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Old 03-21-2009, 08:38 PM   #1
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Firefox hogging up my sound card (Slackware 12.2)

If I play a youtube video and stop it, then try to start xmms and play an mp3 it says that another program is blocking the soundcard.

Is there a fix for this?
Old 03-21-2009, 10:06 PM   #2
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I use ALSA output plugin for xmms and have no problem.
Try to change default output plugin.
(Preferences > Audio I/O Plugins > Output Plugin)


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