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Issues with snaps unable to find audio interface
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Description

Unable to use any audio devices in teams.

Versions
snap 2.39.3
snapd 2.39.3
series 16
solus 4.2
kernel 5.10.12-171.current

Error shown while installing

audio-playback (unknown interface "audio-playback"); audio-record (unknown
interface "audio-record")

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Event Timeline

Jacek added a subscriber: Jacek.Feb 15 2021, 2:33 PM

I was trying to figure it out for so long, I troubleshooted every single part, and it turns out the culprit is extremely simple. Solus ships a really old Snap version of 2.39 and support of audio-playback was introduced in 2.40. So only apps that support deprecated pulseaudio interface will have sound, while newer like Teams-Insiders will not.
Check, maybe your app will still have sound, but to fix the core problem we will have to wait for T8609 to be resolved by the Core Team.

Girtablulu edited projects, added Software; removed Lacks Project.Feb 22 2021, 8:33 AM
Girtablulu moved this task from Backlog to Package Fixes on the Software board.Feb 22 2021, 8:36 AM
Girtablulu added a subscriber: Girtablulu.

as @Jacek mentioned is due our bit out of date snap version, which waits till we can ship cgroupsv2 as default.

Girtablulu triaged this task as Normal priority.Feb 22 2021, 8:37 AM