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

Jason Edwards jtanium at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 18:06:29 MST 2008


Oh yeah, I've used it -- I've used it daily since 2003, then last
month I got fed up and went back to Linux.  And daily I see that
stupid pinwheel of death spinning.  And I'm not running a junky old
Mac, it's a 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro (not the base model).

Anywho, if you feel like OS X is fast, then nothing I say is going to
change your mind.

On Jan 18, 2008 4:49 PM, Jeff Anderson <jefferya at programmerq.net> wrote:
> 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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