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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by smurphos » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:54 am

I#ve found Lollypop to be a bit unstable over a few more days of use - basically updating the library could freeze the application and then force closing it would corrupt it's database. The dev is responsive to bug reports though so worth persevering if you like the UI and functionality. I think it will be a go-to player by the time it gets to version 1.00

Using Sayonara at the moment - it's good - only bug I've come across is that it tends to lose display preferences if not manually shutdown before shutting down your system. Apparently this is fixed for it's imminent next release.

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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:20 am

Hi
Thanks for replying. I think I want to wait until Lollypop seems a bit more stable, before I install it again. Then I'll do a snapshot before I install it.
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by phd21 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:09 pm

Hi David1293 & Everyone Else,

I have been using the Lollypop Master version and I have noticed there have been updates almost daily recently with this. I am not sure what has been updated, but that may mean more features and functions and stability, etc...

Remember that there are many other music applications to try and use.

I just noticed that "Qmmp" from their PPA now has streaming radio search options.

"Yarock" is pretty cool with cover art interface option. "Tomahawk" is also really nice, but it appears to have been abandoned, but may still work well.

If you like or want streaming radio options, I highly recommend "StreamTuner2" which users can select the music application to play them with.


Hope this helps ...
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Hi
Thanks again for taking the trouble to reply.

I will certainly take a look at Lollypop Master. If it will work, it's the nicest program I've seen so far.
I'll also take a look at the other programs you've mentioned.
Thanks
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:02 pm

Hi all
So I've clicked on the link but can't see any way to install Lollypop Master. Obviously I'm doing something wrong. I can't insatll from the terminal as it says cannot find package Master.
Am I being obtuse?
I tried clicking on the folder for Lollypop Master, but nothing happens.
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by phd21 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:53 pm

Hi David1293,

Just add their Lollypop PPA, update (sudo apt update), then install from the prompt or the "Synaptic Package Manager (SPM)". If you already have the regular version of Lollypop installed, installing this will remove that, or you can remove it manually first.

Lollypop : Cédric Bellegarde
https://launchpad.net/~gnumdk/+archive/ubuntu/lollypop

To install this using the PPA method, open a console terminal, type in, or copy & paste, each line below one by one: Click "Select All" above command, right click the highlighted command, select Copy (or Ctrl+Insert), click in the console terminal window, and right click paste (or Shift+Insert), repeat for each command.

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop

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sudo apt-get update
Linux Mint 19.x users (Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic)

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sudo apt install lollypop-master
Linux Mint 18.x users (Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial) can use this last command

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sudo apt install lollypop-xenial

Hope this helps ...
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:29 pm

Hi
First, thank you so much for taking the trouble to reply yet again.
I tried the steps you posted, but I got unable to locate package lollypop-master.
Very frustrating. I'm using Audacious as you suggested, atm

Thanks
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:37 pm

Hi PHd21

My abject apologies.
I don't know what I did wrong- I thought I had simply copied and pasted, but I guess I must have done something wrong.
Anyway, I tried the steps you posted again, and it has worked.
Sincere thanks
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by phd21 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:52 pm

Hi David1293,

You are welcome...

No worries ...

Glad you were able to install it. Remember that you may need to use dconf editor while not in Lollypop to enable networking (Internet access). Do you see any differences with this newer version and is it working better for you?
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:19 pm

Hi, Phd21
So far, it seems to be working much more satisfactorily- I do realise that time will tell- I seem to be very clumsy with the terminal, even pasting.
I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my posts.
Kind regards
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by CtrlAltDel » Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:03 pm

David1293 wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:19 pm
Hi, Phd21
So far, it seems to be working much more satisfactorily- I do realise that time will tell- I seem to be very clumsy with the terminal, even pasting.
I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my posts.
Kind regards
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Go to Update Manager and update your apt cache. Go back and check in Software Manager for the different versions of Lollypop and see if they are now there.
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Re: Rhythmbox cover art?

Post by David1293 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:52 pm

Hi
Thanks for that. I will do that.
I'll now mark this as solved.
Many thanks to all who have replied to my original post.
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