[Chugalug] Laptop Alternatives

Jonathan Calloway jonathancalloway at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 17:09:45 UTC 2013


Not if you use refit 

http://refit.sourceforge.net

I've had great success with that.

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> On Nov 8, 2013, at 11:31 AM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> You can install Linux on Mac hardware but it's a pain.
> 
> I run Linux in a Parallels VM for my heavy lifting and leave OSX more to itself. It is nice to be able to open a shell and ssh with a stock osx install.
> 
>> On Nov 8, 2013 9:23 AM, "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can't you just run any *nix on new Macbooks like you would on any other laptop?
>> 
>> 
>>> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Wil Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
>>>> Be careful with MacPorts, you can go overboard and install too much crapola and make things weird.
>>> 
>>> And do not use both Ports and Brew. (I suggest just using Ports).
>>> 
>>> Also if you do *AMP web dev on a Mac, I suggest using Ports for Apache and PHP (MySQL has a fair install from the O, but the ports is also fine). Do not use the Apple versions. They are just a mess for anything you want to do that is off from defaults. Ports is also easier than MAMP if you have anything custom.
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