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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
3answers
703 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How to play back multiple videos, stopping after each one?

I want to watch a number of trailers and make notes inbetween each one. So, instead having them play one after the other without stopping, I want each one to automatically stop once it's done, and ...
1
vote
0answers
4k views

How can I clear the recent files from the movie player menu in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete totem’s history? How do I delete the entire history (Recently Used Items) in the dash? In 12.04 Live-USB, I use Movie Player to watch movie or music ...
2
votes
0answers
86 views

Totem: How to change playlist contents' name?

I added several online radio feeds to Totem playlist, but what is displayed on the sidebar are the names of the songs that were playing when it was added to the playlist instead of the radio's name. ...
0
votes
2answers
133 views

Audio playback: part of song is skipped

I am experiencing some problems with music playback after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10. Basically some of the songs stop playing after some time as if the song has ended. It's always the same songs and ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

how to repair ubuntu package catalog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
1
vote
0answers
144 views

Is text and ogg file thumbnailing available outside of Nautilus?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and in Nautilus I can see thumbnails of several files including ogg (with embedded artwork) and text files, just like in this screenshot: It's a nice feature. I can't see ogg ...
4
votes
0answers
261 views

Some thumbnail previews not displaying [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t generate video thumbnails in Nautilus [Ubuntu 12.04] I'm running 12.04 and have noticed that the only thing that displays a thumbnail preview are image files and ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

How can I change the look of Totems buttons,(Play,pause,etc)

I was wondering if it is possible to change the look of totems play pause buttons I really dislike the look of them they don't really match up...Is there a config file I must edit to make them look as ...
33
votes
4answers
6k views

Why isn't VLC the default video player?

Why does Ubuntu come with Totem set as default? Is there a reason or am I just wrongly assuming everybody thinks Totem is actually inferior to VLC? Not to mention VLC is vastly known as perhaps the ...
3
votes
3answers
11k views

How to install latest version of Totem Movie Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I get the latest version of Totem? The one thing I've found in Ubuntu is how the default apps are not usually or easily updated. Apps like Rhythmbox and Totem ...
1
vote
2answers
416 views

How do I prevent totem and other programs from logging all recently played files?

This is a frustrating problem, is there any way to prevent totem from logging all of the files I watch? The same goes with picture viewer. Under Dash -> Privacy, I've turned off logging and disabled ...
12
votes
2answers
8k views

Way to make video-thumbnails generate from VLC instead of Totem?

I'm suffering from problem that video-thumbnails do not appear in nautilus for some video files. I just found this bug typefinding: some mpeg files are not identified as mpeg files which seems to ...
4
votes
1answer
370 views

HUD keeps popping up when watching movie in movie player

When I watch a movie in Movie Player, the HUD pops up every 8 minutes or so. I am not touching the keyboard or the mouse at all. Alt makes the bar go away, and then 7-8 minutes later, it pops up ...
2
votes
2answers
629 views

Totem won't stream media files

I am unable to stream mp3's (and other media formats) from totem. I'm not sure when this started happening but I know this used to work via firefox plugin, but since then I've done an in-place ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Why did totem stop supporting DLNA?

Argh, I’ve been watching all my videos over my network for years, now what do I do? Seems like a backwards move, as even my new TV can now play video off my dlna server.
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Cannot play any video on epiphany

I have installed the EPIPHANY WEB BROWSER developed by GNOME But the problem i face is i cannot see any video on it..!! No flash content is displayed either. Only a window showing TOTEM player ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Can't install Totem on 12.04

After upgrading to 12.04, not only has totem been uninstalled against my will and without my notice, but I cannot install it. When I try to install it through the commandline, I get the following ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

Totem was deleted in upgrade process and now it have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? What can I do to solve this problem? Error: totem: Depends: libnautilus-extension1a (>= 1:2.91) but 1:3.4.1-0ubuntu1 must be ...
0
votes
1answer
642 views

Totem controls cannot be seen in fullscreen mode [closed]

While playing videos using totem, the controls (as well as the mouse pointer) cannot be seen while switching to the fullscreen mode. However, if you hit "space", the video pauses and the controls ...
4
votes
7answers
12k views

Totem not playing certain videos in 12.04

The videos that work properly in 10.04 are not working in 12.04. haris@psycho:~/music$ file Captain\ Tsubasa\ 2\ NES\ -\ 21\ -\ Coimbra_s\ Theme.mp4 Captain Tsubasa 2 NES - 21 - Coimbra_s ...
0
votes
1answer
879 views

How to watch High quality youtube videos in movie player (totem)?

I can watch you-tube videos in movie player by using you-tube plug-in for movie player but I need to watch videos in high quality . Thanks
1
vote
0answers
1k views

How to play shockwave flash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compatible version of “Adobe Shockwave Player?” Is there any workaround for Adobe Shockwave flash, I mean a plugin for Firefox, Totem or something like that. ...
2
votes
2answers
57 views

Is there a way to have only controllers in Totem?

What I want is to have only controllers without video window. Is it possible?
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to delete history of Totem and Gedit in gnome shell?

How can I delete history of Totem and Gedit in gnome shell? I can not find a menu option to do this, unlike in gnome 2.
2
votes
3answers
3k views

How to change Totem buffer size?

I've seen some suggestions by using gconf-editor but it doesn't seem to work anymore. The option may have been removed (see). Is there another way to increase Totem buffer size so when I see a ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Can I connect totem/mplayer with my multimedia library as the default player?

I am a huge fan of totem and mplayer and prefer their sound to other applications. I want to setup my multimedia library in such a way that when I play any multimedia file it should be played in ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I launch multiple instances of Totem since 11.10?

Since Ubuntu 11.10, I can't use the --no-existing-session parameter that is used to launch multiple instances of Totem, because it has been removed from newest versions of Totem. Is there a new way ...
1
vote
1answer
293 views

Totem crashes after continuous usage [closed]

This is hard to explain and I'm unsure if it is a bug. If I watch many different video files in a continuous (non-stop) manner, totem eventually causes a system freeze. At first, it says there is a ...
1
vote
1answer
309 views

Totem fails at start (totem:3808), after activating dbus plugin

I am using Ubuntu 11.10; Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic with Gnome 3.2.1 Yesterday I was browsing through the totem plugins and accidentally hit activate on the dbus plugin. When I started Totem ...
5
votes
1answer
597 views

Have Movie Player always stay on-top of other windows

Is there a way to make the movie player to stay on-top while switching windows?
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Play youtube videos in Totem movie player

Whn I try to play youtube video in Totem I get this error: No supported stream was found. You might need to allow more transport protocols or may otherwise be missing the right GStreamer RTSP ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Why doesn't .mkv files play properly with ubuntu-restricted-extra?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ubuntu-resticted-extra installed. When I play .mkv with the default player, totem it causes the player to stop suddenly without any warning after a random amount of ...
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Archive Mounter With Natilus

I have one problem. I have many iso file and my iso file include many vido file ( Education vido, Personel video etc ... ) already. When time I use Archive Mounter then VLC medya player can't open ...
2
votes
1answer
774 views

How to disable screen saver in totem when playing movie?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. There's a option in Totem that says to disable screen saver while playing movie, but it doesn't work. Is there anything else I can do to make it work ?
0
votes
1answer
195 views

Use Totem's decoder to re-encode video?

I recorded an OGV screencast in GTK-RecordMyDesktop that seems to play back differently in different players (and YouTube doesn't seem to understand the video stream at all -- it just displays a ...
0
votes
1answer
201 views

Videos in Totem kills X server

Using oneiric, up-to-date. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 10) With the SiS driver available in the repositories my videos ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I uninstall Totem?

In my opinion, VLC is a much better and much faster player than Totem, and plays everything without having to need all of the extra junk Totem comes with. My question is, can you safely uninstall ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

How can i make the Firefox Totem Plugin open VLC instead of Totem when opening an online video in a new window?

Until 11.04 the Firefox Totem Plugin offered to open the video in VLC, now it offers to open it in Totem. How can I change it back to vlc? Note: I do not want to install the VLC plugin nor do I wish ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

problem with QuickTime dmuxer in Totem player (.mp4 and .mov files)

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and install ubuntu-restricted-extras but Totem player still unable to play .mp4 and .mov files it also search for suitable plugins and no packages found. VLC media player can ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

How to watch TV with Me TV?

Please help: Me TV doesn't start (why??) and installing totem-plugins-dvb-daemon doesn't show up in Totem itself - so I can't watch TV with Totem. I installed gnome-dvb-client as well as ...
1
vote
2answers
284 views

Opening program from nautilus through custom script

Would like to open all avi and mpeg files from folders in nautilus into a script that opens the file and moves the window using wmctrl. Basically, I need to open all media files with a script that ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to change font size of subtitles in totem movie player

font size of subtitles in totem movie player is too large for me. how to decrease the font-size, and can I configure the font type?
2
votes
5answers
382 views

How to search the contents in a directory from terminal while you're in the middle of writing a command?

I'm trying to become comfortable with the terminal by using it as much as I can. The aspect of my computer usage where I lose most time using command line instead of the gui is when I try to find a ...
4
votes
0answers
258 views

Totem becomes unresponsive when I try to turn off subtitles [closed]

The video continues to run with no problems but the interface becomes totally unresponsive, clicking or pressing keys does nothing, and when you try to close it several times a dialog pops up saying ...
3
votes
1answer
235 views

Totem (movie player) quits on suspend

When I have a active window of movie player and suspend, then movie player quits. Here is the setup: the window is seen on my screen. it doesn't matter if the video is or isn't playing. it's not a ...
1
vote
3answers
6k views

How to watch videos that have 1080p, using x264 video codec and AC3 for audio?

Î'm trying to play some videos which were encoded using the x264 video codec with 1080p but using vlc it plays like a slideshow. Do you think that the cause of this problem is because of my low-spec ...
2
votes
4answers
16k views

Why do my (youtube) videos play for two seconds, then stop?

Lately (a week or so) I have this incredibly annoying bug: Every once in a while I get to the point were youtube and other .flv-videos play for two seconds and then stop. If I press start and stop or ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I make VLC handle videos in Firefox instead of Totem?

Some websites that use Windows Media does not work when using Totem as a player, but people have told me that replacing Totem with VLC in Firefox can sometimes make things work. So the question ...
1
vote
1answer
110 views

Display non-critical notifications when totem is playing video

When I'm watching videos in Totem, only critical notifications are displayed. To me, it is more important to get these notifications when I'm watching a video in full screen, because then there is ...