html5 youtube google chrome

Justin Gruenberg justin.gruenberg at
Mon Jan 25 16:11:09 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:

>        Well if You Tube uses H.264 then my poor Ubuntu 9.04 displays
> 100% of the You Tube I have seen. So it appears if you support
> Ogg like mine does then there is no problem.

You have to enable HTML5 video on youtube as they are only testing it
for now otherwise you'll get the flash video version.

And also, AFAIK, HTML5 does not specify a single codec to use, as no
one could agree on a single one to support.

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