[linux-audio-user] Laptop/Ozone usb keyboard

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Jun 6 10:28:01 EDT 2003

Atte André Jensen hat gesagt: // Atte André Jensen wrote:

> I'm thinking about getting a laptop mainly for live performance using
> softsynths (PD, Csound, something like that), but would also like to be
> able to use it for multitrack midi and audio recording.
> I guess the answer to "what laptop to buy for softsynths" is "the faster
> the better". Unfortunately I'm on a budget, but I'm very interrested in
> what kinda performance I can expect from various processors, clock
> speeds, amount of RAM etc (very vague, huh?). For instance I sac a
> Fujitsu/Simens AMILO running 2.0 GHz Celeron with 256MB of RAM. Would
> that be an option?

This should be way enough. I recently bought an Acer Travelmate with Celeron 1.2 GHz, which feels fast using it with Pd. Well, I'm used to a 900 MHz Athlon, so this should feel fast, but in general Linux can still run better on lower end machines than, say, Win XP, I guess.

 Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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