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February 24, 2007
Re: [OT] Getting Flash to work in Firefox on Linux
Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website For Email) Wrote:

> Michiel wrote (in a different thread):
>  > kenny wrote:
>  >
>  >> I don't know about ubuntu, but in gentoo, flash sound wouldn't
>  >> work while I was using flash 7. I upgraded to netscape-flash-9 and
>  >> everything is hunky dory now. The problem is, your sound device is
>  >> being used by something else (lsof | grep /dev/snd). It's because the
>  >> old flash used oss, I think, and the new one uses alsa.
>  >
>  > I wish I could say the same. I run Gentoo and can't get any sound out of
>  > Firefox. I already upgraded to netscape-flash-9. I enabled ALSA support
>  > and OSS support in the kernel, installed alsa-oss... I'm out of ideas.
> 
> I'm (roughly) in the same boat. This seems to be a topic in which quite 
> some people took interest, so by this I'm starting a new thread.
> 
> If anyone has ideas or pointers, please post here - thanks!
> 
> 
> Andrei


Apologies if none of these are news to you or if they have already been pointed out:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=255422
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