Questions tagged [music-player]

Application that can play most music files (.mp3, .ogg, etc.)

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Is there a music library player / manager that allows searching for strings in the whole path of music files, not just filenames or ID3 tags?

I organized my music, a long time ago, in folders. Searching for a folder's name, for instance "Girlfriend's albums" in Mediamonkey in Windows would show all mp3 files within that folder, and, ...
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small music player for a single file

Some time ago I saw a music player on ubuntu, which was looks like the embedded player on android phones: small popup window with progress bar and play/stop button, showing with a click on the music ...
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How to use media keys for Google Play Music Ubuntu 18.04

I'm wanting the ability to control music playing in a tab for Google Play Music. I found an unofficial Google Play Music desktop application (https://github.com/MarshallOfSound/Google-Play-Music-...
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Keep X-sessions active when I switch to another TTY

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 server and I use startx [application] to run any graphical applications. When I use Opera browser or any other browser and play music, when I switch to another tty, the music ...
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Music player that sorts by date modified

I have been using Ubuntu for about a week and am currently looking for a music player that can sort music by the date it was last modified. This was a feature in Windows' Groove Music player. I can'...
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Music player for huge library

I am planning to move from Win 10 to Ubuntu 18.04. All my music (~ 350k files, 450 GB) is being stored on my server. On my current Windows computer I am using MediaMonkey as it is able to deal with so ...
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Music Library Sorting

I've tried a few different music players and they all seem to lack the one feature I want. It's possible they all have it and I just don't know how to use it, too. I've got a collection that's only ...
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Deezer app on Ubuntu?

Do you know any solutions that can run Deezer? There is no native app, so it would be wonderful to find some working alternatives
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Migrate Rhythmbox music library, especially amount of times played and starring

I am struggling to migrate my music library. Apparently the starring and the amount of times read are not stored within the files but in an XML file, which I was able to localise, but I don't know how ...
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Play/pause music when screen locked?

Is there a way to play/pause a media player when screen is locked? I often listen to music, most of the time using rhythmbox or VLC, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After a few minutes, the screen locks as ...
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How can one have a little music track listing that can drop down from an indicator applet?

I wanna play my sweet sweet slow jams but I ain't got no track listing in my VLC indicator applet drop-down in Unity on 16.04! Friendos, in all of this green and blue planet, how might this me done? ...
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Make Rhythmbox access a subfolder of MTP-drive

I am trying to sync my Rhythmbox library to an Android phone. Since the mass storage mode has been removed from Android, im fiddling around with MTP. Unlike others, it is no problem for me to access ...
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Cannot launch Lollypop music player after installing from a deb package on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Lollypop on a new Linux install 16.04 LTS. When I run sudo apt-get install lollypop I get the error 'file not found'. (Yes, I added the repo) I found a deb package online ...
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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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ncmpcpp sorting causes song duplication

On the view 1, after ctrl+s (sort all songs by) the songs are sorted but also duplicated. Additional sorting after that does not duplicate them further. Image: How can I prevent this duplication ? ...
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Is there any way to install Musicbee on Ubuntu

https://getmusicbee.com It's my favorite music player/manager. I tried a lot but can't seem to able to make it work on Ubuntu using Wine. I use Ubuntu 17.10 and wine-2.0.2. I downloaded the .exe ...
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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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How to import music into a music player from another partition?

I've been having some problems on importing music to a music player. I have to import them manually every time I restart my computer. When I add music from Ubuntu's default music folder (/home/music), ...
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mpd cannot find existing music files

I have some music files in ~/Music: sunqingyao@sunqingyao-MacBookAir:~$ ls /home/sunqingyao/Music Bastion Original Soundtrack This War of Mine OST Beholder OST Titan Souls ...
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Music players with visualzers

Are there any music players that have good visualizers that can be displayed full screen other than ncmpcpp?
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Apple Music on Ubuntu

How can I use Apple Music on Ubuntu, if its possible? Im thinking about switching over from spotify, but Im not sure if its worth it if I cant access the music from my desktop. Thank you!
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Is there any music player that can hide its main window and only show the playlist? [duplicate]

I use JetAudio basic on Windows and I'd love to have the same modularity that it has on Ubuntu. Specifically, the ability to customize displays and the ability to separate playlist from the main ...
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A Music player that lets you sort albums by their year?

Are there any music/audio players that let you sort the albums by the year? So for example: Sort the albums seen in this view by the year. Oldest first or newest? In short the lack of sorting in any ...
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Why don't I see Lollypop in the sound indicator menu? [closed]

I just installed the Lollypop (v.0.9.227) music player. All good, but I don't see it in the Ubuntu sound-indicator applet. Is this expected behavior or is something wrong with my system? I have ...
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Music players with ALSA output option

Currently using kubuntu 16.04 with deadbeef player. I would really like different gui cause of the ammount of music on my drive, deadbeef is not a good idea when you have 1tb+ music. I've tried ...
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How to determine, from the command line, whether rhythmbox is playing?

rhythmbox-client --print-playing tells me the name of a song, regardless of whether it is actually playing. I simply need to know whether or not sound is currently being generated by rhythmbox (so ...
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Any audio player with segment repeat?

I'm trying to learn to play some music by ears, but I'm not very good musician and I need to listen to some parts of composition hundreds of times before I correctly can play it. Can you guys suggest ...
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Is there a music player in 16.04 displaying the full date tag of ogg files, not only the year?

The DATE tag of most ogg files in my music collection follows ISO standard DATE=YYYY-MM-DD as allowed (and even recommended) in: https://wiki.xiph.org/VorbisComment#Date_and_time . I used to play ...
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How to install Guayadeque on 16.04?

I've seen on this post (Why is there no guayadeque in 16.04?) why there is no Guayadeque in the repositories in 16.04, but how can we install it ? We should be able to do it if we install gstreamer0....
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Why is there no guayadeque in 16.04?

I noticed today that there is no Guayadeque in Ubuntu 16.04. It was there in 15.10. Such a cool player, I couldn't find it in Ubuntu Xenial repository. Could anyone point out a reference for Ubuntu ...
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Looking for a music player that can filter by filename and play webm audio files

I am looking for a music player and organizer for Ubuntu 14.04 that can Filter/Search audio files by filename Play audio formats like webm, ogg I tried Clementine and Deadbeef but both of them ...
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How do I Install lollypop in Ubuntu?

I recently discovered Lollypop, A GNOME music player, it looks awesome. How do I install it under Ubuntu?
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Unable to play media on website

I seem to be able to play the media on every website except datpiff.com flash player. It's really strange and not sure if the issue is mine or the websites. I run Ubuntu 12.04.5. If it is my issue, ...
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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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Music player with custom metadata

I'm looking for a music player with a particular feature: i wish to choose and edit, for each songs, custom meta tags with support of metadata type (i.e. rating, enum chooser, number).. i.e. : ...
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Set bitrate for automatic recoding mp3 in Amarok

I have a portable audio player that has limited set of audio decoders. It's a Sandisk Sansa View with 32 Gb of internal and 32 Gb of external capacity. The version of my Amarok is versie 2.8.0. I am ...
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What player can I use to repeat a specific part of an audio file?

What player can I use to repeat a specific part of an audio file? e.g. I need an audio file to repeat from second 10 to 22, in a loop. This can be done via mplayer, but mplayer is not visual and is ...
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How to format USB stick for car audio system?

UPDATE: The pendrive was for my parents. When I got a chance, I got it formatted from a Windows machine at my friend's house. I can't try any suggessions in the comments or answers, because I have ...
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Music player that removes duplicates from library

I have Rhythmbox. This is not redundant. I tried the solutions posted here: How to remove duplicate tracks from Rhythmbox? The link in the second answer is dead, unfortunately. The first ...
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No music playback on Ubuntu Phone when # in filename

When I want to play an mp3 file with an '#' in its filename on my Ubuntu Pone Aqaurius E5 there is no sound and the track time and playback time stays 0:00. I can still move the slider though. I am ...
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How to play music when app is not the active app?

I'm working on a music app for Ubuntu Touch I don't know how to keep playing music when my app is in the background or the screen is turned off. Apparently, media-hub is a platform service introduced ...
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Music players (except Banshee) capable of saving scrobbles while being offline?

I do not have a stable internet connection right now, so I am looking for a native Linux application capable of saving scrobbles while being offline in order to submit them later, at the same time ...
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Make Gmusicbrowser default music player

This program doesn't appear in the "Default applications" > "Music" menu at "System settings" > "Details". I know that is posible to manually set every audio format to open with it. But is there a way ...
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Importing iTunes library in any Ubuntu music player

I'm trying to migrate my iTunes library, in particular the ratings, to Ubuntu. I've tried various music players but so far had no luck. Clementine doesn't have anything to import iTunes ratings, ...
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Gnome-music not scanning music folder

I'm using ubuntu 14.10 and I installed gnome-music but it is not scanning the music folder automatically, do you know if it is a bug or if I have special things to do ? Thanks !
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Launch a music player using play/pause key when player is not running

I would like to acheive the following behaviour: If a music player (Banshee in my case) is running, the Play/Pause media key on the keyboard causes the music player to play/pause the music. If the ...
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Guayadeque won't allow to me set podcast directory

Every time I set a podcast directory and click "accept" it resets back to (none). I tried searching the internet and the only thing I could find was from the Guayadeque team back in '10 saying to ...
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Play tracks from a FLAC file

Is there any music player to show tracks of an album when a single FLAC file is played? cuetools can split the album file into song files, but I do not want to change the FLAC single file. I just ...
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program install via ubuntu software centre [closed]

I am running ubuntu 13.04 and when I tried to install vkaudio via the software centre I do not get the install option on the right hand side.
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Store Ratings in Quod Libet

I use Quod Libet as music library player. If I rate a song, the rating is successfully stored, but it seems at first only locally. Only if I edit some tags and save them, I get the rating stored in ...