I'm actually running ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook by DVD. But when I try to install only 2 settings appear:
- Replace Mac OS X with Ubuntu
- Something else
while I was expecting for
- Install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS X
how can I fix that? Thanks.
This does not work on the newer iMacs if installing Precise. Please make a backup first.(2011)
First, you will need to install rEFIt. Please download the rEFIt DMG package and install it by mounting and running the installer .mkpg file/directory. Once rEFIt is installed, reboot, and you should see an alternate boot menu.
Boot to Mac OSX.
Open a terminal and run
Choose the "somehing else" option when asked how to partition. Select the partition you made(the EXT4 one) ,and click edity below. Set the mount point to
If you are unableto boot Ubuntu, select the partition tool on rEFIt, and allow it to "sync" the partitoin table(Press Y). Shutdown, and boot again. (Do not reboot, but shutdown)
Adapted from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation#Quick_Steps for interface of newer installers
There are also some chat logs from trying to resolve the problem. A raw dump is below. This is not edited, so it contains a few off-topic things also.