linux on a mac

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at
Thu Apr 18 03:12:00 UTC 2013

I had the same thought when I saw this statement. I could see though 
where someone would want to be able to run MacOS from time to time, and 
you're only going to be able to do this on a Mac. I toyed with the idea 
of getting a Mac so I could run Windows, MacOS or Ubuntu whenever I 
wanted, but I ended up getting an Asus laptop. It was a lot less money, 
and I have plenty on my plate, so being able to run MacOS just seemed 
like a pricey option I'd never really take advantage of.

I will admit though that Apple does make some nice and nice looking 
stuff. It took a while before you could get a laptop that really had the 
same look and feel as the MacBook Air.

On 04/18/2013 05:50 AM, Kyle wrote:
> Today's Mac is only a PC with proprietary restrictions and lockdowns,
> and comes with a much higher price tag for the hardware you really get
> inside. Unless you have a specific software application that requires
> MacOS and will not run on Linux, and unless no Linux alternative to that
> application is available, it would be beneficial to purchase a PC and
> just replace Windows with Linux, or purchase a PC with no OS
> pre-installed. The purchase price is much lower, and the replacement of
> the OS is far easier. You also have a choice of hardware depending on
> the PC you purchase, so you can choose AMD over Intel for example, which
> has resulted in faster and more stable systems from my own personal
> experience.
> ~Kyle

Christopher (CJ)
chaltain at Gmail

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