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I had to install OSS on my new Arch system because ALSA didn't work (I tried disabling snd_intel8x0m). Flash in Firefox produces sound, but Chrome's Flash doesn't work. libflashsupport-oss is installed.

I tried joining the HTML5 trial on YouTube, but videos don't even play when it's enabled, so I have to stick with Flash.

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Note that HTML5 does not work for all videos. – Daniel Beck Sep 1 '12 at 9:39
My problem with HTML5 is that even videos that are supposed to work with it are just buffered and searchable (I can change frames manually), but they don't play. – Martin Bede Sep 1 '12 at 9:52
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I've found this thread in the Chromium repo, and it states that OSS is not supported and won't be. There are workarounds like this, but they produce unsynchronized audio.

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