Pipewire update conflicts with puseaudio


piperwire-pulse now conflicts with pulseaudio. So I wanted to ask which one to keep? Should I remove all pulseaudio related packages?
I know that pipewire is is a kind of replacement for pulseaudio; but I don’t understand it fully :sweat_smile:

Here is the output when updating my system

$ yay
[sudo] password for snehit:
:: Synchronizing package databases...
 core                                                                                 132.9 KiB   429 KiB/s 00:00 [--------------------------------------------------------------------] 100%
 extra                                                                               1636.5 KiB  4.10 MiB/s 00:00 [--------------------------------------------------------------------] 100%
 community                                                                              5.2 MiB  3.56 MiB/s 00:01 [--------------------------------------------------------------------] 100%
 multilib is up to date
 endeavouros                                                                           14.7 KiB  91.6 KiB/s 00:00 [--------------------------------------------------------------------] 100%
 chaotic-aur                                                                         1606.0 KiB   828 KiB/s 00:02 [--------------------------------------------------------------------] 100%
 sublime-text is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade...
warning: rofi: ignoring package upgrade (1.5.3-1 => 1.6.1-1)
warning: sassc: ignoring package upgrade (3.6.0-1 => 3.6.1-2)
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...
:: pipewire-pulse and pulseaudio are in conflict. Remove pulseaudio? [y/N] y
:: pipewire-pulse and pulseaudio-bluetooth are in conflict. Remove pulseaudio-bluetooth? [y/N] y
error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: removing pulseaudio breaks dependency 'pulseaudio=14.0-1' required by pulseaudio-jack
error installing repo packages

I don’t want to bork audio on my system, considering the fact that my online classes for university start in a few days time.


pipewire-pulse is pipewire+pulseaudio… it just need to remove pulseaudio… and as for pulseaudio-bluetooth i dont know :slight_smile:

its a pulseaudio replacement is also like pipewire-alsa , is also a alsa replacement

or just take only pipewire…

It’s hard to say if it’s worth it right now…

Personally i feel it’s still too early to switch for butter-smooth experience of pipewire only, but i haven’t really tested it extensively lately

I’ve installed it and no problems with audio or my bluetooth headphones


I removed pipewire-pulse rather than anything from pulse.

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