[erlang-questions] Ubuntu, Erlang, and Laptop Questions

Wes James comptekki@REDACTED
Fri Apr 22 20:57:59 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 7:17 AM,  <pmacgown@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am saving up for a new laptop to run Erlang.  Can't drag my tower around.
> Two questions:
> 1 - I want to run Ubuntu.  Will Erlang work well with this? (Assuming Ubuntu
> v10/11)

you will have R13B03, and if you try to compile from scratch to get
R14B02, expect to do a bit of work (especially wxwidgets)

You may want to try this:


if you want R14B02.

I just tried it and it seems to work fine so far.

You can also try this procedure (installing packages) to get R14B02
working on Ubuntu 10.10


> 2 - What's a decent laptop manufacturer/model to run this on?  I've always
> bought Dell in the past, but I am not wed to this manufacturer.


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