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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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two computers showing different online sources in Rhythmbox

Two computers, each running Ubuntu 18.04.1, each also running Rhythmbox 3.4.2, each with grilo media browser plugin installed. Each computer is hardwired to the same wireless router. You can see in ...
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Rhythmbox plays MP3 only as root

I have done a minimal install of Ubuntu 18.04. I have added restricted codecs and Rhythmbox. Unfortunately, Rhythmbox will only play MP3's as root. Internet streams works fine as a user. What ...
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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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rhythmbox not extracting from CD

Trying to extract from audio CD is problematic. It functions perfectly when music brains can find information and fill in track name artist etc.., But when I try to extract from audio CD that music ...
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Transfer music from ubuntu 18.04 to Android device

I bought a Galaxy s9, an android device. I have it plugged in via USB to my desktop computer running Ubuntu 18.04. I've set the screen to remain unlocked for the maximum amount of time allowable with ...
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After using VLC media keys do not work on rhythmbox

I have a keyboard with the play, pause, next, previous keys to listen to rhythmbox music. When I watch some video on VLC and then close it and then I open rhythmbox I can listen to music but the media ...
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libxext6,libxext6:i386

for some reason i auto removed these packages (libxext6,libxext6:i386) but when i did that there were about 414 packages needed to be uninstalled and unfortunately i typed yes and most of favorites ...
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Audio cd ripping 18.04

I put an audio cd in the drive on my new 18.04 installation, started Rhythmbox, selected all and clicked "Extract". It extracted the first track and stopped. Whenever I try to rip more tracks, I get ...
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Rhythmbox Music Player is getting opened when arrow Keys(up, down, right, left) are tapped

Without changing any settings, Rhythmbox Music Player is getting opened when arrow Keys (up, down, right, left) are pressed. For now, only restarting the machine can prevent this weird behavior. Can ...
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No Sound in Rhythmbox after Ubuntu 18.04 Upgrade

All sound sources seem to work except Rhythmbox. I can play a particular OGG file in VLC and Totem Movie Player ("Videos") but silence from Rhythmbox. I have checked the faders under Settings/Sound/...
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Adding FM to Rhythmbox doesn't work

I'm trying to add a link into Rhythmbox Radio, and it says I need additional media codec, but I've already installed restricted-extra, even check through my installed list of package to see gstreamer-...
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How to Add Music to iPod nano 7th Generation

I miss my Mac, but prefer Ubuntu. But I still use my iPod and would like to add some new music to it. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I have a 7th Generation iPod nano. I am not able to add songs to it ...
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How to get the Rhythmbox visualization plugin

I've seen old posts mentioning a Rhythmbox visualization plugin. But it doesn't seem like it has it anymore. Is there a way to get it back?
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How to return the menus to Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 18.10

In 18.10 / GNOME 3.30.1 Rhythmbox 3.4.2 now has this UI (same when maximised) many menus and controls are absent, I don't have a pre-upgrade screenshot from 18.04 / <= GNOME 3.30.1 but this one ...
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rhythmbox shut down while trying to enter data for importing a cd (ubuntu 18.04)

PC = Sony Vaio with Ubunto 18.04 I have several problems with Rhythmbox so I started the program from a Terminal and got the following messages: Background information: Ubuntu is installed on the ...
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Rhythmbox - Reorder Playlists in Sidebar

How do I reorder the playlist list order in Rhythmbox's sidebar. Drag and drop doesn't work. The only way to remotely try to reorder in the UI is delete/re-add. This is a pretty major missing piece of ...
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Deadbeef player doesn't access my storage hdd [duplicate]

I've installed both deadbeef and foobar2000 and neither one lists my storage HDD other than the main OS SSD. Rhythmbox lists all HDDs and I can drag & drop music files with QMMP. And I'm trying ...
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Maintain sound when screen turns off after inactivity

Using Rhythmbox for music through the speakers on my monitor. Problem is when the screen turns off (for reason of inactivity as set in System Settings > Brightness and Lock > [turn screen off when ...
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Error while installing Rhythmbox Mozilla Plugin

I am trying to install Rhythmbox Mozilla PLugin via Synaptic. But I am getting the following error: rhythmbox-mozilla: Depends: rhythmbox (=3.4.2-1ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04) but 3.4.2-4ubuntu1 is to be ...
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How to permanently unsubscribe from podcast feed in Rhythmbox?

There are a few podcast feeds I've subscribed to that I no longer want to listen to. I try to delete them by right-clicking on the show name and choosing "Delete Podcast Feed" (as seen here: How to ...
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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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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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Does anyone help on CoverArt Browser Rhythmbox plugin?

As a brand new user on Ubuntu I'm getting the next message from Rhythmbox 3.3 when I try activating CoverArt Browser plugin: "The plugin cannot be enabled" I've seen an older post about this issue, ...
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Rhytmbox does not recognise mp3 as podcasts

I backed up my podcast directory on one machine and copied it into a new directory on a different machine with a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, then launched Rhythmbox, where I designated that ...
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ReplayGain in Rhythmbox has hardly a noticeable effect

I use Rhythmbox with the ReplayGain plugin activated. However, when I play a few MP3s from my library, volume appears to vary noticeably between tracks, which seems to indicate ReplayGain isn’t set up ...
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Syncing music to Android with Rhythmbox “Error transferring track”

Like the title says, I'm having trouble syncing music onto my phone (Samsung Note 5 running Android version 7.0) using Rhythmbox 3.3 in Ubuntu 16.04. Here's the steps I take: Open Rhythmbox Unlock my ...
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how to change rhythmbox extension icon

I would like to change the rhythmbox player icon the "media player indicator" extension dont have the option.
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Problems when playing media files [duplicate]

When I'm playing youtube videos or mp3 files the speed goes fast and can't stop the player.
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New ogg files in 17.10 won't play

I have recently ripped two CDs in 17.10. One using Sound Juicer the other Audex. None of the files produced will play in Rhythmbox, Clementine or Amorak, despite the fact that they will play on other ...
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ipod nano music artwork gets randomized by rhythmbox

I read that rhythmbox has native support for Ipods, so i tried my ipod nano 7th gen. It seems to work just fine, except that when I eject and disconnect the ipod, ALL of the album artwork is ...
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rhythmbox and deepin both don't find my music directory. Is this some kind of permissions?

rhythmbox never added my music. I thought it might be something wrong with the mp3 plugin, but vlc and the default movie player can play the mp3s. I uninstalled rhythmbox and reinstalled in case it ...
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How to disable volume on Rhythmbox (Gstreamer) under Ubuntu

I'd like to use raspberry pi 3 + ubuntu for an "audiophile" sound. I have a m2tech Hiface Evo card that is connected to an external DAC. I tried to use mpd + alsa with good results, but I would try to ...
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Cannot find export button in rhythmbox to rip audio cd

This is is my first try to rip an audio cd to flac files. I am using ubuntu 17.10 and rhythmbox opened automatically after inserting the cd. I did not find much information about this topic online, ...
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How to debug Rhythmbox missing plugin for burning CD

I want to burn a CD using Rhythmbox. I cannot get it to work. I want to find out why but more I want to learn how to debug a problem like this, which occurs pretty much any time I try to do anything ...
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Why can't I stream radio in Rhythmbox? ('stuck' paused)

I search Launcher for 'music' and find 'Rhythmbox Music Player'. I open it and click Radio but no matter which of these default stations I try to play, it is "(Paused)" in the title and I cannot get ...
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How to remove/delete Shared item in Rhythmbox - DAAP share

I somehow added a Share in Rhythmbox 3.3. Running on Ubuntu 16.04 #1 I cannot find how to remove the Share #2 I get a permanent status/progress message: "Retrieving songs from music share" I've ...
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Gnome Shell and QHD+ display

Some apps works ok with QHD+ display, but as u can see at the provided screenshoot Rhythmbox speaker icons are oversized, gparted ui is too small. I have set 200% scaling at gnome settings, but still ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 and rhythmbox google music plugin

I'm trying to install the google music plugin for Rhythmbox(link) Now this plugin also requires 'gmusicapi'(link) I was able to install both these packages without any errors. When I open Rhythmbox ...
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How do I get id3 tags working in Rhythmbox on 17.10?

I've been using Rhythmbox to gradually back up my CD collection to FLAC files. On Ubuntu 17.04 and earlier, I'd insert the CD, add any metadata that Music Brainz didn't find for me, and hit extract. ...
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How to get Rhythmbox working again

My Rhythmbox stopped working today, I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 powerpc on a Powerbook G4. I installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 in June and it has been working well. I use Rhythmbox a lot and until today it ...
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No volume icon in Rhythmbox

When I installed Ubuntu 17.10, I noticed that the volume icon in Rhythmbox was gone: But then I found this picture while wandering on the internet and I thought that maybe I'm the only one who has ...
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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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transferring music files

I want to import my music library from a flash drive to my rhythmbox and keep them permanently on my HDD. I have tried to import the files from the flash drive to rhythmbox and it seems to work. ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Rhythmbox won't quit just keeps restarting

I can't stop rhythmbox once it is started. I use quit, CTRL-W, kill -9, killall but nothing works. Every time rhythmbox gets restarted by an upstart (/sbin/upstart --user) process. brian 2727 ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't close in Ubuntu 17.10

When I close rhythmbox with the X in the corner, the music continues to play and there is no sign of rhythmbox in the top bar either. How do I close rhythmbox in the new look in Ubuntu 17.10? The ...
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How to run a script every time a song is about to be over?

My intention is to notify-send a message if an unrated song is about to come to end. I am using Rhythmbox with the MPRIS plugin and I found following scripts : #Get position gdbus call \ --session \ ...
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Can't see songs on ipod after syncing with rhythmbox

I have Rhythmbox and Ubuntu 17. After syncing the ipod, rhythmbox displays songs on the ipod but when it's disconnected, the ipod states there is no music. Any ideas?
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Rhythmbox: How to normalize song volumes?

When putting songs on a mp3 player with Rhythmbox it's not very convenient to have different volumes for songs. Is there a solution which automatically sets same volumes (I have seen this in other ...
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Rhythmbox Android transfer error

I want to transfer my music and playlists from Rhythmbox to my Android phone, a Samsung A3, more specifically to its SD card. I followed recommendations I found on several websites. I created a Music ...