Choppy Youtube video playback

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Noofen
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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No, if anything it made it slightly worse, unfortunately
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Damn! I'm out of ideas I'm afraid. Hopefully someone else has some ideas.
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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I know it's not quite the same as your situation now, but see if this thread helps: https://askubuntu.com/questions/924204/ ... on-firefox
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Damn,that didn't do it either. Thanks for your help though, hopefully someone steps in and finds out what's going on!
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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I've experienced a similar issue on both chrome and firefox... On 2 different laptops! Occasionally video playback would even cause the entire system to freeze. This would force me to hard reboot the laptop and nothing would be logged in the system crash reports. I've searched and searched for a solution but never found one that worked for me. It's forced me to switch to other distributions and the weird thing is that both Ubuntu and Kubuntu have flawless video playback. I'm wonder if it's just a cinnamon thing... Anyways, it's a bummer because Linux Mint is hands down my favorite but I have to switch to Ubuntu until I can find a legit solution to this problem.
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Dcaouette wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 1:15 pm
Anyways, it's a bummer because Linux Mint is hands down my favorite
And yet you never bothered to ask? It's not too late though...
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Moem wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 1:30 pm
Dcaouette wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 1:15 pm
Anyways, it's a bummer because Linux Mint is hands down my favorite
And yet you never bothered to ask? It's not too late though...
You're right, I should have asked! Now is as good a time as any I suppose.
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Noofen,

The 5.3 kernel is EOL also, so install the 5.4 kernel in Update Manager, View, Linux kernels. Reboot & see if that helps any.

If not, you might need to grab the 4.15 kernel in Grub, Advanced Options. Remove the 5.4 kernel before you reboot.
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Re: Choppy Youtube video playback

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Dcaouette wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 8:55 pm
You're right, I should have asked! Now is as good a time as any I suppose.
It is! Please start a new topic that will be all yours. :)
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