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digitalmars.D - Re: [OT] Getting Flash to work in Firefox on Linux

Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website For Email) Wrote:

 Michiel wrote (in a different thread):
  > kenny wrote:
  >> I don't know about ubuntu, but in gentoo, flash sound wouldn't
  >> work while I was using flash 7. I upgraded to netscape-flash-9 and
  >> everything is hunky dory now. The problem is, your sound device is
  >> being used by something else (lsof | grep /dev/snd). It's because the
  >> old flash used oss, I think, and the new one uses alsa.
  > I wish I could say the same. I run Gentoo and can't get any sound out of
  > Firefox. I already upgraded to netscape-flash-9. I enabled ALSA support
  > and OSS support in the kernel, installed alsa-oss... I'm out of ideas.
 I'm (roughly) in the same boat. This seems to be a topic in which quite 
 some people took interest, so by this I'm starting a new thread.
 If anyone has ideas or pointers, please post here - thanks!

Apologies if none of these are news to you or if they have already been pointed out: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=255422
Feb 24 2007