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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#11 Post by fehlix » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:22 pm

Mauser wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:05 pm
Thanks. It shows that it's installed but it's nowhere to be found on my computer. :(
which qpaeq

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/usr/bin/qpaeq
But you might further read #6 above, if not already done so.
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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#12 Post by Mauser » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:25 pm

fehlix wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:22 pm
Mauser wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:05 pm
Thanks. It shows that it's installed but it's nowhere to be found on my computer. :(
which qpaeq

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/usr/bin/qpaeq
But you might further read #6 above, if not already done so.
I did thanks. Much of what I read I don't understand. I will have to wait for when MX Linux comes with it per-installed.

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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#13 Post by richb » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:49 pm

Steps outlined in post #6 do work.
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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#14 Post by nik.gnomic » Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:45 pm

Mauser wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:05 pm
It shows that it's installed but it's nowhere to be found on my computer. :(
assuming you got installed ok for step 1, use this command to check step 2:

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pactl list short sinks
if the two new modules are shown on that list you have completed step 2 to add the installed equalizer to Pulseaudio

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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#15 Post by Mauser » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:10 pm

nik.gnomic wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:45 pm
Mauser wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:05 pm
It shows that it's installed but it's nowhere to be found on my computer. :(
assuming you got installed ok for step 1, use this command to check step 2:

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pactl list short sinks
if the two new modules are shown on that list you have completed step 2 to add the installed equalizer to Pulseaudio
The developers of this equalizer never checked their work. Never should you have to go through all this in 2018. This why I am going to wait till it comes with MX Linux. It should install and work from the package manager. I get this. What does it mean?

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pactl list short sinks
0	alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1f.3.analog-stereo	module-alsa-card.c	s16le 2ch 44100Hz	SUSPENDED

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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#16 Post by plzd » Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:47 pm

fehlix wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:30 pm
Thanks, for writing down the stepps :number1: , which I was to lazy to do so :bagoverhead:
Not a problem. Just hoping it will help. :happy:
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Re: PulseAudio Equalizer

#17 Post by nik.gnomic » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:49 pm

I am following documentation at:
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Softwa ... Equalizer/

Equalizer may be installed, but still needs to be loaded as Pulseaudio module

Adjusting for name of your audio device, this can be added to Pulseaudio configuration

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load-module module-equalizer-sink sink_name=equalized master=pci-0000_00_1f.3.analog-stereo set_default=true
set-default-sink equalized
Can be added to end of system file /etc/pulse/default.pa
But I find it better to copy file to home folder before adding extra 2 lines above

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cp /etc/pulse/default.pa ~/.config/pulse/default.pa
Pulseaudio must be restarted (log out or reboot) to load new module and default setting

Any further configuration can be done in gui - Pulseaudio Volume Control (pavucontrol) and Equalizer (qpaeq)

This is the easier option workaround instead of configuration tuning Pulseaudio to hardware
Or running better DSP in JACK.
But if need to remediate audio, not much benefit using JACK anyway

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