Movie subtitles in totem

Asked by Paweł Konieczny on 2007-11-07


 To be honest, I'm not sure if this is the right place for this type of question,
but I failed to find a better one.

 Well, actually this is more of a suggestion, regarding subtitles in Totem.
Of course they work fine - as long as they're in the same place as the movie itself, but
what if I don't have write permissions to the folder containing the movie and I still want to
watch it with subtitles?

 I think that adding new functionality, like drag'n'drop a subtitles file to a currently running
movie to load them would be appreciated by many users.

 I would be glad to know where to place this suggestion? I guess the Gnome development team
would be a good start, but I can't find any contact.


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Jensen Somers (jsomers) said : #1

If I recall correctly you are able to specify the path to the subtitle file if you start Totem from the command line. Of course, this is not an ideal way.

I think the best way is for you to create (or check for an existing) bug report about this, either here in Launchpad in the Totem Movie Player section or the Gnome Totem bugtracker (

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