Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How to Install Rhythmbox 3.4.2 in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04, 17.10 via PPA

    Rhythmbox is an audio player that plays and helps organize digital music. Rhythmbox is free software, designed to work well under the GNOME Desktop using the GStreamer media framework. However, Rhythmbox functions on desktop environments other than GNOME.

Rhythmbox 3.4.2  Changelog :
Bugs fixed:
  • Critical Assertion Errors
  • accept --version command-line option
  • IM status plugin: Remove Gossip support
  • Rhythmbox should not display "Examining files 0 of 0"
  • grilo plugin leaves empty directories in /tmp
  • rhythmbox crashed with SIGSEGV during import
  • Expand playing icon column in entry view
  • Use generic signal marshallers
  • Ensure same size progress bar in task list
  • Update README
  • Rhythmbox should confirm before overwriting playlists.
  • Search not cleared on clicking "View All"
  • Client: Disconnect doesn't reset browser selection
  • Server: Do not transmit unplayable rhythmdb entries to the DMAP client
  • Import hangs for special file ( socket )
  • Playqueue UI improvements
  • Link podcast feed / episode plugin menus
  • Properties with long text is not ellipsized in property view.
  • GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget) assertion failures when selecting "Radio France" source
  • Grilo plugin needs quality column
  • Memory leak in error handling of utimes on podcast-timestamp
  • Send tracks: update plugin description
  • iradio plugin should include WUVT-FM
  • build failure with gcc 7.1.1
  • open settings crashes the app
  • Keyboard navigation with tab is broken by search entry widget
  • DLNA audio playback stops after 30 sec, can get back briefly with seeking
Translation updates:
  • ca, courtesy of Jordi Mas
  • cs, courtesy of Marek Černocký
  • de, courtesy of Mario Blättermann
  • es, courtesy of Daniel Mustieles
  • fi, courtesy of Jiri Grönroos
  • gl, courtesy of marcos
  • hr, courtesy of gogo
  • hu, courtesy of Meskó Balázs
  • id, courtesy of Kukuh Syafaat
  • it, courtesy of Milo Casagrande
  • lt, courtesy of Aurimas Černius
  • nb, courtesy of Kjartan Maraas
  • pl, courtesy of Piotr Drąg
  • pt_BR, courtesy of Isaac Ferreira Filho
  • pt, courtesy of Tiago Santos
  • ro, courtesy of Daniel Șerbănescu
  • sk, courtesy of Dušan Kazik
  • sr, courtesy of Милош Поповић
  • sr@latin, courtesy of Miloš Popović
  • sv, courtesy of Anders Jonsson
  • vi, courtesy of Trần Ngọc Quân
  • zh_CN, courtesy of 甘露(Lu Gan)
  • zh_TW, courtesy of Cheng-Chia Tseng

Installation instructions:

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install rhythmbox rhythmbox-plugins
   (Optional) To revert back to Rhythmbox 3.3, remove the current one and reinstall Rhythmbox (Remove the PPA after installation) from the main archive.

$ sudo apt-get remove rhythmbox rhythmbox-plugins && sudo apt autoremove
$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install rhythmbox rhythmbox-plugins

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