Cannot Get Pipewire to Open / Working

Hello, I've been trying to get pipewire to show up as an equalizer and I'm having no luck with that, so I installed PulseAudio and got its equalizer to pop up but regardless of being "enabled" it does not actually work either, changing the band frequencies does nothing when enabled.

What I have tried is uninstalling pulseaudio in an effort to get pipewire to maybe work. Apparently trying to remove pulseaudio won't work in the terminal because it tells me the command is not found. I used sudo pacman -R pulseaudio, sudo pacman -R pulseaudio-equalizer & sudo pacman -R pulseaudio-equalizer-gtk

In the below information, the system indicates that pipewire is active and that pulseaudio is not. I'm not sure how to get an EQ for pipewire and the EQ for pulseaudio, as I mentioned, doesn't actually do anything. I have read the terminal after messing with the bands in the EQ of pulseaudio and there's a LOT of command not found's.

Thanks for reading and any help.

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Welcome to the Garuda forum :slight_smile:

I move it from #issues-assistance:newbies to #issues-assistance:sway

BTW, did you search about in Garuda forum?

PipeWire is the audio subsystem rather than an audio equalizer.

If you want to add audio processing/effects to PipeWire then you could look at EasyEffects and JamesDSP.


Briefly yes.

I'll look into these. :slight_smile:

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