[PD] shutdown osx via PD
oliver at klingt.org
Sat Nov 12 15:30:54 CET 2022
Simon Iten wrote:
> is there a way to shutdown OSX (without any prompts), from within PD? i
> tried a naive "sudo shutdown -h now" sent to a shell object but did not
> get any reaction. (other simple commands like ls worked though)
you need to provide the full path of the command "shutdown" (i think
it's either /sbin/shutdown or /usr/sbin/shutdown) when you send it to
the [shell] object.
plus (IIRC) you would have to permit superuser privileges in order to
use it as a normal user (=without root password). i don't know the exact
procedure anymore but you will find the information on the net.
also consider using the newer [command] external instead of [shell]
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