Enable H.264 support for Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04

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Add H.264 to Firefox on your Ubuntu 14.04 system


Here's how you can enable H.264 support for Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg

FFmpeg plugin for GSreamer is dropped from official Ubuntu 14.04 official repositories, Firefox doesn't support the H.264 codec. So you can install it from third-party repository.

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