Posts Tagged ‘h264’

Chromium 10 in Ubuntu

March 9, 2011 3 comments

Not so long ago, I announced Chromium 9 landing in Ubuntu, now, here is version 10. Still hot from upstream, it’s better, faster. It brings both new features and a long list of security fixes. As always, it’s in sync with the Google Chrome release for you own pleasure. It is already available in Natty, and I handed the Maverick and Lucid packages to my fellow Security sponsors Micah and Jamie for another round of reviews. If you’re in a hurry, it is also in the Stable PPA for all the supported versions of Ubuntu down to Hardy.

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H.264 codec to be dropped from Chrome/Chromium HTML5 video tag

January 11, 2011 12 comments

oh, my! If we are to believe the recent announcement from the Google Chrome Product Manager, and why shouldn’t we, support for the H.264 codec will be dropped from Chromium’s HTML5 <video> tag (and its branded brother Google Chrome), to favor open innovation.

That will happen in the coming months, so most probably post Chromium 10 for us (v10 enters beta in a month from now).

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