No Sound in Rhythmbox

Asked by BartGunn

I ran Rhythmbox for the 1st time and streamed a radio station and could hear it fine through my speakers, after routing all my iTunes music files into Rhythmbox from an external hard drive, there is no sound when I attempt to play them? Any ideas? Thanks

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Joseph Walton-Rivers (webpigeon) said :

Can you tell us what format the music is in, What Ubuntu Version your using and if you had any other applications open please :)

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

Play mp3 and dvd under Ubuntu

First please install

You need to have extra repositories enabled..

Please first enable the multiverse repository:

Open System → Administration → Software sources → [ Tab Ubuntu software ]
enable "Software restrictecd by copyright or legal issue ( multiverse )"
Close and confirm the repository reload.

Type the following command in a terminal (applications → accessories → terminal)

sudo aptitude install vlc

To get better dvd playback first you need to add the medibuntu repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:
here howto add here the medibuntu available software list

Then to install:

sudo update
sudo aptitude install libdvdread3 libdvdnav4 libdvdcss2

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Hope this helps

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BartGunn (kristiangunn) said :

Guys, thank you so much for all your help. I feel like a complete fool, the master volume was switched to zero!!!!!!!!!!! It was my 1st day of having Ubuntu installed in my defence and still trying to un-Windows myself! Thanks again.