Bug 731240 - Cannot stream pure audio ogg files in Alpha (RC5)
Summary: Cannot stream pure audio ogg files in Alpha (RC5)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: totem
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: RejectedBlocker RejectedNTH
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-17 06:19 UTC by Adam Williamson
Modified: 2013-02-13 11:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-02-13 11:33:07 UTC

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Description Adam Williamson 2011-08-17 06:19:28 UTC
Running the desktop audio validation test - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_audio_basic - on F16 Alpha RC5 desktop x86_64 live image (http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/16-Alpha.RC5/Live/x86_64/ ), I find that Totem seems not to be able to stream pure audio ogg files. I tried 'Open Location' on the example track from the test case, and also tried a different file from the vorbis.com site - http://www.vorbis.com/music/Epoq-Lepidoptera.ogg . In both cases Totem's status bar shows 'Buffering 0:00 / 0:00' for a short time, then 'Playing 0:00 / 0:00', with no music audible. gnome-volume-control shows 'No application is currently playing or recording audio'.

Audio itself is working okay, I can play the file within Firefox just fine. Also, streaming a *video* file seems to work - I tried Big Buck Bunny, the copy at http://mirrorblender.top-ix.org/peach/bigbuckbunny_movies/big_buck_bunny_480p_stereo.ogg , with the same procedure and it played fine, with a correct duration displayed, video playing, and audio playing. Seems the problem is pure audio ogg/vorbis files only.

Running from a console doesn't show any obviously related errors, just a problem with permissions on ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel.SUFFIX', which doesn't seem like it should cause this.

This is while booted live.

Comment 1 Tim Flink 2011-09-02 04:55:42 UTC
Proposing as a blocker for Fedora 16 beta because it interferes with the "audio basic" testcase [1] that is part of the desktop beta test plan.

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_audio_basic

Comment 2 Adam Williamson 2011-09-02 18:41:59 UTC
Discussed at 2011-09-02 blocker review meeting. Agreed this is not a blocker, as audio functionality itself is fine - this is more of a limited bug in Totem, that I just noticed while doing the audio test case.

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