[oclug] MAC OS X GUI vs Linux vs Windows
Brian's Linux Box
b_mckee at myrealbox.com
Thu Nov 6 19:58:57 EST 2003
On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 18:28, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 04:45:36PM -0500, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> > On 06/11/03 Brian's Linux Box did speaketh:
> > > All in all, I would prefer OSX if it were GPL - As it is,
> > > I run linux at home.
> > As tempted as I am, I find I just can't justify the cost of a Mac as
> > long as cheaper hardware + Linux exists.
> Last time I looked (2001), the price of a Sony Vaio R505 was pretty
> competitive with a Mac laptop. I bought the Sony anyway ...
I would have bought the Apple and run Yellow Dog on it....
Mac laptops are really nice to use and well built.
I am using a PB160 right now -
12meg of ram, greyscale display and a trackball :-) Still works great if
you don't count the battery.
> "It's not Hollywood. War is real, war is primarily not about defeat or
> victory, it is about death. I've seen thousands and thousands of dead bodies.
> Do you think I want to have an academic debate on this subject?" -- Robert Fisk
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