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Firefox killing the sound on my Ubuntu box

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Tonight I encountered a rather strange problem on my Ubuntu box. While doing nothing special on my machine, just surfing and listening to music and suddenly there are no sound?!?

Doing a quick search on ubuntuforums.org I quickly found the solution. The problem seems to be Firefox, killing the firefox sessions and restarting the alsa-utils did the trick for me, and voila the sound is back :D

The howto get the sound back is found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=2742327

BTW: starting firefox again did not cause any problems ;)

Written by Kristian Lunde

June 27th, 2008 at 9:25 pm

Posted in Linux,Ubuntu

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