strange behaviors with media programs
paulatgm at gmail.com
Sun May 6 22:00:55 UTC 2007
Eelco on the ubuntu users list said the following on 05/06/2007 04:31 PM:
> The only thing I can think of right now is that your firewall is
> blocking traffic from and to localhost / 127.0.0.1 and your sound system
> is relying on traffic to/from localhost to do its thing (I really don't
> know how sound deamons work nowadays, it is just a guess).
> Check if localhost is allowed in your firewall, filtering localhost
> traffic is mostly pointless and just complicates things.
I don't see anything. But, I fixed the problem by installing mplayer
and now all my media works, even with the firewall on. I wonder why
mplayer isn't the default?
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