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I am using Ubuntu 10.04 with VLC 1.1.5..

Mine is 64 bit version..

When i play any content(audio/video) in vlc i dont hear any audio coming?

Same thing happening with flash content playing in mozilla..

I tried to install vlc-plugin-esd but i am getting the error as package not found..

Any solution for this?

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Ubuntu (specifically GNOME) doesn't use ESD anymore, the default is pulseaudio. So in order to make audio output work in VLC you have to install vlc-plugin-pulse and set the audio output option in VLCs preferences to "pulse".

As for your problem with Mozilla, try using the native 64bit version of Adobes flash plugin rather than the 32bit version using nspluginwrapper.

You can get the 64bit version here:

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I tried the command sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-pulse and i got a message saying it is already installed and upto date..I ran the command sudo apt-get install libasound2-plugins "pulseaudio-*" paman padevchooser paprefs pavucontrol pavumeter it is successfully installed..Changed the audio preferences to pulse in VLC... Still i dont hear any sound from VLC.. From other player it is working fine..Any suggestion? – javanoob Nov 20 '10 at 14:36

See Known Issues section of

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As mentioned in the link sudo apt-get install libasound2-plugins "pulseaudio-*" paman padevchooser paprefs pavucontrol pavumeter I ran this command..still i dont hear any audio from VLC.. Anything i have to do ? Thanks in Advance – javanoob Nov 20 '10 at 14:49
Try rm -fr ~/.pulse then reboot. – lovinglinux Nov 20 '10 at 15:14
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. – Mitch Aug 26 '12 at 9:12

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