Install Rhythmbox 3.3.1 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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Rhythmbox is an open source music playing application designed to be distributed along with the GNOME desktop environment. It is powered by the well know GStreamer multimedia framework.

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of Rhythmbox 3.3.1 in Ubuntu 15.10 / 14.04 LTS & LinuxMint 17

Changelog of Rhythmbox 3.3.1

  • Better handling of locked Android devices
  • Simplified ReplayGain processing that might crash less
  • Switched to webkit2 API, except for the context plugin which is disabled
  • Notifications behave better when actions aren't available

Bugs fixed:

  • Rhythmbox segfaults when trying to access Android 4.0 MTP device already mounted by Nautilus
  • Rhythmbox crashes when trying to access Android device.
  • Port to WebKit2
  • CD playing with cross fading on crashes rhythmbox
  • Display notifications about playing song when pausing
  • RhythmDB-CRITICAL **: rhythmdb_entry_get_entry_type: assertion 'entry != NULL' failed
  • Gtk-WARNING **: Drawing a gadget with negative dimensions. Did you forget to allocate a size? (node grid owner RBHeader)
  • Rework logic of Python support option

Installation steps

There is no official PPA from rhtymbox team and it is available via thirdparty PPA

Open terminal and add the PPA to your system ,Update your repository and install it

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