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JoshuaA
4th November 2017, 05:05 PM
After a lot of kf5-* updates on November 2nd kodi no longer plays video.

Nothing crashes it even seems to think it is playing video because timer shows progress but no audio or video.

I know, kodi is rpmfusion but does anyone else have this problem or any problems related to playing media after these KDE updates?

JoshuaA
7th November 2017, 04:46 PM
It turns out it was Negativo17's multimedia stuff that broke kodi. I downgraded ffmpeg and kodi works fine again.

augraves
11th November 2017, 02:06 AM
Had a similar issue but with general video playback within the KDE Plasma environment. I.e. would double click a video file, Dragon Player would open but then nothing would happen (also affected KMplayer as well as the previews in the sidebar; VLC still worked)

Ultimately did rollback some packages to restore functionality,


Downgrade x264-1:0.148-11.20170519gitd32d7bf.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:0.148-12.20170521gitaaa9aa8.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Install ffmpeg-1:3.3.4-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade ffmpeg-libs-1:3.3.4-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:3.4-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade gstreamer1-plugins-bad-1:1.10.5-2.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:1.10.5-3.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade openh264-libs-1:1.6.0-2.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:1.7.0-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade vlc-1:3.0.0-22.20170822git954ec0a.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:3.0.0-23.20171025gita55b0a5.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade vlc-core-1:3.0.0-22.20170822git954ec0a.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:3.0.0-23.20171025gita55b0a5.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade x265-1:2.4-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:2.5-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgrade x265-libs-1:2.4-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia
Downgraded 1:2.5-1.fc25.x86_64 @fedora-multimedia


As shown I was also using negativo17, I believe by way of Fedy some time ago; first time I ever had an issue