Greedy Sounds Applications

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Mon May 12 17:59:34 UTC 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Kent Borg <kentborg at> wrote:
> I can't get output from more than one application at once.  That is, if
>  I launch Rhythmbox it can make noise, but Youtube videos from Firefox
>  can't.  Or, if I first play sound from Firefox, Rhythmbox cannot make
>  any noise.  Rhythmbox *thinks* it is playing, but I don't hear anything.

First thing I would check: System->Preferences->Sound - the "Sounds
Tab" - make sure "Enable software mixing" is checked.


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