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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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MacBook Pro 8,2 (2011) Trackpad Issues w/XUbubtu 24.04

I just finished installing xubuntu on my 2011 MacBook Pro (8,2) and am running into some serious bugs with the trackpad. It will work fine and allow me to fluidly move the cursor… and then start to ...
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create bootable usb to load ubuntu system onto a macbook

I have recently got a macbook pro laptop but was not given any password for device or apple id. I would like to download ubuntu24.04 iso file and create usb boot in macos format using my non mac pc as ...
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Macbook Pro graphics problem

I had 23.10 installed on an old Macbook Pro 15 2015 model (i7, 16Gb) - everything was fine until I tried upgrading to 24.04 pretty soon after the release date. The upgrade didn't work well - graphics ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 takes over 3 mins to boot on a 2010 MacBook Pro

Booting up Ubuntu 24.04 spends a very long time (around two minutes) while apparently detecting various USB devices of my MacBookPro7,1 (mid-2010 13"). I have tried to identify the devices ...
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MacBook Pro webcam won't work on Ubuntu 22.04, kernel 6.5.0-35-generic

The built-in webcam of my MacBookPro 2015 is not recognized by Linux. The previous solution relied on the github repo facetimehd-firmware, which the dev does not seem to maintain anymore... ...
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Remapping Right-Alt key to Context Menu (Shift+F10)

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 24 on a 2012 MacBookPro, I followed the instructions in the link, https://deskthority.net/viewtopic.php?t=24077 and successfully mapped three of my keys. But the forth, ...
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Macbookpro7,1 (mid-2010 13") doesn't boot after installation of Ubuntu 24.04

The computer is a mid-2010 MacbookPro with 16GM RAM and a 250GB SSD. I installed 24.04 via USB stick written using BalenaEtcher.app. First Approach I instructed the installer to install a minimal ...
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Bluetooth not working on a MacBook Pro 2017

I have a Mac Book Pro 2017 13" (Intel) and made the change to Ubuntu 24.04LTS the sound and Bluetooth are not working. I tried sudo apt install wget make gcc linux-headers-generic and sudo add-...
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Unable to install Nvidia drivers on MacBook Pro 2012 SSD, but it works on external flash drive

Introduction I'm using my MacBook Pro Late 2012 for work in Python, game development in JavaScrip, 2D graphics creation, and just normal daily internet browsing. Ever since I first installed Ubuntu on ...
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How to send files via bluetooth from Ubuntu to Mac OS?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 on an HP computer, I would like to send a file to a Macbook, we both activated bluetooth and we are properly connected, but I have no option to actually send de file. In ...
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How to install a Linux alternative bare metal on Macbook Pro? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu on both an old MacBook Air (~2011) and a newer MacBook Pro (~2020). I am unsatisfied with Ubuntu in both machines and would love to try an alternative. On the MacBook Pro, which ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on MacBook Pro 2009

Installed using an ISO on a usb stick. Followed basic YouTube tutorial. The installation process is going just fine until I restart my computer after the installation is complete and I remove the usb. ...
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Drivers for MacBook Pro 2019 not working every time (Ubuntu)

I'm new here and to Ubuntu. I have a MacBook Pro 2019 13-inch (with T2) and I have recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (using dual boot with MacOS and Ubuntu). I did my best to install all the drivers ...
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Macbook Pro 14,1 Issues (all noticed so far)

I fee like there has to be some simple issue related to all of these so I'm dropping a massive issue question for using Ubuntu 22.04 on a 2017 Macbook Pro 14,1. The only issue I seem to not really ...
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Microphone not working on MacBook pro 10.2. with Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS on my MacBook pro 10.02 and noticed that the microphone is not working. It does not matter if I try to use the built-in (internal) microphone, or if I plug ...
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Poor sound through headphones while internal speaker works fine

I am using Macbook, in ubuntu my external headphone does not work while my internal speaker works. Does anyone know how to fix this? Do I have to install a perfect driver? One fix I found is that I ...
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Ubuntu boot menu doesn't appear after selecting EFI Boot on MacBook Pro

I tried the following guides. Create a bootable USB stick on macOS Manual Approach Set Secure Boot to No Security and Allow booting from external or removal media Unfortunately, the Ubuntu boot menu ...
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Webcam not working on Ubuntu 22.04 Macbook pro 2018 Intel chip

I tried all the ideas here: https://github.com/patjak/facetimehd/wiki/Installation#get-started-on-ubuntu And still no webcam on my macbook. dmesg | grep facetime [ 2.006856] facetimehd: loading out-...
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Wifi on Ubuntu 22.04 Macbook pro 2018 Intel chip

There is an amazing thread on this here - Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Which sadly does not mention the 4464 adaptors. My machine (a 2018 Macbook Pro with an intel chip has the following) ...
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Which option do I choose in the BIOS (MacBook Pro 2009)?

It's my first time installing Ubuntu, and I want to install it on a 2009 MacBook Pro. I used my Ubuntu 22.04 live USB thumb drive and got into the BIOS (or what I thought was the BIOS) and I chose the ...
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ubuntu server login doesn't appear when lid is open on a old MacBook Pro 201

I've installed Ubuntu Server 22.04 on an old MacBook Pro 2010 i7 to use it as home server. Everything seams working properly, I'm able to connect to Mac via ssh but when I try to use it directly, ...
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Wifi on macbookpro 13,3 (15" Late 2016)

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS; and Debian, using iwd, systemd-networkd, systemd-resolved. I have tried to follow the instructions here and here, but to no avail. The most I can do is view ...
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how to connect ubuntu zoom to samsung q60c tv

I have a 2013 macbook pro retina display the I installed ubuntu on. I am trying to use it mainly for zoom exercise meetings. I have installed zoom on it and it seems to work. But for it to be more ...
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Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro 2013 is running slow

I mainly use my old MacBook Pro 2012 retina to do Zoom sessions. When I was running Big Sur I had lots of trouble running Zoom. Sometimes it would seem to hang other times it was choppy. Since I ...
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audio not working on macbook pro 2017 with ubuntu 22.04 lts even after getting the audio output device to show in sound settings

Tried installing this driver:"apt install wget make gcc linux-headers-generic" and unmuted the speaker in alsamixer and my audio still does not work, even though I know there is nothing ...
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help interpreting lspci output re: suspend issues with 2016 MacBook Pro

I'm trying to determine why my MacBook Pro (late 2016, MacBookPro13,1) has issues (multiple) when being suspended / waking up. This is one symptom I'm observing. Using dmesg, I see these messages ...
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After the Installation of Ubuntu on my MacBookPro I can't restart the system only black screen, how to fix that?

After the installation of ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on my MacBookPro mid-2010 as the sole OS (it was running El Captian) via a bootable usb stick following the steps in the this link: https://ubuntu.com/...
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wifi not working in ubuntu (installed on macbook) [duplicate]

Below is network adapter i see, but not able to use it lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [...
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Bluetooth, sound not working with Ubuntu 22.04 on macbook pro

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 on macbook pro 2017 but the sound and bluetooth not are working.
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Macbook 2020 with intel chips, setting up wifi for Ubuntu

I am a beginner in Ubuntu and I just set up the Ubuntu environment. I am trying to set up wifi for my Macbook pro-2020(with intel core chips). Here is some details that shows up when I run the command ...
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Ubuntu on Mac stuck on home screen (nomodeset already tried)

I have an old macbook pro. I think from 2010. Because apple doesn't let me update their OS, this piece of hardware became useless (besides being in good shape). Anyway, lately, I thought it was time ...
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Cant install NVIDIA display drivers with thunderbolt connected Akitio Node eGPU on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS T2-linux Macbook Pro 16 inch Intel 2019 (dualboot)

I have Ubuntu-22.04.3-LTS successfully installed on MacbookPro-16,1 based on the documentation available on T2linux page (https://wiki.t2linux.org/distributions/ubuntu/installation/). Display, Wifi, ...
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How do I set the default boot back to Ubuntu on a Macbook after setting it to macOS?

I wanted to setup Ubuntu on my son's laptop, to introduce him to linux. but I wanted the default OS to be Mac so he won't have trouble just jumping in to a new OS. He's just 10 years old . I managed ...
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Using UTM to download Ubuntu on Mac with M2 Chip

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a virtual machine called UTM for my MacBook, but I keep getting an error message right before it finishes the installation. I do not understand what might be wrong ...
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Macbook 2010 running Ubuntu - no battery - how do I have it automatically restart after a power failure?

I have a Macbook Pro running Ubuntu from 2010. Since its Lithium Ion battery was swollen, I removed the battery and now have it running from a UPS - uninterrupted power supply. Sometimes, the power ...
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left speaker doesn't work correctly on an old macbook (Nvidia MCP79)

My left speaker isn't working on my '09 Macbook Pro with Ubuntu Mate 22.04 Here are the details: $ lspci | grep Aud 00:08.0 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 High Definition Audio (rev b1) both ...
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MacBookPro 2017 won't connect to wifi (22.04)

I'm trying to connect my 2017 15" MacBookPro to my home Wifi. Initial situation after setup was, that my neighbours wifi would show up in gnome-control-center (aka Settings), but mine wouldn't. ...
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Problems with multipass VM after upgrade

I have just updated multipass to 1.12 on MacOS on my M2 macpro. And now my instances are in an unknown state. The local driver is qemu and these are the latest logs after a reboot and multipass start -...
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How to configure layout PT-BR on Ubuntu 22.04 running on a Macbook Pro 9,2 with US (English) ANSI keyboard?

I've given up using Mac OS on my old Macbook Pro mid 2012 (model id:9,2), so I installed Ubuntu 22.04. But I speak Brazilian Portuguese, so I wanted to use PT-BR as my system language. However, my ...
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cc1: error: unknown value ‘haswell’ for ‘-march’

I'm trying to run but it gives an error: gcc -Wall -Wpedantic -std=c17 -march=haswell -c array_sum.S -o array_sum.o cc1: error: unknown value ‘haswell’ for ‘-march’ cc1: note: valid arguments are: ...
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WIFI driver for MacBook Pro will be disabled after restart

I found a way to install WIFI driver for my MacBook Pro mid 2014. Unfortunately after restarting it's wifi will be disabled. I installed the driver through this way: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get --...
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Boot on Intel MacBook Pro fails with IRQ index 0 not found

Using these instructions, I set up my 2019 Intel MacBook Pro to boot Ubuntu: partitioned the drive, installed rEFInd, disabled secure boot, put Ubuntu 22.04 on a USB drive. When it boots from the ...
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How to bless boot partition for Ubuntu 22.04 on 2009 MacBook Pro

I have performed a full-disk install of Ubuntu 22.04 on an old MacBook Pro (MacBookPro5,2 from 2009, Core 2 Duo) machine completely wiping OS X in the process. I'm now facing the known issue of the 30-...
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MacBook keyboard and mouse hardware do not work on ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS

I booted ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS on my MacBook Pro 15.2 but the built-in keyboard and mousepad hardware do not work. Using Linux 5.15.0-67-generic. Anyone know how I can activate the built-in keyboard and ...
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How do I lower my touchpad scroll speed?

I'm on a 2012 Macbook Pro with Ubuntu installed. Whenever I scroll with the touchpad it goes way too fast. Any idea how to fix this? I did a bit of research but none of it seems to work. Here is the ...
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Failed to fetch some archives ports.ubuntu.com

I'm completely new at this and I'm trying to install ubuntu 22.04 using UTM on a M1 Mac and keep having the same issues. It cant locate package taskel and cant update saying "temporary failure ...
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Connect to Wi-Fi on MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 22 and Broadcom wireless adapter BCM43602?

This question is very similar to Ubuntu 18.04 wireless connections visible but won't connect BCM43602 however the solution (the same as below) does not work for me. The problem: I can see all wireless ...
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Cannot find a way to enable WiFi card on a 2012 Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I have an early 2012 MacBook Pro ad cannot find a way to enable the WiFi radio. Linux Mint has it under drivers, but there is no such thing I can find on Ubuntu Studio. I ran lshw and got this: **-...
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Old Mac not recognizing external monitor

I installed 22.04 on an old MacBookPro9,2 (mid 2012), dual boot. I have included third-part drives. My external display (old Lenovo, full HD) is either blank or only visible at low resolution. The ...
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How to make the keyboard of a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) work right to type in Brazilian Portuguese?

I installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 inside a mid 2012 MacBook Pro in an attempt to refurbish it and it's working great, I'm taking more advantage of the graphics part just to mention an example. But I have a ...
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