[Bug 34979] Totem will no play DVDs: No reason.

Lukas Sabota punkrockguy318 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 15 02:12:11 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: totem totem-gstreamer (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

I'm using totem-gstreamer with the latest dapper.  When I put in my video DVD (Radiohead: Live at Astoria), Totem will come up automatically and try to play the DVD.  I get this error (This is perhaps my favorite error ever):
"Totem was not able to play this disc.

No reason."
If I then go to Movie... Play Disc RADIOHEAD, I will get a more descriptive error message:
"Totem cannot play this type of media (DVD) because you do not have the appropriate plugins to handle it."
This is another problem, but this error message gives no directions on how to install the plugins.  Maybe a "See this page for details" with a link to the wiki or docs?

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