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Re: Totem slow DVD playback and bad sound

On Thu, 07 Jul 2011 12:22:37 +0200, Tomas Kral wrote:

> On Tue, 2011-07-05 at 19:03 +0200, Camaleón wrote:


>> > So far I Cannot play DVDs with totem on Squeeze. If anybody can,
>> > could they please share their settings with us.
>> > 
>> > Many thanks in advance.
>> Are you saying that you can't play "any" commercial DVD with totem
>> under Squeeze? If that's your case, I would open a bug report for that.
> That's the point, on Lenny totem-xine works just about fine and can read
> commercial DVDs nicely, while totem-gstreamer on Lenny (the other
> alternative in Lenny distribution) cannot and does not work.

There has been much development in gstreamer since then...
> gstreamer-xine was dropped in Squeeze (licensing issue?), 

AFAIK, it has been dropped "upstream", that is, Totem dropped xine as an 
alternative backend not Debian.

> the release candidate in Squeeze became totem-gstreamer that cannot
> read DVDs, and is an integral part of gnome-desktop.

If no (zero) commercial DVD works, I would open a bug report for that. 
One DVD can fail but "all" sounds a bit strange. I will try in my wheezy 
time permitting...

> At least on my machine it cannot play any DVDs on Squeeze, (some 10-15,
> taken at random), it does not seem to me as a performance issue, or
> setting issue, since it does not complain about missing codecs, libs
> etc.
> Would be good to read more users' feedback, before posting a bug.
> VideoLAN not tested so far. others yes, same problem.

Test with VideoLAN but I think it will fail in the same way.



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