Rhythymbox - How to Copy playlists from one PC to another

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TimB
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Rhythymbox - How to Copy playlists from one PC to another

Post by TimB » Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:28 pm

In order not to have to recreate playlists on each PC, I have been trying to copy the created Rhythymbox playlists on one of my PC's to another PC.
I located the playlist.xml file in ///home/.local/share/rhythymbox
I copied it into the same folder on the new PC
I used a text editor to view the file and it lists all playlists with all song locations
I then rebooted the new PC and no playlists are listed, except the fixed lists that were already there
Next:
I also tried saving the the playlist file through file-playlists-save to file
I used a text editor to to view the file and it lists all song locations
Then I installed the file through file-playlists-load to file
The playlist name shows up under playlists, but when it is selected no songs show up.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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Re: Rhythymbox - How to Copy playlists from one PC to another

Post by smurphos » Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:41 am

Are the file structure and locations of the songs in the file system identical on both machines?

Have you 'imported' the local music library on the new machine?

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