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Install Pulseaudio With Built-In System-Wide Equalizer In Ubuntu

About two years ago we had an article about a system-wide Pulseaudio equalizer. This tool is still used today but its no longer developed and it doesn’t work properly for everyone, so many users have been looking for alternatives.Well, I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but Pulseaudio has, for a while, its own built-in system-wide equalizer. However, the Pulseaudio packages available in the official Ubuntu repositories are not build with equalizer support. In Ubuntu 13.04, Pulseaudio is finally build with equalizer support but the actual equalizer is missing from the package for some reason, even though it’s available in the source.So, to make things easier for you, I’ve create a PPA for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04 with Pulseaudio built with equalizer support and with the actual equalizer enabled. Since I’ve used the packages from the official Ubuntu repositories for this (Pulseaudio 2.1 for Ubuntu 12.10, 1.1 for Ubuntu 12.04, etc.) and I didn’t even remove the patch that disables loading dbus (which is required for the equalizer to run, but we can manually enable this, I’ll tell you about it later on), using this PPA should be safe and shouldn’t break or even change anything for that

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