1. NAME

Totem - GNOME desktop movie player based on GStreamer

2. SYNOPSIS

totem [ option... ] " " [ filenames | URI ]

3. DESCRIPTION

Totem is a movie player for the GNOME desktop. Through use of the

GStreamer backend many popular file and streaming formats are supported including: MPEG audio and video (MP3/MPV), Ogg, AVI, ASF, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, and more. Playing of DVD and VCD media is also possible. Although primarily intended as a movie player,

Totem can also play many audio formats.

For additional documentation on interactive use of

Totem select the Help menu option. The menus allow access to some features not available through keybindings or command-line options.

4. OPTIONS

-?, --help

    Output a longer help message then quit. (Any discrepancies between this man page and the output of

totem --help should be reported as a documentation bug.)

--version

    Output version information then quit.

The following options command an already-running instance of

Totem to do something; they are useful for remote-control scripting. If

Totem is not already running, these commands will launch a new instance of

Totem but will not do anything further.

--play-pause

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to toggle between play and pause.

--play

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to play (has no effect if already playing)

--pause

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to pause (has no effect if already paused)

--next

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to skip to the next movie or chapter in the playlist.

--previous

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to return to the previous movie or chapter in the playlist.

--seek-fwd

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to seek forwards 15 seconds in the current movie.

--seek-bwd

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to seek backwards 15 seconds in the current movie.

--volume-up

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to raise the volume by 8%.

--volume-down

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to lower the volume by 8%.

--fullscreen

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to toggle fullscreen mode.

--toggle-controls

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to toggle showing the controls.

--quit

    Tell an already-running instance of

Totem to quit.

  • --enqueue filename|URI
        Tell an already-running instance of Totem to add a new stream to the playlist.
  • --replace filename|URI
        Tell an already-running instance of Totem to play from the playlist.

5. KEYBINDINGS

Global keybindings for

R Totem :

i toggle interlacing on and off
a cycle between aspect ratios
p toggle between play and pause
Esc exit full screen mode
f toggle full screen
h toggle display of on-screen controls
0 resize window to 50% original size
1 resize window to 100% original size
2 resize window to 200% original size

r zoom in the video
t zoom out the video
d start and stop the telestrator (drawing) mode
e erase the drawing
Left-arrow skip back 15 seconds
Right-arrow skip forward 60 seconds
Shift+Left-arrow skip back 5 seconds
Shift+Right-arrow skip forward 15 seconds
Ctrl+Left-arrow skip back 3 minutes
Ctrl+Right arrow skip forward 10 minutes
Up-arrow increase volume by 8%
Down-arrow decrease volume by 8%
b jump back to previous chapter/movie in playlist
n jump to next chapter/movie in playlist
q quit
Ctrl+E eject the playing optical media
Ctrl+O open a new file
Ctrl+L open a new URI
F9 toggle display of the playlist
m show the DVD menu
c show the DVD chapter menu

6. FILES

/usr/lib/totem/plugins/ The global plugins directory, which contains all the system-installed plugins. ~/.local/share/totem/plugins/ The user plugins directory, containing plugins available only to that user. It is always in the "totem/plugins" subdirectory of your

XDG_DATA_HOME directory. ~/.config/totem/state.ini The configuration file for the main window's appearance, stored in a simple INI format.

7. BUGS

Totem cannot play files using some proprietary codecs.

8. AUTHOR

Totem was written by Bastien Nocera < >. This manual page was written by Andre Lehovich for the Debian Project.

9. DISTRIBUTION

The latest version of Totem may be downloaded from http://projects.gnome.org/totem/ <http://projects.gnome.org/totem/>

10. SEE ALSO

R

The online documentation available through the program's Help menu.