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

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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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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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VLC and Totem crashes immediately while playing H265/HEVC

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on ubuntu 14.04. 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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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 ...
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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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No sound in totem

When I play audio files with the default application (totem), nothing can be heard (but the "disco effect" animations are active). Sound is not muted in totem and in fact is pushed up to the fullest. ...
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Totem 3.10 -no audio mpeg4 aac after 4 seconds-

I've a new camcorder Canon and problems with audio when playing on Totem (Ubuntu 14.04). The firts 4 seconds sounds perfect, but after then remains silent, with no audio. The video is perfect, also ...
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Nautilus thumbnails gone after uninstalling Totem (Ubuntu 14.04)

I've installed VLC and uninstalled Totem. Now Nautilus doesn't show any thumbnail for videos. How can I get them back? (My problem is exactly the same as in nautilus-video-thumbnails-without-totem, ...
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Problem in playing MKV file with totem

I use to play 1080p MKV file in my laptop using default ubuntu video player but now something went wrong and I am getting an error message when I try to play the same file stating: Invalid ...
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15.10 Totem video stuttering, 14.04 LTS same video fine

Yesterday I moved from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.10. And I have video stuttering in Totem. I tryed changing the drivers, I installed the restricted extrass, but nothing helped, why this happens. On LTS ...
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Change default settings of totem

I want to set totem to automatically have the "zoom n" setting when watching dvds, but I can't seem to make any persistent relevant settings changes. I wrote a launcher that uses a script with the ...
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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 ...
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dd read errors on /dev/sr0

I have a problem with my dvd drive, which seems like a hardware issue to me, as I have tried several things and I can't properly read my DVDs. However, I want to ask if anyone has seen similar issues ...
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Totem-Video Stuttering, lagging-Yes or Not

I already wrote about my problem with players, stuttering etc. So I decided to record videos with my phone camera on part of the movie when I think that the stutter/lag happens and uplouded the videos ...
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Totem & VLC not working [closed]

Totem (or "Videos") & VLC media player is not working, they both refuse to play any videos of any format i tried. By "Refuse" i mean crashing, not responding, or even just plain old skipping the ...
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Video Disables Keyboard

When I open a video in Totem, the keyboard is disabled, as well as the right mouse button and some actions with the left mouse button. Does anyone know what the problem may be? Debugging it is ...
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Which video player should I use? [closed]

Which video player should I use?. I watch 1080p x264 MKV (public HD), 1080p(yify).... all tipes of video. So what do you prefer? Is totem enaugh(good) Do I need install any codecs... I have clean ...
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Distorted playback of x265 converted via Handbrake in totem

I am experiencing a problem in playing x265/HEVC videos on totem player, but only the ones which I converted via Handbrake Converter. But the same video plays just fine on VLC. On totem the audio ...
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Totem sidebar gone after upgrade (playlist)

I just noticed that my totem video player doesn't have a sidebar with playlist anymore. I didn't use totem for some time, so I am not sure which ubuntu upgrade was responsible for it, now I am using ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu low memory after playing videos from .zip file

I have a .zip file that is 4Gb of size and has videos, after trying to play some of them directly from the .zip file just by double clicking I noticed that I was running low on HD memory so I ...
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How do I stream Arte TV live?

I am trying to stream Arte TV live and cannot find the correct streaming flux address. [I use Totem with the specific Arte streaming codec and/or plugin downloaded and installed from the Ubuntu Soft ...
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15.04 Totem stream errors on previously working videos

I have videos downloaded that worked prior to 15.04 and now give either: internal data stream error GStreamer encountered a general stream error They appear to be common formats like MPEG-4 ...
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Totally remove GStreamer and install it back again

I passed my entire day trying to install the newer version of Subtitle Editor on Ubuntu Studio 14.04, without success. In particular, I was required to install a newer version of GStreamer. The ...
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Playing GoPro video in Linux

I have 1080p 60fps video that I took with my GoPro Hero4 and want to play on my linux desktop. When I try to use Totem to watch the videos, it always plays them in slow motion and the sound cuts ...
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Totem Hide Title Bar and the controls

How do you Hide the title bar of totem using command line or config file? I can't seem to hide the title bar. Also on startup totem --toggle-controls vid.mp4 doesn't work. Only when it is running ...
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Totem X and Y coordinates [duplicate]

How do I set the X and Y coordinates of the totem window using command line or config file? I'm using ubuntu. The config file in the ~/.config/totem/state.ini only has these in it: [State] ...
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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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totem (videos) - turn things off?

In "videos" (e.g. totem player), under Ubuntu 15.04, how do you turn off subtitles on a video that has them in metadata? All subtitle options in the Preferences are unticked. Setting their font size ...
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Problem with HD being ejected without aparent reason

I don't know how to describe the error properly, but I will try... Well, I have a folder with music in a external HD, and without any visible pattern, after a few minutes, Totem complains that it ...
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Cannot see outside subtitles in totem and Parole Player

I tried to load a outside subtitle to a mkv video file in totem player ,but it didn't show . In the menu I saw the subtitle loaded ,but just no characters displayed. Then I tried another video player ...
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Totem always plays file twice

On Ubuntu 15.04, Totem Package version 3.14.2, whenever I open any media from Nautilus in Totem (aka Videos) it always, without change, plays the same file twice. Example: Click on a .mp4/.mp3 in ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...