[PD] starting under linux

marius schebella marius.schebella at chello.at
Sun Sep 15 11:41:40 CEST 2002

still, i think xterm -e is (at least for me, alternatively to the usual 
console-way) a way to go. can i add a variable like windowsstyle %1 at the 
end of a script to have a patch loaded, lets say open all *.pd-files by 
default with "mystartscript_for_pd" and open that certain patch?


Am Sonntag, 15. September 2002 11:14 schrieb _-¯-_:
>  |> i'd like to start pd either with one single mouse-klick or just with a
>  |> keyboard-shortcut. i find it annoying to open the konsole-window and
>  |> then type some stuff...
>  |
>  |The "trick" is to allways have a console-window open.
> or 20 .. so its never far .. ;)
>  |> i know i can adjust the .pdrc - file but i like to have
>  |> different setups for different patches and therefore wrote different
>  |> shell-scripts. but with clicking on the scripts, i cannot manage to see
>  |> the konsole-window (only pd).
>  |> is there a command to get this done? or - getting personally - how do
>  |> you start pd?
>  |
>  |You can use "xterm" with the "-e" option. Like this:
>  |"xterm -e pd -alsa", which first starts an xterm console which again
>  |runs pd with alsa.
> yeah but the problem with -e might be that if pd quits/crashes/etc, the
> xterm will disappear as well instantly and with it all maybe valuable
> debugging information...

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