Re: No sound in Firefox
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On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 08:24:14AM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 11:13:42AM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I seriously doubt they would accept a patch to restore the ALSA
> features that they intentionally removed with the goal of not having
> to support multiple audio output backends.
The discussion sounded as if they just hadn't the bandwidth to cope
with another backend: so a credible offer seems still out...
> I don't use Pulse Audio either, and have no intention of doing so in
> the near future. If Firefox doesn't support ALSA, then I will not be
> listening to audio in Firefox.
As I do...
> I still have Google-Chrome installed,
> and I use that for the rare occasion when I want to watch/listen to a
> YouTube submission.
For me, it's youtube-dl and cclive. I'm fine with my browser not
being able to make noise. On the contrary, the less the browser
is capable of, the better...
Including not mining cryptocurrency for other people :-)
- -- t
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