totem media player in the Ubuntu dock right click menu does not work, rewind does not work, nor full screen works

Bug #1726688 reported by David Gil on 2017-10-24
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
totem (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

totem media player in the Ubuntu dock right click menu does not work, rewind does not work, nor full screen works.

I'm completely aware that there is a similar bug report of Ubuntu DBUS PlayPause() Function. However it is no longer just Play and Pause anymore.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: totem 3.26.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Tue Oct 24 12:22:01 2017
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/totem
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-10-19 (4 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171018)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: totem
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
XorgLog: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/var/log/Xorg.0.log'

David Gil (davidjosephgil) wrote :
David Gil (davidjosephgil) wrote :

This is the video of what actually happened.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Same problem on Ubuntu 18.04
corrado@corrado-p6-bb-1114:~$ apt policy totem
  Installed: 3.26.0-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 3.26.0-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 3.26.0-0ubuntu2 500
        500 bionic/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
corrado@corrado-p6-bb-1114:~$ inxi -Fx
System: Host: corrado-p6-bb-1114 Kernel: 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.2.0
           Desktop: Gnome 3.26.2 (Gtk 2.24.31) Distro: Ubuntu Bionic Beaver (development branch)
Machine: Device: desktop Mobo: ASRock model: H110M-G/M.2 serial: N/A UEFI: American Megatrends v: P1.10 date: 05/11/2017
CPU: Dual core Intel Core i3-7100 (-HT-MCP-) arch: Skylake rev.9 cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 15648
           clock speeds: max: 3900 MHz 1: 3900 MHz 2: 3900 MHz 3: 3900 MHz 4: 3900 MHz
Graphics: Card: Intel HD Graphics 630 bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.5 ) driver: i915 Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2)
           version: 4.5 Mesa 17.2.4 Direct Render: Yes
Audio: Card Intel Sunrise Point-H HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.13.0-16-generic
Network: Card: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6
           IF: enp0s31f6 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 70:85:c2:44:7b:86
Drives: HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (13.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_DT01ACA1 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 32G used: 6.9G (24%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.59GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 37.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 239 Uptime: 4:39 Memory: 1333.6/7684.1MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.2.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.121) inxi: 2.3.40

still on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic:
corrado@corrado-p6-cc-0509:~$ apt policy totem
  Installed: 3.26.0-0ubuntu6
  Candidate: 3.26.0-0ubuntu6
  Version table:
 *** 3.26.0-0ubuntu6 500
        500 cosmic/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

tags: added: bionic cosmic
Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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