[LAU] Wine + Firefox + Flash == No Audio with ALSA

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Fri Jul 10 15:57:10 EDT 2009

On Friday 10 July 2009 15:03:14 Ken Restivo wrote:
> I've successfully gotten Firefox to run on Wine with Adobe Flash
> (presumably so that I can actually see people's websites, and listen to
> their music. Sheesh.). This is on a 32-bit system.
> But no sound. WineCfg seems to think that the only drivers available are
> dmix, but I don't have dmix configured, or running, and I do NOT want dmix
> at all!
> http://portaserver.restivo.org/kens/dmix0.png
> I use this system for JACK audio, so I don't want crap mixing happening in
> ALSA adding latency. I'm fine with shutting down JACK in order to surf on
> Windoze, for those times when I actually need it. I do NOT want to have to
> run a soundserver like ESD, which is what a lot of the advice on Das
> Internets seems to say to do.
> So I want Wine/Firefox to just use the direct access to the ALSA card.
> My .asoundrc is empty, which is kind of how I like it.
> In Googling around, I found advice to add this to my .asoundrc:
> pcm.dmix0 {      type plug      slave.pcm "hw:0,0" }
> Seems like it'd be a neat way to force Wine to do what I want, without
> having to do what it wants. I tried it, though, and nothing.


I don't know enough to really speak to this, but I can play wine stuff through 

> -ken

all the best,


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