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Questions tagged [music]

Questions about Noise, the default music player included in elementary OS

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Using Airplay with Noise

Is there any way to connect my Airplay system to Noise? I know that I can make it work with XMMS2 through a plugin. I have an AirPort Express which run perfectly with OSX 10.10 and Windows 10.
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Is there anyway assign custom keyboard shorcut for noise music player?

I want to assign some custom keyboard shortcut for noise music player. When it running background , using keyboard want to paly/pause or change music. Is there anyway assign those custom keyboard ...
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Is there a way to save custom equalizer settings in Music?

Is it possible to save custom equalizer presets in Music? I like to get the best audio out of my audio, so how can I audio my audio while I audio?
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Unable to play music in elementary OS default music player

I'm unable to play music in the default music player. Every time I need to import files it shows a red dash as shown in screenshot. EDIT: I already have ubuntu-restricted-extras installed.
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How do I force Noise to rescan my music library?

I have copied a few new albums (MP3, properly id3-tagged) into my local music folder, unfortunately they don't show up in Noise. Restarting Noise didn't help either, even restarting elementary OS had ...
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How can I use multiple folders as library sources in Music (noise)?

I would like to have Music (noise) use multiple folders as sources. Is this possible?
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How to make Noise play what I want?

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, but I don't really get the logic of Noise player (or these music-library based players in general, I use Audacious on my other systems). However I want to give ...
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How can I get Noise and Photos to recognize my phone?

I am trying to sync my Samsung Galaxy S6 to Noise and Photos, but Noise won't recognize it at all, and Photos gives me the following error. Does anyone know how I can get these programs to recognize ...
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How to shuffle the music in the default music player?

I have no clue as to how can I play my music collection in shuffle mode.
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How re-import music in Noise?

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 ...
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How can I remove music that I do not want from noise?

I know how to import to the noise library, but is there way to remove music that I have already imported, without removing everything?
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The music application doesn't open [closed]

The music app doesn't start anymore , everything else is working fine. I tried restarting and updating elementary but didn't help. I am an amateur user I don't tweak my elementary I just use it for ...
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Playlists in 'Noise' disappear after restart [closed]

When I create a playlist, it appears in the left column as it is supposed to. But just after one restart the space is clear and only the smart lists are shown. In the context menu of a song the ...
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How does the automatic equalizer in Music work?

I like it and am curious to know how it knows what to choose.
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Music stops/pauses when the screen locks

Whenever I play music in Noise, it pauses when the screen locks? Any solution?
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Sync Iphone IOS 10.1

Does anyone know how to sync Iphone 5s IOS 10.1 with elementary? I can mount the iphone and see my pictures/videos but I would like to be able to sync my music. I tried with Noise and Rhythmbox and ...
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Noise won't import my music from my NTFS partition!

The message says: "Unable to import 2002 items from /home/santiago/Music Music was unable to import 2002 items. The files may be damaged." It imports some files but the rest it doesn't, the files are ...
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How can I play .wma files with Music?

What codec is needed for me to play .wma files? I can confirm that the file is not corrupted. I can play it in another app (VLC for example). I've already installed gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly
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Noise very slow to import

I'm importing my library to noise (there are about 12000 songs in my library, and it's been going 3 hours so far. It's about half way through, so likely to be totalling in the region of 6 hours. Is ...
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Track order for m4a files

I'm migrating some iTunes albums from my Mac to Elementary. When I add them to noise the songs are all out of order and there's no artwork. I tried Clementine to compare and that viewed the files ...
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Is there a way to make Noise automatically update music library?

I am always adding new music. Is there a way Noise can update my library without having to import? Thanks!
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Unicode locale error while running lollypop music player

When I try to run the lollypop music player, I get the following error "Lollypop isn't designed to work without an unicode locale. Please fix your system". How to solve this? Edit: My etc/default/...
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Can't access remote folders in Music / Photo

All my music and my photos are on a NAS. Those folders are shared via Samba. It seems it's impossible to access samba shares when defining the library location for my music or photos. I tried "enter ...
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Why doesn't noise display album arts embedded in mp3 files? [closed]

I have elementary os freya installed, and noise audio player doesn't display the art embedded in the mp3 files, it shows the music data in the id3 tag but not the picture, what's up?
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How to support iTunes on Luna?

I have installed Luna alongside on my macBook. Now i want to play my iTunes music, but it seems that Luna can't support it. Is there any codec package to support apple iTunes music files?
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Why won't the Music App launch? [closed]

For the last few days, the Music App won't launch. I click on the icon, it appears in the dock, opens a window and closes down straight away, without giving me the chance to see what's happening. Any ...
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Music app crash

I have a little problem with the music app. When I try to play a .FLAC file, the application starts and shows a message (Analyzing Changes). Many seconds after, the application closes automatically. ...
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Is elementary OS suiting my demands? [closed]

I'm a construction engineer student, focusing on structural engineering. I'm looking for a new OS, and find elementary OS promising. I'm not sure though, if it suits my needs, which are: run 2D and ...
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How to import music from CD and display its artwork?

I'm trying to use Music, and I am unable to get it to work, and there are no instructions. I try to use Import music. I tells me that the song from the CD are already in my music folder. They are not,...
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How to reset io.elementary.music library in Juno

I wish to remove everything from the music app to start fresh. I couldn’t find a way other than deleting each song individually but my library is rather large so that’s not an option.
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music app problem

My problem is whenever I click the play icon on the sound tab, the music will not start. I have to go to the app every time to play the songs. Shouldn't the songs just start by pressing the play ...
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Adding music types to Noise library

I am a fan of video game music, and have some files in .vgm format. I place these files in my Music folder along with .mp3 files. While the mp3 files show up in the Noise library, the .vgm files don't....
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Noise playback control from terminal

I would like to start/stop music from a bash script. Already tried looking in noise --help, but that lists none.
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Delete albums/files in Noise

The built-in music player is elementary OS works in a weird manner. I copied few albums in the default folder, Music but since then I can not get rid of any. There is no delete option in Noise and if ...
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Regex used by Music Application

i've seen that Music application search a specific music in using the Album. (in the expression) But, it's possible to search a music by the title ? Thx for read this post.
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Is it possible to continue playing music even system gets locked for inactivity?

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2. As the title says, Is it possible to continue playing music even system gets locked for inactivity? In Ubuntu, system continue to play music after it was locked....
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Is there some plugin or app to add hotkeys to noise music player? [duplicate]

My laptop doesn't have multimedia keyboard so I want to know if there's some way to have hotkeys for next, previous song in noise music player? I'm using elementary freya.
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I can't hear music, but can hear all system sounds

I use external sound card, and can hear all system sounds, but when I play any song from player ("melody", "music" or "Spotifi"), I can't hear anithing. When I use headphones without external sound ...
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Is it possible to use Folder.jpg album artwork scheme?

I don't want to have to embed the album artwork into all of my music files. Oftentimes music players will look for the single file called Folder.jpg or Cover.jpg included in the folder with the music ...
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Where are io.elementary.music settings file?

So... Unintentionally I put the music folder as the system folder and now it takes forever to scan, even by it gets into a loop when it starts to scan the /dev folder, so I've been looking for ways to ...
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ElementaryOS music player doesn't open when CD is inserted

Hullo, I've just installed Elementary, and upon inserting a CD, I found that I can't open the music player. It starts, but the window only persists for a moment. Leaving it open before inserting the ...
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Music (Noise) doesn't save track information [closed]

I just installed Juno. I copied over my music files and apparently some of them were missing track information because they weren't getting grouped together (by album and artist). So I right-clicked ...
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Music is not showing up in the Music App

I am not sure if this is an eOS only issue, or if it has to do with the encoding of the music files. I converted my music from FLAC to .ogg in order to save them to my phone. I saved them in the "...
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How to make Music (Noise) remember the volume value

So each time I launch Noise i have to go to the volume control to lower its sound volume cause it's at 100% on default and I prefer to have it lower. Is there a way to make Noise default to a ...
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How to sync Android phone with Noise?

As the title says, I want to sync Noise with my Android phone. Mounting with MTP works perfectly. Now is the only question: Why does the device not show up in Noise?
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No album art and random order bug in elementary OS 0.4 Loki music app (Noise) [closed]

I have a collection of 111 music albums (around 7.7GB) on my elementary OS session. I did a clean install of 0.4 Loki, imported my collection to Music and got this as a result: No album covers, is ...
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Loki Music Application

Upon installing Loki today and re-setting up my system I imported my music to the native music app and was toying around with editing meta data for my music. I soon realized that in Loki I was unable ...
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I want to export my music library from Noise

I'm getting a new computer that I'm planning on putting elementary on. I would like to export my Music (Noise) library to the new computer and keep it organized just as it is. Here's the issue: I ...
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Noise does not display cover art embedded in the MP3 [closed]

I have a problem with music app — it does not display cover art embedded in the MP3 file, only for those that have a folder.jpg in their folder :( I do not know how to fix it. I use new elementary OS ...
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Last.fm plugin stopped working in Noise [closed]

A couple of weeks ago the last.fm plug-in stopped working for me, I reported the bug here here, however I really miss scrobbing my songs! Could anyone please help me fix this?, I have no idea where to ...