Problems Since Upgrade to POP!_OS 22.04 LTS

I’m running POP!_OS 22.04 LTS, using an external audio interface, and having trouble getting Audacity to recognize the mic. I believe it may be related to 22.04 shift towards Pipewire? I found this post ( that seems to reference the same issue but I’m a Linux noob and intimidated by the steps in that article.

Just wondering if anyone else has had similar issues and would appreciate any beginner-friendly advice. Thanks in advance!

I think you may need to contact POP! OS support for this.

Pipewire is still only version 0.3, whereas it is normal for the first stable release of a program to be version 1.0. Looking at Pipewire’s code repository, they don’t yet have a stable release (

Ok - thank you for that!