Questions tagged [music]

Music-related questions. Most questions can probably be tagged with the name of your music player (e.g. "banshee" or "rhythmbox")

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Ubuntu 22.04 automatically unsuspending if music is playing

Since updating to 22.04, closing the lid (on Lenovo x1) while music is playing automatically pauses the music as the computer suspends. So far so good. Curiously, a few seconds later, the computer ...
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Burn 16bit 44.1kHz audio CD with Ubuntu

I have some lossless high quality audio files in FLAC format. I want to burn an audio CD-R compatible with most old players. I tried brasero and xfburner, and dragged the files inside. However the ...
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Seeking Collection/Catalogue software for _music_ similar to functionality to _YACReader_

Distro: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS I have music in the following structure on disk: --music -- artist_1 -- music_1 -- music_2 -- cover.jpg/png -- 1.mp3 -- 2....
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Jukebox Software/Distro

I've seen a couple older threads that don't provide any answers still in active production so I thought I would ask again. I am looking for a jukebox I can install on ubuntu, or I would even take one ...
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How to play music from Spotify and local files?

I would like to be able to play music from local files and stream from Spotify. Ideally, cross-fade between tracks is supported (as it is in the official Spotify app). I would also prefer if songs are ...
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Multiple audio player not showing in top panel

I always keep my playlist running in the YouTube music or Spotify and the song name and controls appear in the top panel when I'm working. But when I play a YouTube video in my browser, the player ...
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How to add an app to 'select application' menu

i downloaded the gnome music app, but when i want to set it as the default music app, i'm not seeing the app in the 'select application' menu. I'm assuming there's a way to add it to the list of apps, ...
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How to loop an animated GIF file as a background of a music?

I have a GIF file which is 5 seconds long, and an mp3 which is about 3 minutes long. I want to create a video where the GIF file will be the background animation (replayed repeatedly), and the mp3 ...
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Audio player without favourites

Pls suggest an Audio player which runs in background. Im using ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The audio player should not be added in favourites. I should be able to see only icon on top right corner. When I click ...
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Read wma and edit id3 tags

Using Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS I've been trying to edit the id3 tags of my wma music files. Since many of these files are in the folder "unknown album (random date)" in "unknown artist", it would be best ...
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The best and easy way to play music from my Android phone on my Ubuntu laptop

I use Ubuntu 22.10 GNOME and the latest Android on my Samsung A7 2018. I mostly download music files on my Android phone, (from my friends, Telegram channels, etc.) and I mostly play music on my ...
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Unable to import music from external HD into Audacity on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu version 20.04 and Cinnamon desktop. I am unable to import music from an external HD into Audacity. When I select "file - import" the external HD is not listed. I read ...
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Music status not showing on Conky/MOC?

I am installing Graffias theme on Conky but the music not showing what is played on Rhytmbox. I am also looking for a way that those display anything that play on Firefox/Discord etc just for the ...
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Transfering music files to new android phone

I am using Ubuntu 22.04. I recently purchased a new Android phone, a Pixel 6. I am trying to transfer my music files to the new phone, but I cannot seem to make it work. I have tried plugging the ...
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Sonos music library on 22.04

I have been sharing a music directory through Samba on several versions of Ubuntu, going back at least to 18.04, perhaps further, and before that on numerous releases of Red Hat. I use this shared ...
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Is there a simple music-server on Ubuntu?

This is a duplicate of 11.04 - UPNP Media server? - Ask Ubuntu, but its answer is over a decade old. Specifically, we currently have a Windows laptop with WMP acting as a server to a Yamaha RX-A780 ...
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No cover for music files in Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I am using latest version of Ubuntu LTS 22.04.1 and it is up to date system. I have ogg music files with covers and they don't show up in file manager (I presume its nautilus since its main Ubuntu ...
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Built-in demo / example song Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a question. In the past, when I was a child, I used Ubuntu as an alternative for Windows XP. You should think of 2010-2014. In the example songs folder, there has been a demo song that got ...
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LAME alternative for .webm and .m4a files

Lame utility is available for attaching image files as cover to mp3 audio files. However, it does seem to not work for webm and m4a formats, yielding such an error: Warning: unsupported audio format ...
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USB ports seems to be broke in ubuntu 20.04 with a lenovo t540P with kernel update for listening music output

Recently I have been experience that all my music from my hard disk is impossible to listen to it properly cause the sounds stops in the middle of the songs. I open a music player (lollypop, ...
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How to unistall Tauon Music Player?

I installed the Tauon Music Player flatpack because it has a lot of positive reviews, but it's not what I'm looking for in a player. How can I uninstall it? I am running Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 and ...
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Which MP3 replay gain package?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04, and I want to normalise a lot of MP3 files recursively (i.e. including all subfolders from a main folder); the new replay level should be applicable across the entire collection, ...
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Newbie needing help with dowloading and using iTunes please

I am new to Ubuntu and want to download my iTunes music onto my laptop that runs Ubuntu 20.04.3, however after a lot of messing around and using my terminal with code language, I finally found the ...
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How to create playlists for my personal CD collection

I want to create playlists for my fairly large personal CD collection, augmented by other tracks and albums that I've retrieved from online. What is the best Ubuntu program for this purpose? I don't ...
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rhythmbox - skip song while shuffling

Is it possible to have rhythmbox always skip always skip certain songs while shuffling? Possibly with an mp3 comment tag like "do not shuffle". I've done some searching for plug-ins but ...
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File Organization in Rhythmbox: Disc Number in front of Track Number

I recently installed the File Organizer Plugin for Rhythmbox music player and organizer for GNOME. Now when I try to setup the organization of my music under Preferences > Music > Library ...
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How to listen to an Ubuntu computer's music library over WiFi on an iPhone

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04, with a large collection of music, and would like to listen to it on an iPhone, preferable connected of WiFi. I remember being able to do that with Clementine and an ...
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Which music proram am I hearing?

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04. I seem to have accidentally started one of the music programs, but how do I stop it? It doesn't show up in any window. I could run ps, I suppose, but I doubt if I could ...
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Automatic Mastering Software For Linux

is there an automatic mastering software for Linux (preferably Ubuntu) where a few presets could be selected and then the wav file would become the master, whic you can use to upload to your favorite ...
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CD extract isn't working in Rhythmbox

All my music is in the Rhythmbox music list and can be played normally. When I insert a new CD to an external USB drive I can play the CD, eject, etc. I click on "Extract" and the whole ...
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How can I scrobble the output of SongRec?

Using Ubuntu that I runs as my desktop I want to be able to automatically scrobble my record/CD playing on my stereo to last.fm. SongRec does a great job of recognising and reporting on the songs by ...
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Banshee can't find my music after changing HD mount options

So, after spending a few days setting up my music library just the way I wanted it... I made the dumb decision to play around with the auto-mount settings in the disks utility which has broken all the ...
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How to use the Clementine music player?

I get the impression that the Clementine music player is really good -- except that I haven't been able to find any documentation on how to use it. I can glean a little of that by trial and error, but ...
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Good Multi-media music player with video game music playback

I have recently switched from Windows 10 to Linux and I am very happy with the performance and customization. There is only 1 thing that I miss from Windows 10 and that is my Music. I cannot listen to ...
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How to get HRTF sound on Linux

I recently switched from macOS to Ubuntu, and there's only one thing I miss: It's the Boom3D application, which allows you to apply effects on music, especially the "Spatial Audio" effect ...
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How to make Rhythmbox dark?

I am new here and I would like to know if there is any way to make the Rhythmbox music player dark. Thank you for your support guys.
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Problem installing a package from KX Studio repositories

When I try to update a specific package I see an error: Package failed to install Error while installing package: trying to overwrite usr/bin/DragonflyEarlyReflections', which is also in package ...
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System freeze on changing song (VLC, Clementine)

When a media player changes tracks in a playlist, my system freezes for a second or two. If I am typing, this means that characters stop appearing on the screen and are delayed for a second or two, no ...
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Looking for a music player that saves the added/removed songs from the playlist immediately and directly to the playlist file(m3u8)

I've enjoyed various music players through Ubuntu. From Clementine, Rhythmbox, cantata, Elisa, Rollypop, DeaDBeef... there are many useful, gorgeous, powerful and even light-weighted music players. ...
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Clementine doesn't seem to have permissions to orginize files in mounted drive

When I try to add a folder on a mounted HDD, clementine says permission denied. When I try to go to /mnt that's when the message appears. The HDD auto mounts at startup with pretty much default ...
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Why Lollypop Music Player doesn't show any suggestions and don't connect with youtube-dl?

Sorry for my bad english. I was used to using the Lollypop Music Player in Ubuntu 20.04, and everything seemed to work fine. I also used the Suggestions feature frequently, to discover new music. ...
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Play a file located on a remote laptop, in that machine itself from distant machine

I have two Linux machines. The first is an old laptop that has an ubuntu 18.04 server and serves mainly as a storage device over a home network(as well as an experimental machine); the second machine ...
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How to choose songs from my Rhythmbox library using Web Remote Control plugin?

Im using the Web Remote Control Plugin for Rhythmbox and it works. However its functionality is limited to showing album art, and previous, next and Play/Pause controls (see image). Is there a way ...
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Which music player is suitable for me? [closed]

I'm currently using kubuntu, having been a pure win 10 user before that. I'm used to listening to music offline. I used to use a software called foobox (an fork of foobar2000) to manage a huge library ...
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Changing sample format and bit depth on audio files with ffmpeg

I recorded and mixed down a CD worth of homemade music with Ardour and stupidly exported all the songs in 48 kHz and 24 bit. Now I need it in 44,1 and 16 bit in order to have CDBaby take it and give ...
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Sonic Pi doesn't turn on

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS in my old laptop, and the very first program I installed was sonic-pi. I tried installing it using the "Ubuntu Software" program. After ...
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Will setting the volume above 100% hurt my speakers?

So, I was vibing to Sasageyo and wanted to increase the volume above 100%. I found this: Increase Sound level. I followed the first answer and it works perfectly fine, though, I was wondering if it ...
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Is there an app in linux similar to Shazam?

Does anyone know if there's an app in linux that works like Shazam that tells you the title and artist of a song that's playing?
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No music folder access. - Oops, something went wrong. How, why & what?

Since upgrade to 20.04 I have no Music folder access. - Oops, something went wrong comes back if I click it. How, why & what? Anyone know a remedy? Music folder only exists as a title. There is no ...
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Firefox 81 not working with Amazon Music

Amazon is asking to update my Firefox, which is not possible because it comes packaged with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Is there a timetable when Ubuntu is pushing Firefox to 82? Any hints how this problem ...
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