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WanderingOak
October 25th, 2010, 11:42 PM
Digging deeper into the Wiki (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MactelSupportTeam) it looks like Lucid hasn't fully been tested on the iMac7,1 yet. While I don't mind beta-testing (it's what I do for a living, actually), I would like to have a fully functioning version of Ubuntu to use. Would I be better off working with Karmic, rather than trying to figure out how to get Lucid functional? I won't wipe Lucid, and would be happy to test any suggestions that people have for making it better, but I do actually want to USE Ubuntu, rather than spend all of my time troubleshooting.

cephinux
October 26th, 2010, 09:32 PM
Hi

You could try Maverick. 10.10 has a much newer kernel (2.6.35-22). Generally I think you can't say which Version works best. For example I use a MBP 5.5. In Lucid pommed gives me keyboard backlight control. In Maverick nada.
Maybe your best shot is to try it out yourself.

greetz
cephinux

WanderingOak
October 26th, 2010, 10:18 PM
I think most of the issues that I have come across are newbie pitfalls that would have been solved with a good Ubuntu-on-Mac wiki. If I can get my network up and running, I'll probably stick with Lucid for now.

cephinux
October 26th, 2010, 11:02 PM
If you need help with installing, do not hestitate to ask.

Besides:

Do you have problems with wired or wireless network? Because it seems like there are some problems with powermanagment of wlan-drivers on some macs. (haven't found an appropriatesolution yet)

WanderingOak
October 26th, 2010, 11:30 PM
Both wired and wireless are down. You can read my tortured tale of woe here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1604984).