removing pulseaudio breaks sound control
Binary package hint: gnome-media
After removing pulseaudio I've lost sound control. There is no sound applet, mixer or sound hotkey handler.
This is a serious blow in modularity, usability and freedom of choice when usability of a system depends on unnecessary package providing bells and whistles.
There are reasons for pulseaudio removal:
Low cpu resources that should not be uselessly wasted (netbooks and old computers)
Pulseaudio, as an additional component, adds noticeable latency.
Current alsa can handle multiple sound sources without wasting cpu, without latency and without tweaking. That is the essence of a sound system. anything else should be optional.
Removing pulseaudio is also known as a solution to many sound problems:
|Changed in gnome-media (Ubuntu):|
|status:||Invalid → Confirmed|