Linux laptops, revisited (can any sleep like my PowerBook does?)

Jeff Anderson jefferya at programmerq.net
Fri Jan 18 16:49:24 MST 2008


When I went to buy a laptop I couldn't find any other laptop with 
similar specs to my macbook pro 15" base model that didn't cost at LEAST 
$300-$400 more.

OS X is plenty quick. Have you ever used it?

Jeff Anderson

Jason Edwards wrote:
> I'll tell you why: OS X is suh-uh-low...  And Macs are expensive...
>
> Jason
>
> On Jan 18, 2008 4:42 PM, Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Jan 18, 2008 4:18 PM, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> What are my chances?  Should I just abandon the idea of a Linux laptop
>>> and buy a MacBook?
>>>
>>>       
>> Things have gotten much better for linux and *some* laptops in the last few
>> years, so you would have some fun with it working.  But if you are already
>> using a mac, well, why not stay with a mac?  Very nice, and you've likely
>> gotten all the tools you care about in linux over to your mac (I know that's
>> what I do).
>>
>>
>> --
>> Jayce^
>>
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