[fsug-calicut] user guide-1>>>>>>rhythmbox

  • From: sooraj kenoth <soorajkenoth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: fsug-tvm <ilug-tvm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, fsug-calicut <fsug-calicut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 01:11:57 +0530


 Rhythmbox is an integrated music management application, originally
inspired by Apple's iTunes. It is free software, designed to work well under
the GNOME Desktop, and based on the powerful GStreamer media framework.

 Why i'm using Rhythmbox?

I feel is simple and easy to use.

 How to use Rhythmbox?

It is very simple. The screen shots will tell you how to use it.


If you're an Ubuntu user it will be in your default installation.

Then go to menu and start the application.


For the first time users the screen will be like this>


to add music file just click on “music” in the file menu.


then click on icon import folder.

   Note: that you can add a complete drive. All the supported file will be
add to the play-list automatically. But it may consume more processor time
while running.


Now all the supported files in the folder are added to the play-list.

  On clicking on the play button it will start playing.


You can search the you favourite song from the search bar. Then files having
the search name only will be played(any where in the file).


You can also directly search from the any list like this.

Just click on the list where you want to make the search.


you can customize the window from



now let us try how to play an Internet radio.

There is an icon in the left side named radio. On clicking on that you Will
get a radio icon in the top of the menu. Just click on that to add a new
station. Just give any name you wish.


Now right click on the station name to change its properties.


Now add the station location. You will get it from the site.

If it is not given in the player inside the station, and copy the location.

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