[gutsy] no default application for ogg files

Bug #134134 reported by Duncan Lithgow on 2007-08-22
46
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Totem
Fix Released
Medium
totem (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubuntu-desktop

With a fresh install of Ubuntu Gutsy (Tribe 4) I can't play an ogg file by double clicking on it. I just get the message ""file.ogg" cannot be opened. No application suitable for automatic installation is available for handling this kind of file." - which is utter nonsense of course and makes no sense even for an ogg file.

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. It works fine here with a updated Gutsy, may you update your box and see if that works? thanks in advance.

Changed in ubuntu-meta:
status: New → Incomplete
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Confirmed, the mimetype detected is "audio/x-vorbis+ogg" which is not list by totem. Adding "audio/ogg" to the MimeType list fixes the issue, I've opened a bug upstream and attached a patch to it, that will likely be fixed with the next version

Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Duncan Lithgow (duncan-lithgow) wrote :

Pedro: no it's still not working after current updates august 23rd.
Sebastian: Thanks!

Changed in totem:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in totem:
status: New → Fix Released
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the bug has been fixed upstream now

Changed in totem:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
GabrielGrant (gabrielgrant) wrote :

A couple notes: First, as of today's daily desktop live image, this is still a problem...are we expecting to merge the upstream patch before beta freeze?

Second, does the patch also address .spx files? "fables_01_01_aesop.spx" from the Examples directory on the live cd throws the same error when double-clicked. If the patch was already included upstream and this wasn't addressed, I suppose I should open a new bug.

Thanks,
-Gabriel

mikko (mikko-) wrote :

Same problem with today's updates

Duncan Lithgow (duncan-lithgow) wrote :

OGG video seems to work now:

"ubuntu Sax.ogg" cannot be opened
"Experience Ubuntu.ogg" works fine
"fables_01_01_aesop.spx" cannot be opened

GabrielGrant (gabrielgrant) wrote :

I think that if ubuntu sax.ogg isn't working then the fix isn't in yet...I believe that the video worked all along, it was just the audio files that were causing problems.

-Gabriel

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

 totem (2.20.0-0ubuntu1) gutsy; urgency=low
 .
   * New upstream version:
     - Better error when there's no DVD plugins available
     - Fix dropping URLs from Firefox/Mozilla-based browsers
     - Fix the media players key plugin not starting automatically
     - Stop the screensaver when we're playing, not only in fullscreen
     - Fix the visuals plugins list being always empty
     - Don't allow seeking when there's no files loaded
     - Don't ask the user twice whether to disable visualisations when
       running remotely
     - Disable the Eject menu item, as it's not working properly
     - Don't rebuild the drives list for each click on the Movie menu
     - Add audio/off and audio/x-sbc as supported
     Browser plugin:
     - Stop the play button glowing when we click play
     - Don't call out to the viewer if it's not started yet
     - Stop the screensaver when we're playing
     - Show an icon in the about dialogue
     Playlist parser:
     - Add starttime and endtime support for RAM files
     - When getting a cdda:/// URL, use the canonical device,
       not the link to the device
     - Push the duration attribute for PLS files
     - Don't crash or eject the CD/DVD when trying to play a disc
       that's not mounted
     * Fix some problems when the position (0->1.0) doesn't match
       time elapsed/duration (xine-lib)
     * Start playback when running "totem dvb:" (xine-lib)
     * Fix a crash when trying to use "totem dvb:" (GStreamer)
   * debian/patches/06_enable_media_keys_plugin_correctly.dpatch:
     - dropped, fixed with the new version
   * debian/patches/07_no_screensaver_activation_when_playing.dpatch:
     - dropped, fixed with the new version

Changed in totem:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

I can confirm that .ogg video and audio now works. spx works as well.

Changed in totem:
importance: Unknown → Medium
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