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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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?