I have two computers both with uptodate Squeeze systems. One can play
videos, the other can't. Both have totem installed.
Given the command totem trial001.mov the one that can't responds
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tom@dragon:/data/video$ totm[Kem trial001.mov
** (totem:8648): WARNING **: Failed to create dbus proxy for org.gnome.SettingsDaemon: Could not get owner of name 'org.gnome.SettingsDaemon': no such name
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The other system has no trouble with this and plays various videos at
different websites - youtube, etc.
In both systems there is a symbolic link /usr/bin/gnome-settings-daemon
to /usr/lib/gnome-settings-daemon. In both systems the ownership is
root:root and the permissions are identical.
Any suggestions as to the cause of this problem?