[PD] Pd-extended and Firefox

Pierre Massat pimassat at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 17:03:50 CET 2011

Thanks for your reply Pedro.
I don't think i really need to use firefox and pd together, i was just
wondering why this was happening. Now i know!


2011/1/15 Pedro Lopes <pedro.lopes at ist.utl.pt>

> PD gains control of Alsa, thus firefox cannot play audio.
> Tha trick is using firefox through jack, and pd too. Search the archives of
> this mailing list, this has been talked - i recall.
> By the way, what you want is called Jack pulseaudio sink.
> as here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjH1maNxR_M
> :)
> best regards
> On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Pierre Massat <pimassat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi list!
>> I just downloaded pd-extended .42 on ubuntu 10.04, and there's something
>> strange (to me) :
>> I was listening to some music on a bandcamp page, and i installed pd and
>> strated it to see if it was working alright. It is working alright indeed,
>> but the music in bandcamp (in firefox) freezes when pd is running. It just
>> stops playing, as if on pause. Everything works fine again when i close Pd.
>> Is this normal or is it some kind of a bug?
>> Pierre
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