2. The rpi-youtube plugin is broken, and nonfunctional (overwritten config files?)
3. Widevine content decryption module (for HTML/HTML5 video/audio web content) plugin is missing
4. Apparently, browser logins are not working either.
New Pixel/Chromium browser and OpenGL driver incompatibility:
jamesh wrote:If you are using the experimental graphic driver, turn it off , they are incompatible at the moment.
Some are suggesting that you download and use the h264ify extension, but there are many reports that it is just about useless as well, and does next to nothing for Youtube full screen HD playback:
Karrika wrote: I had h264ify installed and enabled in Chromium extensions. Activating GL for the desktop throws "Aw, Snap! Something went wrong" message for every youtube video. Taking GL away returned correct operations.
Actually I see no improvement in youtube videos. Perhaps I am doing something wrong.
Edwinj85 wrote: I am not seeing any improvement with youtube videos - I have the same performance as chromium without h264ify installed. The H264ify icon stays grey on youtube and doesn't appear to be active
This h264 video sample appears to work OK http://www.html5videoplayer.net/videos/toystory.mp4 with 25% cpu use and minor screen tear, but full screen drags to a halt.
kusti8 wrote: It's subtle, but it keeps the temp from going too high and the frame rates are a bit better. Also means that it can sort of run on a Pi0 and Pi1 and run pretty good on a Pi2.
I have resorted to reinstalling v50 Chromium browser (option for v21 flash or without), with instructions found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2X5T2 ... VmNmM/view