[packman] [PM] vivaldi 2.1.1337.51-1.2 (openSUSE Tumbleweed/x86_64)

Carsten Ziepke kieltux at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 20:42:59 CET 2021

On Mon, 01 Feb 2021 12:34:16 +0100
Wolfgang Bauer <e9325712 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 27. Januar 2021, 22:12:27 schrieb Luigi Baldoni:
> > In that case chromium-ffmpeg-extra should also go. It's as outdated
> > and much bulkier. Also it doesn't have any other users than vivaldi
> > itself.
> There possibly is a user left: opera from the non-oss repo.
> At least it was able to use it in the past AFAIK (the package itself
> didn't contain any ffmpeg support), and the chromium-ffmpeg-extra
> changelog refers to it:
> Sat Mar 24 00:09:38 UTC 2018 - fisiu at opensuse.org
> - Make symlink to allow Opera find libffmpeg.so.
> I don't know about the current status though.
> Kind Regards,
> Wolfgang

Wolfgang is right. Opera needs also chromium-ffmpeg-extra.
Most videos on Youtube e.g. work, but on other sites you get

MediaEvent: {"error":"FFmpegDemuxer: no supported streams"}

without chromium-ffmpeg-extra.

Tested now with Opera 73.0.3856.344

Kind regards,
...you might as well skip the Xmas celebration completely, and instead
sit in front of your linux computer playing with the
all-new-and-improved linux kernel version.
		-- Linus Torvalds
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