Flash videos have no sound?

Julio Biason julio.biason at terra.com.br
Sat May 14 11:58:26 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-05-14 at 07:21 -0400, Slip Away172 wrote:
> i just installed flash player into firefox and when i try to play a
> .swf, i will recieve no sound. i have rebooted and made sure no other
> programs at using the audio device. what could be the possible
> problem.

My first thougth would be esd hold the sound card and so flash can't get
a lock to it. Maybe killing esd before starting the browser would solve

But, IIRC, the flash player is a bit crappy when dealing with sound on
Linux. I recall using a system with only alsa drivers (it was not
ubuntu), without the OSS modules and it simply refused to work.
Everything else worked just fine.

Julio Biason <julio.biason at terra.com.br>

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