Questions tagged [pipewire]

Questions related to PipeWire, a new low-level multimedia framework, that offers capture and playback for both audio and video with minimal latency and support for PulseAudio-, JACK-, ALSA- and GStreamer-based applications. It might become a PulseAudio replacement in the near future.

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Using Pipewire to Manage Calls on iPhone

I have PipeWire 0.3.48 as my default audio on Ubuntu 22.04. When I connect both my headphones and iPhone 8 to the computer via Bluetooth, I can stream audio from my iPhone to my headphones. However, I ...
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How do I open qpwgraph from the command line? [closed]

I'm trying to open qpwgraph from the command line and apparently, that's not the name of the executable. I'd like to know how to find the name and location of the executable for GUI apps.
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ubuntu 22.04, pipewire, bluetooth audio output

after update can not output audio through blue tooth. devices connect and show connected in bt manager, but does not show in audio settings. update, restart etc. does not help. maybe some problem with ...
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Enable Mono Audio output in Ubuntu 22.04lts

I would like to enable mono audio output through my earphone;this was possible previously in ubuntu 20.04(vanilla) with these instructions: Can I downmix stereo audio to mono? However,it doesn't seem ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't connect after last update involving pipewire

After my last update involving the libraries in the picture, my bluetooth headphones won't connect (the bluetooth mouse works fine). Here are the libraries: Now when I'm trying to connect the pc won'...
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How to uninstall pipewire and go back to pulseaudio

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS version (Jammy Jellyfish). I was facing a slight glitch while using my bluetooth headset mic. So, I tried to switch to pipewire to check if it solves my problem. But after ...
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using pipewire, br connection profile unavailable

using pipewire, br connection profile unavailable i am trying to connect my boat headphones to xubuntu22. the issue is this error while pairing/connecting. when i switch back to pulseaudio it again is ...
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Several issues with the RME Babyface Pro audio interface since upgrade to 22.04

I'd like to keep using my audio interface under Ubuntu 22.04 as I used to previously but had several issues. When using Bitwig and the audio system is set to ALSA in Bitwig, the interface has a lot of ...
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Bluetooth device connected/paired but it is not recognized by sound system after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04, I'm facing a problem with my Bluetooth headset -- and all Bluetooth devices related to sound, which are the only ones I use. All of them connected/paired as ...
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No sound output devices listed after upgrade from 21.10 to 22.04

Problem: No sound after upgrade from ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04 (using development release) both built in speakers and hdmi output. Some background: running on ubuntu 21.04, I noticed that my sound was not ...
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Connecting a microphone breaks sound output in discord

I'm using pipewire. When I plug in a mic (it's a headset, split into 1/8" mic and 1/8" audio out cables), the audio gets extremely laggy and echo-y. As far as I know, my microphone works ...
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How to prevent audio from playing through speakers after disconnecting from bluetooth device on pipewire?

I'm using pipewire on arch and struggle with the fact that my speakers will blast music after I walk out of range with my bluetooth headset. I have the exact same problem as this guy, and the answer ...
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Can't install Pipewire on ubuntu 20.04.4

I am unable to use HSP/HFP profile in pulseaudio so i was trying to switch to pipewire but for some reason i am unable to install pipewire it says E: Package 'pipewire' has no installation candidate I ...
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All bluetooth audio devices not showing in sound settings Ubuntu 21.10

The Problem I recently installed Ubuntu 21.10 I proceeded to install EasyEffects. (disclaimer: I don't know a lot about ubuntus/linux audio device management, please excuse noob questions here) ...
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Bluetooth headset codecs in Ubuntu 18.04 vs 20.04

I know that Ubuntu (PulseAudio) has well-known issues with Bluetooth Headsets and for some time I was struggling to fix this. After different attempts this one helped me and everything seems to be ...
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How do I make pulseaudio or pipewire auto-detect newly plugged in audio devices?

I've been having some issues with my audio devices on Ubuntu 20.04.03 LTS. If headphones are plugged in before booting, it is recognized by the system and works fine. However, if I plug in a new ...
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Poor sound quality on Ubuntu 21.10

The sound quality of my laptop's speakers is much worse in Ubuntu 21.10 compared to Windows. I've tried some soultions like this one, however I found out that Ubuntu recently switched from PulseAudio ...
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No sound from speaker, the sound control shows headphone but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month)

No sound from the speaker, the sound control shows headphones but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month). Everything was working fine then suddenly this happened.
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Ubuntu distorts sounds at higher volume

I recently (~2 weeks) switched to Ubuntu and the sound is crazy distorted at volumes higher than 50%. At 50%, the speaker volume is not high enough for regular usage. I've so far tried tweaking around ...
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Cannot use HSP/HPF after installing Pipewire

I'm having difficulties trying to make my new earbuds work on Ubuntu 20.04. I've followed this tutorial to install pipewire, and the very first time I connected my earbuds everything seemed to work OK....
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Significant audio lag in davinci resolve when using pipewire

I'm using pipewire on an Ubuntu system, and it's been reported that this is the cause of serious audio lag in Davinci Resolve. The advice given is to "instal pulseaudio-alsa" but I don't ...
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How to achieve (automated) simultaneous outputs with Pipewire?

I'd like to have my system automatically output to all available sound devices (preferably using a sink in Pulseaudio Volume Control). This was possible when using Pulseaudio alone. Is it possible ...
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Unable to use bluetooth headset, but "connecting" works. Yet, no Audio Profile

I have a Sony WH-CH700N Bluetooth Headset. On my previous Ubuntu it worked perfectly fine. Now I'm using a different notebook with Kubuntu on in and I can't use it. It's detected immediately. ...
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Razer Kraken lite microphone not recognized

I have a problem with my headset, the sound quality is really good but the microphone isn't working. there's no option to switch to the razer mic in sound settings. I'm on ubuntu 20.04. I installed ...
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Bluetooth headset has no audio on Ubuntu 20.04

After logging into my user account, I can pair my Bluetooth headset, but it has no audio and the media doesn't play. Both video or audio stops playing. Disconnecting my headset is working fine, but ...
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Switching Audio devices breaks optical audio output

I am trying to quickly switch between audio output of my headphones and my speakers. Both are connected to my motherboard, which has a Line Out and a Optical Audio Out line. I would ideally like to do ...
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OBS Wayland screen capture not working on GNOME

I've been trying to capture my screen with OBS for so long on Wayland, but never got it working really. I run Ubuntu 21.04 with GNOME 3.38.4 and Wayland, OBS 27.1.3, xdg-desktop-portal 1.8.1-1, xdg-...
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Why is sound not working on my headphones?

I'm running a Dell Inspiron 17-7779 running Ubuntu 21.10 and kernel 5.13.0-19. According to the BIOS, it has a RealTek ALC-3253 Audio chip, and running lspci gives this repsonse 00:1f.3 Audio device: ...
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I have to re-pair my bluetooth earphones everytime otherwise they do not output sound

I have a pair of samsung galaxy buds+ earphones and have been using them on my ubuntu desktop. The problem is that everytime I disconnect them, the time I take them out of the case again, they get ...
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“Dummy Output” with intel driver, Ubuntu 21.04

I have the following onboard soundcard: sudo lshw -C multimedia *-multimedia descripción: Audio device producto: 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio ...
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Diagnosing a Bluetooth headset HSP/HFP issue with PipeWire - Ubuntu 20.04

No, this is not another "I have Ubuntu 20.04 and my bluetooth microphone doesn't work" question. I did some research and found out about Pulseaudio and oFono problems.  I've tried many ...
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OBS 27 has no Wayland option on Ubuntu 21.04

So, as you can see I have pipewire installed but there is no option for it. And yes, I installed OBS from its PPA that means it is up to date (27.0.1)
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Pipewire is not recognized by MS Teams (but Pulseaudio is)

Recently I moved from Pulseaudio to Pipewire (Replacing Pulseaudio with Pipewire in Ubuntu 20.04) Everything is working as expected except for Microsoft Teams desktop app (downloaded teams_1.4.00....
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Replacing Pulseaudio with Pipewire in Ubuntu 20.04

Since I have installed ubuntu 20.04 I am facing problems with my bluetooth headset microphone not detected by the system. My headset worked perfectly with Windows. Also, I am not able to switch to HFP ...
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Samsung Galaxy Buds+ Bluetooth Headset works on Pipewire?

On Ubuntu 20.10 I was able to pair the Samsung Galaxy Buds+ earplug headset with the Bluetooth from PulseAudio through the BlueZ API, but the audio from the low quality headphone had very low volume ...
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How to replace pulseaudio with pipewire on Ubuntu 21.04?

As Ubuntu 21.04 includes pipewire for video streams and screen sharing by default, I am wondering whether or not it is possible to replace pulseaudio completely with pipewire.
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Microphone of blue tooth headset not picking up sound

I am new to the community and this is my first question. First of all, I thank all the members because so many times in the past I have been able to fix many problems I faced in Ubuntu thanks to this ...
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