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    Distros which can boot on mbp 7.1

    Been using Ubuntu from past 2years on macbook pro 7.1. So far I found Ubuntu (flawless) and opensuse only bootable distro on my system.

    Do you guys know any other flavors/distros which will boot...
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    Re: WoW Launcher Updating Tools problem help

    This solved my launcher problem. I clean installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and was having issues updating launcher. Still cannot get Game/downloader preferences window. It will be just blank screen.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu LTS 12.04 - 64bit or 32bit?

    Sorry to hijack but I am not sure which version I downloaded and installed. How do I check I got 32 or 64-bit ?
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 8,2 with Oneiric - Volume controls don't work?

    did you install all updates via update manager?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mac OS X + Compiz and Ubuntu

    No issues with video driver. You will install wireless after you complete ubuntu installation. So be prepared to connect to internet for first few minutes using LAN.

    Had screen going dim issue,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro 8 1 trackpad

    Don't think you can do that in mac os x? I don't have it installed anymore.

    Two finger is mapped to right click in ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mac OS X + Compiz and Ubuntu

    Ya that graphics card works fine, but am getting close to 3hr battery life.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro 8 1 trackpad

    Then I guess check mouse actions in system settings?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Triple Boot, OS X, Windows 7, and Ubuntu from USB - problems, ideas?

    For your case, I would suggest using Ubuntu in windows/osx using Virtualbox.

    https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookPro 8 1 trackpad

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mactel-support && sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

    Taken from:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro8-2/Oneiric#Touchpad
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Macbook Pro

    Yes, I did few times. Insert ubuntu cd, on boot press C to boot from cd.

    Just follow install instruction. thats it. Basically same as windows/os x installation. You really don't have to do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Macbook Pro

    I did single boot install Ubuntu on intel-based macbook pro. No issues during installation.
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    [lubuntu] Re: ubuntu on macbook air (new)

    You should be having absolutely no issues. Ubuntu works out of box just fine with every driver, app.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why install Ubuntu on my macbook?

    Anyone else have Ubuntu 11.1 installed on MBP alone?

    So far it seems ok, but I guess fans sound way too often in it.
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Intel Macbook Pro 7.1 Brightness Set Low - Ocelot Xubuntu

    Mine is same system first installation had this issues. After a week I re-installed Ubuntu again and updated on first logon and never had this issue.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Single boot on Macbook Pro 7.1 - few concerns

    Do you use windows with VM by chance? Like I want to play WoW in windows smoothly :D but dont want to dual partition just for it.
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    World of warcraft folder question

    Hello All,

    I have WoW game copied to external hard disk. Now that my laptop is ubuntu only, how can I play WoW from this folder without downloading again through wine.

    :guitar::guitar:
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Single boot on Macbook Pro 7.1 - few concerns

    So are there anyone actually using mbp for ubuntu only. :confused:
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Best ways to increase battery life - MacBook Pro and Ubuntu (dual boot)

    Yea, I have exact issue like OP too.
  20. [ubuntu] Single boot on Macbook Pro 7.1 - few concerns

    Been using Ubuntu latest on mbp alone. Few issues concern me is lengthy boot and shut down times compared to both os x/boot camp windows.

    Had dim brightness issue, but after updates and restart it...
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