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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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

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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Can I choose which programs to install on the ubuntu studio plasma installation?

I want to install ubuntu studio plasma, but first I would like to know if the installer gives the possibility to choose which programs get installed since I will only be using the audio package. If ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 Clementine and Rhythmbox crash with iPhone 11

I have installed usbmuxd-daemon via Ubuntu Software. When I connect my iPhone 11 via usb I have access to pictures and documents on the iPhone. But when I start Clementine or Rhythmbox the software ...
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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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Installing a new plugin to Audacious

I downloaded the vgmstream plugin for Audacious, but I don't know how to add it. It isn't in the pre-installed plug-ins and I don't see any install new plug-in in settings. I've looked up and down for ...
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Transferring from Rhythmbox to an Android phone SD card

I would like to sync my music from Rhythmbox to an android phone, but put the music on an sd card, since it's a lot of space. However, when I open Rhythmbox and click on "Android", it gives ...
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lollypop and deepin-music crash with mp4

Ubuntu 20.04.1 Kernel Ubuntu 5.8.0-36.40~20.04.1-generic 5.8.18 ubuntu-restricted-extras installed When I open mp4 with deepin-music or lollypop, it plays for a few seconds and then the sound stops, ...
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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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Lollypop music player keeps emptying music folders in playlist and make new ones by itself in Ubuntu 20.04

I’m using Lollypop on Ubuntu 20.04. When I open the playlists and create a new one, I can add songs and listen properly but, when I return to the playlist view later, the folder is empty. At this ...
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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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Rhythmbox get List of Played Songs

I am thinking of building a local song recommendation in my linux installed device (ubuntu 20.04). I am thinking of adding that as a plugin to rhythmbox. For that I need to get a list of songs played ...
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Rhythmbox: customize seek in track (Alt + left/right arrows): global hotkey and seek length

I just customized Rhythmbox with rhythmbox-client --[COMMAND] in Keyboard Shortcuts, but I cannot seem to find the option to seek in track when you are outside the Rhythmbox window (the way you would ...
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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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Sound on Ubuntu doesn't work or is low quality

I have a problem with the sound on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The sound either doesn't work at all or is low quality. Sometimes it works and then I can hear it dying down until it doesn't work. Restarting ...
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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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Rhytmbox - Display File Names

Is there a way to display file names in rhytmbox (instead of displaying title and artist)? Thanks anyone for help.
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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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Search by file type (GUI) for uploading to Youtube Music

I want to use a GUI-based file manager to recursively search for all files of a specified type (.mp3) in a list of folders and their subfolders, so I can drag and drop them to a Youtube Music web ...
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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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Mp3 support? Offline? [duplicate]

Is there anyway for Ubuntu, or any Linux flavor/distro, that natively supports it? I installed a clean copy of Ubuntu and only a few songs of my 100,000+ music library was imported. (to Rhythmbox). My ...
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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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What audio live looper for Ubuntu?

I need a simple loop tool I can record a first loop that sets the length of the loop automatically and then the possibility to add more recordings on separate tracks in addition to this first track. ...
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Rhythmbox displays tracks out of order

screenshot of rhythmbox displaying tracks out of order Really messes up my album-listening experience. I just wanna play some ICP. WHOOP WHOOP! Thanks in advance!
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How can I see the current bit depth of the playing audio stream?

I've disabled PulseAudio, I'm only using ALSA. How can I see the current bit depth of the playing audio stream? Here's the output of /proc/asound/card1/pcm0p/sub0/hw_params When playing a 16 bit, 44....
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How do I save a music file I got as an email attachment to a folder?

How do I download a youtube music file (sent to me in an email) and save it to the music folder in Ubuntu 18.04? I have mounted my Windows files and would like to save it to the music folder.
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Transfer iTunes to Ubuntu?

How do I completely transfer my iTunes library (play counts , playlists and ID3 info) either to Rhythmbox or Amorak? Also I would like to sort my tracks by "date modified", is that possible?
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iTunes to synchronize ipod shuffle

I am a beginner of ubuntu 18.04 and I would like to synchronize music from my pc to my iPod shuffle Is there an alternative to iTunes via wine to transfer music-files pc to the ipod? I tested the ...

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