totem doesn't open

Bug #383187 reported by Ben Court on 2009-06-03
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
totem (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: totem

Since the update to 2.27.1 when I try to open totem I get the following error

Could not launch 'Movie Player'
Failed to execute child process "totem" (No such file or directory)

and video thumbnails in nautilus have stopped working aswell

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Jun 3 15:36:38 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: totem 2.27.1-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.30-7.8-generic
SourcePackage: totem
Uname: Linux 2.6.30-7-generic x86_64

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Ben Court (descendent87) wrote :

Same here on 9.10.

Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Ben Court (descendent87) wrote :

reinstalling totem fixes the problem, now opens fine however video thumbnails in nautilus still don't work

Maybe the thumbnails bit is a separate bug to do with nautilus. Does totem actually have anything to do with producing the thumbnails or not?

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report

Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in totem:
status: Unknown → Invalid
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the video thumbnailing requires a nautilus restart

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package totem - 2.27.1-1ubuntu3

totem (2.27.1-1ubuntu3) karmic; urgency=low

  * Clean the alternatives in the preinst so binaries don't get cleaned
    (lp: #383187)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Wed, 03 Jun 2009 17:34:05 +0200

Changed in totem (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in totem:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Invalid → Unknown
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