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Old 10-23-2009, 04:03 PM   #1
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No sound in YouTube!


I have no sound in YouTube!

I have found many "solutions" to my problem when searching, but none have worked for me.

I am using:
Firefox version 3.0.14
Adobe Flash 10,0,32,18
pulseaudio 1:0.9.14-0ubuntu20.2
flashplugin-nonfree-extrasound 0.0svn2431-3

I have also tried starting Firefox using "sudo firefox" but no help.

Please, anyone out there that knows how to solve my problem?
Old 10-24-2009, 08:04 AM   #2
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if and oly if using ubuntu

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Old 10-24-2009, 11:14 AM   #3
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Can you hear sound while running audio applications other than web or firefox?
If not then you might need to check and increase sound volume. On terminal type
--- $: aumix (To exit press "Q") or
--- $: alsamixer (to exit Ctl+C)

If this doesn't work you may need to reinstall your firefox and its plugins.

Good luck.
Old 10-25-2009, 09:10 AM   #4
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Thanks for your help, but unfortunately I still have no sound in YouTube even after installing ubuntu-restricted-extras.

I can hear sound when running other applications.

Any other ideas?
Old 11-23-2014, 09:39 AM   #5
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Youtube Sound

I have found that the best way to get sound on a youtube video with my debian box is to open the url in vlc if streaming or to use the youtube-dl to download and watch the video later.


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