no sound in firefox youtube videos (HTML5)
nightrecon at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 27 20:28:44 UTC 2015
Giuseppe Pagnoni wrote:
> Thank you very much: I rebuild firefox without selecting pulseaudio, and
> it works now! It's not very clear to me why alsa and pulseaudio are
> incompatible (since you can select them both), but I am quite happy with
> the results.
Alsa is low level hardware and drivers. Pulseaudio is more or less an audio
sound mixer/server that runs on top as an extra layer. Applications that are
designed to utilize pulseaudio need to have a library or method coded to be
able to access it. If they don't then pulseasudio being a layer in between
will only serve to block access to the lower levels.
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