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Old 12-04-2006, 09:23 PM   #1
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Sounds works fine with any program, but no sound at all on the internet.

I was looking up Animaniacs on YouTube when I discovered I had no sound. Sound through Amarok or Kaffeine works fine, but nothing on the web will play with sound. I could play video, but no sound played with it. This problem only showed up today, so I've probably just accidentally hit something I wasn't suppose to, but if anyone knows what I've done, I'd really like to watch Animaniacs with sound. ^________^
Old 12-04-2006, 10:06 PM   #2
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Which browser?
I know this sounds dumb, but double-check that the YouTube player isn't muted. I think they changed the sound control recently and it can be hard to tell the difference between muted and unmuted.
Old 12-05-2006, 03:29 AM   #3
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Last I checked, mozilla based browsers use the aoss sound libraries instead of alsa. Try running your browser as so:

aoss firefox &

aoss seamonkey &

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Old 12-07-2006, 10:16 PM   #4
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I am using Firefox, and I checked the sound in Firefox, Mozilla, and Konqueror.

I double checked to see if it was muted or not either.

The code someone gave me in this thread makes no sense to me.
Old 12-07-2006, 11:30 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by wingedcentaur
The code someone gave me in this thread makes no sense to me.
He was just telling you to launch your browser from the command line using that specific syntax. It will launch firefox (or seamonkey) using a different sound system, and the "&" will launch the app without tying up your command line prompt.

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