The type of application I want to use is one where sound comes out of speakers. I have another where I'd like sound to come in through the microphone but I don't want to ask for too much.
:~ > pacmd No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon. :~ > ps aux | grep pulse pulse 30519 0.0 0.1 479048 8824 ? S
Tuesday 3rd May 2016 3:00 am