Default media player (audio and video) for the GNOME computer desktop based on GStreamer.

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Unable to switch subtitle and audio language in VLC/Totem via menu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 a few days ago after some years of Archlinux experience. I have a few MKV video files and for some reason I am not able to switch the audio language in the menu bar at ...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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strange distortion of videos in VLC

I'm not sure how to describe this problem, but I have screenshots! I'm trying to watch a video on VLC (VLC 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 15.04). Fullscreen, the vertical resolution appears to be too low. In a ...
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VLC and Totem H265 playing problem

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on kubuntu. Whenever I try to play the video on totem,the video goes on for a few seconds and then totem crashes. In VLC,the window crashes ...
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Totem language options invisible

Using Totem version 3.14.2 to play an MKV video, the languages option does not display information, in spite of there being two audio tracks in the video. Does anyone know how to get the audio tracks ...
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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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No sound on VLC and default movie player

I don't get any sound on both VLC and the default movie player on Ubuntu 14.04 while playing both video & audio. But I do get sound when playing audio files via RhythmBox, while browsing on the ...
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WMV files crash VLC and totem

please don't consider my question a dublicated as searched this website for every single solution but no use ! WMV files crash VLC and totem but smplayer works fine please help ! here is some answers ...
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Green screen on totem when playing mp4 files

When I try to launch mp4 video files in Ubuntu 14.04, there is only shown a green screen but no video. The audio is running normally. I use the standard video application in Ubuntu, I think this is ...
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Totem.how to update?

I have ubuntu 14.10 x64 with Totem 3.10. Off site have Totem 3.14.1. If you download and run totem.3.14.deb, Software Centre writes: "Unresolved dependency: libgtk-3-0 (> = 3.13.7)" How to update?
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How to play this file?

I have this video file with the extension .mkv but it is not playing in totem video player and this works in the new versions of VLC(Windows) and I havent tried it on VLC for Ubuntu yet. Is there ...
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Totem player plays wav files randomly

When I play a wave file with totem, it usually does not play them. In 20% of cases it play the file and in 80% of the cases it does not do anything for the same file(like when the file has problem)! ...
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How to fix “Could not demultiplex stream.” on video playback

When I'm playing any video in the default Videos application or in VLC media player, then after some time the video gets stopped and shows this error: Could not demultiplex stream. Do you have any ...
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Cannot play .mkv files after installing Codecs

After installing codecs to watch files in x265, the Totem player now doesn't play .mkv files any more. It says it is invalid and shows this: --transient-for=69206027 gstreamer|1.0|totem|Matroska ...
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Gstreamer Doesn't Work [closed]

I cannot play any kind of media MP3, MP4... The Totem Movie Player tells me that I need a couple of codecs than ask if want Search for them, I accept then it ask if I would like to install: ...
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is there a list of keyboard shortcuts for the “Videos” app?

I'm using 14.04 ubuntu with the default video player called "Videos" version 3.10.1 (which seems to be "Totem" re-branded with an even less search engine-friendly name.) I know keyboard shortcuts ...
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How do I stop pulse ducking (reducing) totem audio volume?

I listen to podcasts in the background, but also use tools like mumble for staying in touch with my gaming group (steamlug). After recently updating to 14.04 from 12.04 this behaviour started: ...
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How to play .mov files using Ubuntu “Videos”?

How can I play .mov files using the Ubuntu built-in "Videos?" Using Ubuntu 14.04 with built-in Videos 3.10.1 based on Totem. Ubuntu restricted extras is installed. When I try to play the .mov file ...
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WMV files do not play in Totem

Trying to play any .wmv file in Totem gives the following error: (totem:2491): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_structure_new_empty: assertion 'gst_structure_validate_name (name)' failed Segmentation ...
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Videos not resume from last position

My default Ubuntu player "Videos" (Totem) doesn't resume from last position. The settings in preferences called "Start playing files from last position" is already checked yet it always starts all the ...
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Manually setting skip distance for Totem

Is there a way to manually set the skip distance in Totem when using the left/right arrow keys besides the default -15s/+60s (-5s/+15s when used with Shift) like one could on VLC (Not to mention ...
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After 14.04 update video/totem won't play midi

Prior to the upgrade, I could be on wikipedia and play the 'play' links fine where totem would open a window and have screen graphics go on. Now, after researching, installing VLC and it's extensions, ...
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Fullscreen and Repeat Video with Totem Player

I want to open a video from command line and I want the video to be opened as fullscreen and be repeated forever. I searched for fullscreen, and found the --fullscreen switch in Totem. However, ...
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How to install gnome videos(new gnome video playing app, formerly totem)

How do I install this (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/03/top-12-features-gnome-3-12) new gnome videos app?
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Totem not playing VCD

I am trying to play a VCD, but Totem gives me an error : Videos requires to install plugins to support the following multimedia feature: VCD protocol source So i did sudo apt-get install ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem and I get this in details: totem: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual package Depends: ...
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Can't play QuickTime RLE in Ubuntu 14.04

I frequently create videos from png sequences using avconv by running: avconv -r 24 -i images%6d.png -vcodec qtrle video.mov Since I've upgraded to 14.04 I cannot play back them any more. Not with ...
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problem playing video in totem 14.04

I'm having trouble playing videos in ubuntu. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 Totem crashes if I move the slider. I am playing a mkv file. It starts playing alright, but if I move the slider totem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totem video player show big play/pause icon on screen

After I updated my desktop to 14.04 totem or unity default video player show it's play/pause icon very big on the screen, and there is nothing in preferences that i can change it. any suggestions ? ...
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Cannot seek mkv files in Totem Ubuntu 14.04

When i try to seek an mkv file in totem, it automatically closes without any error dialog. I have the three gstreamer plugins installed (good, bad and ugly) EDIT: The following error message is ...
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How can I adjust subtitles in Totem?

How do I adjust subtitles in Totem player so that I can forward or delay it?
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How to install Totem 3.2 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to know how to install Totem 3.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 because I had issues with the 3.4.3 version and 3.0.1 is too old and doesn't support some stuff that 3.2 supports. So can anyone provide ...
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Totem 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Can I upgrade Totem to version 3.6.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 without the webupd8 ppa. I tried the process from here, but I have some problems with getting the dependencies. The Reason why I want Totem 3.6.3 ...
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Why is Firefox not respecting my plugin choices for AMR files?

I have been trying to get AMR files, which is the default format of Evernote, to play in Firefox. If I download an AMR file to my computer, it plays fine with Totem (which I think is now called ...
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Playing MIDI files in Totem on 13.10

In previous versions of Ubuntu, playing MIDI files "just worked"; Totem would open and play them. However, ever since I upgraded to Saucy it can no longer do this; instead it generates an error about ...
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Changing totem subtitle downloder folder

Totem subtitle downloader plugin is awesome. Is there any way in which i can change default folder ~/.cache/totem/subtitles to desired one? I want to subtitles to be saved. subtitle saved in ...
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Video lag in vlc and totem

I have an ATI video card in my Dell inspiron, I'm getting some offset of audio/video (out of sync) wondering if I can do upgrades to solve this
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How can I clear Totem's cache?

I watched an uploaded movie with Totem. Looks like it saved or cached the movie somewhere because it takes space now from the HDD. I never noticed similar before. Where does Totem save streamed ...
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Unable to play MP3 or MP4 files in Rhythmbox or Movie Player

I am unable to play any MP3 or MP4 files. When I try to open any MP3 or MP4 file, both show an error, a Python 2.7 plug-in is required.
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How to play Hi10p Videos in Totem?

I would like to know, how I can play Hi10p videos(h264 videos with 10bit colordepth) in Totem. I know that it's possible to play those files in 13.04, but I'd rather stick to the LTS Version. ...
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I don't have a CSS decoder, what software should I download?

I tried to open movie player with a movie but it gives me crap about a decoding library. Then I learned about the modern CSS scrambling and I couldn't find anything to help.
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How to prevent video lag while watching video (On VLC and Totem)?

Thanks if you're reading this. First of all, I got to say that I have Ubuntu 12.10 (I had 12.04 before, and it was playing videos great, but then I upgraded it). Ok, so, I'm watching some video and ...
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How to play h264 encoded videos with Totem?

I can play some mkv videos but some others can't play. Why? I don't want to install ubuntu-restricted-extras cause it brings Adobe Flash that has not been supported again and it is the old version. ...
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Where is the “copy video dvd” function on Ubuntu 12.04 Totem 3.0.1

There was a "copy video dvd" option in dropdown in Ubuntu 11.04 Totem 2.32.0. How do I get this back in Ubuntu 12.04, Totem 3.0.1?
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How to change font color of subtitles in totem movie player

Is there a way to change the font color, not the size, of subtitles in totem movie player? I would like to change the color to some kind of yellow so there is more contrast between the movie and the ...
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Hotkeys for Totem in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm looking for a way to control the playback of Totem Movie Player even when I'm not focused on the window itself. I have done it with VLC using the instructions on the following link: ...
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13.04 stopped playing streams in Rhythbox and totem

The stream does not play in Rhythmbox nor totem. It played fine before the upgrade; it looks like a regression from an earlier report about the same. The streams play in mplayer and play fine when ...
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Totem “playing” icon

Since upgrading to 13.04, Totem (videos) now shows a big white "Play" icon when going from paused video to playing. How do I disable this "facility"?
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How to repair videos?

Videos' size became 0byte. I don't know what happened. But some of the videos work, those recently played became 0byte. On Totem says: Stream contains no data. And on other player they don't play ...
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How to solve mkv video problem on 12.04

I have a problem with playing mkv file on my laptop. I installed driver and working well. mkv file is full HD (1080p) and my pc is hd (720p). I opened it on totem. it is screenshot. i opened also ...