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Old 04-21-2017, 07:49 AM   #1
Guilherme27
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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 (http://i67.tinypic.com/168dgl3.png). 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 (http://i67.tinypic.com/29kz5vt.png). What can I do? It's like 20gb of music.
 
Old 04-21-2017, 08:10 AM   #2
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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.
 
Old 04-21-2017, 08:26 AM   #3
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How? Just using apt-get update?
 
Old 04-21-2017, 10:31 AM   #4
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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.
 
Old 04-21-2017, 12:05 PM   #5
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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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