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    [PPC] Re: Which version of ubuntu for my powermac?

    Well then I would like to welcome you to the Ubuntu forums, Chris!

    Here is a link to a .iso image for your Mac. You should install the .iso image named "Mac (PowerPC) and IBM-PPC (POWER5) desktop...
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    [all variants] Re: installing 12.04 on macbookair1,1

    Alright, here we go.

    1. It is definitely safe to install linux on a Mac. I have been running linux on my Macbook Pro 7,1 for around two years, and nothing has gone wrong regarding the CPU, etc....
  3. Thread: Macbook 5.2

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    [ubuntu] Re: Macbook 5.2

    I would say that it's usually best to stay up to date with the most current version of linux. However, in my personal experience, previous versions of linux are always the easiest to get up and...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1. Black Screen after Nvidia installation

    When you boot up your laptop, does it make it to the bootloader screen?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: killed ZSNES in system monitor and now won't open

    Well it says that you don't have permission to read it, so did you try running it as root?
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Firmware Missing (Macbook Pro, Late 2011)

    If you can get a wired connection going, you can go to additional drivers in system settings (sorry if that isn't exactly correct -- I'm currently running OS X) and download the appropriate driver...
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    [PPC] Re: Uses for G4 455mhz and 600 mg ram.

    I think that machine would be good for some sort of a home server, but probably nothing too resource-heavy since it's little old!
  8. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook 7, 1 screen goes psychedelic on Ubuntu 12.04

    Might have something to do with problems related to a video driver?
    I am running the exact same set up right now (ubuntu 12.04, 64-Bit, 7,1 macbook pro) but that has never happened to me... you...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Pro Headphone Jack Red Light (Speakers work, headphones muted)

    Have you tried using alsamixer to mute some of the channels? For me, on my Macbook Pro 7-1, I muted something called spdif-1 (or something similar) and that turns off the red light, while leaving...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacPro long boot

    Do you have rEFIt installed?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Newbie questions

    1) Well it depends on the architecture that you download, by I think the base system requires 4.4 GB of space, So I would say the smallest partition would be around 5-7 GB.

    2) Yes that is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1 Problems with kernel 3.*.*

    Well, I fixed it myself. It turns out it was much easier than I expected.....

    I had 11.04 installed on my HD, so I opened a terminal and typed



    sudo apt-get install grub
    And when I tried to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1 Problems with kernel 3.*.*

    I tried to boot from an install DVD (I tried both 32-bit and 64-bit) but neither of them will let me even get to the install screen. I boot from the CD and I just get


    [63.932006] Stack:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1 Problems with kernel 3.*.*

    UPDATE:
    I just tried an EFI boot from the 64-bit install DVD for 12.04.
    I edited the boot options and added nouveau.noaccel=1 but that didn't change anything either.
    I have searched numerous...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1 Problems with kernel 3.*.*

    I tried the nomodeset parameter, nothing changed. I still arrived at a black screen with white text that looks something like this:


    [63.932006] Stack:
    [63.932006] Call Trace:
    [63.932006] <IRQ>...
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    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro 7,1 Problems with kernel 3.*.*

    Hi everyone,

    I recently attempted to install 12.04 LTS on my macbook pro. It was previously running 11.04 just fine, but when I updated my OS (and consequently updated my kernel) I was unable to...
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    [ubuntu] Wireless Speed CRAWLING In Natty 11.04

    Hello Everyone,

    I am running a dual-boot on my Macbook Pro 7,1 with Lion in one partition and Ubuntu 11.04 on the other. I rarely use the mac partition, but I noticed that when I do, my wireless...
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    [lubuntu] Re: iMac 12,2 sound help using 11.10

    Have you gone to System Settings > Sound > Output and looked at the "connector" pull down menu? That might provide some help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Computer asking me which system do I want

    Have you installed rEFIt?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 7,1 No video out

    I recommend opening NVIDIA X Server Settings from system settings and taking a look around there.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Screen Brightness Adjustment Stopped Working

    I had a similar problem on my Macbook pro 7,1. My brightness keys literally had no effect on the brightness whatsoever.

    I installed the Mactel source and downloaded the package nvidia-bl-dkms, and...
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