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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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Sound on all apps is slow when played through a USB soundcard

I have been using an external DAC (USB) to play music through my amp. For over a year it has worked brilliantly, then a week ago it has started playing everything slowly (about 10% slow) it even plays ...
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I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and cannot seem to get Rhythmbox 3.44 to detect my Gerbera DLNA server even with Grilo addon

I am running Ubuntu 20.04, and like Rhythmbox (despite it hanging regularly), but would like to access my media from my Gerbera DLNA server. I added the Grilo plugin, and ensured I had the libraries ...
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Rhythmbox - hide categories

Is there a way to hide the categories bar in Rhythmbox. I have not been able to find an option in either the general preferences or preferences for the plugin.
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Double notifications for media

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10. I tried playing music from Spotify (flatpak), Rhythmbox(deb) and VLC(deb). When playing music I get two notifications, one for info and control, one for just info. I've turned ...
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No Sound on Mac

I installed the latest Ubuntu on a 2017 Imac. Not a virtual machine - Ubuntu is the only operating system. Since install there has been no sound. The sound setting is set to speakers and when sound ...
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Current working rhythmbox tray-icon application Ubuntu 21.10

I found many different plugins rhythmbox-tray-icon on the web, but none of them is being updated since years ago, and they are mostly bugged. Any clue on where I can find an up to date version of this ...
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Rhythmbox: How to delete or disable the Online Resources "Radio France" and "Jamendo"?

Is there a way to delete or disable the Online Resources "Radio France" and "Jamendo" in Rhythmbox? The Jamendo plugin seems to no longer exist.
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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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(index then) Search within 'Lyrics' tag of ID3 in MP3s?

I recently found MediaHuman's Lyrics Finder which searches and appends lyrics to the Lyrics tag in an MP3's ID3. It's great. However, the point of me doing this was so that I could then (index and) ...
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Rhythmbox Playlist

Since there is no more Banshee available on Ubuntu installations I am trying to make a feature work that I loved about Banshee. The "Playing all songs by adding a new song picked randomly from ...
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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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Rhythmbox 3.4.4-ubuntu4 crashes on extract on Ubuntu 21.04

I started up Rhythmbox and was able to extract one CD. Plays under Rhythmbox (RB) fine. I wanted to load MP3 player, so installed unbuntu-restricted-extras. I tried to extract another CD, then RB ...
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Rhythmbox issues

I'm trying to use this app. It has classified a number of tracks as 'Unknown' (artist). How can I insert correct artist into several tracks at once, rather than one at a time? How can I get my ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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My Bluetooth crashes whenever I skip a song on Rhythmbox

I have been having an odd bluetooth issue, where my headphones will connect and work totally fine until I try and do something in Rhythmbox. I have mostly noticed that it will stop working whenever I ...
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How to disable rhythmbox port 3689?

I installed rhythmbox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, since VLC several times hanged/crashed the GUI during video play. But by suprise rhythmbox is listening on the public IP (not localhost) on port 3689, ...
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Ripping a CD: how to write ISRCs into ID3 tags?

On professionally pressed Audio-CDs the ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) identifies any recorded track with 12 digits (like this: ATP811301008) It's usually not part of the CD-Text that ...
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Why is Lubuntu 18 not writing to my iPod over Rhythmbox any more?

I used Rhythmbox for years to manage my music for my iPod classic. It stopped working with Lubuntu 18 (like lots of other stuff is different now). The iPod appears in Rhythmbox and data is readable ...
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