Questions tagged [macbook-pro]

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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Bluetooth doesn't work in a Ubuntu 20.04

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 in Macbook Pro (2012 Edition). I tried to find additional proprietary drivers, but couldn't. How can I get bluetooth working in Ubuntu 20.04 ? lspci -knn 00:00.0 Host ...
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Can I “Help” the Ubuntu 20.04 Installer Find the Existing OS?

I am still trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 on my late-2011 17" macbook pro. I need to install Ubuntu alongside my macOS High Sierra install that currently is the only other (meaningful) occupant of the ...
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Macbook Pro (Ubuntu 20.04): VPN Disconnects After About 5 Minutes

I have been using a VPN connection on an old ThinkPad with Ubuntu 18.04 (and before that 16.04) for several years without any problems and the VPN connection was stable for hours (if not days). After ...
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Sound is not working on dual boot MaBook Pro and Ubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 in my MacBook Pro. It's a dual boot. At first the trackpad/mouse didn't work, but that's fixed now. Now Ubuntu is totally silent; no sound is coming out. I ...
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Installation of 20.04 on late-2011 macbook pro - installer fails to recognize existing OS

My question is probably implicit in the title, but here's additional details: installation target is macbook pro is a late-2011 17" model the macbook has a 2TB SSD the 2TB SSD has a 750 GB APFS ...
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Macbook (k)Ubuntu 20.04 (customized live usb) keyboard & touchpad not working

for some years now i'm creating a custom image/distribution based on kubuntu for schools and since late 2019 theres one thing that won't work anymore, no matter what i try... touchpad and keyboard on ...
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Macbook pro on Ubuntu only gets 10% the wifi speed as catalina

I installed MacOS Catalina (patcher) on my MacBook Pro late 2011 and got a download speed of 50 mb/s. When I switch from MacOS to Ubuntu 18.04.4 it only gets 5 mb/s (I have ran this test multiple ...
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Camera not working on Macbook Pro. Previous solutions don't work for 20.04

This is the error message on 20.04 when trying to follow the instructions: These instructions on Camera not working on Macbook Pro /etc/local/src/bcwc_pcie/firmware/facetimehd-firmware/facetimehd-...
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Mac OS Extended

I have a problem with USB that does not accept Mac OS Extended Format (Journal) I tried all the methods and it didn’t work But I really need some help I try more than a week formate did not work
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NVIDIA driver problems on Macbook Pro mid 2010

I´ve just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my Macbook Pro, and from the outset I had trouble with system stability. Eventually I narrowed the problem down to the nvidia drivers (card is an MCP89 Geforce ...
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Ubuntu EFI booting fails after Mac OS X booting

I have installed Ubuntu on a Macbook pro (early 2011), from Ubuntu live on USB. After the install, Ubuntu boots and reboots automatically after restart. Mac OS El Capitan also boots after pressing ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB stick alongside macOS [duplicate]

Attempting to install Ubuntu 20.04 from USB stick onto Macbook pro. I want to run it alongside my existing macOS. When trying to install from the USB stick, it says the system detects NO current ...
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Integrated Webcam not working Macbook Pro 2015

I have just updated my 2015 Macbook Pro from Ubuntu 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS. However, I am unable to get the integrated webcam working. All repos and software are up to date, however I get no picture ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on Macbook Pro 2017 wifi connection and package issues

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports). I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop using a bootable usb. I used etcher/unetbootin to make the bootable usb (I ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 periodically freezing on a Macbook Pro 5,5

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 on my Macbook Pro 5,5 (mid 2009), Intel Core 2 Duo, Graphis NVAC and It freezes periodically and I have to reboot it several times per days and I getting crazy. Some please ...
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20.04 UI freezes on Macbook Pro

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Macbook Pro (model A1286 EMC 2353), and the UI freezes for several minutes every now and then. The mouse keeps moving, and I can SSH into the machine. If I run ...
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ubuntu on MacBook Pro 13 2016

is it possible? I don't have the Touch Bar version. mine is 2016 model with 2 thunderbolt I heard that is is possible on older MacBooks (2015). But I am wondering if this could work on mine
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Ubuntu 19.10 | wifi keeps asking for password but doesn't connect | installed on MacBook Pro 2015

as mentioned in the title, I wiped my MacBook Pro 13 inches 2015 and installed ubuntu 19.10. However, I can't connect to any wifi, I tried 3 different ones. It keeps asking me for the password and ...
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MacBookPro Passport disk, mounted HFS + in Ubuntu. Files are readable but some directories are not

My MacBook died but the Passport was backing up regularly. I mounted the Passport disk and could read the files and a few of the directories. But some of the directories are not listed as directories. ...
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setpci is not setting registers at boot — MacBook Pro (7,1) Nvidia Black Screen Issue

I'm struggling to figure this out and I'm hoping someone can provide me with some advice or at least point me in the right direction. I've got a 2010 Macbook Pro (7,1) that I'm trying to get stable ...
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MacBook Pro gets hot and slow when using Ubuntu 18.04

I recently bought a MacBook pro 2012. I have also installed Ubuntu 18.04 but it is overheating when I'm using ubuntu. I have installed macfanctld and mbpfan and I have set the min fan speed to 6000 ...
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(SOLVED) Installing on old Mac; can't get earlier releases to boot from USB

EDIT: Solved. It was a combination of things: USB stick has to be formatted via Master Boot Record scheme Certain releases of Ubuntu (tried 12.04 and 16.04, I think) will load and install, but won't ...
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How do i find out what the keys do on a newly installed macbookpro with newly installed ubuntu 19.10

I do not understand what the keys on my macbook pro do under Ubuntu 19.10. When I search google for keyboards on macbook pro I end up linked to the USB apple keyboard and not the macbook pro laptop ...
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Ubuntu Live on MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro 16inch new out of the box, tried the LTS 18.4.4 live on usb thumb, boots fine but keyboard and track pad don’t work.. nor do external mouse or KB, I’ve heard of this issue with ...
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Unable to download ubuntu 18.04 both on a macbook and on a windows computer

I'm trying to download ubuntu 18.04 but when trying to verify the download I always get this message: ubuntu-18.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso: FAILED open or read shasum: WARNING: 1 listed file could not be ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 | Macbook | Power on/off discrete graphics card on demand

I currently have Ubuntu 19.10 on a Macbook 11,5 (Mid 2015). This particular model comes with two graphics cards, an Intel integrated graphics card (i915 driver) and a Radeon discrete graphics card (...
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How to slow down two fingers scrolling

I am using Ubuntu on a MacBook pro. Two finger scrolling is way too fast and there is no option to slow it down. Is there a way to correct that?
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Installing error

I'm using an MacBook Pro 15 from 2019 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on an external drive from an USB stick so that later I could be able to boot Ubuntu on my Mac. At first I had problems with ...
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efibootmgr skipping unreadable variable boot0000 no bootorder is set

I get this error when trying to install Ubuntu to ANY drive using a 2019 Macbook Pro 16-inch, whether it's on an external USB thumb drive, and external SSD, or the internal SSD. I tried installing to ...
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19.10 newly installed but very slow operation on mid-2012 MacBook Pro 9.2

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 on a [MacBookPro][1] (9.2 mid-2012) with 16 GB RAM this week. For about the first few days the system was running pretty fast but now it is taking about a minute to open a ...
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How can I solve problems from dual boot on MacbookPro(Ubuntu) WIFI?

I have install on MacbookPro 2016 dual boot MacOs and Ubuntu? I havent connections on wifi,only with lan(sometimes).I try some commands that I find , but no solution.Thank you. 02:00.0 Network ...
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18.04 no screen brightness control on MacBook Pro

Just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a MacBook Pro, mid-2009, 13" scren, Core2 Duo CPU and GeForce 9400 GPU. It took a little looking around and tinkering to install and get WiFi up and running after ...
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Running a root command during user login to enable NVIDIA eGPU on Macbook Pro

I am trying to get my Macbook Pro 13,3 (touchbar late 2016) to work with my Nvidia eGPU under Ubuntu 19.10. I installed the Nvidia drivers, and used https://github.com/hertg/egpu-switcher to create ...
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Installing LTS 18.04.3 on MacBook Pro 2012

I am having some issues installing Ubuntu 18.04.3 on my 2012 MacBook Pro. My hard drive failed recently while using Mac OS and I would like to switch to using Ubuntu. I have bought a new SSD and am ...
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Some issues on Macbook Pro retina when booting from live usb

I want to use ubuntu on my macbook pro retina early 2013 natively. Before deciding to dual boot, I made a bootable live USB flash drive and booted into it. The first thing I noticed was the menu where ...
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RTX 2080 eGPU and Cuda Tensorflow on MacBook Pro

I cant install Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro 2018, QEMU KVM, VMware and Parallels doesn't support Thunderbolt3. There are no Nvidia drivers for RTX on the Mac and TensorFlow doesn't support GPUs on macOS ...
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I need Linux (eGPU, Cuda, Tensorflow) on my MacBook Pro

Im at the end of my wits. Im having an MacBook Pro 2018 15" and all I want to do is just to install ubuntu and its a nightmare. I want to use macOS when im on the go, at university etc and when im ...
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MacBook pro to full Ubuntu by removing HDD

The issue: I have a 2011 MacBook pro with an i5 processor. The screen is intermittently working. I do not want or use Macs in any way, but I am keen to turn this computer into a fully working Ubuntu ...
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Any reason to change my GPU drivers. 2013 Macbookpro Retina

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on my 2013 Macbook retina and everything is going great. It's has a GeForce GT 650M and I've realized that it is using the Nouveau driver for the GPU. I was ...
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Kernel Panic while installing Ubuntu on Macbook Pro 2018 [SOLVED]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my MacBook using a bootable USB key, but I encounter a systematic problem (on all versions of Ubuntu that I am trying to install) when booting on liveUSB. ...
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isight camera (mac) works on hangouts, not skype in 18.04

I installed the isight camera drivers according to this thread: How do I get the MacBook Pro isight camera working on 18.04? The camera works on Google Hangouts but not with Skype. Skype audio and ...
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Internal screen/graphics: Ubuntu on MacbookPro12.1

I have a MacBookPro with Intel Iris Graphics 6100. MacOS is Catalina (newest Version) and I try to install Ubuntu in parallel. (I tried 18.04, 19.10, than Fedora ... seems to be a kernel problem?) I ...
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How to Get a Stable, Working Dual Boot of Ubuntu 18.04 on Macbook Pro 2019

I have been trying to get an Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot on my Macbook Pro, 13" to work for multiple months now and I've probably put about 12 hours of work into it so far. I am doing stuff with ROS ...
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Once working wireless card has completely disappeard

I have been using Ubuntu for over a year now on my mid 2010 Macbook pro. I successfully installed proprietary drivers for a Broadcom wireless device and never had any issues with wifi. After ...
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WiFi not discovering networks Ubuntu 18.04 Macbook pro mid 2010

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS on a Macbook Pro mid 2010 (Broadcom 4322 [14e4:433b](rev 01)), but I haven't been able to configure the WiFi. I did all the steps suggested here but I can't see any ...
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Cannot connect to an enterprise WiFi network after an upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10

The network uses PEAP authentication with MSCHAPv2. During a connection attempt, the following is added to /var/log/syslog: Oct 28 18:03:41 morozov wpa_supplicant[887]: EAP-MSCHAPV2: Authentication ...
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My ubuntu 18.04 won’t load after recent update

I'm trying to fix my hard drive. It's an encrypted hard drive. I'm using a live CD. And I'm using a MacBook Pro. Reinstall the GRUB of sda1 into the MBR of sda chroot: cannot change root directory to ...
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Ubuntu 18.0.4.3 extremely slow on Macbook Pro (Mid 2014)

After a lot of testing I found out the new linux kernel 5.0.0.x was the culprit. Re-installed 18.0.4.3 and downgraded the linux kernel to 4.18, solved the problem. I'm running Ubuntu Mate 18.04.3 on ...
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Is there any chance to use Ubuntu with a live USB pen drive on my MacBook Pro 2018 with touchbar?

I have followed correctly the tutorial about flashing ubuntu on a usb stick with mac os. I can run the operating system but, obviously, nothing works. Can I install driver for trackpad and keyboard?
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No Wireless Adapter Found Ubuntu 18.04 Macbook Pro 2017

I have been trying to get WiFi up and running on my MacBook Pro 2017 for the last couple of hours. The computer is also boot-camped with Windows 10. It is currently listed as UNCLAIMED. $ sudo lshw -...

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