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Questions tagged [playlists]

Playlists are where you can select a selection of music or videos that it is put in a list so you can easily access a list of multimedia.

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How can I copy music files from multiple playlists, and keep the directory structure similar?

So my source directory would be ~/Music, and destination directory would be /mnt/Music/. Say the file named "music1.mp3" is located under ~/Music/dir1/music1.mp3. I also got another file in a ...
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How to import/export *individual* Rhythmbox playlists?

I originally asked this question not realizing the functionality is built in, but not visible due to the "Alternative Toolbar Plugin" I have a few playlists I'd like to transfer from one computer to ...
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How to make a random m3u playlist from all files in subfolders?

I want to create a random playlist for my entire music collection of 90,000 tracks. - i.e.generate a single m3u playlist containing every mp3 in every subfolder of my music folder, and present the ...
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Keyboard shortcut <Open folder in Audacious>

I am a Ubuntu novice and even though I tried, it seems that I cannot solve this question without someone's help. I want to add a keyboard shortcut to execute a command which would add the selected ...
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Remove playlist from Rhythmbox

As the title says, I want to remove a playlist from Rhythymbox but I can't seem to find an option to do so. When I right-click said playlist nothing happens and from the Edit menu I have no options to ...
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How to play first n seconds of each file from a playlist

For a given playlist, I want to reproduce only first 10 seconds of each audio file in the playlist. I searched but I found nothing similar. Does exist a plugin? Is it possible in some way? Thank you!
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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 can I edit playlists on an MTP device?

One of the few things I still use Windows for is managing files and playlists on my MP3 player, which uses MTP. MTP was quite buggy on Ubuntu for a while (timeouts, disconnects, etc), but with 16.04 ...
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How to download and number all videos in a youtube playlist as best quality and also set the directory that they are downloaded to?

I have found a few solutions as to how to do this, however I am not sure how to put them together. I know if I do this: youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 --audio-quality 0 <Video-URL&...
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Sony Walkman NW-WS413 and Rythmebox -> Playlists and songorder

I'm using Rhytmebox with above Sony Device. The device is showing up under "devices" in Rhythmbox after creating a file with the name .is_audio_player. After I have created a playlist in Rhythmbox I ...
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Replace file path in all m3u's in directory

I've created a lot of "file path relative" (so they work on my phone as well) playlists in my Soundtrack folder but also elsewhere I believe and now have decided to rename my classical subfolder from "...
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cannot export radio stations as a playlist

I have installed the playlist export plugin from the ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox-plugins but I can not import or export lists. I configured the folder where I want to export the lists from add-ons but ...
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SMplayer can't play playlists like ASX 16.04.1 LTS

It can't play asx files, like the the ones created by MythTVs found in mythTV. This was working fine in 14.04. After debugging this it seems to be smplayer is not passing the -playlist parameter to ...
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VLC playlist names change to 'playlist' when expanding them

I have created a few playlists in VLC media player. Changed the playlist names by changing the meta data.After quiting and reopening when I take the playlists and expand them,the assigned names change ...
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Relative File Path m3u

I want a playlist to refer to a relative file path, so I can copy it to my mobile phone or any future drive and it will still work. The playlist is located in /home/gratis/Music/Hip-Hop/50 Cent/The ...
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How can I query mplayer about the currently playing song?

I am using this command to play music in the background (without GUI): mplayer -shuffle -playlist /home/geppettvs/NAS/Musica/playlist.m3u </dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1 & Which results ...
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Editing and saving PLS Playlist files

I've been happily making and saving playlists (in PLS format) with Totem / Gnome Video for the last few years. But upgrading to 16.04 I find that the new totem, while it opens playlists, doesn't seem ...
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Error while using youtube-dl [duplicate]

I am trying to download a playlist using youtube -dl but getting an error. Command: youtube-dl --playlist-start 1 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8B24C31197EC371C Output: [youtube:...
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How can I download an entire playlist from youtube even it exceeds 25 videos? [duplicate]

I know it may seem a duplicate question but I'm a very new user of ubuntu and those old methods I searched didn't work for me What I'm looking for is a guaranteed updated way with steps showing me ...
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How to make a playlist from a directory of mp3 files?

How do you make a universal playlist from a directory of mp3 files? This question came up as my wife is a musician (violinist) and she has a gig, and the DJ at the event will be playing her ...
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How to run songs playlist at the startup

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can Anyone show me how to automatically play a playlist at the startup of the system, but I want it with 4 seconds sleep, so the system can load perfectly PS : I ...
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how to download playlist from youtube-dl?

I'm trying to download some videos in mp3 format. It's a playlist. How do I download the whole playlist using one command?
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Rhythmbox: How to edit track order of playlist?

I've looked around for quite a while and was surprised to not have found any information on this: How is it possible to change the track order of a playlist I've created in Rhythmbox 3.02? Simple ...
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How can I export/save a playlist in gmusicbrowser?

Xubuntu 14.04 gmusicbrowser 1.1.13.1 I'd like to transfer my playlists from gmusicbrowser to Banshee. For this I'd like to export the playlists in gmusicbrowser. Is this possible?
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Save all music files in a VLC xspf playlist to another folder

I have a VLC playlist (.xspf) of over a 100 songs all scattered all over my computer. I'm looking for a way to save this playlist and all it's songs to another folder - flash drive, external drive or ...
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How to show never played albums in Clementine

Is there some kind of filter or smart playlist that would allow me to show only albums that have never been played before or that have been played a specific amount of times? The smart playlist "...
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How to import .m3u playlist exported from Windows

I exported my my iTunes playlists to .m3u files before I got rid of Windows 7 completely. Now I would like to import the playlists into Rhythmbox, but can't. My playlists contain Windows file names (...
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SMPlayer playlist works only sometimes

I have uninstalled Ubuntu built in player and instead of it i installed SMPlayer. When i want play more songs in playlist sometimes it automatically plays song after song but mostly it stops on every ...
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Is there a plugin that makes Rhythmbox Smart Playlists more like iTunes?

I'm in the process of moving completely to Linux and I noticed that Rhytmboxs Smart Playlist functionality is lacking one key feature (for me at least), that's the sub arguments, (I think that's what ...
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Rename music files so they alphabetically follow a playlist

I have a bunch of mp3s I've organised into a playlist for a party. What I'd like to be able to do is easily rename these files so that they start with the position in the playlist: 001.Track.mp3 002....
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How do I import a Rhythmbox playlist into Spotify?

I have some playlists on Rhythmbox that I would like to import in Spotify but I could not find a way. There's this website called Ivy that lets you import platlists that are in CSV files or in ...
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How can I generate an M3U playlist from the terminal?

I'd like to generate a M3U playlist for a directory containing mp3 files on my server from the terminal. Since I'd like to ensure that every player will be able to stream those files I'd like to ...
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Transferring ratings and playlists from Rhythmbox to Clementine

After the latest update, Rhythmbox (which was my main mp3 player on my Ubuntu Latest distro) stopped functioning: it dies just after startup. So, I turned to Clementine which I like a lot. However in ...
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Totem: How to change playlist contents' name?

I added several online radio feeds to Totem playlist, but what is displayed on the sidebar are the names of the songs that were playing when it was added to the playlist instead of the radio's name. ...
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How to share Rhythmbox playlists in a network?

My music is stored on a Synology NAS and Rhythmbox has access via NFS to the music files; works perfect. But how can I share the Rhythmbox playlists? I tried to store the playlists.xml file on the NAS ...
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Is there any video player that plays Youtube playlists? [duplicate]

Flash support for Linux is still lacking. Older hardware often performs only poorly when trying to watch youtube videos. There are several external players (VLC, mplayer, minitube) that alleviate ...
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How to copy playlist from Banshee to MP3 player?

I have an Android phone which I use as a music player, and I use Banshee to manage the music on my computer. I can copy music fairly easily from Banshee to the phone, I can even copy the music (MP3s) ...
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Is it possible to sync Rhythmbox playlist to Ubuntu One Music or use a m3u file as Ubuntu One playlist?

I recently started trying Ubuntu One music streaming and now it feels good. However I have a problem here: I used to have several long playlists for myself in Rhythmbox (300-500 songs each playlist, ...
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What can I use to combine songs?

Sometimes you have songs you'd like played together - concept albums, songs which have a Part 1 and Part 2, and so on. Is there a way to merge songs in Banshee to achieve this? Or an option to always ...
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Playlists on Android phone

I have a serious problem with the Ubuntu music players. I'm at the point where I'm going to switch back to Windows because I can't figure this out and nobody seems to be able to help. If anybody ...
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Music player that remembers last song and playlist

I am looking for something similar to winamp. I have seen other threads but I have tried some solutions and they did not work. I tried Banshee that comes with Ubuntu 11.10 but it does not open last ...
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Clementine tracks not dragging in playlist [closed]

I just upgraded to 11.10 with Unity. For some reason, when I try to drag a track to change the order, the cursor turns to a no sign and won't let me move the track. This happens when dragging from ...
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Where is Rhythmbox's playlist information stored?

I want to know where playlists, created in/with Rhythmbox are stored and located? I need those files, in order to import all of my Rhythmbox playlists into Banshee.