[PD] PD Installation locked me out of Terminal OS X

Dan Wilken cubis at comcast.net
Sat Dec 20 22:27:44 CET 2003

On Saturday, December 20, 2003, at 01:08 PM, Adam Lindsay wrote:

> Dan Wilken said this at Sat, 20 Dec 2003 12:21:36 -0800:
>> I've opened this file in Text Edit but it has enough ampersands and no
>> "PD", so I'm reluctant to change it.
> Which file is "this file"? I wasn't sure about your antecedent.

This was the /usr/bin/login file, which the Terminal Preferences gui 
was sending me to. I was expecting a bash script or XML like the 
home/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Terminal.plist which you sent me to, 
but found something more cryptic.

> Did you perhaps change the terminal Window Settings at some point and
> click on "Use Settings as Default"? That may have made it the default.


>> - i did a little investigation in the
>> same file that damion mentioned - the com.apple.Terminal.plist file in
>> Preferences. i opened it in BBEdit and changed this:
>>    <key>ExecutionString</key>
>>    <string>/Applications/Pd.command; exit</string>
>> to this:
>>    <key>ExecutionString</key>
>>    <string></string>
>> and everything is fine again...
> That's probably the first place to look.
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Thank You Adam!

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