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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?

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See my edit comment, but if you want an answer to your second question you should ask it in a separate question since it's answer would be completely unrelated to the main question above. – Caleb Jul 16 '11 at 13:15

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.

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