[PD] pd for linux

Alexandros Droseltis ml-pd at alex-droseltis.com
Mon Jul 20 15:04:02 CEST 2009

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 07:53 -0300, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> Alexandros Droseltis wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I discovered pd yesterday (0.42.3-0.pm.1 for openSuSE) and I am amazed!
>> I created some small "mini installations" by playing with it and reading
>> the very nice tutorial at pd-tutorial.com and the doc that comes with
>> it. Unfortunately when I tried to use [expr] it took me 2 hours to find
>> out by experimenting, that in order to use it I have to start pd as 
>> pd -lib /complete/path/to/expr~
> usually you don't have to: the binary for [expr] (expr.pd_linux) lives in 
> /usr/lib/pd/extra/ (being a link to /usr/lib/pd/extra/expr~/expr.pd_linux)
> if it doesn't work out of the box, your installation is somehow broken.
> did you install it yourself or did you use a package?
> which filesystem is Pd installed on?

Thank you for your answer. I used the RPM package 0.42.3-0.pm.1-x86_64
for openSuSE from the Packman repository. Pd is installed on ext3
(/dev/sda1, mounted on /).

> look at the doc/1.manual/
> look at http://puredata.info/
> ask on this list :-)

Ok, thanks! ;)


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