Youtube live stream does not play

Bug #1761285 reported by Ian Turner on 2018-04-04
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Bug Description

Only get thumbnail. Output of vlc -vvv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga3maNZ0x0w attached.

This line from the output seems to show the root cause:
[00007f8dd0070c10] adaptive stream error: Failed reading https://manifest.googlevideo.com:443/api/manifest/webvtt/id/Ga3maNZ0x0w.3/itag/133/source/yt_live_broadcast/requiressl/yes/ratebypass/yes/live/1/cmbypass/yes/captions/1/lang/en/caps_ts_bits/33/hls_chunk_host/r5---sn-ab5l6n67.googlevideo.com/playlist_type/DVR/ei/VCjFWsDSNIuG8wTXio3oDA/gcr/us/initcwndbps/9240/mm/32/mn/sn-ab5l6n67/ms/lv/mv/m/pl/32/keepalive/yes/mt/1522870288/ip/2604:2000:6b0a:2700:131:9207:ca63:b818/ipbits/0/e: HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: vlc 3.0.1-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-13.14-generic 4.15.10
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: KDE
Date: Wed Apr 4 15:23:55 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-03-23 (12 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20180306.1)
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ian Turner (vectro) wrote :
Ian Turner (vectro) wrote :

Obviously similar to bug 1600645, but behavior and output are different so I think it's a different issue.

Sebastian Ramacher (s-ramacher) wrote :

Playback of youtube videos was fixed in 3.0.6-1.

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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