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Old 04-21-2017, 07:49 AM   #1
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Help with Rhythmbox

Hi, I'm new on Ubuntu and I have my PC on dualboot. I copied all my files, including my music files, to Ubuntu, but now, for some reason Rhythmbox aren't recognizing all my mp3 files ( 1st I thought I didn't copy the the files, but they are all inside the folders. It seems that they are only playing as video, not mp3 (audio file), so thats why Rhythmbox doesn't recognize ( What can I do? It's like 20gb of music.
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You probably need to add the correct codec. MP3 is a proprietary format, so rhythmbox might not be able to play it by default.
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How? Just using apt-get update?
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Something like sudo apt install gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly should take care of it.
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your screenshots aren't really showing anything.

i would guess that ubuntu can play mp3's out of the box.
are the files in question actually mp3's?

rhythmbox uses a library system afaik, did you add all files to its library?


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