RhythmBox No longer downloading cd information

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 18:15:28 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 12:07, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/12/28 sktsee <sktseer at gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, 26 Dec 2011 20:19:37 -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
>>> Ive not listened to any cd's in a while butwhen I put one in I notice
>>> its no longergoing to online to download the cdinformation and, I cant
>>> seem to find thatoption in the preferences. Is something up that Ive
>>> missed withthe music app? Wade
>>> --
>> nope, for some reason the Ubuntu maintainers have decided to package
>> rhythmbox without the dependency on the correct libmusicbrainz library
>> needed to query musicbrainz.org for CD and track information. If you want
>> rhythmbox (or any app using "bad" gstreamer plugins) to get the CD info,
>> you'll either have to compile the source and configure it to use
>> libmusicbrainz3 (the version rhythmbox supports that works correctly) or
>> find a ppa or some other 3rd party repo that has the necessary support
>> added.
>> --
>> sktsee
> But it does read CD-text (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CD-TEXT), doesn't it?
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
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It does but I guess a lot of cd's dont/didnt have that information.
Three of my son's new cd's for Christmas came up with nothing
for track or album and some of my Journey cd's are the same.
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