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kg87
June 14th, 2009, 11:37 AM
good morning!,

I've come across a slight issue with totem when emerald is enabled.

If im viewing a video in windowed mode I've no issues whatsoever.

However, When in full screen, and the tool bar at the bottom "disappears", the fullscreen video (outputted via S video on Geforce 6600) freezes (but the monitors video continues)

It becomes quite clear that this is an emerald issue, as using metacity i have no issues.

so two questions,

If i change the launch options for totem (ie adding metacity --replace), does it automatically return to emerald once totem is closed?

Or would changing the window decoration settings in compiz-settings-manager help alleviate it.

answers on a post card please! :p

gradinaruvasile
June 14th, 2009, 11:44 AM
Maybe...
Have you tried messing around with
gstreamer-properties
?
Go to the video tab and try different setings.

kg87
June 14th, 2009, 12:16 PM
well, the thing is, the video codecs are fine and all working.

its when the toolbar and leave fullscreen icons an bars roll off the screen.

kg87
June 15th, 2009, 10:59 PM
any ideas guys? this still seems to be a recurrent issue