Videos freeze with no loading circle

Bug #1737037 reported by Ads20000 on 2017-12-07
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epiphany-browser (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I've noticed that videos freeze in Web (they don't on other browsers e.g. Chromium 62) with no loading circle - implying that Web is struggling to run them. This is a bug because they should 'just work'.

For examples, see the video on this page (the problem seems worse when the video is embedded rather than using the direct link): or try watching videos.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: epiphany-browser 3.26.1-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-17.20-generic 4.13.8
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-17-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Thu Dec 7 21:23:36 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-08-03 (126 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Release amd64 (20170412)
SourcePackage: epiphany-browser
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-10-21 (47 days ago)

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