[E] Can Ubuntu fully replace OSX as the single os in Mac AIR/PRO?
dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 05:09:45 UTC 2016
On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:54 PM, Dave Woyciesjes <woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net>
> On 07/08/2016 02:48 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 8 July 2016 at 20:44, Coll-Barth, Michael
>> <Michael.Coll-Barth at verizonwireless.com> wrote:
>>> Then all you would have is Apple hardware. Buy an inexpensive laptop and
>>> rebuild the OS.
>> Honestly -- and I'm typing on a Mac -- I agree with this.
>> Sell it to someone who appreciates OS X (as I do!) and buy a
>> thin-and-light PC laptop, e.g. a used Thinkpad X1 Carbon or something.
>> Well, he asked if it was possible, not if it is recommended...
> And to be honest, a MacBook Air is a nicely designed piece of hardware;
> 'tis quite thin & light. 'Can't blame him for wanting to use it, especially
> since it's something he already has.
This is why I ordered my MacBook Air with 512GB of flash. I dual boot OSX
and Ubuntu using rEFInd to manage them. Works like a charm.
Granted, I had Wily on there and it wasn't so good, ran hot, poor battery
life, etc. Xenial seems to have resolved a lot of tiny complaints I had
about running Ubuntu natively on the MBA hardware.
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