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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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How do you add Disc number to musicbrainz?

Using Sound Juicer to copy CD data tracks and musicbrainz for CD info lookup, but where do we specify the CD number (e.g. CD 3 of 8 of an audiobook)? Is it the 'disambiguation' field?
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How do we specify the quality of Sound Juicer copied CD tracks?

In Sound Juicer's Preferences the user can specify with which filetype to copy the CD data, but how do you specify the desired bit rate, i.e. audio quality?
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Transfer music from ubuntu 18.04 to Android device

I bought a Galaxy s9, an android device. I have it plugged in via USB to my desktop computer running Ubuntu 18.04. I've set the screen to remain unlocked for the maximum amount of time allowable with ...
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How do I copy CD to my Android cellphone using Lubuntu 18.10?

How do I copy an audio CD to my Android 8.1.0 cellphone using Lubuntu 18.10?
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Cannot remove play music icon from applications viewer in Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and I use google chrome browser. Recently I installed play music mini player and after that I saw there were two play music icons in my applications viewer. I uninstalled the play ...
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Disable sound in specific program

I have a program which plays sound. That program doens't have "disable sound" option. How can I manage sound of programs from ubuntu (or Linux) itself? I don't want to decrease whole device sound '...
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Download Spotify Music Converter to Ubuntu

Can I download AudFree Spotify Music Converter to Ubuntu to download Spotify music and songs to MP3 for offline listening? Can anyone answer it for me before purchasing it?
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How to start on making music production on Xubuntu? [closed]

I have been using Xubuntu for three years. It's a powerful OS and I still love it. Before Xubuntu I was using Windows and working on music production. I would like to make House/Trance music on Ubuntu....
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Sound echoing, using Guitarix

I have a Focusrite solo hooked up to my guitar. I managed to get sound from it in my headphones. However It sounds like some weird reverb. The sound get a bit louder and then goes completely away and ...
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XMMS2 doesn't show tags for some songs

I just installed XMMS2 and I think it's pretty neat. For almost every song I have it works great, but for a select few the title, artist, and album tags are incorrect. I thought this was just a ...
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File system error on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I get the following error when trying to open the "Music" folder on my Mp3 player when the device is connected: "Failed to open directory "Music" -- Error when getting information for file '/media/...
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fluidsynth in a cloud VM

What I want - to convert midi files into audio files with a soundfont on the cloud. I can do that on my dual-booted Linux laptop, my MacBook, but I want to do it on the cloud, specifically GCP. This ...
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rhythmbox shut down while trying to enter data for importing a cd (ubuntu 18.04)

PC = Sony Vaio with Ubunto 18.04 I have several problems with Rhythmbox so I started the program from a Terminal and got the following messages: Background information: Ubuntu is installed on the ...
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Using Ubuntu as a Music-Server for iTunes

I fixed together an old Mac Mini Server of the late 2007 series and had to put Ubuntu on it, since I can not install the latest macOS on it. However, that wasn't actually a bad thing, because I am not ...
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Why does my music hang/freeze/glitch?

I like to listen to music on my laptop when I am working. Often I face the issue of music hanging/stops/interruptions while doing simple (non compute intensive) tasks such as editing text files or ...
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Deadbeef player doesn't access my storage hdd [duplicate]

I've installed both deadbeef and foobar2000 and neither one lists my storage HDD other than the main OS SSD. Rhythmbox lists all HDDs and I can drag & drop music files with QMMP. And I'm trying ...
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Getting an old Windows music app to play

I have an old free windows app called Quartz Audio Master, I absolutely loved it, had many features of expensive music programs, made the keyboard into a piano and allowed creation and conversion of ...
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How to run spotify in the background in 18.04?

I'd installed Spotify via the snap command on Ubuntu 18.04. I want to run it in the background even if I close the window and control it via the system tray just how Rhythmbox works. Can anyone help ...
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change songs in lock screen ubuntu 18.04

while using gdm3 it is possible to change songs,stop playback while in the lock screen. Now in lightdm its not possible. does anyone know how to do it?
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Set Voltra as the default Music App

I use Voltra Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04, and I really like it. However, I don't think it has been set as a music app - I am unable to select it as my default Music app. Here is a screenshot: default ...
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mpg123 random tracks with commands

I want to realize mpg123 both with random tracks playing and commands in mpg123.(mpg123 it's mp3 player) I tried this find $HOME/Music -name \*.mp3 -print0| xargs -0 mpg123 -CZ but it doesn't work ...
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Is there a command line tool that streams HTML5 audio?

Is there a tool that streams HTML5 audio tag content? Example of what I have in mind: Without explicitly specifying the audio resource: html5_audio_player --play http://...
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Bluetooth Amazon Echo randomly stops playing my music

I connect to my Bluetooth Echo speaker by pressing the "Connection" switch here (it often needs to be clicked several times to reach "On" position): When the switch becomes "On", Echo says it is ...
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Musical Floppy Drive

I was wondering if it would be possible to make a floppy drive installed on your computer play music. I found that it's easy to get tones out of fdrawcmd using the cylinder and rate, but is there ...
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Displaying audio-related metadata in nautilus

I've seen many solutions to this problem (example 1, example 2), ranging from python scripts, to nautilus extensions. However, these solutions were posted many years ago. I was wondering if there was ...
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How can I stop songs being played through Google Play Music even after removing the application?

I have installed Google Playmusic desktop player in my Ubuntu latest version. I started playing music and and then closed the application. The songs are still playing. I removed the application but ...
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Music Player Global Hot Keys?

I am Currently using Cantara Music Player. It seems fine to my usage but I really miss global hot keys feature(Ctrl+Alt+Home/PageUp/PageDown). As I have been using Musicbee in Win 7 for few years. ...
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“No volume control found” on Elisa Music Player

Moving the volume slider has no effect on volume and it plays at full volume regardless of the slider. Whenever I start Elisa through terminal it shows Warning: "No volume control found" Moreover, ...
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Syncing music to Android with Rhythmbox “Error transferring track”

Like the title says, I'm having trouble syncing music onto my phone (Samsung Note 5 running Android version 7.0) using Rhythmbox 3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04. Here's the steps I take: Open Rhythmbox Unlock my ...
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Ubuntu Server Upnp Music Server - Suggestions

I want to make a local (Ethernet only) music server based on Ubuntu Server (16.04 LTS) The Server program I'm using is an UPnP AV media server called minimserver (http://minimserver.com/), which I ...
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which is the best DAW for music composers in Ubuntu?

I would like to know which software is recommended for recording music using MIDI keyboard and which supports good MIDI plugings. For example sofwares similar to Cubase or logic prox. Any experience?
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Getting XMMS2 to connect to streaminig audio

I've decided to resurrect GKrellm on my Ubuntu 16.04 box as I liked the various options for monitoring and other things it does. I installed the GKrellmms plug-in as when previously running it I liked ...
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Banshee Player Cannot Re-open Files After Restart

I am not sure whether this is specifically related to Ubuntu. However, I am using the Banshee Media Player on Ubuntu 16.01 and am experiencing a problem. The player works fine. I am able to add music ...
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Building Ardour 5

I am trying to build ardour 5 on Ubuntu 17.10. When I try to configure it, it displays pkg -config => No How do I get pkg -config to work. I have searched all over but no answers because its not a ...
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How to keep music playing when screensaver goes on?

I'm always playing music on Spotify. It works fine, but when I don't do anything for 15 minutes and the screensaver/powersave mode kicks in the music stops playing. This is extremely annoying, and the ...
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How to “Rip” music with 16.04 LTS

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. I have a music CD that I wanted to add to my hard drive and I cannot find a tool to convert / "RIP" the music. Sound Juicer is recommended and ...
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Deepin Music Player Media Keys

it's probably up to deepin to support it but is there a way to get media keys for Deepin in ubuntu 16.04?
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ipod nano music artwork gets randomized by rhythmbox

I read that rhythmbox has native support for Ipods, so i tried my ipod nano 7th gen. It seems to work just fine, except that when I eject and disconnect the ipod, ALL of the album artwork is ...
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How to synchronize ratings and last played data from digital audio players and Rythmbox?

How to synchronize ratings and last played data from digital audio players and Rythmbox? (open to other software, open to building a script too, but I'm hoping there's an easy way out!) I used use ...
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Google Play Music Chrome extension not working

I'm trying to setup Chrome so I can upload some music to my Google Play Music account (which is how I upload from my Windows and Mac machines), however I cannot get the official Chrome Extension to ...
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MOC - Priority between remote users playing music on same device

I installed moc on a Debian server so that remote users could play music from another computer. The server is linked to some speakers. I had to add remote users to the audio group in order for them ...
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Is there a program to upload music to a modern iDevice for (k)ubuntu 17.10?

A while ago I had my Macbook broken down. At the moment, I am stuck with a non-Mac notebook with Ubuntu installed. Google gives me a lot of links to Rhythmbox supporting iDevices, but all of these ...
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Brasero says that a 700MB CD has not enough free space for 480MB data

Working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a tracklist composed with Banshee 2.6.2 that consists of 20 tracks for a total of 485 MB. A CD with a capacity of 700 MB is in the tray. I then send this list ...
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Why can't I stream radio in Rhythmbox? ('stuck' paused)

I search Launcher for 'music' and find 'Rhythmbox Music Player'. I open it and click Radio but no matter which of these default stations I try to play, it is "(Paused)" in the title and I cannot get ...
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How to find out which songs in a directory are loudest?

Backstory: I have about 400 odd songs that I use for background music in my wikipedia audiobooks. I had thought I had normalized them all properly so their volume would not overwhelm the speech, but ...
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How to make kodi as default media player

Kodi player looks better then vlc. because in kodi i can create my own add-ons in python and it is easy to do. so i want to set it default. how to use kodi as default media player it is not default
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Seeking music file through mplayer in terminal

I had been searching a lot, how to play music through terminal while working and again time to time basic controlling the music, e.g. Fast Fwd, Fast Backward, Next, Previous, Play/Pause, Stop and Exit....
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Export to a document the track information of a music CD

Situation Software: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Banshee 2.6.2, Sound Juicer 3.5.0, Rhythmbox 3.0.2, Brasero 3.10.0 I successfully burnt several music CDs with Banshee via Brasero. These CDs have author-and-...
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Make nautilus automatically display music tag information when a folder containing music files is opened

I'm new to Ubuntu and previously been using Windows 10. A feature which I liked in Windows Explorer is that, whenever I open any folder containing music files , it automatically displays the music's ...
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instead of FL studio on ubuntu 17.10

I want to install a program similar to FL studio but I don't know a good programs instead. I want a program to create music with a good instruments. I have Ubuntu 17.10. I have tried wine to run FL ...