Linux laptops, revisited (can any sleep like my PowerBook does?)
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sat Jan 19 16:14:55 MST 2008
> On Jan 19, 2008 3:10 PM, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
>> Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>>> On 1/19/08, Alex Esplin <alex.esplin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Your second argument kind of trumps your first one. Thanks to the
>>>> efforts of fink and/or macports, almost every packaged available for
>>>> linux is available for OSX.
>>> Have you actually used both fink and, say, aptitude recently?
>>> Fink sucks. It's a lifesaver, but it sucks.
>> Yeah. MacPorts is much much better, from what I hear. Fink has always
>> been a nasty hack, and nothing was ever in stable that I needed.
> but macports is slowwww. it took me 15 minutes last night to install
> wget and lynx...
Well, like the "fink install" command, it compiles from source, no?
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