Monthly Archives: July 2013

Linux on Macbook 2,1

So my RaspberryPi is locked up in my desk at work and besides it’s just a little slow but I suppose I was needing a Linux fix so I started retracing my steps and installing a similar set up on my new old Macbook 2,1 circa. 2006. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it runs AMAZINGLY fast and the mac is now no longer a paper weight that could barely handle OSX Leopard. It has been a fun trip getting things up and running and I definitely see that there is a time to .dmg and a time to create aliases to java libraries in some obscure file system folder. Dev wise, this 2gig dirty old machine is surely becoming my preferred device – LAMP is so sweet and node and mongo are a breeze and yes, it’s helped me to make the switch to SublimeText over Textmate (though still a user while in OSX ). Now if I can just get openCV to work with Processing…