John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I am sorry, but in my eyes, people who claim that PulseAudio is useless
> simply don't realize that there can be sound setups which are a little
> more sophisticated than just a single sound card and configuring
> these can be PITA when you don't have PA.
Simply being able to switch between laptop headphones and speakers was a
really important feature for me when I switched to PA ages ago. That
might be possible with plain ALSA but at least I haven't managed to find
any UI for it.