Considering Totem instead Gxine

Vincent imnotb at
Fri Sep 14 14:20:15 UTC 2007

On 14/09/2007, Jani Monoses <jani at> wrote:
> > Anyway, I think if Gstreamer is already pulled in and also has the
> > codecs installation dialog, it is the preferred choice. But then again,
> > I never play DVD's, so I'm a bit biased and I don't know exactly what's
> > wrong with playing DVD's with Gstreamer.
> I think playing works but subtitles and menus do not.

That sounds like quite a big problem, but again: someone who plays DVD's
often should elaborate on that.

> > The biggest objection I have against Totem is that it is labelled "Totem
> > Movie Player" while it is actually also the default for music files, so
> > it's actually a "Media Player", but well...
> >
> Ubuntu has rhythmbox for music, I suppose that's the reason

Yeah, but I recall when I tried Ubuntu Feisty when you double-clicked an
MP3-file, Totem would open...

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