I want to find out the name of a song by singing or humming it on Midomi.

I follow these steps:

  1. I go on the website «www.midomi.com»;

  2. I click on the area «Click and Sing or Hum»: a message appears saying «You must first "Allow" permissions in "Microphone Settings" to use Voice Search» and showing the button «Microphone Setting»;

  3. I left-click on the button: nothing happens; I right-click on it: a menu containing the entry «Global settings...» shows;

  4. I click on the entry: the «Adobe Flash Player Preferences» appears;

  5. I click on the tab «Camera and Mic», then on the button «Camera and Microphone Settings by Site...»: a new window opens;

  6. I save «www.midomi.com» and «midomi.com» as «Allow», then exit.

Nonetheless, the problem is not resolved: I can't sing or hum the song as the microphone settings message is still there.

My system:

– OS: Ubuntu 12.10 desktop 32 bit;

– WWW browser: Firefox 17.0.1.

Any suggestions?

2 Answers 2


There is a bug not allowing to modify Flash settings through the normal settings.

There is a solution though. Go to the Global Storage Settings panel and make the changes you need (allowing the site) through there.

Then visit the www.midomi.com site again and it should work.


For others having problems with Flash using Firefox, using Google Chrome solved the problem for me. Firefox seems to work particularly badly with Flash on Linux.

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