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

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The colors on videos I watch are messed up - quite badly

This one really has me stumped. Whenever I watch a video in Totem or VLC, the colors are completely messed up. Here is the preview of a video in Nautilus and what it looks like in Totem: Some other ...
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How to read the subtitles in Totem immediately?

I have successfully managed to load subtitles in Totem. I checked the "Automatically load subtitle files when movie is loaded" option. The subtitles are run. The problem: When I start the movie ...
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Can Totem play from last position only for videos?

I have Totem player configured in its options to resume playback from the last position. But it does this for both video and audio files. But, I want it only for the video files so I can resume from ...
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Not all .mid MIDI files working

I have several MIDI files on my computer. They ALL play fine on 10.10 or earlier, but in 11.04 Natty maybe only about 50% of them play. Totem will recognize all the files in Natty and even show track ...
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708 views

Show visualization instead of album art in Totem?

How can I set Totem to show the visualization instead of the album art when I am playing a sound track?
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How to configure Movie Player (totem) to append to playlist instead of replacing it

For instance, a right-click on media files in Nautilus could offer a "Add to media player playlist" entry.
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Banshee and Totem are crashing… How to fix it?

Both banshee and Totem are crashing as soon as I launch them. Before this I was watching a DVD using totem, the DVD had a lot of scratches, and hence totem crashed. After that whenever I try to launch ...
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Totem: Use --no-existing-session as default

Is there any way to always automatically use the parameter --no-existing-session for Totem? I want to use that parameter whenever I double click on anything that will open Totem. Thanks!
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How do I delete totem's history?

How do I delete totem's history displayed in it's main menu in Natty? For example if I don't want anyone to know I'm watching... ehem Simpsons a lot? I've tried How can I keep recent files from ...
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How to reset visualization in Movie Player to default when it always crashes on launch?

I changed the visualization option in a working Movie Player from GOOM to one of the options using libvisual. Now the program automatically freezes whenever it is opened, the preferences menu cannot ...
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Totem issue with youtube: gstreamer

When trying to play youtube videos in Totem, I get this error: GStreamer encountered a general supporting library error. When starting from the commandline, the actual error is is this: ...
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Will Totem be substituted by Banshee?

since Banshee now can play videos with subtitles, probably in few months it will gain full dvd menu support, and is in strong development, will it be the time to remove Totem form the default ...
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Does Totem apply Replaygain?

I'm trying to use replaygain to change the volume of some MP3 files, but although I seem to have changed the file successfully (I used easymp3gain-gtk and mp3gain, and I checked the file with mp3gain ...
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How can I play mp4 and avi files in a Movie Player?

I have installed Ubuntu on my emachines. It works well, so far, although I am unable to play movie files which I have saved from my old Windows installation. I am using the default movie player that ...
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Is it possible to play videos on a AMD HD 6850? [closed]

I'm running Catalyst version 11.1 with my AMD HD 6850 GPU. I've set up very basic and minimal X.Org config through gedit, because my card isn't fully supported by fglrx to auto-configure. As I ...
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How to have similar sound quality in Banshee and Rhythmbox (or Totem)?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on an Acer Aspire 6390G. With its 5.1 embedded sound system, this laptop is good at playing music using in-built speakers. The soundcard is an HDA-Intel ALC888. When I use ...
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Any way to remove Totem but still have video thumbnails in Nautilus?

I prefer to use VLC because it never gives me problems while Totem does. I'd like to uninstall Totem, so all file associations point to VLC. However I still want to have video thumbnails in Nautilus.
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.mov file not video playing

I have installed ubuntu-restricted-extras but when I play a movie such as this http://media.railscasts.com/videos/250_authentication_from_scratch.mov it plays the sound but the video is just a black ...
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Where can I get the latest version of Totem?

I would like to install the latest version of Totem. I want to use a PPA or a .deb and I couldn't find anything on the web.
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Youtube plugin in Totem first loads and then plays the video?

In Totem the youtube plugin first loads all the video, taking a lot of time for a video of 5 minutes. Only when all the video is loaded it starts playing it. Is this normal?
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Can't see the subtitles in totem

I have successfully managed to load subtitles in totem and it says that the subtitles are run but,the problem is that I can't see them. Does anybody know a fix for it?
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Broken RMVB file not allows to use progress bar in “Movie Player”

I am able to open broken RMVB file in "Movie Player", but I'm not able to use progress bar (eg. to skip intro of movie or jump to specific scene etc). I would like to avoid installing mplayer. Is ...
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Youtube streaming is not working on totem

This is the error i got while clicking on the videos on the right pane. "Could not open location; you might not have permission to open the file." I had a inspection on totem plugs and found that ...