Pipe-wire.conf not found

#/etc/pipewire/pipewire.conf #is not there so i can't change to 24 bit 96khz audio.
is there a new location for such files or a different file pointed to ?


pacman -Qi pipewire

Config files in


IDK this /etc/... path, but I have no idea about pipewire.


Please check if the solution in the last post of this arch forum thread works
I don't know if it is really necessary to copy into /etc or updating /usr/share/pipewire/pipewire.conf could be enough...

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You don't want to edit the files in /usr/share/pipewire/* directly. Those files will be overwritten every time the package updates.


Create the file yourself with the specific settings you want to add. You can also create a local user configuration file at $HOME/.config/pipewire/pipewire.conf.

This information is also at the top of the /usr/share/pipewire/pipewire.conf file:

# Daemon config file for PipeWire version "0.3.31" #
# Copy and edit this file in /etc/pipewire for systemwide changes
# or in ~/.config/pipewire for local changes.

You might consider reading the Arch wiki page about PipeWire for other information, tips, etc.


thats where i got the path from to edit the file thats not there on my system.
but any how i may down load and check mdsum like i didn't before and reinstall.
as other odd things happened etc. like pamac missing on the xfce install.

Name : pipewire
Version : 1:0.3.31-1
Description : Low-latency audio/video router and processor
Architecture : x86_64
URL : https://pipewire.org
Licenses : MIT LGPL
Groups : None
Provides : libpipewire-0.3.so=0-64
Depends On : rtkit alsa-card-profiles libdbus-1.so=3-64
libncursesw.so=6-64 libsndfile.so=1-64 libudev.so=1-64
libusb-1.0.so=0-64 libasound.so=2-64 libsystemd.so=0-64
libbluetooth.so=3-64 libsbc.so=1-64 libldacBT_enc.so=2-64
libopenaptx.so=0-64 libfdk-aac.so=2-64
Optional Deps : pipewire-docs: Documentation
pipewire-media-session: Default session manager [installed]
pipewire-alsa: ALSA configuration [installed]
pipewire-jack: JACK support [installed]
pipewire-pulse: PulseAudio replacement [installed]
gst-plugin-pipewire: GStreamer support [installed]
pipewire-zeroconf: Zeroconf support
Required By : gst-plugin-pipewire lib32-pipewire obs-studio
pipewire-jack pipewire-media-session pipewire-pulse
pipewire-support wireplumber xdg-desktop-portal
Optional For : None
Conflicts With : None
Replaces : None
Installed Size : 6.37 MiB
Packager : Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) [email protected]chlinux.org
Build Date : Mon 28 Jun 2021 05:04:37 PM
Install Date : Thu 01 Jul 2021 03:04:58 PM
Install Reason : Installed as a dependency for another package
Install Script : Yes
Validated By : Signature

is what my output was

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