[TriLUG] macbook question
jc.jones at tuftux.com
Sun May 15 16:24:51 EDT 2011
I am not sure of exactly what my brother needs. I will pass this
suggestion, plus the other comments as well to him.
On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Tom Eisenmenger
<teisenmenger at charter.net> wrote:
> Why not just use BootCamp? Technically, it's not a valid answer to your
> question (i.e. it's not virtualization) but I'd think it may be a superior
> solution to the task at hand.
> Tom Eisenmenger
> Chowan U.
> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:20 AM, John Broome wrote:
>> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 07:47, Ron Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> According to Apple's website, the best Macbook Air you can purchase has
>>> an Intel 2.13GHz Core-2 Duo with 4G RAM. While you *can* >run VMWare Fusion
>>> (virtualization software) on that kind of hardware, you won't get very good
>> Plus 'only' a 256 gb drive, you start making a windows image, a linux
>> image, etc you'll run out of space pretty quick.
>> A 13" MBP gets you an i5 or i7 plus a max of 8GB ram (which for some
>> reason i thought was 16gb) and will support whatever laptop sata drive
>> you want to put in there.
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