Ed Greshko wrote:
On 04/28/18 08:01, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Ed Greshko wrote:
>> Is the plugin you're talking about really relevant? The description of it
>> This plugin is automatically installed by Mozilla to comply with the WebRTC
>> specification and to enable WebRTC calls with devices that require the H.264
>> It doesn't appear to me that it is involved in providing h.264 player
> Talking with some folks in #fedora-devel, despite that
> description it should provide more general support. I've
> never used it before as I have ffmpeg-libs from rpmfusion
> installed which provides good h.264 support.
> If someone wants to test it with a current release, it
> should be simple to do though.
Well, enabling the plugin on a F28 system results in a message saying the plugin will
be downloaded soon.....but it never does. At least not after 2hrs of waiting.
Is this using the gnome-software tool or after you've
installed the package and somewhere in firefox?
If the former, then that's likely because the f28
fedora-cisco-openh264 repositories are not populated yet.
(I installed the f27 packages by replacing $releasever in
the fedora-cisco-openh264 repo config with 27 to test.)
If it's the latter, then I'm curious where that occurs.
I just now upgraded an F27 laptop to F28. Previously the FF in F27
support available when checking www.youtube.com/html5
and the plugin disabled.
After the upgrade everything still works just fine and I see compat-ffmpeg28 has been
installed from rpmfusion.
I then installed compat-ffmpeg28 on an F28 install which I had done in a VM a while
back and had no H.264 support. After the install, it too had support added.
Indeed, that matches what Sam and I found as well. Now that
compat-ffmpeg28 is in the rpmfusion-free repo for f28, it's
easier to install than when it was only in the
rpmfusion-free rawhide repo (it was built before f28
At this point it's just a mild curiosity whether the Cisco
OpenH264 plugin works with youtube. I think we'll have to
wait for the proper f28 builds to test that further, but I'm
not betting they will).
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