Bug 887850 - Can't watch web flash/html5 videos when playing pulseaudio over local network
Summary: Can't watch web flash/html5 videos when playing pulseaudio over local network
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pulseaudio
Version: 18
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lennart Poettering
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-12-17 13:22 UTC by Gwendal
Modified: 2014-02-05 13:57 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 13:57:14 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Gwendal 2012-12-17 13:22:35 UTC
Description of problem:

I encounter the exact same problem as the one well described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/1030559

When playing a video on the web (either flash or html5, e.g. on youtube) while using a pulseaudio server of another computer of my local network, it won't work. However, using the local pulseaudio server, I can watch a video without a problem.

When using the distant pulseaudio server for other applications (rhythmbox, etc.), it works perfectly as well.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): pulseaudio 2.1

How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set up a distant pulseaudio server on your network with module-zeroconf-publish enabled. In my case, a raspberry pi running raspbian.
2. Enable module-zeroconf-discover on the client (running Fedora 18)
3. Choose on the client to use the distant pulseaudio server for the whole session using GUI sound settings
4. Go on youtube to watch a video
Actual results: Video is choppy or won't start

Expected results: To be able to watch the video  as usual with the sound being streamed on the distant pulseaudio server

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