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Audio doesn't always play

I did a small amount of Italian yesterday, and have been doing some German today and on the screens where you're supposed to type what you hear I don't always hear the audio, neither full speed or slowed down - I have to press skip to get the question wrong then copy and paste the correct answer when it pops up again. Perhaps the 'report' pop-up could have an additional option of 'audio not playing for me'.

Linux Mint 18.1 (Cinnamon as the DE, language today set as German) Firefox 54.0 (64-Bit)

Any other system spec you'd need?

July 1, 2017

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Linda19821

the audio only works for so long before it goes silent, very frustrating when trying to learn new words

July 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/farfallav

I've had the same experience. Frustrating and disappointing!!

July 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gregstarz

I've been experiencing the same problem for 4 weeks. Haven't been using DL because of it. Update messed something up.

July 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/LucaKant

It seems that cloudfront is returning 403 (Forbidden) on some tts files.

July 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/VijayJohn

My audio works just fine everywhere else but not at all on Duolingo.

July 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/amble2lingo

I'm using a Kindle Fire HDX tablet with the standard Silk browser. Lately, I've been trying to do the translations by just listening to the sentences and I've noticed that the very first sentence in a lesson has no audio. I can't even force the audio by clicking on the blue speaker button. This is been going on for at least a week.

July 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/GuillermoIbanez

I have the same problem of the audio not playing. help!

July 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ZalfaR

the audio for Dutch wont play on my laptop either

July 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/strijkster

The same problem, almost a week no sound

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/kaburnett812

I have the same problem.

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Anachnu

I have this problem too. Today it's so bad that I can't make progress at all. Very frustrating.

September 15, 2017
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