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Re: No sound in Firefox



On Thu, 15 Mar 2018, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:

On Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:00:58 +0100 (CET)
Pierre Frenkiel <pierre.frenkiel@gmail.com> wrote:
On Wed, 14 Mar 2018, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:

Wouldn't it render your system root-vulnerable to some malignant
active content (JS)?

   of course, but I try to avoid URLs I don't know.

A URL you do know might possibly be owned (hacked into).

   the only one I really use is youtube, but anyway, I found a much
   better solution:
   - when I need sound, I use iceweasel (ffx version 52), and current
   ffx version (now 59) otherwise.
   Can anybody answer these 2 questions:
    - why, with ffx 59, the sound works for root and not for a normal user,
      even with pulseaudio?
    - why these damned firefox guys so obviously ignore the user's needs,
      and removed a feature wich worked from the origin to v52?

best regards,
--
Pierre Frenkiel


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