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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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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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What is the best way to install FL studio or Ableton on Ubuntu/linux?

I tried to install FL Studio and Ableton on my Ubuntu OS by using wine but it doesn't work. I did a lot of searches trying to find any way to install any of these software's in my Linux but completely ...
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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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iPod not syncing properly

So I just pulled an old iPod Nano 4th gen out of my drawer and tried to sync it up with rhythmbox. I received an error but was able to fix it with sudo mount -t hfsplus -o remount,force,rw /media/...
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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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Apt giving errors about unmet avldrums dependencies [duplicate]

I just moved to a fresh installation of Ubuntu Studios 21.04. After adding the kxstudios repositories, and reinstalling much of the software i regularly use, apt started giving me errors like this ...
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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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Some iTunes features for Linux

iTunes lets you "ignore" some tracks (by unticking them) and set the start/end time for each one. Is there a player, for Linux, that lets you do the same?
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How control ubuntu as a speaker bluetooth

I connected my phone to the PC and any sound that plays on the phone, can play and be heard in my PC speakers. Now I want to be able to control my phone media through the computer keyboard in Ubuntu (...
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Music folders don't have album covers as thumbnails

Using Ubuntu 20 latest. When I open my folders and go to my music in my external hard disk, I can't see the image of the album in the album folder. Is there any way that I can see the image of the ...
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Is there a tool for A/B audio-comparison?

I've been in this situation a few times where I would like to directly comare two audio files sonically to each other. Maybe to decide on a different mix or to compare "full dynamic range" ...
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music player sayonara [duplicate]

I install sayonara in ubuntu 20.04 lts and it's show like Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lucioc/sayonara/ubuntu focal InRelease Err:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lucioc/sayonara/ubuntu focal Release ...
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Elisa Edit Song Information

Recently started using Elisa to listen to music on my Kubuntu 20.04. Is there a way using Elisa to edit information about a song? I.E. The title, artist etc.? Thank you!
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Play music automatically after start pomodoro gnome task

I have installed gnome pomodoro plugin, so it have action capability by every task like this: So I like to play music from one saved playlist with random selection shuffle during pomodoro time. And i ...
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How to write to ipod from Ubuntu 18.04

I recently sent my ipod (5th Generation ipod with video) for a new battery and an SSD to replace the hard drive. The repair shop tested it and said it worked, it came back containing a single song ...
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Pause on Lock for Spotify?

Does anyone knows how to get "Pause on Lock" to work for Ubuntu 20.04 ? Terminal says, "sudo install pause-on-lock /usr/local/bin/" https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/08/ubuntu-pause-music-screen-lock-...
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Cmus list playlists

I want to list all my playlists in cmus, but the playlist view only shows the contents of the current one. Here is an issue on github for this feature: https://github.com/cmus/cmus/issues/431 ...
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I'd like to store iTunes music on my new Ubuntu server

I would simply use the server for storage, playing the music through iTunes. Will that work? I have moved iTunes music to other drives in my PC with results that are not so hot - probably from user ...
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rsync re-syncing files each time

I'm trying to sync the Music folder from my computer with lubuntu 19.10 to my Pixel 2's Music folder via USB. I'm able to mount the device using jmtpfs to a Folder called "Celular". Then what I want ...
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How do I get the FiiO BTR3 USB DAC to work?

I have a FiiO BTR3 and there's something really weird going on when I try to use the USB DAC mode. It allows me to play audio from Firefox, so music playing from the web browser works. However, when I ...
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Ubuntu Studio 20.04 FireWire compatibility [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu Studio for 5 months, before 19.04 then 19.10, on a PC with FireWire sound cards that currently work well. In the presentation notes of the new version of Ubuntu Studio 20....
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