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How can I use multiple folders as library sources in Music (noise)?

Essentially, the official answer is that you cannot. But, there is a workaround - you can use symlinks to trick Music into loading files from multiple folders. For example, you can create a folder ...
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How do I force Noise to rescan my music library?

Run this command in terminal: rm ~/.local/share/noise/*.db Then re-scan your music library.
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Is there anyway assign custom keyboard shorcut for noise music player?

Using the 'Keyboard' plug in System Settings it's possible to do this. System Settings --> Keyboard --> Shortcuts --> Media gives options to change the shortcuts for playing/pausing and other media ...
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How is Music player meant to be closed?

By default, Music doesn't stop playing just because the window is closed. Very seldom will one actually want or need the window while Music is playing. In this way, Music is a bit of a service. There ...
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How to shuffle the music in the default music player?

In the bottom left corner of Music, you will see an icon that looks like two straight arrows on top of each other. If you click that icon, the arrows will cross. Your music will now be shuffled.
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Using Airplay with Noise

I found this solution for Ubuntu, which in theory should work in Freya too. First install some packages related to PulseAudio (a sound API used by elementary) by typing the following in a terminal: ...
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How does the automatic equalizer in Music work?

It doesn't do anything special or particularly complicated. It just checks if the genre of the song is the same as the name of one of the equalizer presets. You can see the code in Launchpad
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How to support iTunes on Luna?

First note that your music files must not be DRM protected then you need libavcodec-extra-53 codec. You can easily install it via terminal: sudo apt-get install libavcodec-extra-53
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Is there a way to save custom equalizer settings in Music?

Saving custom equalizer setting In noise version 0.3.1 there is an icon in the textfield where the name of the equalizer setting is displayed. With this icon ("arrow down") you can save your ...
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How can I remove music that I do not want from noise?

Yes it is possible. Right Click on the track you want to delete and select the last option asking to "Delete from library". Refer the first picture. A new Popup appears. The first option is to delete ...
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How re-import music in Noise?

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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How re-import music in Noise?

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) ...
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How is Music player meant to be closed?

Well... You can flip that setting off. Or when it's on, you just stop it from the music/sound indicator on the top bar. That should work in theory and that's what I do but maybe someone else has a ...
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Music stops/pauses when the screen locks

I've had the same problem and found a workaround while going through the comment on the bug reports: Add your user account to the audio group by running sudo adduser user audio with user being your ...
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Is elementary OS suiting my demands?

2D and 3D CAD: Yes, I would recommend FreeCAD! MS Office: There are ways to use Microsoft Office with Linux but it runs really bad, have a look here. I would recommend using LibreOffice, it is faster,...
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How can I get Noise and Photos to recognize my phone?

Install mtpfs (If not installed), this will probably solve the issue. To install open terminal and run: sudo apt install mtpfs
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How can I play .wma files with Music?

Try sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras This should solve any missing codecs problem.
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How to make Noise play what I want?

If you select an artist or album in the column view, and start playing music from there, playback does remain confined to the list you see in the view. Unfortunately, it looks like confining playback ...
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How to make Noise play what I want?

I know this is an old question, but I thought I'd answer in case someone found it useful. For just one album, the first option is always the "View in columns" mode. Select the album from the third ...
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Music app crash

I found the workaround here: https://github.com/elementary/music/issues/391 It crashes on startup if an NTFS partition is mounted. I unmounted all network shares and it doesn't crash on startup for ...
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Why won't the Music App launch?

I found the workaround here: https://github.com/elementary/music/issues/391 It crashes on startup if an NTFS partition is mounted. I unmounted all network shares and it doesn't crash on startup for ...
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Editing MP3 Tag in Music

Apparently the problem has been reported on the application's github and is not resolved yet Issue 156 Issue 451 I propose to use another TAG MP3 editor like Easy Tag for the moment and follow this ...
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Noise very slow to import

That bug/feature request is the way to go. In fact, one exists, so please subscribe to the bug report here for when the devs need help testing solutions. If you want to give the open source devs some ...
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Track order for m4a files

I found a way to fix it! You only need to edit the informations of all your m4a songs and delete the year and the compositors! It's a nuisance, but it worked for me... hope it helps!
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Import Audio CD is not working

cd /home/username/.local/share/noise/ and delete the Database(*.db) in this folder. After this step you can import your mp3 files again.
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Is there a way to make Noise automatically update music library?

Theoretically, this should be regulated by one of the options in the settings dialogue, as I understand it. It has not been working for me, however and I have to re-scan the library manually every ...
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Unicode locale error while running lollypop music player

Try in terminal : localectl set-locale "LANG=en_IN.utf8" localectl set-locale "LANGUAGE=en_IN.utf8" Check again your /etc/default/locale file matchs the changes. Check Lollypop runs without issues....
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