minitube not working properly

Asked by katamaswami on 2012-09-20

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 13.10
Release: 13.10
Codename: saucy

Linux yuvaraj-Inspiron-N5010 3.11.0-20-generic #34-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 1 20:40:25 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

minitube is not working properly.

only playing 10 secs and then going to next video.

pls help

thank you.

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Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy minitube


katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #2

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy minitube
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux renu-Studio-1435 3.2.0-30-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 24 17:14:09 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
  Installed: 1.8.0-1~webupd8~precise
  Candidate: 1.8.0-1~webupd8~precise
  Version table:
 *** 1.8.0-1~webupd8~precise 0
        500 precise/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.6-1 0
        500 precise/universe i386 Packages


You are using a 3rd party source for minitube and not the official one from the Ubuntu repos. I suggest you uninstall minitube and disable the PPA (or remove it). You can then install the 1.6 version from the official repos and it should work.

katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #4

where to disable to PPA


Didn't you learn this version is bad after this fiasco??

can you give the output of:

grep -R web /etc/apt/*


Also run:

sudo apt-get --purge remove minitube
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove

To get the bad minitube out

katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #7

grep -R web /etc/apt/*
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ precise main
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ precise main
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-precise.list:deb precise main
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-precise.list:deb-src precise main
grep: /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg: Permission denied
Binary file /etc/apt/trusted.gpg matches
Binary file /etc/apt/trusted.gpg~ matches


katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #8

changing the PPA settings have caused new problems like WiFi is disabled
and i have reinstalled UBUNTU 12.04
after the following question:


sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-precise.list*
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get install minitube

Is it now ok?

katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #10

no . same problem.


hmm, if you run:

apt-cache policy minitube

What is output please?


katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #12

apt-cache policy minitube
  Installed: 1.6-1
  Candidate: 1.6-1
  Version table:
 *** 1.6-1 0
        500 precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status


If you make a new Ubuntu user and log in as that and run minitube, is it ok?

katamaswami (katamaswami) said : #14

same problem


Sounds like a bug. I suggest you run:

ubuntu-bug minitube

and report the issue, add to the bug that the later version does the same and that a fresh user makes no difference

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #16

Bug already exist :

I suggest to close this question as solved and add your comments there. Of course click the "Yes it affects me" .


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