Playing video on Sugar startup with VMETA

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Tue Feb 26 10:40:56 EST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 1:31 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan
> <sridhar at> wrote:
>> We're trying to make XO-1.75s play quality video on Sugar startup. Our
>> solution involves installing the VMETA software on 12.1.0 and then
>> loading the video in Totem using the Welcome activity hook in Sugar.
> Calling in Totem seems like a mess. Can I humbly suggest that you
> teach the Welcome activity to play videos, via gstreamer?

IOWs, "steal" from Jukebox activity :-)

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