[CentOS] Just can't get sound working in Firefox

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Wed Sep 21 02:49:00 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 11:28 +0900, Dave Gutteridge wrote:
> I have been all up and down my Firefox options, and all up and down
> whatever sound card configurations I could find in Gnome. And I just
> can't get sound to work. Whether it's a Flash animation, a Quicktime
> movie, or anything, they all run, but no sound.
> All other applications that run sound, like Xine or XMMS, work fine
> (although mysteriously XMMS every now and again loses it's connection to
> my sound device.)
> When I look on Google for help, every FireFox related page ultimately
> says "check your sound configuration" without much more to offer.
> I'm totally stumped. I'm not even sure where to look anymore.
> Any suggestions?

Save the following as ~/.asoundrc and kill all apps using sound:


Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

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