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Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#11 Post by WaltH » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:10 pm

Glad to hear it! I love Vivaldi.

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#12 Post by sunrat » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:02 pm

Curiously that works but also allowed me to watch a video on sbs.com.au without logging in, something I've always had to do in Firefox. :alien: :happy:

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#13 Post by handy » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:30 pm

WaltH wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:49 am
For what it's worth, going to this Vivaldi help page https://help.vivaldi.com/article/html5- ... -on-linux/ and copying and running the 64-bit command in the Other Linux section seems to have solved my problem in this area. BBC News and YouTube videos now work for me in Vivaldi.
Cool. That command you used from the vivaldi site, copied an even larger (later version I suppose) libffmpeg.so file onto my system than the one that PIA-VPN was using (& I've been using in the /opt/vivaldi/lib directory) into my ~/.local/vivaldi/lib directory.

This has to be THE solution, until vivaldi gets around to automating this & including it in the install process.

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#14 Post by colin_b » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:36 pm

I am curious as to whether this code could be modified to install libffmpeg.so into other Chromium based browsers.

If it could it would save a lot of headaches.

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#15 Post by sunrat » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:23 pm

colin_b wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:36 pm
I am curious as to whether this code could be modified to install libffmpeg.so into other Chromium based browsers.
Sure it could. Why don't you try it? Just replace "~/.local/lib/vivaldi/" in the command with wherever the browser looks for libffmpeg.so

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#16 Post by colin_b » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:04 pm

sunrat wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Sure it could. Why don't you try it? Just replace "~/.local/lib/vivaldi/" in the command with wherever the browser looks for libffmpeg.so
Since I've got Opera installed with non-functioning h.264 I gave it a try. I found a previous post which indicated where to put the file viewtopic.php?f=104&t=46040&hilit=libffmpeg.so#p458472, and replaced the Vivaldi location with the one for Opera.

The file downloaded but Opera still doesn't play h.264, so I'm assuming this location is incorrect.

Edit: This is the code I entered into the terminal:

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curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | tar xJ -C ~ --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,.usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera/,'

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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#17 Post by handy » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:06 am

colin_b wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:04 pm
sunrat wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Sure it could. Why don't you try it? Just replace "~/.local/lib/vivaldi/" in the command with wherever the browser looks for libffmpeg.so
Since I've got Opera installed with non-functioning h.264 I gave it a try. I found a previous post which indicated where to put the file viewtopic.php?f=104&t=46040&hilit=libffmpeg.so#p458472, and replaced the Vivaldi location with the one for Opera.

The file downloaded but Opera still doesn't play h.264, so I'm assuming this location is incorrect.

Edit: This is the code I entered into the terminal:

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curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | tar xJ -C ~ --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,.usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera/,'
You could try putting it in ~/.local/lib/opera/

Does opera store itself in /opt if so you could also try putting the file in there (if the $HOME/.local/... location doesn't work).

Vivaldi uses /opt/vivaldi/lib/libffmpeg.so as the default path/location for the file. But obviously, for Vivaldi (& for other applications also, settings in the $HOME/ directory take priority over any other.
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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#18 Post by colin_b » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:30 pm

I tried the following without success:

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curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | tar xJ -C ~ --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,.local/lib/opera/,'
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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#19 Post by handy » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:10 pm

colin_b wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:30 pm
I tried the following without success:

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curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | tar xJ -C ~ --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,.local/lib/opera/,'
:frown:
What is the output of the following cli command:

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ls /opt 
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Re: Vivaldi & H.264/MP4 (MP3 too I think) & libffmpeg.so

#20 Post by fehlix » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:46 pm

colin_b wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:30 pm
I tried the following without success:

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curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | tar xJ -C ~ --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,.local/lib/opera/,'
Would this make it play for opera:

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sudo -v; curl -Lr1078- vvld.in/lm64 | sudo tar xJ -C / --wildcards \*libffmpeg\.so --xform 's,.*/,usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/opera/,'
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