Totem is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment and the default media player in many Linux distributions.

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How to tell is Totem is playing a video or not

I recently switched to DWM and I've been customizing it. I have xautolock setup to autolock my computer after 5 minutes. It gets annoying when I'm watching a movie using Totem. Is there a way to tell ...
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Totem and MPlayer not displaying video correctly in Mint 11

Whenever I try to play a video file in Totem or MPlayer (I've tested OGV, MP4, MPG), it displays in very odd ways (depending on program). Videos play fine in VLC, Banshee, Google Chrome etc. I think I ...
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how to set preferable audio language in Totem (Ubuntu)

How to set preferable audio language in Totem (Ubuntu)? When playing list of movies with 2 languages (Russian and Japanese) Japanese is always selected for some reason. I want to set that Russian ...
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Why are VLC-videos grey, but get colored as soon as I open them with Totem?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 with vlc 1.1.4 and totem 2.32.0. I have seen the following, strange behaviour several times: When I open a video in VLC it is gray: As soon as I open the same video in ...
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How can I stream DivX video in Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10 x64?

DivX used to work for me, even if not perfectly, on older releases of Ubuntu up until very recently. I used to be able to play, pause and buffer the stream (but was unable to rewind any portion of ...
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ubuntu: totem asking for a flash demuxer plugin and not playing flv videos

I have ubuntu karmic os (9.10). Totem was the default movie player. It used to play flv files as well. Now all of a sudden it asks for a flash demuxer plugin and refuses to play flv files. How to fix ...
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How to enable Hardware-assisted decoding in Ubuntu 9.10, specifically for Totem and/or Gnome MPlayer? (Optimization of 720p playback for Intel Atom D510.)

just wanted to ask about Hardware-assisted 720p video playback on an Intel Atom D510 machine, running on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. When I use Boxee with Hardware Assisted Decoding activated, I am able ...
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DVD won't play in Ubuntu Jaunty after codes and css support has been added

Using Totem Video Player v2.26.1 on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04, dvd's won't play after I've installed libdvdread4, added the Medibuntu packages, and run sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh If I ...
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Is it possible to completly remove Ubuntu's video player “totem”?

To watch videos, I use Mplayer, which works great. But Ubuntu insists on playing every video file it encounters with "Totem", which I guess is a video player. I use linux primarily on my laptop, ...