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Old 07-19-2007, 01:07 AM   #16
kyo
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How did you install and run nspluginwrapper? I didn't work for me, but I had no idea what I was doing. I'm using Debian AMD64 testing.
I didn't know what I was doing either but read about it on the man page for nspluginwrapper:

man nspluginwrapper

It was a few weeks ago when I did it but if I remember correctly I just installed the 32-bit plugins as usual. I verified that the plugins were installed in the /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins directory. To wrap Flash Player, I typed in:

nspluginwrapper -i libflashplayer.so

The nspluginwrapper program created the file npwrapper.libflashplayer.so in the plugins directory. To wrap Adobe Reader I typed in:

nspluginwrapper -i nppdf.so

The nspluginwrapper program created the file npwrapper.nppdf.so in the plugins directory. I then typed in "about:plugins" in the firefox address field and saw that the plugins were enabled. Before installing flash I tried gnash and found it to be buggy. It's a fairly new project and isn't ready yet.

Last edited by kyo; 07-19-2007 at 01:17 AM.
 
Old 08-02-2007, 06:54 PM   #17
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jameslaw;

I don't know if you will see this post because I'm posting quite a bit latter but I finally got Debian testing working om my machine (the kernel now supports my motherboard) and I can tell you exactly what I did to get acrobat reader and flash player working on Debian. Here are the steps:

INSTALL ADOBE FLASH PLAYER
su
nano /etc/apt/sources.list (add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list file)

# Uncomment to download packages unavailable in the official debian repositories
deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing main

apt-get update
aptitude install ia32-libs-gtk
aptitude install flashplayer-mozilla (installs flash-player and wraps the plugin)

INSTALL ADOBE READER

Download:
acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
acroread-escript_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
mozilla-acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
or later from a http://debian-multimedia.org/ mirror (I used the mirror at http://ftp.sunet.se/pub/os/Linux/dis...in/a/acroread/).

dpkg -i --force-architecture acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb acroread-escript_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb mozilla-acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb

In /etc/ld.so.conf add the line:
/usr/lib/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Reader/intellinux/lib (it works without doing this step and the ldconfig step but without doing these steps some of the libraries aren't loaded; I didn't test all the functions though. Maybe those libraries are used for printing or something like that)

ldconfig
nspluginwrapper -i /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/nppdf.so

Last edited by kyo; 08-02-2007 at 07:13 PM.
 
Old 08-02-2007, 07:53 PM   #18
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Thanks kyo. LQ.org sends me mail everytime someone posts, so I got it quickly.

This is a *ton* more info than I had before. I'll give it another try.

jlaw

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Originally Posted by kyo
jameslaw;

I don't know if you will see this post because I'm posting quite a bit latter but I finally got Debian testing working om my machine (the kernel now supports my motherboard) and I can tell you exactly what I did to get acrobat reader and flash player working on Debian. Here are the steps:

INSTALL ADOBE FLASH PLAYER
su
nano /etc/apt/sources.list (add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list file)

# Uncomment to download packages unavailable in the official debian repositories
deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing main

apt-get update
aptitude install ia32-libs-gtk
aptitude install flashplayer-mozilla (installs flash-player and wraps the plugin)

INSTALL ADOBE READER

Download:
acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
acroread-escript_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
mozilla-acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb
or later from a http://debian-multimedia.org/ mirror (I used the mirror at http://ftp.sunet.se/pub/os/Linux/dis...in/a/acroread/).

dpkg -i --force-architecture acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb acroread-escript_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb mozilla-acroread_7.0.9-0.2sarge1_i386.deb

In /etc/ld.so.conf add the line:
/usr/lib/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Reader/intellinux/lib (it works without doing this step and the ldconfig step but without doing these steps some of the libraries aren't loaded; I didn't test all the functions though. Maybe those libraries are used for printing or something like that)

ldconfig
nspluginwrapper -i /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/nppdf.so
 
Old 08-08-2007, 09:18 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by slatibartfast
I had the same problem: Flashplayer 9 plugin did not make any sound. I followed practically all suggestions from this thred and plus, but with no results... Then I swapped the Ensoniq Creative ES1370 sound card from my computer with C-Media CMI8738 and problem was solved. Maybe some Alsa drivers are incompatible with the latest Flashplayer? Just a thought.
I have a Ensoniq Creative ES1370 also, and I've tried everything other than replacing it to get the sound in Flash to work.
 
Old 08-08-2007, 10:57 PM   #20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djancak
I have a Ensoniq Creative ES1370 also, and I've tried everything other than replacing it to get the sound in Flash to work.
What distribution and architecture are you running?
 
Old 11-04-2007, 09:41 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by johnnyblade View Post
I'm getting similar problems with Slackware. An interesting note to this, however, is that it only affects non-root users. When I run FireFox as root, sound is just fine, but when I use it with my regular user, no sound. My guess is that the Flash plugin requires root privileges in order to use sound. So as craigevil has already stated, it's a bug that Adobe needs to fix. Y'know, nVidia has done a wonderful thing with their Linux support and I applaud their effort. I wish more commercial developers would take nVidia's example to heart. The computing world would be a far better place. God, I hate Micro$oft. (I know that's OT but I don't care. F*CK M$!)
Sorry but I'm having the same problem and it doesn't run as root as well.



running slackware 12
 
Old 11-09-2007, 09:25 AM   #22
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ok... fixed the issue by updating the browser...

funny, firefox run very slow so i insatlled opera and have no issues so far
 
Old 01-10-2008, 08:13 PM   #23
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Hi
New here, just joined to post a reply. I had the same problem with firefox 1.5.0.12-7.el5 running centos5.1 on hp pavilion a340n.
Sound worked with cd's, xmms and others. But not with firefox. Found this thread through Google. And found if I first launch firefox from a root shell, then firefox launched from the user icon will have sound. The root instance does not have sound and it can be closed once sound is working on the user instance. Sound will continue to work until both instances are closed, then its back to starting both to have sound.

Weird..

Thanks
Jim
 
Old 01-11-2008, 08:18 AM   #24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by craigevil View Post
It is a bug in Flash that hopefully will be fix if Adobe ever releases a newer Linux version. Until then you can:

Get sound working in Firefox for Flash

What worked was to 1) install alsa-oss and 2) change the FIREFOX_DSP setting in /etc/firefox/firefoxrc to "aoss"

The above works in Debian and PCLinuxOS not sure if the file would be in the same place for other
distros.
Hello,

I got the same problem with RHEL4, x86_64.
My flashplayer does not have audio in firefox 32-bit browser.
I tried to fix the problem by using your advise:
1) Installed aoss

# which aoss
/usr/bin/aoss


2) I do not have /etc/firefox/firefoxrc in my system.
I just typed
#export FIREFOX_DSP=aoss

#echo $FIREFOX_DSP
aoss


Unfortunately this did not work. May be I have done
something incorrectly?


Thank you,

John
 
Old 01-19-2008, 03:25 PM   #25
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If you're still struggling, try this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...8/#post2967514
 
Old 04-05-2008, 06:26 AM   #26
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No guarantees, but this worked for me.

I wondered if some other software had the sound card tied up so I killed all of the sound daemons running on my box (esd and artsd in my case).
Then I started Firefox and I had sound for flash content. I'm running Fedora Core 5 with the old ES1370 sound card. Firefox is 2.0.0.13.

One disclaimer -- I have been trying to get this to work for months and I have not documented all the changes I made, so the solution may have been a combination of steps that I can not now replicate.
 
Old 04-05-2008, 12:54 PM   #27
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I have been trying for some months to finally get to the root of this problem which has been with me now across 3 machines and in changing from sarge to etch..

All suggested fixes do not work, and some break all sound capability completely. As one of the earlier posters found it is very hardware sensitive. I have an ensoniq card also, and it just doesn't work.

A lenny system with a c-media card just works out of the box,after using something which I bookmarked on the other system and can't exactly remember what..(flashplayer-nonfree-extrasound rings a bell) so I have given up with my particular hardware until I upgrade to lenny later in the year.. (don't think I'm missing anything anyway not having sound on 2 sites I never use)
 
Old 04-07-2008, 09:34 AM   #28
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If you're still struggling, try this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...8/#post2967514
no luck unfortunately ...
 
Old 04-23-2008, 11:18 AM   #29
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Unhappy No Sound from Firefox Flash Player FC8

I thought I was doing well to update Firefox and install the most recent Flash plugin I could find, so I was crushed when the Flash video ran well but there is no audio output.
I have movie and mp3/ogg players working well and the Flash problem is annoying.

Another problem is that if I right click-properties in the Flash window and click on Mike a Gecko bug report is generated and Firefox is closed down.

Help.

Linux version 2.6.24.4-64.fc8 (64 Bit?)
Tbird 2.0.0.13
Flash 9,0,115,0 installed

Last edited by owenoak; 04-24-2008 at 02:22 PM. Reason: May be 64 bit
 
Old 04-23-2008, 08:07 PM   #30
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Are you running a 64-bit version of Linux? The flash plugin does not work properly on 64-bit systems. I struggled with this for over a year.

Try Swiftfox: http://getswiftfox.com/

Runs beautifully for me.
 
  


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