Flash sound crashes

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 4 06:21:04 UTC 2010

Ray Parrish wrote:
> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>> Ray Parrish wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Does anyone know when Adobe is going to fix flash so sound will keep
>>> working in it? In my browsers every time I'm watching video, or
>>> listening to Pandora Radio, random things make the sound stop working.
>>> Sometimes it's espeak making an announcement set by my reminder program,
>>> and at other times espeak can pop up, and the flash sound will keep
>>> working. Sometimes all I have to do is click a link on a page, and the
>>> damn sound quits working.
>>> Is there an alternative to Adobe flash player that works better? I've
>>> had it with this one, it sucks majorly.
>>> The sound quitting happens both in Firefox, and Google Chrome.
>>> Later, Ray Parrish
>> Is it Adobe or the Ubuntu default install with flashplugin-installer?
>> On my Karmic 64 bit OS, I use
>> libflashplayer- to install the 64 bit
>> version of flash which works
>> great.  I believe there is a 32 bit version that you could use if
>> needed.  If you decide to use the latest version above be sure to read
>> all the documentation on the setup. Other than an occasiona skip in
>> audio output, it's the best flash plugin I've come across to date.
>> Hope it works for you.  I guess it could also be an audio card issue.
> Hi eonard,
> I just installed the mozilla flash plugin, and now in about:plugins in
> Firefox, it shows libflashplayer as being used, I do not know how to
> switch to the mozilla plugin so I'm going to wait and see if the sounds
> keeps working now.
I wouldn't advise use of the mozilla-plugin-gnash, pcmanx or vlx as 
never had much luck with them but others would disagree.

> It's not the audio card, because I can still play sounds in Rythmbox
> after the browser sound crashes. I have to shut off, and restart the
> browser to get the sound back in flash.
> Later, Ray Parrish

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