[arch-dev-public] [aur-general] Qt 4.8 hits [testing] + qtwebkit package

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 20 04:01:00 EST 2011

On Tuesday 20 December 2011 01:19:12 Peter Lewis wrote:
> Hey Andrea,
> Nice work.
> But - HTML5 video and audio tags aren't working for me. I tried it in 
> konqueror, rekonq and aurora. The first frame of the video loads, but it 
> play. This is with either gstreamer or vlc phonon backends.
> I tried youtube in HTML5 mode and also http://tinyvid.tv/. Same result.
> html5test.com reports that everything is fine for video except subtitles.
> I tried rebuilding a few related packages (phonon, phonon-gstreamer, etc.), 
> but nothing seemed to change the behaviour.
> Any ideas?
Is kwebkitpart installed?
Also, try re-installing it if you had the previous one (the one built with qt 

I can reproduce any video in the website you linked above. (ReKonq + phonon-
vlc here)

There's no need to rebuild phonon, I'm using 1.6.0 right now and that is built 
upon [extra]. Indeed, you can try rebuilding kwebkitpart if html5 video still 
don't work.


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