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Re: What *nix do you recommend for a laptop?

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Feb 29, 2008 at 14:58 UTC ( #671179=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What *nix do you recommend for a laptop?

OSX, if you can afford it. There's something to be said for the experience on a closed platform.

That said, if you cannot (or won't) go Apple, then Ubuntu (or some other Debian flavor) generally has the best all-around support for laptops. There's something to be said for an eccentric billionaire supporting your organization with large no-strings-attached checks.


My criteria for good software:
  1. Does it work?
  2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?


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