communicate with rhythmbox with a web server so I can remotely change the music playing from my smartphone. Is there a command-line interface for rhythmbox to do things like the ...
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How to import/export Radio Station list of Rhythmbox?

Is it any way to import/export Radio Station list of Rhythmbox? If not, could you please suggest me any good music player which has similar functionality like Rhythmbox? Thank you!
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Music player that doesn't change the iTunes tags?

I've used Windows and iTunes for a very long time before I recently changed to Ubuntu 14.04. I've copied all my music (mainly mp3 files) from my old Windows laptop to my new Ubuntu laptop. However, ...
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Rhythmbox restarts active session and puts on login screen

I am running gnome 3.16 on ubuntu 15.04.When I try running rhythmbox it logs me out and puts me back on to my login page.
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How can I show the elapsed time instead of remaining in Rhythmbox?

Can I configure Rhythmbox to show the elapsed time instead of remaining time? Figure 1: Current configuration showing remaining time
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Rhythmbox - Can't add music from other harddrive to playlist

All of my music is located on another hard drive. I've set the Rhythmbox library location to my music folder in the other hd and it's all shown just fine in the "Music" part of rhythmbox. But it ...
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Music player that removes duplicates from library

I have Rhythmbox. This is not redundant. I tried the solutions posted here: How to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox? The link in the second answer is dead, unfortunately. The first ...
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A music player that can handle multiple artist tags

The mp3 format can handle multiple artists per track (in the form of "artist1\artist2"), and as far as I know other modern music formats can do the same thing. However, Rhythmbox (my default music ...
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Sync Music with iphone

I have read about syncing music on the iphone via Rythmbox. Some say use the Sync Button. Some say after updates, just drag and drop from your playlist to the iphone in Rythm box. When I do that it ...
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Rhythmbox GStreamer “plugin” has an “invalid format” for “command line” notation; requesting “file a bug” report

Upon opening Rhythmbox (audio Internet Radio Stations program), I ran into a plugin error involving the need to report a bug. According to the pop-up noting the problem with the Rhythmbox provided ...
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Rythmbox : radio information in XML

My local radio station provide an XML feed on the AAC file. Here is the url : http://ckmf-aac.akacast.akamaistream.net/7/493/102120/v1/astral.akacast.akamaistream.net/ckmf-aac At each song, there is ...
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Rhythmbox: How to edit track order of playlist?

I've looked around for quite a while and was surprised to not have found any information on this: How is it possible to change the track order of a playlist I've created in Rhythmbox 3.02? Simple ...
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How to access settings in Rhythmbox in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10?

Annoyingly, the menu bar is missing from Rhythmbox. You'd think there would be a button or something as a backup, but no. Any way to change settings?
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Rhythmbox Music

Good Morning, I can load songs on to the rhythmbox site, but unable to make playlists or sepatate between songs, podcasts etc. Can any one ofer help.? I am using ubuntu 14.04
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Find and remove broken radiostations in rhythmbox

I've just imported 4000+ radiostations to rhythmbox with a .xml file. Now I don't want to go through the tedious task of checking every single station to see if the URL is broken or working. Is there ...
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Accessing 1D Touch music-streaming platform with Rhythmbox

I got a account on 1D Touch, a streaming platform, and it will be nice if I could have an access with Rhythmbox (instead of my web browser). The platform is sending mp3, readable with an API using ...
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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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Unable to play MP3 or MP4 files in Rhythmbox or Movie Player

I am unable to play any MP3 or MP4 files. When I try to open any MP3 or MP4 file, both show an error, a Python 2.7 plug-in is required.