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Audio crackles when using PulseEffects
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When using Spotify or Discord with PulseEffects, the audio has noticeable crackling when eg. an application changes volume or plays a notification sound. This is worked around in Pulseaudio 13. PulseEffects already knows how to use the workaround, but as Solus is on 12.2, this needs to be applied and also Pulseaudio should introduce itself as something else than 12.2 (PulseEffects detects either 13 or a - character to use the workaround).

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This is a long-standing bug that has been appearing and disappearing in time, on my system at least. If they found the cause and wrote a patch for it, I'm eager to see it applied.

DataDrake triaged this task as Normal priority.May 17 2020, 5:01 AM
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stalebrim closed this task as Resolved.Jul 3 2020, 5:02 PM
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Now that Pulseaudio got updated to 13.0 I can mark this as resolved. Thanks.

stalebrim reopened this task as Open.EditedJul 15 2020, 11:40 AM

Reopening, as Pulseaudio got reverted back to 12.x

JoshStrobl closed this task as Invalid.Jul 15 2020, 12:01 PM
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Please, we don't need this re-opened. There's nothing we can do about this and it's clearly an upstream issue that is already resolved upstream, at the cost of other more serious issues.

stalebrim added a comment.EditedJul 15 2020, 12:04 PM

There's nothing we can do about this

There is. Explained right in the first post. However, I can just build 13.0 myself like I've done so far. I just wished this could've been worked around which would benefit other people who use PulseEffects.