Re: [dev] How do you cope with OSX? (if at all)

From: garbeam <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 06:15:50 +0100

Hi Fernan,

I finally went with a virtual arch linux install. But in the meantime
I'm back on real PC hardware again :)


On 6 June 2011 04:27, Fernan Bolando <> wrote:
> Anselm
> I am curious at what you finally decided to do with your mac os x
> dilema. Going through the thread didn't seem like a final decision was
> made.
> fernan
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> at work I have to use OSX (on a MacBook Pro 13") for various reasons
>> and wonder if anyone is using dwm in conjunction with OSX?
>> I tried different approaches so far, but all are really PITA.
>> The only approach I can envision is running arch in VirtualBox and
>> having a saner Linux environment to work with. But I have no idea what
>> performance penalty that will be in regular use.
>> At home I tend to leave the OSX machine untouched these days though.
>> But using the braindamaged OSX UI feels more and more totally in the
>> way and ineffecient.
>> Any recommendations you'd like to share?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Anselm
>> PS: Those of you who are tempted to say, drop this shit altogether and
>> simply don't cope -- I can understand you and I agree to some degree,
>> but I really wonder if there are people out there that do cope indeed
>> and possibly would benefit from some improvements to dwm or so...

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