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video problems on firefox on fedora 28

asked 2018-05-04 20:09:38 -0600

christianbueno gravatar image

updated 2018-05-05 08:43:33 -0600

After install RPMfusion repositories and run the below command

sudo dnf groupupdate multimedia

On firefox https://www.youtube.com/html5 shows this. image description

Problems with twitter videos and Spotify-web. How can we fix that?

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answered 2018-05-04 20:20:51 -0600

christianbueno gravatar image

here the solution

You must run this command too.

sudo dnf install compat-ffmpeg28
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Among all other solutions across the internet, that was what solved the problem for me.

msk61 gravatar imagemsk61 ( 2018-05-05 21:06:06 -0600 )edit

Indeed this finally works after having installed every other package out there and spent several hours. Other machines worked fine however without this package.

balancedflow gravatar imagebalancedflow ( 2018-05-13 01:33:16 -0600 )edit

I doubt this is the problem, because I had this problem a few days ago... indeed compat-ffmpeg28 was installed May 11 for updating dnf... but I just removed compat-ffmpeg28, rebooted, and https://www.youtube.com/html5?hl=fr still list all the codecs being supported.

Maybe installing this package run a command that fix the problem without the package needed.

PaulD gravatar imagePaulD ( 2018-05-20 13:12:09 -0600 )edit
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answered 2018-12-07 05:58:03 -0600

udo dnf install compat-ffmpeg28

didnt help at all...

sudo dnf install gstreamer1-plugin-openh264 mozilla-openh264 openh264 h264enc -y

fixed it only for Firefox but not for chromium.

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Finally!!!!!! dude ive been serching for hours for a way to get firefox to play mp4 vids.... and this fixed it. works on fedora 29 Thank you

novajetfire333 gravatar imagenovajetfire333 ( 2018-12-26 09:35:41 -0600 )edit

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