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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
774 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
450 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

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?
4
votes
0answers
362 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
66 views

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"?
1
vote
1answer
494 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
582 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
149 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
538 views

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 ... ...
2
votes
0answers
325 views

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.
2
votes
1answer
769 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
840 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
10k 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
5k 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
91 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
158 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
164 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
262 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
160 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 ...
34
votes
4answers
7k 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
14k 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
425 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 ...
13
votes
2answers
10k 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
434 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
674 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 ...
2
votes
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
2k 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
3k 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
678 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
940 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
97 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 ...
8
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
328 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
327 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
643 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
3k 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
266 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
840 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
203 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 ...