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 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
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