I know there are a lot of posts with near subjects I tried all this solutions without success

Sound Cracking and Popping Ubuntu 19.04

Annoying click/popping sound on Ubuntu 20.04

Sound through headphones is crackling/popping

My installation is fresh and I tested with two different USB headphones. The popping happen in both but, if I plug a simple P2 (like of smartphones) it works fine. Anyone have some idea?

uname -r


inxi -A

  Device-1: Intel 5 Series/3400 Series High Definition Audio 
  driver: snd_hda_intel 
  Device-2: Logitech Headset H390 type: USB 
  driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.8.0-59-generic 
  • Hi. Did you solve this in some way? I mean, upgrading to 20.04 or so
    – Enrique
    Oct 18, 2021 at 17:44

1 Answer 1


For me

changes in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf from




Fixed the issue

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