Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Talking Soon to be switching - new macbook!
    I just ordered a new 2.0ghz, white MB with 2gb of ram!

    I'm super excited about getting this, I've been following the development of the macbook since it was announced, and finally decided it was time to make the purchase.
    I've read mixed reviews but figured that overall its going to be worth the purchase.

    I've primarily been a Linux user, with some windows XP use when I've had to..
    (currently running Ubuntu on my work and home PC's) so I'm really looking forward to see how the macbook will handle Linux..

    Does anyone have any tips for Applications that I MUST install once I get the MB?

    Or maybe a good how-to guide for getting Linux up and running easily?

    I'm totally new to OSX (and Macs) world so all advice is appreciated.

    I cant wait for this thing to arrive!

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Nov 25, 2006
    If you have trouble with the mouse sensitivity/acceleration curve -

    USB Overdrive has been a lifesaver for me.

  3. #3
    Welcome to Mac-Forums, elysium! Hope you stick around and join in the fun.

    Here are two places in Mac-Forums that suggest stuff to switchers to make the move as painless as possible:

  4. #4

    eric's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 04, 2006
    twin cities, mn, usa
    welcome to the forums!
    (and thanks mhc for pointing that info out!)

    i think you're going to love the macbook, especially with the extra ram, from what i hear they fly with that much memory - i may have to upgrade myself!

  5. #5

    thefarky's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 14, 2006
    MacBook - White: 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram, 80GB Hard Drive, Double-layer SuperDrive
    Congratulations on the new MacBook! The best list that I know of that contains some of the best Mac applications is here:

    I hope this helps!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Macbook keeps switching off
    By HNP80 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-11-2012, 11:51 AM
  2. Help, My Macbook keeps switching off.
    By eltenyson in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-23-2011, 02:50 PM
  3. Switching to Mac, MacBook, MacBook Pro?
    By EditorMac in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-19-2008, 12:44 PM
  4. Switching to Macbook
    By kzam in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 08-18-2008, 12:36 AM
  5. Switching to Macbook.
    By leecho7 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-27-2006, 06:51 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts