Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro

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To: Al Thompson <althompson58@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <Linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 1:56 pm

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On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Al Thompson wrote:

> So a friend of mine at work has decided she wants to check out audio and

its hard to see why she would not use OS X on her MBP if audio/midi is the
goal. not all, but several of the better FOSS apps are available for OS X,
and that only adds to the vastly improved array of FX and synth plugins on
OS X.

i appreciate that there may be a principle at work here, but honestly,
she'll get more done with OS X unless she is herself a natural tinkerer
and/or has "odd" needs (e.g. academic electroacoustic music)

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On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Al Tho=
mpson <althompson58@gmail.com> wrote:
So a friend of mine at work has decided she wants to check out audio and
MIDI on Linux. =A0BUT, she has a Macbook Pro, and I've never paid any
attention to distros that were for Macs. =A0What's a good audio/MIDI (p=
lus
general purpose) distro that is easy to get running on a Macbook Pro?its hard to see why she would not use OS X on her MBP i=
f audio/midi is the goal.=A0 not all, but several of the better FOSS apps a=
re available for OS X, and that only adds to the vastly improved array of F=
X and synth plugins on OS X.
i appreciate that there may be a principle at work here, but honestly, =
she'll get more done with OS X unless she is herself a natural tinkerer=
and/or has "odd" needs (e.g. academic electroacoustic music)

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[LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 4:49 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 9:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Moshe Werner, (Wed Oct 31, 7:20 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Neil, (Wed Oct 31, 2:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Bob Andres, (Tue Oct 30, 6:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Lorenzo Sutton, (Tue Oct 30, 4:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Charles Henry, (Tue Oct 30, 7:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 2:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Dave Phillips, (Tue Oct 30, 2:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Paul Davis, (Tue Oct 30, 2:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:22 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, chris kennedy, (Tue Oct 30, 6:30 am)
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro, Al Thompson, (Tue Oct 30, 6:27 am)