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XBMC 9.11 (alpha2) + Firefox Flash (via Launcher) HDMI Sound - musti - 2009-11-23 23:04
I wonder if someone can help, i'm struggling to get Flash sound in Firefox on my Minimal Ubuntu XBMC installation. I only seem to be able to get one of the other!! so frustraiting, so here goes:
Acer Aspire Revo (ION)
Ubuntu 9.04 Minimal
XBMC 9.11 Alpha2
Firefox 3.0 (via Launcher)
Flash (latest version via apt-get)
I've set the environment variables
Now, a /etc/asound.conf of:
And a /etc/asound.conf of:
Gives me lovely HDMI sound in Firefox Flash!! But not XBMC :-(. I get 'Failed to initialise audio device'.
Is it even possible to have both?
Thanks in advance for any help!
- musti - 2009-11-24 22:21
Anyone got an Acer Revo who has managed to achieve the same? I'm pulling my hair out here!
- Zarquon - 2009-12-08 08:15
My setup is also a Acer Revo 3610 and I am outputing to my Sony TV via my Sony Reciever. I was having the same issue and found this solution here and here.
I changed my .asoundrc file to:
Now sound works over HDMI in both XBMC and in Firefox/Flash as well as xmame.
Additional info to help others here:
- musti - 2009-12-16 22:41
Mate you're a legend, works perfectly!!! Now, if only Adobe would give us VDPAU acelleration under linux!
- musti - 2009-12-18 01:06
By the way, when you launch firefox via the 'Launcher' plugin does it go fullscreen? Mine doesnt, it appears top left?? And i can't make it any bigger. If i click the fullscreen button on a flash video it fills the screen though? Any ideaS?
- agroman - 2009-12-24 00:45
nevermind. thanks for this!!
- linkin - 2010-01-12 23:55
if the settings from Zarquon doesn't work for you (it won't work for me either), just add to your ~/.asoundrc or /etc/asound.conf like musti already said:
Sound in Flash will work correctly, to get sound in XBMC just change the audiosettings from hdmi to default in XBMC.
- tahvaja - 2010-01-13 16:22
I have a fresh install of XBMC 9.11 running on Ubuntu Karmic minimal (installed by this tutorial: http://peter.wurmsdobler.org/bricols/xbmc.html.) Now I would like to have a possibility to use a web browser launched in XBMC. I couldn´t find a simple HowTo for that purpose. I´m a more-or-less newbie with Linux so what I really need is a list of commands/very basic and simple tutorial how to make this happen. I would really appreciate your help.