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

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Gstreamer Doesn't Work

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 to fix ISO burned from a movie DVD?

So...I recently burned a number of DVDs to ISO files in my computer. While about half seem to work, the other half don't actually play properly. I have tried this on a few media players. Totem/VLC: ...
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.DAV file plays in with Totem, but WiNFF cannot identify it

I have a .dav file from a CCTV system. It doesn't play in most video players, but it does play successfully in the default Videos/Totem application in Ubuntu 13.10. I need it to play in other video ...
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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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Gnome MPlayer and [Play/Pause], [Next] buttons

On ubuntu 13.10 I'm using the [Fn]+[Play/Pause] key combination successfully with Totem, but because Totem makes my whole screen flicker when I use Javascript at the same time, I switched to Gnome ...
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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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Totem-plugin-viewer requires text/html decoder

I have a Synology NAS Server on my LAN and when I try to reproduce *.mkv files trough it (Video Station) on Google Chrome (Ubuntu 13.10) it appears a message. It tells that the totem-plugin-viewer ...
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Totem player not launching

The Totem player does not launch on Ubuntu 12.10. It used to play, but not anymore. I have tried to launch it from the menu or tried to play videos or audio files.
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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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I can't find the Youtube browser plugin in Totem 3.8.2 player

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 at the moment, I can only play youtube videos through drag and drop a youtube link or 'open file location' option there. When I press F9 or sidebar option, the playlist appears, ...
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How to make totem play rmvb in ubuntu Saucy 13.10?

How to make totem play rmvb in ubuntu Saucy 13.10? I was in ubuntu 12.04 a couple days ago. And it works well on rmvb files with totem and when I upgraded the system to 13.10, just found the totem ...
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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 stop a (video)stream in Totem?

I've found a stream which won't play on VLC (otherwise my standard player), but will do so in TOTEM (playing not in browser but externally). I'm a bit puzzled about the non-existant STOP-Button in ...
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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 ...
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How to fix Totem's “Invalid Commandline” error?

Whenever I attempt to play a video (or an audio file) with Totem I get the following error: totem invalid commandline The parameters passed to the application had an invalid format. Please file a ...
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What Does Totem's Thumbnailer Do with MP3s?

I copied a ton of MP3s onto a USB stick tonight and noticed: I couldn't umount because totem-video-thumbnailer was busy processing the MP3s and Each file was taking forever to process and No network ...
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Piping multiple audio files to totem media player

My gf likes the Beatles so I placed a couple of tracks on my harddisk ... Beatles - Here Comes The Sun.mp3 Beatles - If I Fell.mp3 Beatles - Tell me why.mp3 Beatles - Things we said today.mp3 ... ...
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Suddenly got weird colors in mkv movies

Suddenly I got weird colors in mkv movies in both VLC and Totem on Ubuntu 11.10. The sound is ok. Anybody know what is the problem and how to fix it.
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Totem losing sound after a few seconds of playing

After starting Totem in Ubuntu 12.10 (playing an .MTS file), it starts out playing just fine, but after about 3 seconds the sound goes away. No clue at all what is happening. .MPG files play just ...
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How do I get the Preferences option in Totem 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.10 with the GNOME 3 PPA (ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3). This has updated Totem to version 3.6.2. Since GNOME 3.6 has introduced its own global menus, I cannot find the ...