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Old 04-27-2004, 03:44 PM   #1
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Cant get sound with flash plugin in fluxbox unless root

I installed the flashplayer 6 plugin for mozilla and konqueror, I opened the swf file I wanted to see, and realized that no sound was playing. I tried it again as root and found that it worked, I also tried it in KDE and sound worked for normal users, so what could be causing this? How can I fix this?

-Thanks in advance.
Old 04-27-2004, 05:36 PM   #2
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KDE uses its own sound server so skip that. Otherwise any time something works in root but not as a user there is a permissions problem. Sometimes they are changed with chmod or sometimes it is best done by adding the user to a group.
A quick search on this board found this answer along with many others
Old 04-27-2004, 06:55 PM   #3
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Thanks I figured it was a permission problem but wasnt sure, sorry I forgot to search the forums

-Thanks again.


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