[SOLVED] Firefox Won’t Play YouTube On Ubuntu20.04!

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Hello everyone. I am new to this forum and this is my first post also. The last couple of days I am facing an issue with my computer. That is Firefox Won’t Play YouTube on Ubuntu 20.04. Guys, I don't know why this is happening and how to fix this issue. Can anyone provide any suggestions for this? Any help will be appreciated.
 


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@Dannymitchell
Welcome to the forums
sounds like your missing a dependency, try..
open terminal type in [or copy/paste from here]
sudo apt install ffmpeg
then enter

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Doesn't play at all, or stutters? I ask because I've seen recent complaints elsewhere about stuttering.

And, does it play if you open Firefox from the terminal with:

Code:
firefox -safe-mode
 

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You may need to install Ubuntu-restricted-extras also.
Code:
sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras
 
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Thanks for replying to all, and the suggestions also. I will try the processes you mentioned and after that, I will reply to you.
 

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sorry just had another thought,,, did you enable DRM in your firefox?
 

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Huh... That's usually what I tell people who have browser bugs on Linux and use Chrome/Chromium. Disable HA and restart your browser (it fixes all sorts of weird bugs). Now with Firefox too?
 
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