edubuntu/firefox/pulse audio/flash = unusable
philipp at schoolnet.na
Tue Sep 11 05:52:25 BST 2007
> Hi all,
> We've been having all kinds of problems with sound/flash/firefox and Edubuntu.
> We can't seem to come up with a stable solution for making sound work
> with Flash9 under Edubuntu. I've followed the Pulse Audio/Revolution
> Linux howto, fiddled with ESD and ALSA, etc. but no dice. if anyone
> can point me to a known working solution for flash9/sound/edubuntu
> 7.04 I'd be very pleased.
> We use online curriculum that requires flash 9 and sound to work and
> all the firefox/Desktop freezing and lockup and random firefox and/or
> flash misery is a show stopper. Edubuntu, for our school district at
> least, is not a working solution if that piece doesn't work out of the
> box or reasonably flawlessly with a straight ahead howto/fix.
> Hope this doesn't sound too negative. I am trying to provide some
> feedback with the greatest respect for the developers who are working
> on Edubuntu and also with great appreciation for all of the help
> fellow Edubuntu users have shared with me.
Install these 2 packages, after that, flash including sound should work.
apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
apt-get install libflashsupport
Edubuntu takes as default the soundserver pulseaudio. Just aktivate the
sound in /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf like this:
SOUND = True
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