Minitube 1.4.2 bug fix release

Just a quick note to announce the availability of Minitube 1.4.2. This version addresses a bug with some videos not playing, especially longer ones. Also full length videos now start playing much faster. 1.4.2 also fixes some invalid download filenames on Windows. A brand new Albanian translation is included. Enjoy!

  1. Renato says:

    Reporting, my minitube is not working. It is looping the videos. The playlist doesn`t work. The same problem in Minitube 1.4.1 and 1.4.2.
    I`m using Linux Mint 9 (maverick), 32bits.
    Thanks for Minitube. So useful.

  2. king says:

    my minitube is looping the videos
    The playlist doesn`t work. The same problem in Minitube 1.4.1 and 1.4.2.
    I`m using mandriva 2010.2

  3. spiderbit says:

    Hi I have here the same problems with minitube 1.4.0, 1.4.1 and 1.4.2

    “Die Medienquelle konnte nicht geöffnet werden”

    on most of the videos I try to watch, I hope you can fix that fast, minitube is for me not usable at all at the moment.

  4. spiderbit says:

    sorry I forgot to say I am using ubuntu (11.04 beta but I had the same problem with 1.4.0 and stable 10.10)

  5. [...] developer Flavio Tordini, writing on his blog, says of the release: [...]

  6. Blablabla says:

    Don’t know if file a bug about this, but I see that minitube saves its configuration file in a folder named with your name, Flavio Tordini. I think this can be confusing and is not a standard for things like freedesktop. I would like that your app would save its configuration file in a folder named ‘minitube’.

  7. Rodrigo Almeida says:

    I’ve the same problem to watching videos on minitube.
    Since 1.41 when i install on first time, i never see the videos.

    Don’t run…

    Ubuntu M.M 10.10

    Elementary OS Jupiter.

  8. [...] Con todo, la aplicación no estaba carente de ciertos errores de bulto. Por suerte, muchos de ellos han sido solventados en la versión 1.4.2 publicada el 14 de abril: [...]

  9. Murgiao says:

    Hi all,
    my minitube 1.4.2. is not working. It is looping the videos. The playlist doesn`t work. The same problem in Minitube 1.4.1
    I`m using Linux Mint 10 (maverick), 32bits.


  10. Flavio says:

    @Murgiao which Phonon backend? I’m only testing GStreamer. Try reporting the bug to your distro.

    • Murgiao says:

      Ciao Flavio,
      ti scrivo in italiano è più comodo.
      Dunque dopo aver digitato sudo apt-get remove phonon-backend-xine, i video hanno ripreso a funzionare.
      Purtroppo ora ho un altro problema: i video vengono riprodotti con i colori come “negativo” (il rosso è verde ecc…).
      Potresti darmi qualche consiglio?


    • Murgiao says:

      Scusa dimenticavo il Phonon backend installato è GStreamer.

  11. idoki says:

    Hi, I had the same problem with Minitube on Ubuntu 10.10

    Solution: I first unistalled phonon, then reinstalled it from repository, then reinstalled Minitube (uninstalled automaticly by uninstalling phonon) – and now everything works as intended :) :)

    Everything using synaptic.

    idoki aka Olivier

    PS: Love the software, minitube is amazing :) – worth a donation.

  12. Sam says:

    On Mac ppc, it s refusing videos, longer ones in the first place, telling something like “Public atom Contained on the video”. Thats occure for 70% of the videos.

  13. martin says:

    to idoki

    Thank you very much it works

  14. TiN says:

    Hi flavio, can you add the choice for pass url argument? This permit use e.g.: in my xchat associate url with minitube :).


  15. Anantha says:

    I downloaded the Minitube for Windows XP, and after the search I got the error “Connection Refused”. I could not find any relevant information on why I am getting this error.

    I am really impressed by the way Minitube works in my home pc Ubuntu. Really appreciate the product.

    Also I would like a new feature to download in MP3 format from a YouTube video, its my wish list.

  16. Sam says:

    still wish for a playlist

  17. Perry says:

    hey flavio,
    i used to run Ubuntu but have since upgraded to windows 7.
    i loved minitunes when i had it on Ubuntu, but since i have changed my OS, i cant get the windows version to download any videos. please help its my favorite part of the program!


  18. Runar says:

    Hello, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit some days ago and am trying Minitube. I like it a lot, but sometimes in the middle of a video/song it skips to the next one. Also when I click to move to a point in the song it skips to the next instead. Is this a known bug?

  19. Tasab says:

    Hi Flavio
    hanks for the s/ware anyway iam using debian wheezy i installed minitube but while want to watch channel or keyword this msg appear : connection refused .

    can you pls help on this regards .

    thanx alot

    Tasab +

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