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

Jeff Anderson jefferya at programmerq.net
Fri Jan 18 18:10:29 MST 2008


Its probably more the fact that I went to the macbook pro from my socket 
A desktop. That is slow no matter what OS I have on it.

Jeff Anderson

Jason Edwards wrote:
> 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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