Watch Twitch in Firefox

Hello, I just installed Silverblue and I would like to watch Twitch in Firefox but I don’t know how to set up the codecs for my machine. Any help yould be appreciated. :smiley:

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Ok, I found the solution in this page. You have to run:

  1. rpm-ostree install$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm

  2. Reboot

  3. rpm-ostree install ffmpeg

Now I can watch Twitch on Firefox in Silverblue. :smiley:

There’s also a native Twitch client available as a Flatpak at as an alternate approach to watching Twitch streams.


Firefox under Fedora 31 afaik should be able to play h264 videos out the box as openh264 picked up support for main and high profile.


Was this somehow broken in Fedora 32? Currently twitch videos do not work in Firefox.

I have not tested this, but this is probably a coded issue. Widely discussed here, this is a bit of a problem with the Firefox versions on Silverblue. So you have three options:

  1. Install the proper codecs for Firefox using rpm-ostree install in stead of dnf, as mentioned above.
  2. Install the Firefox Flatpak version from Flathub.
  3. Use the native Twitch client, as mentioned above.