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Linux system-wide Pulseaudio Equalizer

Back in February we had a post on a system-wide Pulseaudio equalizer which still works great in Ubuntu Karmic and Lucid, but doesn't start in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

The official Pulseaudio System-Wide Equalizer PPA does not provide Maverick packages but in theory you could download and install the Lucid package and run it in Maverick just fine. However, that's not the case because of an icon (yes, just an icon!) which has been renamed in Ubuntu 10.10 which causes the equalizer not to start in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and you'll get this error:

File "/usr/share/pulseaudio-equalizer/pulseaudio-equalizer.py", line 362, in __init__
icon = self.window.set_icon_from_file("/usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/gnome-volume-control.svg")
glib.GError: Failed to open file '/usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/gnome-volume-control.svg': No such file or directory

This can be easily fixed but to make it even easier, I've built new PulseAudio System-Wide Equalizer Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat deb file:

The fixed Maverick package is also available in the WebUpd8 PPA so if you use our PPA you can search for it in Synaptic / Ubuntu Software Center and install it from there.

If you're using Ubuntu Karmic or Lucid, you can use the packages in the PPA.

Thanks to ubername @ Ubuntuforums for the fix!