It took me a bit of consideration,
Running Linux on my daily use laptop from 2002 and recently, over the past four years running Archlabs, I am gonna be moving to a Mac M2.
Don’t hate me.
The primary consideration for this is my Dell XPS battery life will never be better than 2-3 hours when the M2s are running a whole day.
I am agitated that I won’t be able to have a tiling WM, which I am considering running a VM with Archlabs
Have you been in this position before?
Any ideas, advise suggestions on how you moe into it?
I had a Macbook Pro before, But it was running arch, and Asahi is not there yet, so I wont hold my breath
Well, you might be able to install AL on that M2 beast on a later day !
I have both Mac and Linux laptops. Power management is always the weak spot in Linux. I was never able to make my Linux run as power efficient as Max OS on the same hardware. But Linux allows me to play everything around, I still prefer Linux.
There are a couple of tiling WMs on Mac OS - I had an imac a year ago and wanted to try one but never got around to it, so don’t know how easy they are to set up or configure.
Since starting to use Linux, I’ve been hearing more about window managers, and
especially tiling window managers. I started to play around with them on my
Linux install (I’m now using Kubuntu [https://kubuntu.org]), and after some
getting used to the...
Yabai is a popular tiler for Mac.
Edit: just saw
@phuturism had posted that in between the 2 links. Was kind of hard to see.
Yeah I added in Yabai as an afterthought…