[Chugalug] Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

William Wade willm.wade at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 20:38:42 UTC 2012


rEFIt then disc manager. Fedora has been working on a non-bootcamp method,
but it is not ready yet.

This one is a bit old, but it is a good starting place:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation


On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wil,
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> Thanks! Fortunately, this machine will rarely have to go without power. I
> may set up dual boot. Are you using Bootcamp or LILO?
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> -Eric
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> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM, William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> 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
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>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> 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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