Questions tagged [macbook]

Questions relating to Apple's MacBook. Use this tag if you have trouble installing or using Ubuntu on the Apple MacBook. Please use the macbook-air or macbook-pro tag if the question is specific to MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.

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I have problems connecting to wifi - Macbook pro Touchbar 15 inch 2016 [duplicate]

I have problems connecting to wifi on my Macbook pro Touchbar 2016. I have Ubuntu 20.04.
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Macbook pro 2017 15' won't connect to WIFI

I downloaded Ubuntu 22.04 on my 2017 15' Mac but I can't seem to get the WIFI to work. I checked my internet driver and found out that it was BCM43602. After some searching online, I found out that I ...
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Reasons for failing Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS install on older macbook?

To start with, I have very limited experience inside a terminal. But here I am, with a Macbook Pro A1398 EMC 2881 which I've tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 on. I boot from live USB, then go through the ...
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ubuntu on macbook pro 10 (2013) overheating

I am running ubuntu on macbook pro (2013) and it is getting overheating compared to MACOS even with the mbpfan enabled. Are there any other ways to further reduce the running temperature? I see back ...
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I just installed UBUNTU on Mac Book air and getting the following error at re boot

I have attempted to install this and said to remove the bootable usb drive and when I did It shows this code I have no idea what is wrong or what to do. I tried to restart my mac book air and this is ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Graphic Drivers

I am using 20.04 on a MacBook Pro 2012 15" Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz The GPU is listed as: GK107M [GeForce GT 650M Mac Edition] When I select any of the proprietary drivers it ...
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Ubuntu 18 installation on a MacBook 6.2 (mid 2010) has graphics and overheating issues

I attempted to restore a MacBook 6.2 (mid 2010) that was very slow with the factory-hardware-configuration in early 2020 (4 GB RAM, GeForce GT 330M dedicated graphics board, and Intel Core i5). First, ...
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Make right-Super act like Control in Kubuntu on Macbook

I have just installed Kubuntu 22.04 on a Macbook Air and have noticed that the keyboard has two Super/Meta keys but just one (left) control. I am more familiar with PC keyboards: I don't need two ...
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I just downloaded Ubuntu on my MacBook and I’m not able to make the wifi drivers work [duplicate]

My drivers are Broadcom BCM4360, I don’t have Ethernet so other solutions don’t really work for me
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22.04 upgrade on macbook hard disk disappeared

I upgraded my working Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04 (on my MacBookAir6,1), and upon rebooting the default kernel 5.15.0-25 ran for a few seconds, gave a bunch of DMAR faults, "gave up waiting for root ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro without USB / DVD?

So I own a Mac book Pro from 2009. I recently Installed Xubuntu on my windows PC without a USB device (using Unetbootin). Since I can't update my Macintosh further than OSX 10.13 I thought that I ...
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Screen Flickering When Wifi Is On (Loading Ubuntu From a USB to a Macbook Pro)

Before I explain my problem, I will list my specs: Macbook Pro early 2015 model. RAM: 7,7 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-5257U CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 Graphics: Mesa Intel® Iris(R) Graphics 6100 (BDW GT3) ...
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How do I enable sound on Macbook Pro 14.1 (2017)?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Macbook Pro 14.1 (2017)? but there is no sound. How do I enable sound? I have tried the following commands: apt install wget make gcc linux-headers-generic git clone ...
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No sound on Macbook

I am planning to partially switch to Ubuntu, maybe completely in the future. Is that possible to add sound in future updates? It is very hesitating to me. To those who forgot I am talking about ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on my 13 Inch MacBook late 2006

I've been trying to install Ubuntu (or any type of linux, for that matter) on my late 2006 MacBook, which is running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5, with a 2Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo. After trying every way I could ...
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Problem while creating VM for ubuntu server in parallels in my MacBook Air M1 with Arm architechure

I am using MacBook Air M1 with ARM architecture and I have tried to install ubuntu server in parallels. it was easily installed at first. but at last step when it says installation complete. we have ...
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Ubuntu freezes after booting from USB drive on 2020 Macbook Air

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my MacBook Air and I get stuck on the screen that gets displayed immediately after you boot off the USB drive where you are prompted to either try out or install ubuntu ...
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2015 MBP 12,1 Ubuntu installation - Keyboard issues

hoping for some help with my 2015mbp. It got donated to me, but I'm not a mac guy so figured I would install ubuntu to delve into the Linux world a bit. I've been going a little nuts trying to get the ...
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Is there a way to install new software on ARM64 Ubuntu on M1 Mac running on Parallels?

There is no software center, Pamac, or whatever it is called in Ubuntu. I can run what is installed and I can update to 21.10 but there is no way to install new software. Is that on purpose because ...
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Macbook Pro 14.1 w/Ubuntu 20.04 LTS won't recognize flash drives

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Macbook Pro 14.1 from a flash drive. Once installed, everything worked fine, except now it doesn't recognize there's a flash drive plugged in. I tried several drives ...
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Battery-less MacBook Pro CPU is very slow

I have an Early 2011 era 13" MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i7-2620M CPU and have made the switch to Ubuntu because my laptop's MacOS support was dropped a few years ago. The battery has recently ...
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Installing ubuntu 20.04 on MacBook 2,1 (2007)

The MacBook 2007 is one of those exceptions that can run amd64 Linux but can only be booted with a 32 bit EFI instead of the 64 bit EFI that comes with the installer. So, How can I do this ?
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Ubuntu on 2012 Macbook Pro - Pointer stops when extra pressure is applied to touchpad

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I installed Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro, and everything is working well, with the exception of the touchpad. The pointer moves only when I operate the touchpad with ...
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MacBook2,1 will not boot to Lubuntu

So I was customizing a Lubuntu 18.04 install for a 2007 MacBook (model identifier MacBook2,1) to get the best performance out of it. It's the best compromise between performance and light in resources ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 5.11.0-40-generic => ALERT! UUID=... does not exist!

After auto updating the kernel from 5.11.0-38-generic to 5.11.0-40-generic my system won't boot My computers are Apple Mac mini 2019 (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700B CPU @ 3.20GHz) and Apple Macbook pro ...
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How to copy and paste (usb trial of Ubuntu 21.10 on Macbook Pro)

Long story short, I am testing out Ubuntu 21.10 through a USB connected to my Macbook Pro laptop (mid-2014). How can I use copy and paste on Ubuntu 21.10? I tried adding the keyboard shortcut (command ...
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rEFInd does not show when turning on MacBook Pro

Today I reinstalled MacOs on my MacBook Pro and tried to follow these instructions to set up dual booting MacOS and Ubuntu. I followed all of these instructions up to installing rEFInd by dragging the ...
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Battery Indicator on MacBook Pro late 2012 retina inaccurate

The battery indicator while booted into Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS is very inaccurate. True example: When I unplug the charger, it will instantly say that it is low after over 24hrs of charging. And when it ...
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No Camera Found: Ubuntu 20.04 on 2015 MacBook Air

I have installed Linux 20.04.1, 5.11.0-41-generic on a 2015 MacBook Air. It does not see the camera. I ran cheese and got "no device found." Any help would be greatly appreciated. '''' (...
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Macbook pro 13 inch mid 2012 control key not working inside of ubuntu 20.04.3

I have remapped the left control to the command key for the moment so i can use my computer if not its impossible to do half of the stuff in terminal. Anyone knows if this is a driver issue or is ...
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Internal Webcam (Macbook Pro 2017) not detected in Ubuntu 20.04

So I decided to start using Ubuntu (Version 20.04) on my Macbook Pro one day, all was well until I tried to take a picture from my internal camera through Cheese. The Cheese window is just a blank ...
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ROS and MoveIt noetic on ubuntu runs very slow in my MacBook pro

I installed Ubuntu from virtual box, and then ROS and Moveit Noetic because I need to do a robotics project. However, it's been like 2 weeks and I have been searching for a solution because as soon as ...
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how we can switch between apps and open windows like mac os?

I want to switch between open apps or desktops on linux like mac os (with 4 finger on touchpad or ctrl + left and right arrow keys) how can i do this? thanks
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Getting Ubuntu on SSH Client on Macbook

I have managed to install Ubuntu on my VPS with Kamatera (hosting company) today. I am using it to run some marketing software remotely as it was taking up resources on my Mac. The issue comes when I ...
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With Xubuntu 21.10 on 2008 MacBook, why does keyboard only function as a 10-key pad?

Just installed Xubuntu 20.10 on my 2008 MacBook (4,1). Most keys don't function, but one group behaves like a 10-key pad. Selected standard English keyboard layout during install. Tried several other ...
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Unable to set 2560x1600 resolution to Apple Cinema Display 30" via Apple Mini-Displayport to Dual-link DVI adapter on 2013 Macbook Pro 13"

I'm trying to revive a dusty old 13" MacBook Pro Early 2013 (Model A1425, 2.6 GHz i5) by installing Ubuntu (20.04 or 21.10, Lubuntu/Xubuntu/Ubuntu-Mate) on it. I have two 30" Apple Cinema ...
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Gnome extensions doesn't work on my macbook pro 13 late 2009 Ubuntu 20.04

Its my first entry/question so Hi everyone. Im new to Linux. I have Ubuntu 20.04.03 on my macbook pro 13 late 2009 and did step by step from this page: ( https://linuxhint.com/...
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Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I have to download Ubuntu for my Mac as part of my course. I am unable to do so. It downloads as a 'ISO disk image' and does not allow me to install it. Is anyone please able to help with regard to ...
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Deep Learning using ROCm on a MacBook

I have a Macbook Pro (Intel) with a 4GB AMD GPU. I wish to train Deep Learning Models on my local machine, but it has been inefficient. I recently found out about ROCm that allows us to use Tensorflow ...
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Will Ubuntu 20.04 work on a mid 2013 Macbook Air? [duplicate]

Just realized my Macbook just became obsolete a few months ago. I noticed my processor (1.3 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5) isn't as fast as the 2 GHz dual core processor listed on Ubuntu's installation ...
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Can't get sound on my Macbook Pro 2016

new to Ubuntu here and am running into an issue. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my 2016 Macbook Pro (Dual boot with OSX via rEFIt) and I get no sound. I have tried looking at alsamixer to make sure I'm ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not powering off

I have recently installed Ubuntu onto my old (early) 2008 Macbook. I installed Ubuntu 18 and was all working fine, then I have updated my Ram to 4gb instead of the standard 1Gb. After this I have ...
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Getting a Black screen when dual booting from a MacBook Pro

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 21.04 on a partition of my SSD. However since the grub install repeatedly failed whilst installing Ubuntu, I told terminal to install Ubuntu without it. And it did ...
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Can I use Ubuntu live USB on a MacBook Pro M1? [duplicate]

You know, like boot into the non-persistent (or sometimes persistent) USB like in a windows computer. What about the upcoming M1X?
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook Pro 2019 with macOS Big Sur

I am trying to install Ubuntu on MacBook Pro: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) macOS Big Sur 11.5.1 2,6 GHz 6x Intel Core i7 I created new partition on Mac SSD for second OS and bootable USB with Ubuntu ...
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White Screen When Rebooting After Installing 21.04 On 2010 Macbook Air

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux in general), and I'm trying to install 21.04 on a 2010 Macbook Air from a USB. When I restarted it after I went through the installation process (wiping the disk in the ...
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Abnormal Display Glitch On MacBook Pro mid 2015 (Ubuntu)

This is the video of what is happening: https://www.reddit.com/r/AskUbuntu/comments/p2gehd/abnormal_display_glitch_ubuntu_macbook_pro/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share I have tried Ubuntu ...
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White screen of death upon finalization of loading

Yesterday I took the plunge and attempted to load Ubuntu 21.04 onto an old 2008 Macbook. I used a USB drive to load from and everything we going great. At the end, the prompt as me to remove the USB ...
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Glitching graphic lines on desktop after 20.04 install on Macbook Pro mid 2009

I downloaded the Nvidia driver when it was shown as an option. I know that the macbook did not use that initially. Is there a way to fix this? I am a total noob and I am learning by making A LOT of ...
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I installed Ubuntu Gnome on my old Macbook Pro, now stuck with the grey screen at start

Installation worked perfectly, but when the computer rebooted, it stayed stuck on grey screen forever. any idea where the problem came from and how I can fix it?
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