Sound stopped for Flash, MP3 and AVI [Solved]

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Sound stopped for Flash, MP3 and AVI [Solved]

Postby babujbf » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:02

I don't know what happened, Ive been installing and updating stuff lately since I made this fresh install. And somewhere along the line I lost sound on all windows formats such as avi, mp3 and even youtube. They load fine, but no sound...

You guys got any idea what it could be?

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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby catalyst » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:52

Try as root # equo install libflashsupport : see if that helps first.

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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby babujbf » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:36

nope thats not it
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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby mynameisbogdan » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:35

run alsamixer, and search for PCM.
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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby Thev00d00 » Tue Nov 10, 2009 13:05

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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby babujbf » Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:15

yeah the alsaconf thing did it, it works fine when I do it but for some reason I have to do it every time I turn on the computer for every session...

Got any ideas?
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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby wolfden » Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:30

Do you have more than one soundcard? If you do, disable one.
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Re: Sound stopped on windows formats

Postby Thev00d00 » Thu Nov 19, 2009 13:44

Run alsamixer as root. Should save it.
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Re: Sound stopped for Flash, MP3 and AVI [Solved]

Postby babujbf » Thu Nov 19, 2009 20:15

yah it turns up with two soundcards... how do I disable one? I ran alsaconf in root and nothing...
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Re: Sound stopped for Flash, MP3 and AVI [Solved]

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:11

^See the section titled "Multiple sound cards" in the Gentoo Linux ALSA Guide.
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