control rhythmbox via the android app banshee-remote
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rhythmbox-android-remote v0.2

Allow to remote control Rhythmbox v3 or later with Banshee remote application from Nikitas Stamatopoulos:

How it works:

  • Enable the plugin in Edit > Plugins
  • Launch banshee remote in Android phone
  • Connect to the computer IP where RB is working, using port 8484.
  • Control it!

How to install:

For debian & debian-based distros:

sudo apt-get install python-sqlite git

Then install the plugin:

rm -rf ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/plugins/rhythmbox-android-remote
cd ~/.local/share/rhythmbox/plugins/
git clone

For Ubuntu 14.04 and later:

It's available in my rhythmbox-plugins PPA. Installation instructions in this AskUbuntu Q&A:


The original author of this plugin is Pedro M. Baeza Based on an script from Baptiste Saleil:

Current fork for Rhythmbox 3.0 - fossfreedom


This plugin code is released under the GPL3+ license.