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Re: Sound in Jitsi/BBB [was: dvice on encrypted filesystem]



On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 03:57:53PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> tomas@tuxteam.de (12020-06-25):
> > You don't use Pulseaudio? Current Firefoxen have ALSA enabled for Debian,
> > but their ALSA support seems to have fallen prey to bitrot. I didn't
> > manage to get them working.
> > 
> > If you insist in not having Pulse (I do), there's apulse (the package
> > is named likewise, I think). It plays LD_PRELOAD tricks to trick FF
> > into believing it's talking to Pulseaudio. I had success with that.
> 
> I use apulse, and Firefox is capable of producing sound on some sites (I
> do not know why I bother to get it working: I do NOT want my web browser
> to produce sound!). The microphone is the issue.

Sound wasn't the problem for me. Microphone was.

FWIW, I also detest the browser making noises -- but lockdown and things.
And seeing people swarming to Zoom gave me the rest.

I had both Jitsi and BBB, and micro worked (via apulse) with both. It
took me some fiddling with amixer/alsamixer, though.

Cheers
-- t

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