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Popping when Flash video starts - Ubuntu 8.04 OSS with XFi

No other issue with sound, just with flash and only right when it starts. Loud popping/crackling noise.

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  • Jerry Nov 11, 2008

    I fixed it - thanks




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There is a flash sound problem with various sound systems. The libflashsupport.so package should be used to enable support for these systems. On Ubuntu 8.10 this package is part of the flashplugin-nonfree-extrasound package (
http://mylinuxnotebook.blogspot.com/2008/11/ubuntu-810-flash-sound-problem.html)


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Because of licensing issues, Ubuntu is unable to play MP3s out of the box. We’ll show you how to play MP3s and other restricted file formats in about four mouse clicks.
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