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

justin justin at
Sat Jan 19 16:11:35 MST 2008

On Jan 19, 2008 3:10 PM, Michael L Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
> Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> > On 1/19/08, Alex Esplin <alex.esplin at> 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...


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