[pkg-wine-party] Bug#705929: Bug#705929: /usr/bin/wine32: Wine breaks audio and (some) video playback

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Mon Apr 22 23:56:27 UTC 2013

control: severity -1 minor

> Package: wine-bin
> Version: 1.4.1-4
> Severity: important
> File: /usr/bin/wine32
> Dear Maintainer,
> Running World of Warcraft in wine has some nasty side effects:
> - No audio in vlc media player while totem is unable to playback video as well
> - Gnash (+html5) video streaming cannot be started/unpaused
> Notes:
> There is sound in WoW.
> Closing WoW causes gnash to start video playback.
> (gnash): Videos started before WoW work fine.
> (vlc): Videos (audio) started before WoW break.

i assume you're using alsa, which is notorious for not playing well
with multiple sound applications.  I've had a lot of success using
pulseaudio instead.  So, can you give that a shot?

Best wishes,

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