Share Your Rhythmbox Library with Empathy Contacts

Assuming you have git-core installed as well as the necessary dependences  you can grab the source and build it.

Open a terminal and type: –

  • git clone git://

Now navigate to the directory using: –

  • cd rhythmbox-plugin-telepathy/

Followed by: –

  • mkdir -p ~/.gnome2/rhythmbox/plugins/

and finally: –

  • cp -r rb-tp-* ~/.gnome2/rhythmbox/plugins/

Enable The Plug-in

In the Rhythmbox plugin configuration (Edit, Plugins), both parties need to activate the following: –

  • DAAP plugin in Rhythmbox
  • enable the telepathy exporter plugin
  • enable the telelpathy importer plugin.