[tbb-bugs] #29360 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Tor-Browser Linux: no audio playback (pulseaudio)

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#29360: Tor-Browser Linux: no audio playback (pulseaudio)
 Reporter:  tries                     |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
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Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:5 tries]:
 > It means:
 > - It did initially work out of the box, but the initial installation was
 quite some time ago with an older version of tor-browser.
 > - Since then, I did online updates (keeping the content of the fake
 > - fresh installation of the current tor-browser fails to produce audio
 (until I copy those pulseaudio files)
 > So I would have to go back in time and figure out what ancient version
 of tor browser was still OK. Unfortunately, the official download location
 does not provide old installation packages - is there an archive
 somewhere? Then I would take the time and check with old versions.

 Thanks! https://archive.torproject.org/tor-package-archive/torbrowser/ has
 all older releases. I guess a good starting point for testing could be

 That said on my Linux box sound is fine without having all the hidden
 pulseaudio related folders in my `Browser` directory. So, hrm...

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/29360#comment:6>
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