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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't work with Macbook Pro 11,3? [on hold]

Booting process hangs on ... node 0, CPUs #1 Is any solutions how to fix this?
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on new Macbook Pro. Installs then fails after restart

So i install Ubuntu from a live USB. No problems there. I get to the end of the the installation and am told to restart. I restart it them get a white screen with a blinking file icon with a question ...
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Macbook 2,1 (no cd install problem)

I am very frustrated. I been trying for almost 2 weeks to put Ubuntu on my Macbook (2,1) mid-2007 13" laptop. My combo drive does not work anymore. I tried the USB stick install method where u make a ...
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1answer
88 views

Installation of dual-boot 13.10 on MBP freezes

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Macbook Pro (15", Mid-2009, i.e. with dual graphics chips) via bootcamp. I can boot off the disk, select a language, and select "Install Ubuntu". Then a ...
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40 views

Can't get Ubuntu to load on a mid 2009 macbook pro

Hey amazing Ubuntu people. I'm sure you've seen many messages like this, but I'd really like to join your community and I'd appreciate help to get past the initial hurdle. I've managed to install ...
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117 views

I can't get my MacBook Pro to boot Ubuntu 13.10 from the USB stick I just installed

I'm trying to make a bootable USB stick on my MacBook Pro Retina 10,1 that I hope will also boot a wide range of other computers. I followed the instructions here: ...
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35 views

Trouble installing Ubuntu on macbook pro 5,3

I can't seem to properly install Ubuntu on my older macbook pro 15" as a singleboot and, when I load the grub in refind and press on either try or install I get a blackscreen that doesn't go anywhere ...
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42 views

Ubuntu server installation in a MacBook

I have a relatively old MacBook that I would like to recycle as a Ubuntu Linux Server. However the laptop has only a partially working keyboard (not all the keys, and notably, but not only, the left ...
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322 views

Making Boot USB on Macbook Pro, OSX Mavericks

I'm trying to create a boot-usb that can be used to install Ubuntu-12 onto an old macbook following the guide on the site (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx). I'm ...
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31 views

How to instal Ubuntu on a macbook after HD upgrade?

I recently upgraded my hard drive to 1TB in my macbook (Model no A1342), after the upgrade my macbook turned on to a flashing folder with a question mark on it. I did some research online on this ...
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159 views

Install an EFI from Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro

I'm going to describe my problem in full, and then ask the question for the solution that I think I've come up with. If someone has a better different way to do this, that would be much appreciated as ...
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62 views

I can run ubuntu from my USB thumbdrive but I'm not sure it's INSTALLED on my thumbdrive [duplicate]

I just followed directions on how to get ubuntu onto a USB thumbdrive using OSX. I can restart my macbook air and hold down the alt/option key and boot into Ubuntu fine.. BUT.. Ubuntu says it want's ...
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36 views

install ubuntu from USB on macbook

I'm trying to install ubuntu on an old macbook (2008 model) and have followed the instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx. This however when I insert this ...
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59 views

Single Boot Macbook 6,1 12.04.3 LTS Post Install Questions

I'm not quite sure how to check if my fans are running right. 2.I've installed the mactel ppa, but I'm not sure if I've installed everything right. My graphics card is not recognized under details ...
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41 views

Partition Not Recognized On Boot

I re-installed Ubuntu on my Macbook and now it won't boot correctly. In GParted, the partition (/dev/sda2) is recognized but unable to mount. How can I boot Ubuntu?
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878 views

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on Macbook Pro 5,1

I've read a lot of guides and tutorials. So far I have: rEFInd installed and working. Downloaded the Mac version of the iso. I used this to make a live flash drive ...
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pleeease can someone help me to fix my bootup?

ok i have a macbook pro with 3 partitions made using reFit. The guy i bought it from had installed windows 7 for me and left the middle partition free so i could later install unbuntu 13.10,oh and i ...
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73 views

Failed Startup after Install on MacBook Pro

A while back, my OS X Install became corrupt and so I used the OS X recovery partition to backup my vital data onto an external hard drive before reformatting the disk. I then downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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ubuntu in virtual box in a macbook pro crashed during installation

I have a mac book pro and I need to test ubuntu under virtual machine. I have downloaded both xubuntu 13.10 64bit both ubuntu 12.04 64bit I have downloaded Virtual box, created a new machine (with ...
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1answer
401 views

How can I install Ubuntu on an old MacBook without a CD or USB drive?

I have an old MacBook 1,1 here and want to install Ubuntu on it. However the disk reader is broken. This leaves me with a bootable USB, however this is not recognized when I boot with EFI (if that ...
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1answer
827 views

Installing Ubuntu 13.04 on MacBook Air (Mid 2012) [HELP]

Yesterday I've decided to try Ubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Air, within a day i really love and enjoy it! So, I followed every step by step instructions on the Internet. Installation process run just ...
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263 views

HELP! Install Ubuntu on late 2006 Macbook Without CD

I have been trying for 14+ hours to install ubuntu linux on my late 2006 macbook. My macbook has functional usb drives, but the optical drive is bad. I have tried all kinds of "how-to" guides online ...
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271 views

Can't Install Ubuntu onto USB for MacBook

I'm trying to put Ubuntu on a USB hard drive so I can run the OS off it. I am going off the instructions on this site. ...
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0answers
343 views

Install Ubuntu on Mac

I did look around (including other websites) and couldn't find any solutions to my issue installing ubuntu 12.04 on my macbook pro (mid 2010). Basically I had my macbook and decided it was getting ...
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102 views

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Mac AFTER already having installed Windows 7 with Boot Camp without having to start over?

I have already used Boot Camp to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on my Macbook Pro with Mountain Lion. I would now like to install Ubuntu 12.04 without having to scrap Windows 7 and start over with ...
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286 views

Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Macbook 17"

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a 17" macbook pro and running into some issues that I believe are related to the video card (Radeon HD 6700M). The steps took are: I download the 13.04 ...
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39 views

Ubuntu install from usb hanging after loading USB devices

I'm on a Macbook Pro attempting to install Ubuntu from a USB stick. My install hangs after loading the USB devices. The cursor is blinking at the bottom but no input I've entered has produced any ...
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1answer
519 views

Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 with only one partition: can I add a /home partition now?

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 on my Macbook Pro (5,3 edition, 2009, SATA hard drive, 320 Gbytes). I used the automatic partition. Now I'd like to put my /HOME on a new partition so that, if I ever ...
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62 views

Best way to reinstall 13.04

I've been encountering a quite a few general errors and would like to do a fresh reinstall of 13.04 on my triple booted Macbook 4,1 while backing up the majority of my current settings. What is the ...
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251 views

MacBook 2,1 Won't Boot from USB and Won't Recognize or Burn LiveCD. Any help?

I have an Intel MacBook 2,1 running Snow Leopard. I would like to get rid of OS X and install Ubuntu on it. Here are the obstacles: Every time I try to burn a live CD it fails. I've tried several ...
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142 views

Triple booting on a MacBook Pro

I am trying to triple-boot a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. However, after attempting to install rEFit (the boot screen never appears), I booted directly onto my Ubuntu ...
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319 views

Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a 13" Macbook Pro 2010. Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?
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49 views

Can't get 32 bit Ubuntu to boot on a macbook

I have tried 12.04 and 13.04 and neither one creates a bootable disk. I already have 64 bit Ubuntu but need 32 bit for a specific program that I need to run. I have tried Startup Disk Creator on ...
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342 views

Can't install Ubuntu in Macbook Late 2007

I'm having a difficult time installing Ubuntu in my macbook, It's a Macbook White Late 2007 model with Snow Leopard, without a working disk drive so I tried installing via USB (also following ...
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54 views

Ubuntu install on macbook 2,1, boots to black screen with cursor [duplicate]

Ubuntu install on macbook 2,1, via usb, boots to black screen with a cursor as soon as i choose to boot it? how do i fix this? i cannot install via dvd as the superdrive is broken.
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845 views

Getting Ubuntu on an old MacBook

I have an old MacBook from 2008 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. I realize that installing Ubuntu 13.04 may not be possible, so, if that's the case, then advise me about what my best option is with ...
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67 views

Is there a simple and safe way to install Ubuntu on an older (2009) Intel based Macbook?

My girlfriend is using an older macbook, and it has gotten to the point where more and more software is no longer supported due to the age of the computer. She wants me to install ubuntu on it, but ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I install the correct video drivers in a new install on a macbook pro 8.2 15"?

I have a macbook pro 8.2 15" (early 2011) and I have an issue installing Ubuntu. I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04. I have the same problems with all versions. I have tried both ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro [duplicate]

i converted the ISO file into a IMG image. Made the Bootable Drive, restart and choose to boot from drive. When it boots from the drive, I get secure boot not enabled. Then I get try Ubuntu and ...
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The Ubuntu install screen won't show up

I inserted the disc and restarted my laptop (macbook) and the install screen won't show up
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15 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Macbook Pro 7.1 freezing after install [duplicate]

I've just gut a MacBook Pro 7.1 and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it. The installation itself works flawlessly, although the menu bar is missing during installation?! Nevertheless, the install ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I install Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro without EFI interference?

I have a late 2011 macbook pro, that I bought in early 2012. Is it possible to cleanly install ubuntu without the irritating EFI mac 'shell' surrounding the install, making the mac boot sound and ...
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177 views

How do I install ubuntu 12.10 on my new macbook pro retina?

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBP retina, but it just will not work properly. I have tried a few different guides, but it seems that none of them have worked. I have tried setting the ...
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1answer
63 views

Command line not working?

So, I just installed Ubuntu on my Macbook pro (dual-boot) and I noticed that I couldn't see my other Hard Drive (I partitioned ~40gb just for Ubuntu, but I obviously don't want to install programs on ...
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157 views

How to boot Ubuntu from an external disk in a macbook?

I want to install Ubuntu to an external hard disc from my macbook pro 13.3 2012! I have try to and although the installation complete normal. Then when I go to boot from the external disc it doesn't ...
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Installing 12.10 on Macbook Pro Retina with rEFIt

I have tried many attempts to install 12.10 on my Mac Retina following this guide but it boots just once and after I installed Nvidia drivers it doesn't boot any further. I need some help.
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Ubuntu 12.04 live USB installation hangs

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Macbook Air 1,1. I made a live USB stick using Penguintosh (the more common methods failed). Now, the regular amd64+mac installation hangs the moment I click on ...
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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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Will the latest Ubuntu fit on a 700 MB CD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install the non-CD size 12.04 on a computer that can't boot from USB & can't read DVD-Rs? Will 12.04 image fit on one 700 MB CD? Will it fit on a ...
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Why doesn't the Ubuntu ISO burned to a CD or copied to a USB work on my Mac?

I just installed a new hard drive and for the life of me, I cannot get the .iso file on my USB stick or burned CD to begin the installation process. I keep getting a picture of a folder with a ...