Run pulseaudio-equalizer with applet

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hardt68
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Run pulseaudio-equalizer with applet

Post by hardt68 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:24 am

My solution on LMDE3 / Debian Stretch 9 - Cinnamon

Solves Stuttering sound too !

As far I could read, the official (in debian repository) pulse-equalizer isn't supported anymore.

Use https://github.com/kernelOfTruth/pulseaudio-equalizer
This is a fork of the 2.7 pulseaudio-equalizer

So, I installed this instead:

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(apt-get install swh-plugins ladspa-sdk python-gnome2)
apt-get purge pulseaudio-equalizer

git clone (the link from github download link)
cd pulseaudio-equalizer... (full name to be completed)
mv ./bin/* /usr/bin/
mv ./share/pulseaudio-equalizer /usr/share/
mv ./share/applications/pulseaudio-equalizer.desktop /usr/share/applications/
Then install the Cinnamon appler "Equalizer"

It works with some issues in the sound level setting that can be controlled only by the sound level of the application (sound@cinnamon.org), not the general sound level.

Credit https://www.dotpointer.ga/?section=note ... d_notes=71
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Re: Run pulseaudio-equalizer with applet

Post by phd21 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:31 pm

HI hardt68,

Thanks for providing information and instructions on this version of "pulseaudio-equalizer".

I was not aware that "pulseaudio-equalizer" was not supported in any edition and version of Linux Mint. I think it is available in the Linux Mint 19.x Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM). I also think it required using a PPA for earlier versions of Linux Mint. I always have this installed and it seems to be working fine.

But, I wanted to try this version you brought up. This version seems to be working well too.

Revised instructions for installing this version of "pulseaudio-equalizer".
To install this, open a console terminal, type in, or copy & paste, each line below one by one: Click "Select All" above command, right click the highlighted command, select Copy (or Ctrl+Insert), click in the console terminal window, and right click paste ("Shift+Insert" or "Ctrl+Shift+v"), repeat for each command.

Get rid of any currently installed version of "pulseaudio-equalizer"

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sudo apt purge pulseaudio-equalizer
Install some sound plugins

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sudo apt install swh-plugins ladspa-sdk git wget

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git clone https://github.com/kernelOfTruth/pulseaudio-equalizer.git

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cd pulseaudio-equalizer

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cp -R share/pulseaudio-equalizer/presets/ ~/.config/pulse/

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cp equalizerrc ~/.config/pulse

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sudo cp -R share/applications/share/pulseaudio-equalizer/ /usr/share/

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sudo cp bin/pulseaudio-equalizer bin/pulseaudio-equalizer-gtk /bin/

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cd ~/.config/pulse

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touch ~/.config/pulse/equalizerrc.availablepresets

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sudo chmod +x /usr/share/pulseaudio-equalizer/pulseaudio-equalizer.py
This command runs the application, but there may also be menu items now. There is also a ".desktop" file that can be copied to your desktop folder.

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python /usr/share/pulseaudio-equalizer/pulseaudio-equalizer.py
If you are using Linux Mint Cinnamon, then install the Cinnamon appler "Equalizer"

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Phd21: Mint KDE 18.3 & 19, 64-bit Awesome OS, Ancient Dell OptiPlex 780 Core2Duo E8400 3GHz,4gb Ram,256gb SDD, Video: Intel 4 Graphics, DVD Lightscribe. Why I use KDE?:https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde

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