I finally configured Pulse to work with every application, however using the volume control on my keyboard still controls the default ALSA selected device. How do I change it so it adjusts the current Pulse selected device?
I don't know if this question is still relevant to you since its so old, but its been upvoted 3 times, so I guess I should point out that the standard gnome applet is for alsa. You can get a pulse applet here:
Just install and go, have fun.