[PD] (Facts Please !) a mac or pc with Linux for PD
bigswift at ufl.edu
Mon Dec 15 04:57:07 CET 2003
what flavor of linux ben?
.rpms or source?
firewire or webcam?
these things are interesting to me for sure. Most of my linux stuff of
late has been admittedly :-)
Access Grid and VRVS.
On Monday, December 15, 2003, at 10:29 AM, B. Bogart wrote:
> Hello Jean,
> I went through a similar thing a couple months back specing a new
> I found the powerbook was the best laptop for the size, and
> performance I
> could find.
> There are faster PC laptops with better graphics but none so portable.
> But really it depends on what your doing with PD! I'm using it for Gem
> stuff, so a mac
> was a good choice, also I wanted a great graphics card and the radeon
> mobility cards (9600)
> are far better than the closest nvidia ones (fx5650) Some reviews have
> published numbers
> showing the ati card to be twice as fast in some areas.
> On the other hand I use pd/Gem under linux exclusively for
> With OSX lots of unix stuff can be done with OSX, but I'd prefer to
> with such things are running X without a window manager, etc..! In my
> experience gem 87 under linux is very stable. I've had an installation
> running for over 100 days without crashes or reboots required.
> looking around the list it seems that there are audio performance
> with OSX...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jean Jacques" <jj at wanadoo.fr>
> To: <pd-list at iem.at>
> Sent: Sunday, December 14, 2003 7:02 AM
> Subject: [PD] (Facts Please !) a mac or pc with Linux for PD
>> i do not want to unleash a sterile discussion about mac anc pc !
>> I just would like to know what king of hardware should i buy to
>> Linux on a laptop and run PD ?
>> In terms of performance/price what should i buy a mac or pc ?
>> Jean Jacques
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