[PD] Proposal new default linux desktop config path

Derek Kwan derek.x.kwan at gmail.com
Thu May 19 11:02:36 CEST 2016

On May 09, Winfried Ritsch wrote:
> This is not urgent and can wait until next version but since already 
> discussed, here my proposal:
> Like discussed in "[PD] Preferred/best practice for loading external objects" 
> thread also config files should be made to freedesktop standard conform
> like described in
>  https://specifications.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html
> from 
> $(HOME)/.pdsettings to
> (suggestion)
> $(HOME)/.config/pd/settings.conf
> so configs from one computers home can be copied to another on migration, 
> upgrade.
> mfG 
>  Winfried Ritsch


Sorry for jumping on this late but I'm on a Linux box as well and it
looks like pd already makes a folder pure-data in .config and stores
a list of the recently opened files to recentfiles.conf so I'd like to
slightly modify your suggestion to:



Derek Kwan

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