Media Player error

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Wed Jan 7 13:01:17 UTC 2009

Ray Parrish wrote:
> Hello,
> I just attempted to run a .wmv file I received in an email, one that 
> I've run before with Media Player and this time I get "An error 
> occurred" "Failed to connect stream: Invalid argument" when I attempt to 
> run this same video. It shows the first frame of the video just before 
> the error pops up.
> That would be "Totem Movie Player 2.22.1" that is failing on Ubuntu 
> Hardy Heron.
> I can still play the video in Real Player.
> Anybody know what I need to look at to figure this out?
> Later, Ray Parrish
    I had the same many problems with Totem. I think they are 
correctable but for showing movies the VLC viewer is hands down the very 
best. So I removed Totem from Hardy and Invincible and use VLC, no 
problems of any sort so far.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
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