[development] Development platform?

mark burdett mfburdett at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 23:50:39 UTC 2010

In addition to more memory, a fast drive helps quite a bit.  I had a
nice speed boost after upgrading to a high-performance solid-state
drive.  I'm guessing that, Vista being more bloated than *nix, it
might help even more.

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 2:36 PM, Jeff Greenberg <jeff at ayendesigns.com> wrote:
> I agree with John that it's nice to use vbox. Plus, I -must- use Vista
> occasionally because of Quickbooks (invoicing) being on it, Ubuntu not
> playing nice with my CD, skype and a few other things. At the office, I have
> the luxury of using separate boxes I suppose, but not always.
> So thus far (thanks all for the replies), it seems that the likely order of
>  my practical options are: stop using firefox, reduce memory to vbox and
> return more to vista, add memory to the laptop (it will take 1Gb more), try
> a new VB with either a prepackaged Ubuntu or a completely different flavor
> of linux.
> Jeff

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