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Install Rhythmbox 3.4.1 – Audio Player on Linux

Rhythmbox – a Gnome default music player is a free audio player that plays and helps organize digital music. It’s designed to work well under the GNOME Desktop using the GStreamer media framework. It is your one-stop multimedia application, supporting a music library, multiple playlists, internet radio, and more.

The latest release v3.4.x comes with a new web remote control plugin, addresses the grilo plugin crash on reload etc.

Rhythmbox

Rhythmbox 3.4.x Changelog

  • rhythmbox-3.3.1 grilo plugin crashes on reload
  • App crashes while updating metadata for file stored in read only filesystem
  • RhythmDB-CRITICAL **: rhythmdb_entry_unref: assertion ‘entry != NULL’ failed
  • App crashes while stopping track extraction from CD
  • “View All” button in iRadio plugin doesn’t fire filter changed notification
  • Missing sort order label in Automatic playlist dialog
  • Magnatune: “Select All” -> “Download Album” halts entire system
  • GIR Bindings Broken With 3.4 (rb_application_add_accelerator)
  • The app should not allow deletion of default items in side pane.
  • webremote plugin: Missing files in installation.
  • App crashed with SIGSEGV during import
  • A few translation updates
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How to install the latest version on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vascofalves/gnome-backports

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install rhythmbox

How to remove the app from Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:vascofalves/gnome-backports

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get remove rhythmbox

If you want to revert back to previous release, run the following commands

sudo apt-get remove rhythmbox && sudo apt autoremove

sudo apt-get update

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