Greedy Sounds Applications

Kent Borg kentborg at
Mon May 12 18:12:18 UTC 2008

Chris Mohler wrote:
> 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.

Yup, it was (and is) checked.

Other ideas?


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