Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro

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Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 9:19 pm

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=0A=0AShe could also run a dual boot with OSX and Debian see http://wiki.de=
bian.org/MacBook#Double_boot_-_Mac_OS_X_.26_Debian=A0=A0=A0 =0A=0AYou'd wan=
t to recompile a stock kernel on debian to make realtime or lowlatency or y=
ou could simply download one as a .deb file.=0A=0A=0A=0A___________________=
_____________=0A From: Paul Davis =0ATo: Al Tho=
mpson =0ACc: linux-audio-user =0ASent: Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:55 AM=0ASubject:=
Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook pro=0A =0A=0A=0A=0A=0AOn Tue, Oct 30,=
2012 at 12:49 AM, Al Thompson wrote:=0A=0ASo a fr=
iend of mine at work has decided she wants to check out audio and=0A>MIDI o=
n Linux. =A0BUT, she has a Macbook Pro, and I've never paid any=0A>attentio=
n to distros that were for Macs. =A0What's a good audio/MIDI (plus=0A>gener=
al purpose) distro that is easy to get running on a Macbook Pro?=0A>=0A=0Ai=
ts hard to see why she would not use OS X on her MBP if audio/midi is the g=
oal.=A0 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 o=
n OS X.=0A=0Ai appreciate that there may be a principle at work here, but h=
onestly, she'll get more done with OS X unless she is herself a natural tin=
kerer and/or has "odd" needs (e.g. academic electroacoustic music)=0A=0A___=
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She could also run a dual boot with OSX and Debian see ht=
tp://wiki.debian.org/MacBook#Double_boot_-_Mac_OS_X_.26_Debian  &=
nbsp; You'd want to recompile a stock kernel on=
debian to make realtime or lowlatency or you could simply download one as =
a .deb file. From: Paul Davis
<paul@linuxaudiosystems.com> To: Al Thompson <althompson58@gmail.com> Cc: linux-audio-user <Linux-audio=
-user@lists.linuxaudio.org> S=
ent: Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:55 AM Subject: Re: [LAU] Audio distro for a Macbook=
pro On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Al Thompson <althompson5=
8@gmail.com
> wrote:=0ASo a friend of mine at work has decided she wants to check out au=
dio and=0AMIDI on Linux.  BUT, she has a Macbook Pro, and I've nev=
er paid any=0Aattention to distros that were for Macs.  What's a g=
ood audio/MIDI (plus=0Ageneral purpose) distro that is easy to get runn=
ing on a Macbook Pro?its hard to see why she woul=
d not use OS X on her MBP if audio/midi is the goal.  not all, but sev=
eral 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.=0Ai appr=
eciate 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 "o=
dd" needs (e.g. academic electroacoustic music)=0A=0A=
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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)