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Opera won't play MANY things

da0ist
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    sgunhouse
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    Hare you installed the Chromium codes package?

    da0ist
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    da0ist

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      Do you mean Chrome codecs? Can you point me to a howto please?

      da0ist
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      da0ist

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        $ apt search chromium|grep codecs|cut -d/ -f1|grep -v ^\ |xargs sudo apt install

        WARNING: apt does not have a stable CLI interface. Use with caution in scripts.

        [sudo] password for jamesward: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
        Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation:

        The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-codecs-ffmpeg : Conflicts: chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra but 59.0.3071.109-0ubuntu0.17.04.1360 is to be installed chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra : Conflicts: chromium-codecs-ffmpeg but 59.0.3071.109-0ubuntu0.17.04.1360 is to be installed oxideqt-codecs : Conflicts: oxideqt-codecs-extra but 1.21.5-0ubuntu1 is to be installed oxideqt-codecs-extra : Conflicts: oxideqt-codecs but 1.21.5-0ubuntu1 is to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

        Is this what you mean? Not working out well.

        da0ist
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        da0ist

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          Add netflix to the list...

          da0ist
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          da0ist

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            This fixed it for me:

            $ sudo apt-get install chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra

            From here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OperaBrowser

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            fluffy

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              Any help for fedora users? I've got flash installed but everything on Soundcloud fails to play, for instance. Same goes for Netflix/Prime Video, Bandcamp and such...

              Installed chromium-libs-media with no results. Regards

              s390g2
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                Well, on debian I had no video at all in opera47, so downloaded oxideqt-codecs-extra from ubuntu. It contains libffmpeg.so. I extracted that file from the .deb package with xarchiver and dropped the file into the opera directory to replace the existing libfffmpeg.so. This did the trick for opera, and apparently works for vivaldi as well.

                I had flash disabled from the start and still do

                On this system it is in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera/.

                Beyond that, the structure is different on debian, with libavcodec-extra servicing the other apps at the system level.

                Netflix is still no go, however - maybe user-agent switcher to chrome would work.

                s390g2
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                  Yeah, netflix works with user-agent switch to "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.79 Safari/537.36"

                  Also, had to switch off vpn.

                  See also ruari's scripts at https://gist.github.com/ruario/bec42d156d30affef655 These can get the libs on your system efficiently and unobtrusively, but symlinks to the libs may need to be added depending on the situation.