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Do I need widevinecdmadapter.so to watch Netflix, Prime etc.?
omni last edited by A Former User
I am on Archlinux.
We have packages in AUR which should provide widevine, one of them especially for qt5-webengine. Generally they get the widevine component and copy the content (libwidevinecdm.so) to /usr/lib/chromium. So far so good...
If i have chromium installed alongside e.g. Qupzilla i can watch netflix with qupzilla very well. but if i remove chromium i ran in issues: widevine-component not found.
So, with removing chromium i also removed libwidevinecdmadapter.so from /usr/lib/chromium.
I searched the web and contacted the maintainer, but no clear statement. I guess qt5-webengine needs both libwidevinecdmadapter.so and libwidevinecdm.so to work properly.
Can someone of the devs please confirm...
A Former User last edited by
@omni Hi, welcome to the forum.
You should rather bring this to the interest mailing list. The framework developers/maintainers hang out there. This forum is more user oriented.
omni last edited by
Yes i will do, thank you!