The Macbook Pro is a laptop in the MacBook family. Use this tag if you have problems installing or using Ubuntu on the MacBook Pro.

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Random freezes on MBP9,2 + Ubuntu 12.04

I have a MBP9,2 (mid-2012) at work. I put Ubuntu 12.04 on it after some efforts. Everything works more or less now, except I get random freezing every now and then. I have to power off the machine to ...
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Neither keyboard nor mouse after boot, after recovery mode they work

I have installed Xubuntu 12.10 on a MacBook Pro 5,3. The problem is that after a normal boot the lightdm shows up but I cannot use the keyboard nor touchpad. However if I choose recovery mode: ...
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How can I change the frequency of the RAM, and also know its value from Ubuntu?

I am using two modules of RAM and I would like to know their frequency because at simple sight, I can't see any sign of it in the modules. When I ran memtest one time, it showed me the test settings' ...
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Banding with intel HD 4000

I just installed 12.10 on a mid-2012 13" Macbook Pro and I've noticed that gradients on-screen exhibit slight banding problems. The system says it's running 24-bit colour but it seems more like ...
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Ubuntu will suspend but won't wake up

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on an Apple MacBook Pro 9,1 Mid 2012 15inch non retina. Suspend suspends it but when I open the lid, it doesn't wake up. I tried pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1 but nothing works. ...
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Triple Boot Windows, Ubuntu, and Mac OS X ML on Macbook Pro (9,1)

Ubuntu 12.10 came out today, and ever since I got my Macbook, I haven't really been able to try Ubuntu again (I got it in September and have been using Ubuntu since 8.04). I have Mac OS X Mountain ...
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Network connection between two laptops communication problem?

I have two laptops (both wifi enabled) and a wireless router. I want to use one of the laptop on a robot and other laptop to SSH into the first one. Is it possible to connect the two PCs even if I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless does not detect networks

I installed Ubuntu on a partition of my MacBook Pro. Wireless connections work fine when I switch to OSX, but the wireless networks are not even detected when I boot Ubuntu. I installed Wicd as a new ...
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MacBook install: no mountable file systems

I own a MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion. I would like to dual-boot my Mac OS with Ubuntu. When I download the file and try to open it, it reads "No mountable file systems". I have downloaded both ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on MacBook Pro 9.1. Magic Mouse strangely does kind of work (picture + hardware provided!)

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Mid-2012 15" (non-Retina) MacBook Pro. At first the Wi-Fi wasn't working but I found a quick fix for that. The problem I'm now having is that I can't enable ...
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Bluetooth not working at all on a Macbook Pro 8,1

There is some weird issues with bluetooth on macbook pro 8,1. I've seen people saying its working out of the box but it doesnt seem to work at all. hcitool scan as well as blueman return no results ...
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How to disable three finger gestures on touchpad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable the multitouch gestures in Ubuntu? I am using 12.04 on a macbook pro. Everything works really well,except... I want to disable 3 finger gestures. It is ...
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MacBookPro 5,4, brightness problem

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my macbookPro 5,4 and it seems like everything is working well expect the brightness control. The functions keys are working and when pressing it I see the brightness bar ...
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Installing drivers for Ubuntu 12.04 on MacBook Pro 9,1 Mid 2012 15 inch

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my MacBook Pro 9,1 Mid 2012 non retina 15 inch. I installed the 4 drivers from this link https://launchpad.net/~mactel-support/+archive/ppa?field.series_filter=precise ...
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Has anyone tried putting Ubuntu on the new macbook pro retina?

Has anyone tried putting Ubuntu on the new macbook pro retina? If so, were there driver issues? I really want to do this seeing that I am starting my computer science curriculum very soon.
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Wifi problem in ubuntu using macbook pro when it restart

I was read that subject : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2011756 and i follow it step by step in the page n 1 , then i was connect but after i restart my macbook again , i was lost the wifi ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 beta on Macbook Pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade to the development release (aka. Ubuntu+1)? I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 installation to 12.10 on my Macbook Pro. Is there anything I have to take ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook pro fails to boot: timer doesn't work through interrupt-remapped io-apic

After I was installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro using Wubi in Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and restarted my PC to boot from Ubuntu, I got that message: Kernel panic not syncing : timer doesn't work ...
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Can I remove the OS X partition from a dual-boot MacBook Pro?

I am wondering if you can remove the Mac OS X partition to give the whole HDD to Ubuntu. Will it stop my computer from booting up? or will it work flawlessly?
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How to switch between Gfx cards on Macbook Pro 15" 8.2

I have a Macbook 15" Pro 8.2 Which apparently is supposed to be switchable between the GFX cards with vgaswitcheroo. But /sys/kernel/debug/ contains no switcheroo folder. syslog gives me this. [ ...
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How to make Suspend and Hibernate work on MacBookPro 5,4?

A several months ago I got a MacBokPro and was glad to find out a clear documentation for installing Ubuntu on it. Installing ubuntu was easy, but the Suspend and Hibernate options are not working ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on MacBook Pro?

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook Pro? I just bought one and I want to install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS X. I have tried the same way as with Windows, but it seems the Mac cannot recognize the ...
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Can I install 32-bit Ubuntu alongside OS X 10.7/10.8 in MacBook Pro?

I have Samsung R430/P430 and MacBook Pro. The Samsung R430/P430 have Ubuntu and Windows 7 Ultimate. But in MacBook Pro is running Mac OS X 10.7/10.8. It has 100GB+ internal hard drive. Can i run ...
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errno=-32 is showing up on installation of ubuntu 12

I get Errno=-32 when trying to instal ubuntu 12 on a macbook pro. Is there some one that can tell me what errno=-32 means?
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Installing ubuntu on MacBook Pro 9,1

I bought a MacBook Pro 9,1 (Mid 2012, 15inch, NOT retina). Can anyone tell me how to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it? I already have Windows installed via BootCamp. Also, where to install drivers for ...
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How to add partition for UBUNTU 12.04 in my MacBook Pro 7.1 that already have Windows XP and OS X 10.6.8 (bootcamp)?

I have Windows XP and OSX 10.6.8 in my mac via bootcamp. Now that I want to install Ubuntu, I want to add 2 extra partitions (for LINUX and LINUX swap). Previously only Macintosh HD and BOOTCAMP for ...
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Macbook pro 8,1 ubuntu 12.04 sd card reader doesnt work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get my laptop to detect SD cards inserted into its built-in card reader? THe built in sd card reader on the macbook pro 8,1 (2011, early or mid i think) doesnt ...
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Macbook 8.2 wifi drivers- No internet connection

I have a 17inch late 2011 macbook pro and am trying to get the wifi drivers installed but I am trying to do so without an ethernet cable connected. My only access to the internet is wireless, so I ...
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Read errors when installing on a 2009 Macbook Pro from CD

I tried to install 12.04 (32 Bit) on my 2009 MBP from CD. Partitioning, setting the timezone and entering the user name and password for the first user worked just fine, but just a few seconds after ...
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Can't get wireless on macbook pro 8,2

I'm a linux Newb, and I have tried several of the fixes listed to try and get my wifi drivers to work, but to no avail. Does anyone here know why this isn't working for me, or better yet, how to fix ...
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Keyboard shortcut equivalent to right-clicking

I am looking for a keyboard shortcut to raise a context menu using Ubuntu on a MacBook pro. Pressing the keyboard shortcut should have the same effect as right-clicking at the cursor location. On ...
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MacBook Pro 3.1 german keyboard with Ubuntu 12.4 (@ and € keys)

How can I with Ubuntu 12.4 type characters like @ or € with my MacBook Pro 3.1 german keyboard?
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Macbook Pro wifi won't work

I opened xdiganose and it told me to go to http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#devicefirmware in order to download and install the wireless driver. I followed the instructions for Ubuntu ...
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How to setup whole-disk encryption with dual boot on a MacBook Pro (generation 9,2 with 12.04)

I can install Ubuntu 12.04 on the MacBook when using the "noapic" kernel boot option, using the alternate amd64+mac image (from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release/ ). But after ...
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Wireless firmware on late 2011 macbook pro. Can't connect to wireless

I dual booted ubuntu with my macbookpro. When I installed the os it worked fine and the only problem is that i can't connect to wireless. It works fine if i hard wire it but i can't get the right ...
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Disable GRUB and use Apple's EFI-bootloader on MacBook Pro

How do I remove GRUB? I'm asking because I'm using a MacBook Pro and when I boot my computer, it asks me first to choose from OS-X or Ubuntu (through Apple’s EFI-bootloader) and the second time ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 Graphics switching - Ubuntu 12.04

I've been reading docs and various pages for a few hours now and can't seem to put all of the pieces together on this. Basically I am trying to get 12.04 installed on my MBP 8,2 with graphics card ...
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Installer crash when i tried to install 12.04 on my macbook Pro 7.1

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 several times on my macbookpro 7.1 but each times it crashed. I burned a liveCD - desktop 64bits, and launched it. It works well I can use the LiveCD as normal but when ...
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MacBook Pro 8.2 wifi keeps disconnecting, Ubuntu 12.04

I am using a MacBook Pro 8.2 with Ubuntu 12.04, and my wifi disconnects consistently. I followed the directions as detailed here here, however, and it works up to expected speeds, but after within an ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 on macbook pro9,2

I seem to have tried all the various suggested methods for installing ubuntu on a mbp, but can't seem to get anything that works and was wondering if anyone has run into any new problems with the ...
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Digital Audio Output light on on MacBook Pro

I don't know if this problem happened when I installed Ubuntu before. Recently I noticed that when I boot Ubuntu, the Digital Audio Output light automatically switches on. Digital Audio Output light ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize Intel HD graphics 3000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Intel HD Graphics card not recognized in System Info I have ubuntu installed on a MacBook Pro 8.1 and it doesn't recognize my graphics card (Intel HD Graphics 3000) and ...
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How would Ubuntu work on an Apple retina display?

Apple has announced a laptop with "retina display" = 2880x1800 pixels resolution on 15 inches. If one were to load Ubuntu on such a machine, it would probably be unreadably micro-texted as long as ...
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Ubuntu in macbook pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? I just got myself a macbook pro with a quad core processor. Apart from OSX Lion I would like ...
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Macbook Pro touchpad [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Macbook Pro 7.1 model. It's working great, but I can't get used to the reduced functionality of the touchpad. I've read that mtrack works pretty well at bringing ...
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Macbook Pro 7.1 Ubuntu 11.10

Ive just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my macbook pro 7.1. There are a few things that I cant get to work correctly. The first is the temperature control. The fans don't seem to run at all and my Macbook ...
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Macbook Pro 2011 compatibility

I'm planning to a buy a new 13" Macbook Pro, the one that was just released this week with the Thunderbolt port. The question is, has anyone given it a shot with Ubuntu (10.10 or 11.04 alpha)? I'd ...
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How to get bluetooth working on Macbook Pro 6.2

Has anyone figured out how to get bluetooth working on a Macbook Pro 6,2 under Ubuntu 10.10?