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Twitter media don't load in Chromium 64bit Fedora

asked 2017-08-13 06:15:17 -0500

jcubic gravatar image

updated 2017-08-13 14:44:32 -0500

When I open twitter and check the feed there are videos with message that media can't be played, On there is info to copy and to chromium directory but where I can find that file? I've tried to install chromium-widevinecdm-plugin but there are no such file and there are no widevine in chrome://flags

I've also downloaded and extracted the files from google chrome package but there no such files as well.

I've found the package on but there is only and no and chrome://flags don't show widevine

How can I install widevine plugin for Chromium on Fedora?

I've also try to follow instruction from Video problems in twitter "The media could not be played" and [Sticky] What plugins do I need to install to watch movies and listen to music? [closed] the video is working in Firefox but not in Chromium. show that H.264 is not supported. How can I have that codec in Chromium? Is it possible?

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answered 2017-08-14 00:42:48 -0500

davidva gravatar image

updated 2017-08-14 13:42:25 -0500

The installation of ffmpeg, h264enc or mplayer not solves the issue, because chromium in official repositories, includes a bundled (embeded) ffmpeg, cutted, cleaned, without "proprietary" code... others answers is obsolete; exist two solutions:

Install chromium-libs-media-freeworld from rpmfusion or install chromium-freeworld from unitedrpms. Also you can install chromium-pepper-flash and chromium-widevine, from unitedrpms... ;)

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I've tried all 3 solutions and they don't work, youtube say that H.264 is not present and twitter video don't work. Do you have h.264 on in chromium? Maybe something else need to be isntalled.

jcubic gravatar imagejcubic ( 2017-08-15 04:34:44 -0500 )edit

I've did something and now I have 264 in chromium (I think the last thing I did was uninstall VirtualBox from rpm, that I get from official website, and install it from repo)

jcubic gravatar imagejcubic ( 2017-08-15 13:00:15 -0500 )edit

answered 2017-08-13 21:52:58 -0500

aeperezt gravatar image

You need to install ffmpeg and codecs to install codecs install free nonfree then install h264enc now if you want all codecs install mplayer and it will install all codec dependencies. This works with firefox not sure if will work with Chromium, if it does please let us know.

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