edubuntu/firefox/pulse audio/flash = unusable

Philipp Hanselmann philipp at schoolnet.na
Wed Sep 12 07:38:45 BST 2007


May also check the sound settings/volume with alsamixer from the console

You can run alsamixer also from the thin client (CTRL-ALT-F1).

Good luck

philipp



john wrote:
> Thanks phillipp,
>
> I've done a variation of this but I'll give this a shot. Thanks for
> the response.
>
> John
>
> On 9/10/07, Philipp Hanselmann <philipp at schoolnet.na> wrote:
>   
>> john schrieb:
>>     
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> John
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> 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
>>
>> Philipp
>>
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