Re: [Nolug] playing a movie

From: Randy Wild <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:35:49 -0700 (PDT)
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yes. dvd. Totem used to play these files before the upgrade. I'll try VLC media player. ________________________________ From: Friedrich Gurtler <> To: Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:19 PM Subject: Re: [Nolug] playing a movie Also, going out on a limb here, since its a VOB file, is off a DVD? Check out if it is. On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Randy Wild <> wrote: what is CLI? > > >Where can I find video software for Ubuntu? > > > > > >________________________________ > From: Ron Johnson <> >To: >Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:11 PM >Subject: Re: [Nolug] playing a movie > > >On 07/10/2012 07:34 PM, Randy Wild wrote: >> Having trouble playing a movie file after upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to >> 11.04. >> The first error was "an error occurred - Gstreamer encountered a general >> resource error". > >That's unhelpfully generic. > >> I fixed that by going to Ubuntu Software Center and installing all >> plugins related to GStreamer and the error went away. >> >> The current problem is when I try to play a movie file, Video_TS.VOB >> 156.0 Kb, MPEG (Open with Totem Movie Player v2.32.0), it just sits in >> PAUSE and won't play.  The first screen of the movie is showing, but it >> stays on PAUSE. >> Also shows (Streaming) in parenthesis.  The file is on my hard drive, >> not on the Internet, so there should be no streaming involved. >> I tried a second movie file (also on the hard drive) in case the first >> was corrupt.  Same thing happened. >> >> Details: 999.5 RAM, Pentium 4. >> > >Rule 1: when having audio/video troubles: try with some other software. > >Rule 1a: descend to the CLI.  You'll usually see better error message >that way. > >-- >"There is usually only a limited amount of damage that can be >done by dull or stupid people. For creating a truly monumental >disaster, you need people with high IQs." >Thomas Sowell > > >___________________ >Nolug mailing list > > > >
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