totem youtube plugin does not play; "you might not have permission"

Asked by Matthew McGowan on 2008-02-20

Binary package hint: totem

I receive an error while trying to playback videos retrieved by the totem youtube plugin.

This is the error:
Could not open location: you might not have permission to open the file.

Here is the terminal output, generated by the error:
matthew@matthew-desktop:~/Pictures$ totem
** (totem:8013): DEBUG: Init of Python module
** (totem:8013): DEBUG: Registering Python plugin instance: YouTube+TotemPythonPlugin
** (totem:8013): DEBUG: Creating object of type YouTube+TotemPythonPlugin
** (totem:8013): DEBUG: Creating Python plugin instance
** Message: Error: Could not open resource for reading.
gstgnomevfssrc.c(841): gst_gnome_vfs_src_start (): /play/source:
Could not open vfs file "http://www.youtube.com/get_video?video_id=BgDMJUjPG_g&t=OEgsToPDskKjduZJZzOIy2tGfk0mfWDe" for reading: Generic error (2)

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Last query:
2008-02-20
Last reply:
2008-03-03
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) said : #1

Thank you for your comments. This does not appear to be a bug report and we are closing it. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise your question in the support tracker. https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu

ajmal_82 (ajmal-82) said : #2

this is might be issue with youtube videos but currently youtube is still not fully supported in gnome's totem.so wait for next release.

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