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Once I installed ubuntu on a macbook pro and had a terrible experience : - I couldn't close the laptop , I mean put down the screen ( sorry , bad english ) . If I closed , I had to kill the session to be able take control of the machine . Something to do with swap not working as it should be . - It heated very much . Energy efficiency was really bad compared to osx

I want to know if anybody here who had already installed lubuntu on any macbookpro (mine is mid 2012 ) know if these issues exist also with a dual-boot lubuntu

PS : It would be in my case a triple-boot because since my experience with ubuntu was bad I installed a Win but I guess there is no big deal with this . I would remove Win to use lubuntu . PS 2 : please don't reply to this post with a tutorial of how to put a linux distro in a mac machine

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is this problems just with lubuntu? have you tried xubuntu, ubuntu? –  NKN Feb 18 '14 at 14:26
No , I haven't researched other distros than ubuntu and lubuntu . I think that I would hardly love other distro more than lubuntu . It suits me perfectly –  user2803490 Feb 18 '14 at 14:33
If it is heating, as you said, there should be one or more than one process that are making this issue. can you check the process and report which one is using the pc resources more than usual? –  NKN Feb 18 '14 at 14:42
You can google it and see that even the normal behavior of ubuntu consumes more energy than osx . Even at standby . Check comparisons and you will see what I am talking about . –  user2803490 Feb 18 '14 at 14:45
can you explain this part more: 'If I closed , I had to kill the session to be able take control of the machine . ' –  NKN Feb 18 '14 at 14:46

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