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How to copy music collection to Windows Phone 8 from Linux

So I recently received a Lumia 520. How can I install music from my existing collection to Windows Phone? Difficulty level: I don't have a Windows "host" for it. I've got Fedora Linux on my laptop. ...
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Does any free software exists for batch downloads of movies or music? [on hold]

Specifically, I am looking to pass a file of titles of the music or movie to the program and then let it find and download the related files.
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why is this happening with my songs

I mean when i first found one of my song having a crazy sound in between playing i thought it would be problem of the particuar file but now i have caught 2 other files the same way .can this be a ...
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Sony CDs and “Rootkit scandal”

I recently bought a secondhand copy of a CD that was part of the Sony "Rootkit Scandal" in 2005. I assume it to be infected until proven otherwise. Am I safe to try to rip this on my PC with modern AV ...
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MPD - Hosting a server then playing music from a web client

I have a computer at home which runs mpd, and I have a client on that computer (locally) that can play music to my headphones. I want to be able to use a web client to access my mpd server, and then ...
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Move scattered music files into artist/album directory structure?

Is there a tool to do this? I don't fancy wading through 25GB manually! I have found this, but it doesn't seem to work, or explain how to do what I need. If indeed it does provide the facility to ...
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Control streaming music on Firefox via media keys? [closed]

I've switched from offline music to online music streaming sites like Gaana, Saavn etc. on my laptop. However, one big drawback is I cannot use media keys to control (Play/Pause, Fwd, Prev) using my ...
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Windows Media Player library doesn't show any songs in folders!

I have Windows 7 Ultimate and have added my music folders to the library of Win Media Player, yet none of my songs appear in the library! What shall I do? Also, i have switched off many services, ...
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Cannot arrange my music by artist into libraries of windows 7

My problem is. In windows 7, there is the libraries, With Pictures, Musics, Movies and documents. When I go into musics, I cannot arrange the music by Artists. I can choose to arrange them by song, ...
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How to keep album art same in Windows Media Player

I have a few albums that I made myself, (because I downloaded songs from the internet and they're not from albums and I hate the unknown album thing so i make my own) and I try to add album art. (by ...
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Cannot seek ahead in songs started by Windows Media Player, but can when played by WMP?

If I am in Library > Music in Windows Media Player and I double-click a song or album, it starts playing, but I cannot skip ahead in the song. Clicking the seek bar restarts the song. However, when ...
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Is it possible to check an MP3 for data corruption?

I was listening to some older mp3s today and I released that some of my songs have pops and cracks in them. I assume this means that the file has some bad blocks. Is there software/script/etc that I ...
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Adding a variety of suggested songs to a Spotify radio station or playlist

I used Pandora until leaving the U.S. for the U.K. Pandora is not available in the U.K., so I am now starting to use Spotify. I only use/used either on a Windows desktop computer. Pandora allows ...
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I need a program that can auto-tag my MP3s and sort them into folders [closed]

I'm looking for a program that can go through the 5GB of MP3s in my Unsorted folder, automatically fill in ID3 tags and album art, rename the files and sort them into new folders like so: ...
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How to write music theory symbols in Evernote?

I want type my music theory class notes in Evernote but I can’t seem to figure out how to do this correctly. I have managed to put following symbols in Evernote just by copy and pasting but some as ...
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How to post my currently playing song to my website?

I need to publish my currently playing song info to my website. I have three media players on my desktop: Winamp, iTunes and foobar2000. I mostly listen with Winamp, and sometimes iTunes or foobar. ...
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How to Remove vocals from songs?

I need to remove the vocals from mp3 music file and want to keep the other instrumental sound. I have tried to do with YoGen Vocal Remover 3.3.9, but it does not remove voice completely. Is it ...
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Alesis SR18 drum machine - Windows 7

I have a reasonable knowledge of computers and a very basic knowledge of the Alesis SR18 drum machine. I want to know if it's possible to program sets of songs from a computer running windows 7 with ...
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How to identify a song from an audio file? [closed]

I heard part of a song in a video on Youtube. I can get that portion of the song in an audio file. I want to identify the song. I did some research, there are some mobile applications that supposedly ...
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TeamSpeak 3 Music Bot, with Google Play Music?

I'm trying to get a Music Bot up for a TeamSpeak 3 Server; however I'm struggling to try and line my music from Google Play (or Chrome) while keeping my normal audio separated (aka, TS audio, game ...
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How can I shift the frequency of everything that comes out of my speakers?

Let's say I'm jamming on my guitar with a song I'm listening to on YouTube. It's a song that is tuned a half step down. I would like to play that song half a step higher so I don't have to keep ...
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ITunes deleting music by itself

I have came across a weird problem with iTunes over the past few weeks, every time I restart my Mac and open iTunes one single album is deleted and sometimes a few random songs from other albums but ...
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Create Xbox Music Playlist from excel list (csv)

I created a few playlists in Excel (just the artist & song title) that I wanted to Import into Xbox Music. Unfortunately the only way I could find was to search for each song indivdually and then ...
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Export total length of mp3 files in a folder?

I have many folders of mp3 files, and I would like to have a list of the combined duration of all the mp3s in each folder. That would be the ideal solution, but some means of doing a directory print ...
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Search audio file for pattern?

I want to split a very large audio file at certain points. At certain points a radio announcer comes on and says something like “deux radio” and it always sounds exactly the same (it’s a recorded ...
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Is there a Foobar2000 component that would display only the playing playlist in the Default UI?

I use 'Tabs' component to display the components that I want in the Default UI. Under one of the Tabs I have 'Playlist view' and under another I have 'Playlist tabs' I use the later to keep ...
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Is there an equalizer for windows that works regardles of audio/video player [closed]

I'm tired of having to tweak the audio on every media application I have installed. Is there an app that will sit between any media application and my sound-card so that I can set audio levels and ...
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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

I got my media keys to work in the hotkeys under the settings, and they do work... when I have VLC selected. If I deselect it (not close the window, just click on another one) then the keys will not ...
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Are there any Linux MPD (music player daemon) player alternatives for a network music server / player [closed]

Are there any reasonable alternatives to MPD (music player daemon) as a remotely controlled music player? It should be controllable over the network and not require X server to run.
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SanDisk Sansa device on Ubuntu: where did the music go?

I have an old Sansa Clip mp3 player that I used to use. I dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu, and I know that the Clip works just fine on Windows and that there are a variety of questions about the Sansa ...
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Bulk delete music files physically in songbird

I've downloaded hundreds of songs from SXSW 2009 Showcasing Artists. In Songbird, I've filtered out a lot of songs which I don't like, i.e. gave rating of one to them. I hope to delete all these from ...
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Player, which plays multiple songs at once (simultaneously) [closed]

I am looking for a music player, which would allow me to play multiple songs at once, simultaneously. Something like to have multiple playlists played at once. It is really uneffective to always find ...
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How can I force Xbox Music to find music in all subfolders of my Music library?

My music library is organized (roughly) like this: Music mp3 (original) Artist/Album/Song mp3 (from Tom) Artist/Album/Song mp3 (from Dick) Artist/Album/Song ...
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Convert all music files to 192 bitrate mp3 except of those already ≤ 192 kbps

What do I have: 100k+ music files in different formats with various bitrates (mp3 64/128/192/256/320kbps, aac 256kbps, flac, alac). Most of them are mp3 320kbps. What do I want: mp3 64/128/192kbps ...
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Is there a folder-only based music player for Linux? [closed]

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 ...
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Conditional statements in foobar2000 sort syntax

My music files are tagged with some custom tags, which for some reason aren't entirely standardized. This is probably due to some peculiarity with my MusicBrainz Picard set-up, but that is beside the ...
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What music was used in the Windows XP installation wizard?

I've just created a Windows XP VM so that I can test in IE6. (One day I'll look back and laugh.) There was a music track! It was quite soothing and had just started breaking into some vocals when I ...
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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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Anyone know a Windows application I can use to play music with others in real time?

Does anyone out there know of any Windows applications that would enable me to play music with others in real time? Specifically, I want to jam with other musicians for our personal enjoyment, ...
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Missing plug-ins for playing music and video in open SUSE?

I use open SUSE but I can't get it to play music or vidoes, I have installed its drivers but I get this error " You don't have the plug-ins to do this " .
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How to enable windows 8 music app popup in desktop

How can I enable windows 8 music app popup that shows music album art , pause , next and previous key beside the volume bar in desktop. when I'm in the app it shows them but in desktop it's shows only ...
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m3u playlist remove directories

Simple question here but I'm guessing there's not such a simple answer. I'm moving m3u playlists from my PC to my smart phone therefore I mass change the directories to suit (see below) as the files ...
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iTunes ITL binary file format

Does anyone out there have information about the iTunes ITL file format? I have found a document on CPAN that describes the format as it was 4-5 years ago, however it seems to have changed in ...
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Using iTunes to access all your music on a NAS but keeping the library.xml local… Is it possible/how? (Mac OSX))

I've pushed across my whole music collection to my Buffalo Linkstation NAS recently. This is the entire iTunes folder including artwork, music, library.xml, the whole kaboodle... (I have iTunes in ...
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foobar2000 library: “*.flac; *.ape” vs “*.cue”

In a huge and diverse music library there are albums of the following two types: Consisting of media files and a CUE file (most of the albums are of this type) Consisting of media files only For ...
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Can Bluetooth headphones be powered solely by 3.5mm audio jack?

Is that possible for Bluetooth headphones to be powered solely by the 3.5mm audio jack? Especially if it runs out of juice? I am using Outdoor Tech OT1400 Bluetooth headphones and just wondering if I ...
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What is the best way to manage a very large music library under Linux? [closed]

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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Can I add Visualization to VLC

Is there a way to add new visualizations to VLC? The six included are OK but something new would be nice.
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How do I avoid “music” customization in music sub folders? [duplicate]

Any time I open sub folders of the Music folder on this system containing MP3s with Explorer, they always have the music customization, but I tend to use file-naming conventions that don't make this ...
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Is there a program that will provide a visualization for any audio output? [closed]

Is there a program that will provide a visualizer for any arbitray audio output? Basically, I want to play Pandora at a party and supply some funky visualizations to go with it. Pandora either uses ...