0
votes
1answer
21 views

MacBook Air (3,2) odd Behavior when starting

So I partitioned my drive and installed ubuntu 14.04 on my mac. I went in ubuntu to install some proprietary drivers. Restarted my computer and this is what happened: Started normally Login ...
0
votes
0answers
178 views

Macbook pro 5,5 dvd drive is busted, lubuntu bootable USB key doesn't show in alt boot menu

I followed this http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx using a lubuntu 13.04 image amd64-mac (there are 3 versions, ppc, 64bit pc, 64bit mac). I'm not sure wether my ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Lubuntu Dual-Boot on a MacBook?

Is it possible to Dual-Boot Lubuntu on a MacBook? If so how would I do it? I have not tried as yet as I wanted to know the proper way to do such thing.
3
votes
0answers
729 views

Right Click on Macbook 7.1 (Ubuntu 12.10)?

There's two things I love: Ubuntu and my Macbook. Unfortunately the right click (= click with two fingers) is just a real pain. Is there a way to have my right click in the right bottom corner of my ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Why does Ubuntu have about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on MacBook?

Ubuntu 12.04 has about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on my MacBook Pro 2010. What are the technical reasons for this? Is it because OS X uses some hidden firmware features? Can Linux somehow ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Is Unity causing my Macbook to run near-burning hot?

I have a macbook 5,1 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Using the default Unity interface (that is, compiz). With time the case on where the GPU is located gets very hot, a few more degrees and I'd ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

MacBook Pro 8.1 (13") WiFi issues

I know that this has been asked before but I have a problem connecting. I've installed all updates and Ubuntu 11.10 through UEFI on my MacBook Pro (no MBR booting). I've gotten the WiFi card ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Black MacBook Webcam not working

I have a 2006 13 inch macbook that I put Ubuntu on after buying a new hard drive. Everything is working great, however, I can't seem to get the webcam to work. I was pretty sure I'm missing a driver ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I enable wireless on a Macbook Pro 5,2 (17-inch from mid-2009)?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 on my Ubuntu partition on my macbook pro and I love it. Except I have no wireless option/icon to select a wireless network. I have done some digging online to see ...
1
vote
0answers
399 views

Can't get the screen's brightness to work properly in MacBook Pro [closed]

When i turn the computer on the brightness is at it's maximum, but when I try to decrease it a little, the light gets very low and I can't increase it until I restart.
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Ubuntu USB on a Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the instructions on Ubuntu.com to install Ubuntu onto a USB for a Mac. When I insert my USB in Mac OS X it ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I've never supported Apple in any way, but they do make incredible hardware. As I've just purchased and got working a nice Apple wireless keyboard (bought second-hand!), I'm curious about the ...
1
vote
1answer
426 views

Apple MBP 7,1 Color profile xcalib

I have installed Kubuntu 64bit on my MBP 7,1. After installation I was going through following documentation (screen) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro7-1/Maverick#Screen I am confused ...
3
votes
1answer
747 views

Will the MacBook Pro Early 2011 work better with Ubuntu than the Air Late 2010?

I got this late 2010 11" MacBook Air. I'm having issues with NVIDIA graphics, especially with GNOME Shell. I'm thinking about selling this to switch to the new MacBook Pro, particularly the entry ...
4
votes
3answers
368 views

Is Ubuntu compatible with MacBooks?

Is it possible to install and run Ubuntu on a MacBook?
2
votes
0answers
520 views

Remap MacbookPro Alt and Command keys? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make keyboard work like OSX System Wide? I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on my MacBookPro6.2, and I'd like to remap the following keys: Right-Alt -> Right-cmd ...
3
votes
3answers
881 views

Can I use the Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter?

If I get an Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter, will Ubuntu be able to use it?