[PD] Problems starting PD In OSX

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sat Nov 1 17:37:13 CET 2003

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Stefan Tiedje wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> >The most of the files will be installed into /usr/local/lib/pd, the
> >executables are installed into /usr/local/bin.  There is a launcher
> >here: /Applications/Pure Data.app.  Double-click that and it should launch
> >Pd.  Or from the Terminal, run /usr/local/bin/pd
> >  
> >
> As I am still suffering from a severe CPS (Commandline Phobic Syndrome) 
> I still don't know where these folders like /usr/local/lib/pd or 
> /usr/local/bin/pd are located in OS X. Please advice me without command 
> line to find them they obviously have different names in OS X or they 
> are hidden somewhere. (I did find the launcher, and PD is running so I 
> guess everything is sitting at the correct place)

You don't need to use the command line at all in order to use Pd.  If its
running, then that's all you need. /Applications/Pure Data.app will work
just as well for starting Pd as /usr/local/bin/pd from the command line.



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