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Strange bug in Firefox with PulseAudio and Soundcloud

Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:06 pm
by Newk
when i try to play a track on Soundcloud it just wont start.
All other players or streaming sites work fine.
(using Kxstudio with the PA to Jack bridge)

when i start Firefox from terminal and press play in Soundcloud i see this error:

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[/home/newk/.pulse/client.conf:2] Unknown lvalue 'enable-remixing' in section 'n/a'.
that file is not present.. config is elsewhere
it ONLY effects soundcloud
weird huh?!

edit:
config file is present:

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autospawn = no
enable-remixing = no
enable-lfe-remixing = no
but changing them to "yes" still gave that error with no change for soundcloud, not being able to play anything :cry:
"section n/a" ?

Re: Strange bug in Firefox with PulseAudio and Soundcloud

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:31 am
by tseaver
Can you comment out / remove the two options ('enable-remixing' and 'enable-lfe-remixing') from your config file?

Also, on my machine (Ubuntu Xenial) the user-specific config files for the pulseaudio daemon would be located in

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~/.config/pulse/daemon.conf
or

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~/.config/pulse/daemon.conf.d/*.conf
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Re: Strange bug in Firefox with PulseAudio and Soundcloud

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:45 pm
by nikgnomicradio
which version of Pulseaudio are you using?

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pulseaudio --version

will confirm if can't see it elsewhere

you appear to have old version of Pulseaudio looking for configuration in ~/.pulse folder
recent pulseaudio versions now use ~/.config/pulse folder instead (@tseaver is using this folder)

Does pavucontrol Playback tab show Soundcloud playing audio even if it cannot be heard?
Is Soundcloud playback stream showing connected to Pulseaudio JACK Sink for playback?

Re: Strange bug in Firefox with PulseAudio and Soundcloud

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:30 pm
by GMaq
Hi,

See the last post in this thread here, this is what I've seen happen in recent versions of FF:

http://bandshed.net/forum/index.php?top ... 3#msg24193