Questions tagged [rhythmbox]

Rhythmbox is the default music player included in Ubuntu 10.10 and previous. It was temporarily replaced by Banshee in 11.04, but makes a comeback in 12.04.

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Music sync from Ubuntu 20.04 to Iphone (RhythmBox won't Recognize Iphone)

New linux user using Ubuntu 20.04 (from windows 10). Trying to sync to and from my iphone and after doing some research and trying several options I have installed the required repositories (...
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can't edit automatic playlist - ubuntu 20.04

I just installed ubuntu 20.04. According to rhythmbox docs, right-click should enable editing of newly created automatic playlist (To edit the playlist, either: Right click on the playlist name and ...
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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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How to know total time for a playlist in rhythmbox?

How to know total time for a playlist in rhythmbox? where can I see this info. Can't find it anywhere. Ubuntu 20.04 Thanks!
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How can Rhythmbox regocnize iPhone in order to manage music?

I'm running 20.04, which comes with libimobiledevice. When I plug in my iPhone, it is mounted successfully, and I can see it in the File Browser. However, when starting Rhythmbox and checking for new ...
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Transfer playlist to Android with Rhythmbox

I'm running rhythmbox on Ubuntu 20.04. I've plugged in my Android phone, and the rhythmbox can see it. Which is great. In rhythmbox I can create playlists. But I can't see how to transfer the ...
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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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Rythmbox zeitgiest plugin doesn't work

When using rhytmbox I was trying to activate zeitgiest plugin to test if it works and it came a red icon, how to fix that and what does that mean? .
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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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Syncing preference folders among users (specifically Rhythmbox)

I have two users, call them A and B, on Ubuntu 18.04.5. I would like to share the same rhythmbox library between the two, giving both the ability to update play counts, ratings, playlists, etc. The ...
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is the package of gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gonna be inUbuntu 20.04

Is gonna be possible to get the package of gir1.2-webkit-3.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 or newer?? I am trying to use the plugin of cover art browser for Rhythmbox, and keeps failing cause is missing the package ...
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Cover art browser in Rhythmbox doesn't work and seems deactivated in Ubuntu 20.04

Cover art browser in Rhythmbox plugins. A cover art image named folder.jpg is in every album music folder, but it doesn't work properly in Ubuntu 20.04. The plugin seems to be installed, but when ...
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Playlists missing in classic ipod sync with Rhythmbox

I have a 160 GB classic ipod, model BX145. I can sync my playlists to it with Rhythmbox 3.4.4 in the sense that the songs appear in the ipod and can be played and accessed via "Artists" or &...
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Using Rhythmbox to play audio livestreams from YouTube

I'm looking for a way to make use of YouTube live stream audio in Rhythmbox's internet radio function. I've been able to find the playlist file (.m3u8 format) from the stream by using youtube-dl, but ...
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Since I updated to 20.10, when I start rhythmbox it loads musics for quite some time and takes 50% of my CPU and after a few minutes it works normally

I took a video to show it I have no idea where this commes from, it worked fine on ubuntu 20.04, 19.10 and 19.04.
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Rhythmbox in KDE (Kubuntu) keeps switching the audio from Bluetooth to build-in (i.e. speakers)

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04 and use Rhythmbox to play music. When I connect my Bluetooth headphones the audio automatically switches to them. But regularly it switches back to build-in audio (my speaker ...
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How to reorder playlists in Rhythmbox?

I don't mean reordering songs within a playlist, I mean the actual playlists - they show up on the sidebar in the order they were added in, but is there any way to change that order?
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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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Cannot change output device after installing Clementine to fix audio

Until I installed Rhythmbox and Clementine, I can't play audio from the built-in speakers when I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 (other output devices work, and the built-in speakers work on Windows 10). Now, I can ...
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Rhythmbox and wav files

How do I get Rhythmbox to save as wav files when ripping a CD? wav is not one of the save as options.
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20.04 upgrade, Rhythmbox not opening

just upgraded to 20.04 and Rhythmbox is refusing to open. (RB Version 3.4.2 ** see edit 2) If I right-click on a .mp3 file to "Open With RB" I get the RB name and spinner in the top task-bar,...
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rhythmbox webremote

I would like to control rhythmbox with my android phone and local domestic network. How to use the defaut plugin webremote ? I use Ubuntu 16.04 and rhythmbox 3.4. I tried to launch the plugin, and ...
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why are there 2 Rhythmbox icons?

Forgive me for asking what is probably a simple question....why are there 2 Rhytmbox icons in the "select applications" area? I can not understand why we need 2 Rythmbox icons. Which one do ...
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How to remove duplicate podcast episodes from Rhythmbox?

It's time consuming to remove them manually.
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the songs order when playing a LP in Rythmbox is not in order of the album

how can I do that when trying to play a album in rythmbox is not putting the songs in oreder of number. it just put them in random order. how can I fix that? thanks
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opening a mp3 song opens in video instead of rythmbox

Any time that I try to pen a mp3 music file, it opens in video instead of rhythmbox. is there someone that knows how to do that the music player is the program to be used? using the latest version of ...
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Rhythmbox unity launcher icon Quit action won't work - Howto quick Quit

16.04 here I also tried to add this action to ~/.local/share/applications/rhythmbox.desktop but it is unsuccessful (with an additional dedicated Quit section exec=rhythmbox-client --quit and name=Quit ...
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Rhythmbox does not work with .wma on Focal 20.04

I've got all the gstreamer-plugins including the important libav one for this issue. Trying to make rhythmbox play a wma fails with the following message and it does not read the files metadata Couldn'...
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Rhythmbox fails to play CD tracks after installing Pulse Audio controller and Audacity

Rhythmbox was working correctly on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine but I wanted to record and installed audacity. THen I installed pavucontroller so that audacity could record. But now when I try to play ...
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Rhythmbox menu to import music is missing

When I first installed Ubuntu and first opened Rhythmbox, there was a menu to import music available near the top of the application, but now that menu is gone and I cannot bring it back. I'm unsure ...
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Rhythmbox : browse by album art with Ubuntu 20.04?

This is an old recurring question, but it seems to me impossible to browse my music by covert art with latest Ubuntu 20.04 & rhythmbox 3.4.4 version. Looking either at the github page installation ...
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Change Rhythmbox MPEG-4 Audio (“.m4a”) Bitrate?

How can I change the quality (bitrate) settings, when ripping in MPEG-4 Audio (".m4a") via Rhythmbox 3.4.4? When I try to do so, the quality-selection has a greyed-out box that says "Default settings"...
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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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How do I stop Rhythmbox from launching when I try opening a folder on my desktop?

This has been bugging me since I updated from Mint to Ubuntu recently: Any time I click on a directory link outside of the file browser (desktop, removable media shown in dock, removable media ...
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MPEG 4 Audio Support Not Working in Rhythmbox 3.4.4 (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS)

In Rhythmbox 3.4.4 - which is included with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ("Focal Fossa") - there is the option to "rip" music in MPEG-4 Audio (".m4a") format... Underneath said option, there is a big ol' button ...
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Rhythmbox missing dependencies on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a brand new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. When I try to stream radio Rhythmbox I get the error Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in I have looked at the dependencies of ...
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MIDI revisited 19.10 Rhythmbox

I'd like to be able to play MIDI files through one of the default Ubuntu media players, preferably Rhythmbox. For some reason, clicking on a MIDI file in file manager launches "Videos". MIDI files are ...
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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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Rhythmbox doesn't sound anymore

Quite recently, Rhythmbox has stopped sounding. I can't find any internal volume control in Rhythmbox and the other applications sound fine. I have Ubuntu 18.04. What could be the problem?
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rhythmbox fails to run plugin “plugin loader 'python' was not found”

I tried to install a "somewhat" old rb-open-folder plugin to rhythmbox. I copied the files to ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/plugins/open-folder/ as instructed When I try to enable the plugin, rhythmbox ...
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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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What kinds of problems can cause crash out of app back to login

I'm running into a problem where when I try to run rhythmbox, it fails and the crash kicks me back out to the login screen. What kinds of problems can cause this effect? I had always thought that ...
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Play streaming radio through Rhythmbox

http://prasarbharati.gov.in/playersource.php?channel=168 The link above is the official All India Radio (AIR) station / Akaashvani streaming radio channel. They have around 1000 channels based on ...
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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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Mixcloud plugin to Rhythmbox

there is SoundCloud plugin in Rhythmbox from 3.2 version. Is there any similar plugin to Mixcloud? Or is there a way how to use this SoundCloud plugin to play music from MixCloud? Thx!
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Can't get rid of a notification

So I opened Rhythmbox with an mp3 file by mistake. Since then I got a notification and I can't get rid of it. I restarted Gnome, restarted my computer, disabled notifications for Rhythmbox from within ...
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How do I get Rhythmbox to search also in the comment tag of MP3 files?

Rhythmbox can show the comment tag (ID3 tag), the checkbox under Preferences - General - Visible columns. But it does not include the comment-field in the search. Is there a way to include the ...
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Rhythmbox - won't play .wav files off of some newer CDs

My Rhythmbox won't play (or even list) some of my .wav files. The ones I tried are taken from more recent CDs (one was from 2013). A screen message was displayed saying I need a "demuxer" to play ...
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How to restore sound in Video Player, Rhythmbox, and VLC?

Two days ago in my Ubuntu 18.04, at once sound disappeared in Video Player as well as in VLC player and the Rhythmbox. How to improve that issue?

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