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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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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Export Rhythmbox ratings and play counts to ID3 tags

Is there a way to export Rhythmbox ratings to id3 tags, or migrate them in some other way? Maybe some EasyTag or Puddletag reads Rhythmbox config files? Or is there a utility to do migration? ...
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Rhythmbox transcoding ALAC files on the fly when syncing ipod (and I don't want it to!)

I use Rhythmbox from the gnome3 ppa (not the one from the main repository because of this bug) on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have an iPod nano 4th gen. Almost my entire music library is in ALAC (Apple ...
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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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Sync music to bq ubuntu sd card with rhythmbox

I've installed new libmtp (ubuntu 14.04) from there (https://launchpad.net/~fossfreedom/+archive/ubuntu/libmtp) and rhythmbox now can view bq device and sync music but there's a problem... syncs to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to reorder a rhythmbox custom list by name/artist

I want to reorder a list of song I have in Rhythmbox in a specific order (Right now by song name). I want to do this since when I import them to my IPod Shuffle they are very random (Same as the list)....
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Unable to add album art in Rhythmbox

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. In the Rhythmbox whenever I add an album-art to any song it doesn't saves it, when I change the song it suddenly disappears. How can I fix this problem?
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu with Ipod Touch 6th Gen - Copied songs don't show on device

My wife bought both of my daughters iPod Touch 6th Gens for Christmas. I am able to see the Ipods - they show up in Thunar, Clementine, Rhythmbox, and Banshee. I used Banshee to send 50 songs to ...
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Having problems with music players

I tried using Rhythmbox, Amarok, Audacious and Foobnix but have the same issue. When I open my computer and try to listen to songs that was on the playlist before, I always get a warning saying '...
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Playing Rhythmbox through SSH

I am trying to start Rhythmbox by remotely accessing my Ubuntu 15.04 machine through SSH. Problem is when i create a new instance of Rhythmbox and play it, it works fine. Here is how i am doing it. ...
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How to run songs playlist at the startup

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can Anyone show me how to automatically play a playlist at the startup of the system, but I want it with 4 seconds sleep, so the system can load perfectly PS : I ...
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Sync iPhone Music with Rythmbox or Banshee

When I sync my iPhone 5s, it shows it has successfully synced in the program, but when I disconnect the device, the content does not show in my music. The software appear to sync fine and finish ...
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after shutting down ubuntu playlists in rhythm box dont work

I created playlists in rhythm box. After shutting down ubuntu and restarting when the playlists are clicked saved songs are not appearing. Also all the files are coming under 'podcasts' in shuffled ...
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Rhythmbox Extract Speed

How can you specify the extract speed in Rhythmbox 3.1? I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 64bit and Rhythmbox's extract speed is really slow ripping a music CD. How do you speed that up? Thanks
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Rhythmbox crashes when trying to access iPhone

Everytime when I connect my iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3) to my notebook running Ubuntu 14.04, Rhythmbox instantly crashes. Looking at /var/log/syslog reveals the following error: rhythmbox[20146]: segfault at ...
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How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup?

I guess my question is fairly straight forward: How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup? I don't seem to see any way to set a limit in how many days a podcast is ...
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How to get rhythmbox playlist to play correctly via Rockbox on sansa clip plus?

So I have a 128GB micro SD card on my Sansa Clip Plus running Rockbox. When I create an m3u playlist via Rhythmbox, it does not work. The main problem is that the playlist references absolute paths ...
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Last.fm Scrobbler is not recognizing Rhythmbox?

I am currently logged-in in both the Last.fm website and the last.fm Scrobbler installed on my desktop, but the Scrobbler doesn't seem to recognize my Rhythmbox plays, I have the Last.fm plugin option ...
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All Ubuntu media players crash upon connecting iPod. How to fix?

So I just downloaded the latest Ubuntu (14.10) today. I've fiddled with it somewhat and everything is running fine except that every time I try to use my iPod with a media player, it crashes the ...
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Custom Columns in Rhythmbox

I would like to be able add custom columns in Rhythmbox for things like "Version" and "Grouping". Is there a .ui file in /usr/share/rhythmbox or elsewhere that I need to edit in order to do this; and ...
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Rhythmbox starts playing last song on album

This feels like a silly question, but I have a habit of navigating to my music directory using Nautilus, navigating to an album folder and using Ctrl + A then Return to play, which launches Rhythmbox. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Rhythmbox, missing gstreamer1.0-libav (i386) plugin dependencies

I've recently updated Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (64 bit version). The problem that I've noticed is that Rhythmbox cannot play ALAC (m4a) files. Also, when I run some radio stations, the systems complains ...
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12.04 to 14.04 music files with the wrong names

Ok I just went from 12.04 to 14.04 and when I opened my music player (rhythmbox) all the songs wore messed up and had the wrong names. I un-installed the music player and re-installed it along with ...
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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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Rhythmbox with disabled global appmenu

I disabled global appmenu and I'm now using GNOME Shell instead of Unity. My giant love to Rhytmbox fails, because it don't show menu :( How I can return classic menu? Recompile from sources? Maybe ...
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mp3 playback crackles/pops and sometimes squelches in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Same issue in Banshee, Rhythmbox, VLC, and even some (but not all) videos from YouTube, etc. in Chromium. It seems to be strongly related to how many other things are happening on my computer - the ...
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How can I make rhythmbox/gpodder download podcasts into a single folder?

I listen to podcast on my android phone. Since I only listen to podcasts, I want to play a single folder. I am using folderplayer which cannot go into subfolders (at least, I didn't find how to make ...
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How can I get Rhythmbox to support 7th Gen iPod Nano?

I recently purchased a 7th Generation iPod Nano, and I try to get it to sync to Rhythmbox, but it only supports iPod Nano up to 6th Gen, and I don't know how to change that. I tried upgrading my ...
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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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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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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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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.