Laptop recommendation

Peter Harrison four.harrisons at
Sat Feb 18 20:28:12 UTC 2017

On 18 Feb 2017 5:53 pm, "John Levine" <johnl at> wrote:

This is probably heresy, but after my last Thinkpad, I got a Macbook
and run Freebsd in a Virtualbox VM.  It works great.

I set it up so X applications in BSD talk to the native MacOS XQuartz
server, and the Mac has an NFS server on the loopback interface so BSD
can read and write the Mac's files.


Not heresy to me - interesting thoughtful. What's the impact on battery of
running virtualbox all the time?



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