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

Justin Findlay justin at
Sat Jan 19 14:42:23 MST 2008

On AD 2008 January 19 Saturday 01:03:40 PM -0700, Alex Esplin 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.  A couple that weren't available as
> binaries work very well compiled from source.  Time Machine has saved
> my bacon a couple of times already, so as far as I'm concerned Leopard
> was worth the $80 I paid for it.  But as a "religious" decision, i.e.
> "I will never rely on proprietary software again", none of that
> matters.

Um, that's not a religious decision.  It's about freedom.  I guess you
wouldn't understand since you're OK with whatever Apple puts out.


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