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[Bug 1371274] Re: Unable to use the widevine plugin with Chromium


There is a possibility with webgl to acceleration decoding on pi2.  This requires to build and update the kernel:
I will first try to test the raspian build provided before diving into the kernel build's hell. 
BTW do not try to test if with a VNC server as it doesn't work...

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  Unable to use the widevine plugin with Chromium

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Bug description:
  Chromium is unable to use the widevine component from google chrome :
  libwidevinecdmadapter.so and libwidevinecdm.so

  How to reproduce :

  - copy the 2 files the chrome archive in /usr/lib/chromium-browser
  - check chrome://components/
  - Widevine does not appear

  Solution :

  With the help from several people (hogliux for patch and saiarcot895
  for PPA) , a PPA is available with this feature :

  - https://launchpad.net/~saiarcot895/+archive/ubuntu/chromium-dev

  - You need the binary widevine plugin plugin (2 files) :


  To be copied in /usr/lib/chromium

  - Launch netflix.com and see if it works.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: chromium-browser 37.0.2062.94-0ubuntu0.14.04.1~pkg1042
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-35.62-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-35-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.3
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Sep 18 21:11:17 2014
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-10-02 (350 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Beta amd64 (20130925.1)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: chromium-browser
  SystemImageInfo: Error: [Errno 2] Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type: 'system-image-cli'
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-05-31 (109 days ago)
  modified.conffile..etc.default.chromium.browser: [deleted]
  mtime.conffile..etc.chromium.browser.default: 2014-06-01T14:14:23.245932

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