[OS X TeX] What kind of operation is TeXing? (concerning hardware)
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Feb 3 18:38:17 EST 2005
Am 03.02.2005 um 17:40 schrieb Steffen Wolfrum:
> And is a Mac Mini (1.42 MHz) a good idea, or do you recommend an other
> (at a comparable price)?
There is no better choice! It's faster than any PowerBook or iBook,
it's even smaller, it could fit into your coat's pocket. The 80 GB disk
could be sufficiently fast -- if not use a Fujitsu MHT2080AH, it's fast
and silent (I built such a disk into my old Titanium PowerBook with 500
MHz: it now feels like a double G5 tower). You should start with 512 MB
There is one thing missing in the software: I think it does not help in
migrating your data from the old to the new as the portables do. TeX
should better be installed from the net or from the old i-Packages if
they're not too old, being at least November 2004.
Bake Pizza not war!
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