[Digikam-users] Playing videos in V5

Stuart T Rogers stuart at stella-maris.org.uk
Sun Jul 24 09:22:05 BST 2016

I have both gstreamer 1.8.2 and gstreamer-0_10 installed and the -0_10 
release is all that is available in openSUSE presently, the QT libraries 
are 5.6. Looks like I need to wait for a gstreamer update.


On 24/07/16 08:29, Gilles Caulier wrote:
> GStreamer support for video files is optional while Qt5Multimedia
> compilation. Ask to packagers to take a care about. I have to make the
> same with Mageia 6 distro few month ago, when Gstreamer 0.10 to 1.0 have
> been updated.
> Note : Qt5 and GStreamer 0.10 is the hell. GStreamer 1.0 AND Qt >= 5.6
> must be used.
> Gilles Caulier
> 2016-07-24 9:18 GMT+02:00 Stuart T Rogers <stuart at stella-maris.org.uk
> <mailto:stuart at stella-maris.org.uk>>:
>     I know I've asked this before but I am still unable to get anything
>     other than sound for videos in digikam.
>     Initially openSUSE Tumbleweed had the wrong compile options which
>     stopped the thumbnail from displaying, this has been resolved and
>     now the thumbnails are displayed.
>     I have asked on the TW forums and had it confirmed by one user there
>     that his videos play OK so obviously I am missing something but we
>     have compared what we have installed and so far have not found I am
>     missing anything. The videos can be played in any player I have
>     installed including Totem Kaffeine and VLC so the relevant codecs
>     are installed. I have all the relevant gstreamer and QT%Multimedia
>     packages installed. I have started digikam from a console window but
>     none of the message which appear seem to show any errors.
>     So what I would appreciate is some help in debugging this to get to
>     the root of the what I need to install or configure.
>     Stuart
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