Totem's Full-screen quality in Feisty; is it only me having problem?

Tshepang Lekhonkhobe tshepang at
Mon May 7 10:17:15 UTC 2007

On 2/3/07, Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at> wrote:
> Before  I file a bug report, has anyone else noticed a decrease in
> image quality when running Totem in full screen mode in Feisty?
> Actually it's not only full screen, but the same occurs when
> maximizing the window.   I can't remember seeing this in Edgy or
> Dapper.  At first I thought it was maybe just my imagination or the
> type of videos I have been watching recently until I did some tests
> with the same movies using gxine, and the problem  didn't occur with
> it.  Then I tried with totem-xine, and it was also bad; so it wasn't a
> gstreamer vs xine codecs issue but something specific with Totem on my
> laptop.
> It's really noticeable when there is some text on the screen, like
> subtitles or credits where the letters are really not looking smooth
> at all in totem, but look quite reasonable in gxine.  I'm not sure
> with vlc since right I only get blank screen when trying to use vlc
> with any videos.
> The closest bug report I found was:
> but that report is only for Edgy, and seems specific to totem-xine,
> and the option mentionned doesn't seem to work at all in Feisty.
> I would have taken a screen shot to show the behaviour on my screen ,
> but it seems taking a screen shot of gxine results in only a blue
> rectangle instead of the movie it is playing (a side effect of
> compiz?)

Have these issues been fixed?  Is there a bug report link?

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