[PD] [hid] on linux

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Dec 17 06:10:19 CET 2007

You need to have permission to read the /dev/input/event* devices.   
By default, you do not have permission on GNU/Linux.  Check the  
archives for this list for more on that topic.


On Dec 14, 2007, at 6:22 PM, jean-martin barbut wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to use [hid] tu retrieve joystick infos on a linux box
> (Ubuntu Studio 7.10) : no joystick recognition. On Mac, if I click on
> the "print" msg box, I have a list of all devices available. On linux
> clicking on "print" doesn't list anything. My joystick is installed
> properly because I can use it with the [pd_joystick] extra.
> Why dont I just use [pd_joystick] ? Because I need to use 2 joysticks
> and only the first one is recognized on [pd_joystick]...
> Other thing : if you forget to put the toggle box to off when you  
> select
> another device number, pd-extended (0.39) just close (brutally...).
> Regards,
> Jean-Martin (esox)
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