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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    OK, just to make sure it is 3.8 - as to my knowledge older kernels are not be bootable directly by EFI.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Which kernels are you using (not able to boot directly from non sda1)?
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Just to make sure: You skipped grub completely? (The guide you're refering to is doing some complicated things using grub.)

    Why do you copy the kernels to the EFI partition? In my case they are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia GPU switching on MBPr - campaign

    I'm with you. I remember there is a forum on the nvidia website, maybe this would be worth to try.

    @sauferkel: How did you switch to intel? If you did not use OSX please let me know.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Using 13.04 on a MBPr:
    - suspend is broken again (for about a week now)
    - DHCP/Name resolution is broken (for about a week)
    - kernel is still 3.8.0 while 3.8.4 is out for some time now (not to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to prevent grub from being installed

    My issue is that grub-pc is set as recommended/dependency for linux-image (beside lilo which I also do not want) resulting in getting it installed again every kernel-upgrade and has to me removed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to prevent grub from being installed

    Ok, forget about. If someone is having an alternative to setting grub-pc to hold or installing a dummy package, please let me know.

    Thx anyway.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to prevent grub from being installed

    Please guys lets come back to topic: How do I prevent grub from being installed? I do not need it, nor any other bootloader (already told you in 1st post).
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to prevent grub from being installed

    ??
    Sorry for being not precise enough: I do NOT want Grub installed at all!
  10. [ubuntu] Re: I successfully installed Ubuntu Kernel 3.8.2 on X64 13.04 Nightly.

    OK, the manual way. Thats what I was asking for. There is no repository where I can get the updates "automatically"!?
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    [ubuntu] How to prevent grub from being installed

    One thing which drives me crazy abaout Ubuntu is that grub gets installed everytime a new kernel hits the stage. I already tried several of the tips and tricks around but did not manage to get...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Digitus DN-3023: Gigabit Ethernet USB 3.0 adapter

    The ASIX drivers are runnign fine using Ubuntu 13.04. Compared to a USB 2.0 dongle I get reasonable more network performance out if (17+ MB/s instead of less about 11MB/s on my cheap home network)....
  13. [ubuntu] Re: I successfully installed Ubuntu Kernel 3.8.2 on X64 13.04 Nightly.

    Sure, I already run 3.8.0-12 (default for 13.04?) so lets try other way round: What is the proposed way to get 3.8.2 installed at 13.04?
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Interesting Mike, never thought about this. But after toggling the Powermanagement state for this device in powertop I got 3W less!?
    Anyway, I'm not that unhappy regarding the battery runtime, even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Do yourself a favour and bin the b43 stuff. Switch to the bcmwl drivers - much more stable and performant.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: I successfully installed Ubuntu Kernel 3.8.2 on X64 13.04 Nightly.

    Did you install it manually?
    Why is the "official" repository not offering it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Yeah, just read the rEFInd notes on their homepage and ignore the part saying you should not install from within Linux (but OSX, I did the manual installation in Linux). There is a refind_linux.conf...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    3.8.0.11 worls fine over here.

    Why do you use grub btw? you should switch to rEFInd, I find it sooo much easier and smarter, no bootloader anymore...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    When runnung Fedora18 I had the SD Card working with a single SD Card, but any other card also gave errors. I've that card not available anymore and did not find any card so far working with Ubuntu....
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Thx Mike, will have a look once I'm really fed up with the high power consumption. Having the possibility to switch between them would be really nice as it is said the HDMI output is not working...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    So, how do I get the iso or something to install OSX? Having a quick look to apple.com I just happen to find updates and .dmg and the need to specify some ID...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Sorry, I'm not going to reinstall OSX just to be able to switch to intel. Thatsway I asked if there is a way to do so from within Linux!?

    Will try your macfanctld.conf, Thx. The default ones made...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Heat is mainly due to running nvidia. Any advice how to install macfanctld correctly? Just did a manual build from git as the Mactel PPA seems not to support 13.04.

    And do you switch off nvidia...
  24. Re: Macbook Pro 15" retina (Model 10,1) - how to disable nVidia display adapter?

    Hey guys, any advice on getting IGD active not running OSX (which I also deleted right in the beginning)?
    Also it seems that installing nvidia builds a new initrd preventing one from seeing the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    You should not specif both DPI and DisplaySize as they overwrite each other, I'd recommend to stick with Displaysize. This reveals 221x217 dpi for my 15" Retina.



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