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May 22nd, 2008, 11:36 PM
Hi guys,

I am using a t60 and the sound works but only in one application. Either in firefox flash videos or in exaile. i can not leave firefox open and then open exaile to listen to music.

could anyone help please.


oh wii

May 22nd, 2008, 11:40 PM
Same Problem..

If you have VLC I found a Fix for it..

Settings>Preferences>Click on Advance Options (On the right bottom corner)>Audio>Output Modules>Switch "Defualt" to Alsa

This doesn't fix the Issue with other Applications..

May 23rd, 2008, 12:09 AM
thanks for the quick fix everything bit helps

just waiting for an exaile solution I guesse i just have to use alsa again.

cheers oh wii

May 23rd, 2008, 12:33 AM
You need some sort of mixer. Pulseaudio should be installed by default on 8.04. Try going to System -> Preferences -> Sound and selecting PulseAudio for your outputs.

And if you get tired of ALSA, there's always OSS4..

May 27th, 2008, 05:23 AM
Found fix if you still needed

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libesd.so.0 /usr/lib/libesd.so.1
sudo mkdir -p /tmp/.esd/
sudo touch /tmp/.esd/socket

May 27th, 2008, 05:43 AM
I'm having relatively the same problem. If I have Rhythmbox open, sounds from flash videos (such as YouTube vids), or sounds from any other application (such as Pidgin, etc.) won't play.

I've tried every fix mentioned here, but nothing's working. Any other suggestions?

May 27th, 2008, 04:07 PM
Still having the same problems, it's getting rather frustrating now. Could this be a driver error or something? Does anybody have any suggestions? I'm a Linux newbie so I'm pretty lost on what to do right now heh.