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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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Black screen after resuming from suspend on dual boot 14.04/OSX 10.9.4

I am yet to successfully resume from suspend since installing ubuntu - this is the case when selecting suspend from the menu or when closing the lid. The backlit keyboard does start but the screen is ...
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macbook air wireless NIC drivers installed, not finding networks [duplicate]

I will keep this intro short and mostly just post terminal output. Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on original MacBook Air alongside OS X using rEFInd. Lubuntu boots properly, but I cannot connect to ...
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Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 2012 macbook pro 13.3 (unibody)

Yesterday, I finally was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mid-2012 macbook pro 13.3in (NON-retina). I'm very new to this and I'm not sure how to get the wireless driver. I've already gone through a ...
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Strange wifi issue (incorrectly maxed-out signal strength), Ubuntu 14.04, Macbook Pro Late 2013

OK, so currently I'm having some issues with my wifi -- it sporatically stops working and reports my wifi strength is 100% (-3dBm+, which is obviously incorrect). It worked just fine back in 13.10. I ...
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changed Graphic Driver on MacBook, cant boot now

So hello first, a few days I had the great idea to put ubuntu on my Macbook (Mid 2010, non-pro), because I needed a couple of programms for studying and the professor suggested using Ubuntu. I than ...
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Can't get Wifi working on MacBookAir 2,1

I found this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookAir2-1/Lucid) that says that the MacBook Air is supported, but the page is very outdated and the newest version listed is Lucid. I don't ...
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Red LED & no sound out on headphone on Macbook 5.2 with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I have Macbook white 5.2 Mid 2009 model and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and all works wonderfull but headphones has a red LED and don't works, the speakers works fine. All answers posted with ...
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Black screen macbook pro 7.1 / Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed ok on my macbook pro 7.1. By default it was using the opensource video driver which just about worked (I could log into unity), but froze after about 5 minutes of use each ...
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Might anybody have some advice on installing the proprietary NVIDIA Drivers on a Macbook 4,1 with a Geforce 8600M GT?

I've been tearing my hair out trying to get the proprietary NVIDIA drivers to work with my Macbook Pro 4,1. I've installed 12.04, upgraded to 12.10 and 13.04. I've tried using the GUI installer, ...
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Unable to connect to wifi, 12.04 macbook pro

Just intalled ubuntu 12.04 on my macbook pro. Tried installing additional drivers to be able to use my wifi card. It says the activation failed and to check /var/log/jockey.log I went here to try and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi issues Macbook 7,1

Ok, so I have a Macbook Pro 7,1 (mid 2010) installed. I installed it a few months back and had A LOT of problems trying to get the wireless to work. After much searching I found a solution, I believe ...
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Is there a better alternative to bcmwl-kernel-source for Macbook Airs?

I am running 13.04 on an 11-inch mid-2011 Air, and I'm having problems with my wireless card (a Broadcom BCM43224). The driver from bcmwl-kernel-source is selected in Additional Drivers, and, while my ...
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539 views

Backlight Fix in Ubuntu with MacBook 6,1?

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my MacBook. However, the brightness feature does not work! It only happened after I changed the display driver. I am using Ubuntu 13.04 lspci: 00:00.0 ...
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Macbook 3,1: Wireless not enabled on startup after upgrade to 13.04

After having upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 the wireless device has stopped working. It simply does not show up in the panel nor in the network settings. lspci gives: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook Mid 2009 network not working

I've just finished my install of Ubuntu, but have no drivers what so ever. When I try to hook it to the internet by cable it keeps disconnecting, and wireless is no option. How can I get my internet ...
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Proprietary NVidia drivers with EFI on Mac, to prevent overheating

I have a dual-boot Mac OS X 10.8 and Kubuntu 12.10 64x on my white MacBook from mid-2010 installed. (Model identifier: MacBook7,1 . I have upgraded my RAM from 2GB to 8GB, if that matters.) I have ...
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Driver trouble with my BCM4331 on my Macbook Pro 9 2

I've finally gotten my wifi working on my Macbook Pro 9 2 (Fully booted with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) ,but it is only working on the Broadcom STA/WL driver that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I've ...
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Installing additional drivers resulted in command line interface

Installed Ubuntu in my MacBook. It worked fine at first. Installed additional drivers and updated the restarted. Now, all I get is a command line. I can't boot back into the USB stick I originally ...
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Macbook Pro 8.1 Wireless Instructions

I have been following some instructions on how to get the wireless card working on my early 2011 MBP running Ubuntu 11.10. These can be found here. I get to the following steps: Extract the ...
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What additional software should I install for a Macbook?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I've installed 11.10 it on my 2006 Macbook. What else should I install to make it complete? I'm talking about drivers and the like. Is there a complete package I can download ...
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Alternative to Broadcom STA Wireless Driver

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Macbook Pro 5.5. Everything has worked nearly flawlessly, with the exception of the wireless. I cannot describe how poor the proprietary Broadcom driver is. I'm unable ...