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

Pierre Massat pimassat at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 09:19:13 CET 2011

Thank you all for your help. I made a simple script than i launch via a
GNOME (or whatever, i'm in ubuntu) launcher and it works just fine. That's
the kind of very simple tricks that make life easier. That made my day.

@IOhannes : yes, i know that there should be a way of using HID without
being root, i need to take some time to figure it out. What's pd-ot?


2011/1/8 IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>

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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
> subscribers.
> however, you should follow the netiquette and not mix unrelated
> questions ;-)
> fgmasdr
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