[OS X TeX] Re: Editors: Advantages and disadvantages

Richard Seguin riseguin at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 18 22:44:34 EDT 2006

On Sep 18, 2006, at 9:51 AM, Marcus Michalsky wrote:

> Yes, I use a Mac Mini 1,42 GHz G4 with 512 MB Ram. I've installed  
> TeX from the i-installer and
> use iTeXMac. Before i used a PowerBook G4 12'' 1GHz with i- 
> installer and TeX-Shop.
> The machines both work great. I've written some large documents  
> from lectures in the university.
> Many math, some images, multiple documents (\include{...}). They  
> have about 60-100 pages each.
> Also i built a presentation using the beamer class (73 slides with  
> many images, xy etc.).
> What should i tell you about speed :-( Well, it works ;-)
> In my opinion it is very fair. I dont remember so precisely, but i  
> think it was faster than 20 seconds.
> I don't know exactly, but if you make includes and only change one  
> of them, the compiler only works on this file then ?

Thanks Marcus. I've heard that installing 1 GB of RAM on the Mac Mini  
makes a big difference in performance, and that 2 GB is even better.

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