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DSP working at 100% - Will a Sound card upgrade fix that?

As the title suggests, I'm doing some editing in Ardour and during the export, the status indicators in the top right corner states the DSP unit consistently working at 100%. This definitely shows ...
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2answers
80 views

are there any programs beside MPD that could be run in a headless server, and autoDJ files while streaming to icecast or shoutcast? [closed]

I'm looking for a broadcasting source that could be managed in a linux server without GUI. either with commandline, or web-based. I need it to randomly select my audio files and stream them to ...
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1answer
87 views

uploading music automatically with Google Music on a Linux server

So I've seen questions like this one looking for help uploading music with Google Music on Linux, but none really seem to confront the notion of solely using the command line. I've downloaded the ...
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2answers
1k views

Ripping to FLAC as close to original CD quality as possible (Rubyripper)

I just started re-ripping CDs, but I'm not sure I'm getting the most out of them possible. Right now in Rubyripper I'm using --best -V for FLAC, but is that going to give me quality as close to the ...
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1answer
257 views

What is the easiest way to turn a list of music files into a playlist

I recently switched from windows to linux and the player I was using in windows stored the rating for flac files inside an id3v2 files which clementine, my preferred linux media player, cannot read. ...
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1answer
26 views

Is there a shortkeys supported audio player on linux?

Background: I'd like to listen the foreign language material sentence by sentence, so I want a audio player that has shortkeys for play/pause/backward/forward/repeat. The repeat function is most ...
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0answers
32 views

How to export MPD-based library to an SD card (inc. FLAC transcode)

I have taken the plunge and started the process to migrate away from iTunes centric setup to handle all my music. I've gone through my whole collection and matched&amended tags using Musicbrainz ...
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1answer
249 views

Get purchased iTunes music on linux

I have some music that I bought on iTunes that I'd like to have on my Linux computer. Is there a way I can install iTunes and download the music? I already tried using Wine, and I got a lot of errors, ...
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3answers
2k views

Linux: super light-weight music player with http or commandline interface [closed]

I'm searching a super light-weight music player which has a http and/or commandline interface. It should support very basic playlist support (removing files by id and adding files by path or something ...
3
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1answer
862 views

Is there a command line client for 8tracks.com playback? [closed]

I hope I'm not spamming with this kind of question here, but: is there a way to play 8tracks.com playlists from Linux command line using, for example, mplayer or mpg123? There is the 8tracks.com API, ...
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2answers
788 views

Use cmus or other terminal music player with Google Play (Music)

Can you play/stream music through the linux terminal using a command line application from your Google Music/Play Account? If so how, and with what application?
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1answer
4k views

How do I play a particular playlist with mpc?

I am using mpd with mpc for all my music needs. Now, what I want to ask is how to load/play songs from a particular playlist in mpc/mpd so that it only plays those song. For example, I created a ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Midi editor/composer for Linux

I need to compose midi music in Linux. I have experience this on Windows. There are lots of software out there for Windows that could do this. But now that I have switch to Linux (Debian, in ...
1
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1answer
46 views

How do I count how many albums I have per decade?

I'd like to know if I have more albums from the 70's than from the 80's, but I can't find any tool which can actually show me a list of albums or give me a count based on metadata. I'm using Ubuntu ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Dump audio metadata (album title, track number, etc.) to command line

If I open an audio file with Audacity or Rhythmbox, for example, I can look at the metadata tags such as Artist Name, Track Title, Year, etc. . Is there a convenient way to do this on the command ...
9
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2answers
935 views

Is there a music player that will automatically mute when other audio starts playing?

I find myself listening to music while I use my computer, and constantly pausing and un-pausing the music when I watch a video on youtube, open up a game, or any other task that needs audio. Do any ...
0
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2answers
583 views

How do I run SuperCollider?

I installed SuperCollider. However it didn't appear in my app menu. Also, I can't make up any good command which could start the interpreter. How should I run it?
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2answers
80 views

Network music solution for mixed-OS network

My home network at current includes, two Ubuntu machines a Windows 7 desktop a Windows Vista laptop and a Windows XP netbook. In addition, there's one android-based smartphone in the house, ...
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1answer
1k views

How to create music on Linux? [closed]

I'd like to start creating music on Linux. From 8 bit music, through creating instruments (for my synthesizer) to DJ mixing. What are first steps I should do if I got my computer only and ...
1
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1answer
248 views

Is there a Linux cmd-line audio program (like MPD) that can play UDP streams?

While I am very happy with MPD overall, the one problem I have is that it cannot play UDP streams. Since I have access to a wide array of local radio stations in UDP format, I would really like to ...
7
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4answers
2k views

Is there a folder-only based music player for Linux?

I have my music sorted using directories so I don't want a library, tags and what not. What I want: easily (recursively) add directories to playlist from my music root, not from library songs in ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Can I upload music to Google music on Linux?

I have a Linux CentOS system. Is there any way to upload music from the command line to Google Music?
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2answers
225 views

How to manage having my music library in sync on several devices?

I have several devices (server, tower, notebook, android phone). I want to have my music library in sync on all of them. So what I thought of was a revision control system that just takes care of CRUD ...
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1answer
1k views

Play music using internal sound speaker over SSH

On my linux computer : I can play sound from the motherboard using those commands, for example : setterm -bfreq 440 tput bel sleep 0.1 setterm -bfreq 392 tput bel sleep 0.1 I want to do the same ...
2
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1answer
255 views

Linux mp3 player with specific requirements, especially: playlists with ability to resume for audiobooks

I'm looking for mp3 player (software), running on Linux, but I need one specific option: it needs to be able to remember my position of listening in a given playlist. Scenario: I'm creating a ...
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4answers
2k views

Can I play music from a remote server on my local machine via SSH?

I recently purchased a linux VPS from http://slicehost.com just to learn and play around with. I currently ssh into the machine via Putty from various Windows boxes. Is there anyway to throw some ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there a better mplayer command line interface, or another good CLI music player?

I generally prefer to do things on the command line when I can. Mplayer is a great tool for playing all sorts of media, but the command line interface sucks. Some things I'd like to see in a CLI media ...
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2answers
86 views

Unmodifiable music file tags

I have some music files (.mp3 and .flac) which have unmodifiable tags: After I change the tags, they revert to their original values automatically. It's not related to access permissions (using Linux) ...
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1answer
906 views

What is the best way to manage a very large music library under Linux?

I have a very large music library. Digging though directories to find music is many shades of impossible. I was using Songbrid which indexed my collection and allowed me to search it. However ...
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4answers
1k views

Connecting Yamaha KX8 Keyboard to computer?

EDIT: SORRY it was not p80 but KX8! Update: I found the name of my software that came with keyboard: Cubase Ai4 How can I connect usb-piano to my computer? I recently bought a yamaha KX8 keyboard. ...
18
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8answers
7k views

Any beat detection software for Linux?

Amarok 2 can search through music collection using ID3v2 tag's 'bpm' field. That would be very nice to retag the entire music collection so I can find the 'mood' of the track I like. However I've not ...
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2answers
285 views

Moving symlinks into a folder based on id3 tags

I'm trying to get my music folder into something sensible. Right now, I have all my music stored in /home/foo so I have all of the albums soft linked to ~/music. I want the structure to be ...
1
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1answer
629 views

What configuration options do I need for mpd to get it working with Alsa? (Linux)

I just got rid of pulseaudio because it breaks in so many different situations. I've switched to Alsa, and all of my sound is working except in mpd. It seems like I have to set audio_output in ...
0
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3answers
142 views

Is it bad to keep working on my computer while it is encoding music?

I have a large amount of music that I need to convert from FLAC to mp3. It will take over a day in total. I'd like to continue working on my laptop while this is in progress. Can this cause any ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Is there a way to make search-based playlists at Amarok 1.4?

I have almost 2 weeks of music in my computer, and I wanna rate all those musics... I use a playlist based on my entire collection + this search: "rating:=0". So I can use global shortcuts to rate ...
3
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5answers
2k views

Music player on Linux without playlists, just a directory navigation and file playing

I am searching for a mp3 player for Linux that resembles 1by1 on features: light, free, with no playlists, just selection of files to play using a directory navigator. Any suggestion?
2
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2answers
544 views

What music streaming app fits my needs on Ubuntu?

I'm looking for an application to stream Internet radio on Ubuntu. I like listening to Radio Paradise while I work. Right now, I'm using Amarok. "Movie Player" sometimes refuses to open the stream, ...
0
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6answers
163 views

Why you downgraded your Amarok (or why you didn't upgraded)? [closed]

I disliked Amarok2 because I think the best part of this software is its editable playlist, where I can fix any tag I want, or order by it, or filter, etc. And I think its interface is easier than ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Linux command-line music player to play mp3 streams

I'm looking for a console music player that can take an http mp3 stream from MPD as input. Ability to remotely control this player would be an added bonus. Also, do you know if any of these players ...
5
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4answers
2k views

Foobar2000 on linux

Does anyone successfully run Foobar2000 on linux ( under Wine ) ? Are there any alternatives with a similar philosophy, and maybe even with the ability to use the Foobar2000 plugins ?
20
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3answers
927 views

Music player for linux

I need to choose a music player to use under linux after having fallen out with Banshee*. What would you recommend based on these requirements: Ability to import/export ratings Automatically picks ...
6
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9answers
8k views

Linux MPD player alternatives for a network music server / player

I'll keep it short: are there any reasonable alternatives to MPD as a remotely controlled music player? It should be controllable over the network and not require X server to run.
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2answers
405 views

Kubuntu desktop audio stutters

I've tried using Amarok, mplayer, and VLC on Kubuntu 9.04, and with every one, the audio that plays will randomly stutter (pause for a second and resume). It can happen once per song, ten times per ...
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3answers
212 views

Creating normalised playlists in Linux

Is there a media/music player that will allow me to normalise the songs in a playlist? Should also specify that I'd rather not have to alter the files - a program/plugin where the sound levels are ...