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Blender installed via snap blocks sound
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Description

System Information
Operating system: Tried on two different machines with Ubuntu 19.10 resp Kubuntu 19.10
Graphics card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) resp Geforce 970

Blender Version
Broken: 2.81 downloaded via snap. Up to date as of this writing.
Worked: 2.81 and 2.81a downloaded via website.

Short description of error
When starting blender all sound break in ubuntu, the moment I close blender again the playback starts again.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Install blender from snap (snap install blender --classic)
Open console and run journalctf -f (to easier see problem, not necessary for repro, I added my output as quotes below)
Start blender

jan 05 19:38:20 <computer_name> blender_blender.desktop[2690]: /run/user/1000/snap.blender/gvfs/ non-existent directory
jan 05 19:38:20 <computer_name> blender_blender.desktop[2690]: Read prefs: /home/<username>/.config/blender/2.81/config/userpref.blend
jan 05 19:38:20 <computer_name> blender_blender.desktop[2690]: ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1108:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
jan 05 19:38:20 <computer_name> blender_blender.desktop[2690]: AL lib: (EE) ALCplaybackAlsa_open: Could not open playback device 'default': Device or resource busy
jan 05 19:38:21 <computer_name> blender_blender.desktop[2690]: found bundled python: /snap/blender/34/2.81/python

Open settings in gnome and try playing a sound (settings->Sound->output->test)

jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: E: [alsa-sink-ALC269VC Analog] alsa-sink.c: Error opening PCM device front:0: Device or resource busy
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: W: [pulseaudio] sink-input.c: Failed to create sink input: sink is suspended.
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: E: [alsa-sink-ALC269VC Analog] alsa-sink.c: Error opening PCM device front:0: Device or resource busy
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: W: [pulseaudio] sink-input.c: Failed to create sink input: sink is suspended.
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: E: [alsa-sink-ALC269VC Analog] alsa-sink.c: Error opening PCM device front:0: Device or resource busy
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> pulseaudio[2362]: W: [pulseaudio] sink-input.c: Failed to create sink input: sink is suspended.
jan 05 19:36:29 <computer_name> gnome-control-c[11236]: Failed to play sound: Invalid state

Event Timeline

Karl Werf (bwerf) renamed this task from Blender snap blocks sound to Blender installed via snap blocks sound.Sun, Jan 5, 9:07 PM
Karl Werf (bwerf) changed the subtype of this task from "Report" to "Bug".Sun, Jan 5, 10:25 PM
Richard Antalik (ISS) changed the subtype of this task from "Bug" to "Report".Wed, Jan 15, 1:07 PM

Please don't assign subtype, this is up to developer to decide.

Also I assumed this was already triaged because of this.