[Chugalug] New Job... Back in Linux

Sean Brewer seabre986 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 17:24:24 UTC 2012


They're closer to BSD's. I used to work almost exclusively in an OS X
terminal all day long ;-)

On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:53 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

> Sean:
>
>  Honestly, I've tried it before and in the end, decided it wasn't worth
>> it. You have all of the *nix tools with OS X anyway, and the ones not
>> already there you can get with the homebrew
>> package manager.
>>
>
> Congrats Eric!
>
> I've also got a sexy top of the line MacBrook Pro running the latest OSX.
> I use it as much as I can force myself to, exploring.
> Nancy's using one as well, and except for an app that needs Tomcat
> that she needs, and MS-Word, everything on it works well. MS-Word locks
> down sometimes. The Tomcat/Java app is just a resource pig.
>
> I'm writing this on my Sony running Ubuntu/Bodhi. For what I do, the minor
> differences in terminal. ssh, editors (Yes, I have Joe running on the Mac)
> and especially windows management is frustrating.
>
> If you think the Mac's *nix tools are like Linux's (or Free BSD's.. or.. )
> you haven't realized how much Apple has made them "special" for the Mac.
>
> I'm not complaining, It's Unix with a sexy GUI and now many many more
> people are not using Microsoft products thanks to Apple. But it ain't the
> same. And yes, I'll admit some of it's *nix like things are even better.
>
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> Remember when we used to bitch about Windows?
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