pacman -S pulseaudio
As advised on the Arch Linux wiki for pulseaudio, I will test configuration changes on the per-user config file rather than the global one. However, once configured I will need to copy the changes back into the global config as I will be running headless and there will be no "logged-in user"
mkdir -p ~/.config/pulse cd ~/.config/pulse cp /etc/pulse/* .
Getting the HiFiBerry DAC+ drivers working
Following this guide
Remove drivers from the blacklist - There were no blacklisted modules in
Remove the onboard sound driver by removing the line
snd_bcm2835from the file
configure device tree overlay, add the following lines to the
# Hifiberry DAC+ dtoverlay=hifiberry-dacplus