Bug 1463008 - Freezes when converting video
Freezes when converting video
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: soundconverter (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Xavier Lamien
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Reported: 2017-06-19 17:55 EDT by rugk
Modified: 2018-05-29 07:31 EDT (History)
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Update: gstreamer1-plugins-ugly-free 1.12.0-3.fc26 (18.48 KB, image/png)
2017-06-19 17:55 EDT, rugk
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Description rugk 2017-06-19 17:55:17 EDT
Created attachment 1289320 [details]
Update: gstreamer1-plugins-ugly-free 1.12.0-3.fc26

Description of problem: I've recently used Sound Converter to convert a video (mkv) file to an ogg/vorbis file without any problem (also on Fedora 26).
Now, however, this does not work anymore and it just freezes.

Playing music/videos, using ffmpeg, etc. works all fine. Only this application does not.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.1.6

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add some mkv files.
2. Click on "Convert"

Actual results: Freeze.

Expected results: Convert.

Additional info:
Fedora 26 beta, x64
Wayland, nouveau on Nvidia GPU, GNOME
(also tested on Xorg: same result, everything freezed, only cursor is still movable)

I think this could be related to an update of gstreamer1-plugins-ugly-free to v1.12.0-3.fc26 I did recently. (see attached screenshot)
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2018-04-06 09:44:25 EDT
soundconverter-3.0.0-1.fc28 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 28. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-1cff95f788
Comment 2 leigh scott 2018-04-06 09:46:41 EDT
(In reply to rugk from comment #0)

> Description of problem: I've recently used Sound Converter to convert a
> video (mkv) file to an ogg/vorbis file without any problem (also on Fedora

What part did you fail to understand?, sound isn't video!!!
Comment 3 rugk 2018-04-06 10:32:11 EDT
Well… no idea. But in any case it should not freeze!

Then display me an error message, but not let everything freeze… for what it's worth.
Especially not the whole desktop. :D
Comment 4 leigh scott 2018-04-06 11:08:45 EDT
soundconverter-3.0.0 seems to be ok with .mkv files (tested in f28)

If your whole DE freezes it more likely to be graphics driver related.
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