[PD] nogui mode WAS: Re: debian/ubuntu package for Pd-extended

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Jul 3 12:15:59 CEST 2007

I cc'ed the list since this is off general interest:

This distro will work fine in -nogui mode.  Just specify the -nogui  
flag.  The next release of this package will include the script /etc/ 
init.d/pd which helps you run Pd as a background daemon.


On Jul 2, 2007, at 7:44 PM, Mike McGonagle wrote:

> Hans,
> I was thinking about trying to set up PD as a sound server running
> under Ubuntu, does the install require a Graphical interface? I have a
> machine that I have set up without a monitor to run as a server, and
> would be interested in testing this out.
> Mike McGonagle
> On 7/1/07, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I am here in Zaragoza, Spain at the gohan workshop.  I am impressed
>> by how many people here are running Debian/Ubuntu.  It was the most
>> popular OS at the workshop!  This also made me realize what a mess
>> that Pd-extended installer was.  So here is my first attempt to
>> rectify the situation, I made a .deb.  Please test it out:
>> http://idmi.poly.edu/pdlab/Pd-0.39.2-extended-rc4/Pd-0.39.2-extended-
>> rc4.deb
>> A couple notes:
>> - it installs into /usr/local so you can have it installed at the
>> same time as the "puredata" Debian package
>> - it should automatically install all dependencies except "liblame0"
>> since that is not included in normal Debian (AFAIK)
>> - it should install a GNOME/KDE menu item in "Sound & Video" with a
>> pretty icon, please tell me if that doesn't work
>> Anyone know how to handle file associations with GNOME?  I would like
>> to add that.
>> .hc
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