I dumped Pulse/Jack and installed Pipewire (via manjaro-pipewire package). Now, how do I do anything? Pipewire tools is a blank page docs.pipewire.org/page_tools.h

Weird, but pipewire seems to rely on pulseaudio management apps (pamixer, pavucontrol, etc.) to manage it. But it's pipewire running behind it all..

@nebunez You can also use JACK tools such as Carla and QJackCtl.

@be So, Jack and Pulseaudio should be gone completely, but not their tools?

@nebunez Yes. The tools of both PulseAudio and JACK work together with PipeWire.

@be hmm. I just noticed that jack2 actually didn't get removed and when I try to remove it there's a million dependencies to get removed with it (Firefox, Mumble, etc.). Probably a Manjaro-specific problem, but I think it's blocking things from working properly...

At least pulseaudio is removed now? 🤷

@nebunez Did you install the pipewire-jack package? I think it should conflict with the JACK2 package. At least that is how Fedora packages it.


@be I did, they are both installed. I don't see any conflicts

@be Also, the device doesn't show up at all in configuration, so I can't select the Pro Audio profile.

Well, my audio interface doesn't work with Pulse/Jack or Pipewire, so something is completely botched and I'm going to have to find time for a fresh install :blobcatsadlife:

@nebunez I don't know what went wrong, but PipeWire Just Works with a fresh Fedora 34 installation.

@be This is a fairly recent fresh install of Manjaro, too. Not sure what happened either, but I think I'll attempt to reinstall with wayland and pipewire by default this time.

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