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Re: Pulseaudio(?) vs. Flash vs. Amarok



On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 00:29 -0800, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> If you start Firefox to play a Flash URL, Amarok is silent, till you
> kill Firefox and Amarok, and restart Amarok.  Similarly, if you start
> Amarok, Firefox/Flash will be silent till Amarok is killed and Firefox
> is restarted.  I thought Pulseaudio was supposed to provide multiplex
> capabilities for Linux -- apparently not.

It is supposed to, but will still be held up by other things which do
not use PulseAudio.  Any one of them grabbing hold of the audio
hardware, and not letting go, will prevent anything else from using it,
including PulseAudio.

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