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[Discuss] GNU/Linux Distro for Mac?

I appreciate the great insight and suggestions from everyone.  I will
pass these along to my colleague.


On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:22 PM, Rich Braun <richb at> wrote:
> Ditto Dan Ritter.  If you have a Mac, just connect to Linux via ssh through
> Terminal.  If you want X, install XQuartz.  If you want a local Linux dev
> environment, install Vagrant/VirtualBox.  Macs are great front-ends for Linux
> development, I've been using 'em off-and-on for years in office environments.
> Haven't ever written a line of code or script to do Mac dev or deployment.
> At home I have Linux desktops/laptops for cost reasons:  don't want to pay the
> Apple tax.  But if I did pay the Apple tax for a home computer, or otherwise
> came into possession of something Apple, I'd virtualize Linux under the OSX
> host.
> -rich
> Typed on my office MacBook.
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