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Old 04-24-2008, 02:52 PM   #31
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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.
Sounds like a good tip jameslaw, I will try Swiftfox. I put the software versions at the bottom of my post and the kernel is Linux version 2.6.24.4-64.fc8 . Does the -64.FC8 mean I installed the 64 bit version of Fedora8? I meant to start with 32 for better compatibility but I could have burned the wrong iso; they were in the same directory and I can not tell from the DVD files. How embarrassing!
 
Old 04-24-2008, 08:21 PM   #32
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Sounds like a good tip jameslaw, I will try Swiftfox. I put the software versions at the bottom of my post and the kernel is Linux version 2.6.24.4-64.fc8 . Does the -64.FC8 mean I installed the 64 bit version of Fedora8? I meant to start with 32 for better compatibility but I could have burned the wrong iso; they were in the same directory and I can not tell from the DVD files. How embarrassing!
I just didn't read the version closely enough. I'm pretty sure that is a 64-bit release. But, I'm not a Fedora user (Debian/Testing, and Ubuntu).

Swiftfox is self-contained, so it's pretty easy to try, and then get rid of if it doesn't work or you don't like it. Let us know if it solves the problem. Then maybe we can close this thread. Seriously, I'm the OP. I started this thread on June '06. Sheeeeee-it!

Jim
 
Old 05-26-2008, 02:48 PM   #33
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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
Thanks to http://www.macewan.org/2006/06/01/ho...-linux-dapper/
for a very simple solution.

sudo aptitude install alsa-oss
sudo gedit /etc/firefox/firefoxrc
FIREFOX_DSP=”aoss”

I did not have all the components that Adobe offer and RPM found and installed them for me once I knew what to ask for. Firefox needs to be restarted before the sound is available. Now I am waisting lots of time watching other people drive cars I can mot afford on "Top Gear"
 
Old 05-27-2008, 12:17 AM   #34
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sound is working when I logged in as root. when I tried with my username it is not.

what i did is I changed the mode of all the files in /dev/snd so that all will get the execute permissions. then it started working. I am using f8
 
Old 08-30-2008, 07:03 PM   #35
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Same Problem different solution

I had the same problem with no sound in flash in firefox on x86_64 and I had to do:

yum install libflashsupport.i386

I got the info from another blog.

Thanks.
 
  


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