Dealing with Macs

Jeff Jibson jeff.jibson at
Mon May 21 10:16:24 MDT 2012

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Eric Jacobs <eric at> wrote:
> You can dual boot macs without violating license. Interestingly enough, this is what Linus Torvalds has done for the last few years because he likes Apple hardware.

The problem with dual booting, is when dealing with Mac issues, I
can't work on other things.  Which is why I was hoping for a vm

> Last time I did this, I used rEFIt. You have to change some EFI settings, and rEFIt helps you do that. You can find it here: The process was dead simple. I was up and running in Linux on a 15" macbook pro in about an hour. That hour included the whole Fedora install. I would just skip the VM and run Linux natively.
> Here is my $0.02 on OS X:
> I really love the window manager. The feature formerly called Expose, >

My biggest objection to the UI is it heavily uses the mouse.  The
second biggest objection to it is that is takes up so much real

> --
> Eric Jacobs

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