[PD] Linux script to launch JACK and Pd at once

IOhannes m zmölnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Sat Jan 8 15:45:40 CET 2011

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On 01/07/2011 08:49 PM, Pierre Massat wrote:
>> Is there a way i can write a script that would start Jack and Pd in the
>> proper order by clicking on a single file?

Pd>=0.43 should automatically start jack if needed.
afair, the relevant code is also in PdX

>> And is there a way i can start both as root? (I need to use HID) I'm

why do you need to be root to use HID?
i suggest reading the documentation on unix groups and udev.
btw, this is a recurring topic on this list, so you might have luck
using the mail-archives.

>> assuming this would be quite a big breach though.

security wise: yes.
script wise, it would be rather simple.

>> And now, totally off topic, are we allowed to start conversations about
>> topics that aren't in any way related to Pd at all? You 're about the only
>> group of  highly computer-literate people that i know, and there 's always a
>> question or two that i'd like to ask about the directions the digital world
>> is aiming at.

well, there is the pd-ot list, which is meant for this kind of talk.
otoh, there are not so many pd-ot subscribers as there are pd-list

however, you should follow the netiquette and not mix unrelated
questions ;-)

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