[PD] installing pd via apt-get

Alexandre Torres Porres porres at gmail.com
Sat Sep 21 10:09:19 CEST 2019

Em sáb, 21 de set de 2019 às 04:25, Peter P. <peterparker at fastmail.com>

> On my Debian System I installed the package pure data.
> $ aptitude show puredata
> will tell you that "This is a metapackage that depends on all components
> of the core of Pd".
> and corresponds to Pd vanilla, but is being broken up into several
> packages.
> Don't tell your apt(itude) to install suggested packages automatically.
> This is why it wants to install externals which you don't need.

hmm, ok, this seems to be it.

> It should only install packages that "puredata" depends on. Which these
> are can be seen with above command for example. None of these include
> externals apart from the ones included with vanilla. See the
> documentation of your package manager to diasable the "suggested"
> packages.

it might be clear that I'm completely clueless on linux and I'm just using
it because I want to know how to work with Pd in Linux and test my
externals in linux. So, where is this documentation?

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