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How To Install Rhythmbox Using PPA On Ubuntu 11.10

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. You can install Rhythmbox using the WebUpd8 PPA for Rhythmbox.

To add the PPA and install Rhythmbox open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/rhythmbox
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rhythmbox

When Rhythmbox is installed you can close the terminal window and to start Rhythmbox press the SuperKey and type: rhythmbox

Rhythmbox Homepage

Some features of Rhythmbox:

Easy to use music browser
Searching and sorting
Comprehensive audio format support through GStreamer
Internet Radio support including streams
Display audio visualizations
Transfer music to and from iPod, MTP, and USB Mass Storage music players
Display album art and song lyrics downloaded from the internet
Play, rip, and burn audio CDs
Automatically download audio podcasts
Browse, preview, and download albums from Magnatune and Jamendo

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