[PD] Cannot run pd patch from crontab at startup on raspi

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Fri Jun 28 06:29:16 CEST 2019


On 28/6/19 4:38 am, Csaba Láng wrote:
> @reboot puredata -gui -open /path-to-patch
> Any clue what is wrong? Tried everything even put into script but no luck!


  * Is this installed in the crontab of the 'pi' user?

  * Have you tried that exact command on the command line - e.g. copying 
and pasting and ensuring it works?

  * On my system at least the binary is called 'pd' rather than 
'puredata' - have you verified this is the correct binary?

  * By default cron is often missing important environment variables 
such as PATH. Try specifying the full path to your puredata binary. You 
can find this out: `which puredata` or `which pd`.




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