html5 codecs on 1.75

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Thu Feb 2 17:10:47 EST 2012

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 8:05 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at> wrote:
> When I go to on a
> 1.75 with os25 using Firefox on GNOME it says "Your browser can't play
> Ogg Theora video. Your browser can't play H.264 video." (see caption
> below the image)
> However, when I play one of these OGV files directly in Firefox, it
> plays both audio and video. These are screencasts for Drupal 6
> recorded using gtk-recordmydesktop on a Ubuntu laptop and the codec
> info says video is Theora and audio is Vorbis.
> Is this something missing on the Firefox end?

No, html5 video support was added in Firefox 4. I think you'll find it
has firefox 3.6.x


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