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Hi Vladimir,

Thanks for the reply.   I have the same versions for the
gst-plugins/libav as you.  The only difference may be that I built mine
here, while you may have gotten them from your distribution.  (My
distribution is slackware which doesn't officially support gnome any

As I think I wrote, strace clearly shows that my LO is looking ONLY for
gst-0.10 modules--no hint of any 1.0.  I downloaded LO from the main LO
site and I suspect that it was built with 0.01 support only.   My bet is
that your distribution's LO, assuming that you're using it, supports

I've played with building my own LO, and there are configure flags that
allow on to choose the gstreamer versions.  Unfortunately, the build
dies in nss-related code. If you're interested, have a look at:


Again, thanks for the reply.


On Thu, 2014-03-06 at 15:06 +0200, wrote:
  I had a somewhat similar problem to the one you described, and
yesterday I installed the 
packages (I am using Gentoo GNU/Linux), and now the video files
embedded into my Impress presentation are played back correctly.
  These are in addition to the 'media-plugins/gst-plugins-libav-1.2.0'
package of course.

  So if your LibreOffice also displays some problems trying to play the
video through the Gstreamer-1.0, I suggest you to search the packages I
mentioned in your distribution also. Maybe, your problem will be solved
just like mine.


On Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:44:48 -0500
David Ronis <> wrote:

I have a presentation that contains a mpeg video.   It works on some
Linux machines, but not on others.  I finally realized that the
difference seems to be in the version of gstreamer installed: version
0.10 works, version 1.0 doesn't.  


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