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After a fresh install of Loki, I go to point Noise to my existing music folder but I can't select the folder at all. Same with import, selecting a folder (or audio file for that matter) does not seem to work for me. I remember in Freya selecting a folder and hitting "enter" or something would immediately begin import.

Anything I might be missing? Thanks in advance!

  • Same problem here! And I even couldn't change the music folder location. How did you confirm your selection of the folder? I just move the desired folder, but nowhere i can confirm to execute the action. Seems there is a button of confirmation missed. Actually the same problem is it when you trying to import music and videos(into Videos). I am not sure should I to execute the action by hot key or anyway else. Is it a different way of operating it? I feel very weird of this have no idea what is the right way of operation. – ultra Sep 19 '16 at 13:05
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I finally managed to figure it out. For anyone else who has been having trouble importing music into Noise, follow these steps:

  • Open Noise settings
  • Preferences
  • Music Folder Location: (Default: Music)

Then change the default location and it will begin loading from what was previously selected.

In my case, I had all my music in the music folder which was not being imported. When I went to change this setting I flipped the option to Downloads and then it immediately started importing the music from the Music folder.

Hope this helps anyone else having this issue!

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You can delete the entire database in ~/.local/share/noise/

Noise will then re-scan everything. This is not an ideal solution, an option would be great.

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