Firefox still without sound

Matthias Apitz guru at
Wed May 25 14:23:58 UTC 2016

El día Wednesday, May 25, 2016 a las 03:19:08PM +0200, Christian Baer escribió:

> Hey everyone!
> I just updated Firefox to the current 46.0.1 and I am still not getting any 
> sound out of it (just tested youtube). With the update several other packages 
> were updated too (including alsa), so it seems as if there has been some 
> progress in terms of sound.
> Using $SEARCHENGINE I could quickly see, that Firefox without sound after an 
> update under FreeBSD is a (well) known issue. Strangely enough there does not 
> really seem to be a solution out there that is easy to implement or put into 
> the ports/packages.
> What's going on there? Or have I just missed the memo about Firefox and the 
> sound output?

I have installed all ports from r414411 (1st of May 2016), which
brings firefox-46.0_2,1. Sound is fine at least with YT and HTML5.
Do you have pulseaudio installed? If so, read through
This must be configured correctly or just removed.

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