[Chugalug] Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

Eric Wolf ebwolf at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 20:22:57 UTC 2012


Wil,

Thanks! Fortunately, this machine will rarely have to go without power. I
may set up dual boot. Are you using Bootcamp or LILO?

-Eric

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Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734





On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am dual booting with 12.10 on my MBP. I suggest using 12.10 if at all
> possible as it fixes a stack of issues.
>
> I have not trie to use my Thunderbolt/miniDV port yet, so no help there.
>
> There are various battery issues with Linux on MBPs. It has gotten a lot
> better. One tip I have yet to see elsewhere is that you want to go into
> your audio settings and disable the HDMI audio. That will help a lot, but
> the audio is still the biggest bug out there sucking up your battery (next
> in line is the wifi). Some have had success with muting the mic when not in
> use.
>
> Wil
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Anyone have experience with Ubuntu 12.04 on a 17" MacBook Pro? It's a
>> fairly recent machine with a Thunderbolt port. I don't need the Thunderbolt
>> port to work except for mini DV.
>>
>> -Eric
>>
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