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    [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Pro, late 2013 - 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

    I have a late 2013 Retina MBP. 13.10 is working for me. I used rEFIt. I had to disable ncq too. No iSight support yet. No hotplugging of Thunderbolt Devices. Audio works, but speakers are...
  2. Re: unlisted model mid-2010 17" MacBook Pro 6,1 -- out of luck?

    I have a MacBookPro6,1. The hardware is quite similar to the MacBookPro6,2. The 6,2 is the 15" version. There are only a few differneces in Graphics, etc. when you look at the specs. I've run...
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    Apple Users Tux Decal

    I've created a custom vinyl decal for my laptop a while ago.

    I have some extras that I'd be happy to share a folks in the community.

    This is what it looks like illuminated.
    248293

    I also...
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    Re: [ubuntu] Macbook Pro 11,1 (2013 Haswell Retina)

    I'm getting considerable wait time when installing packages or anything requiring disk access. When I boot, the system acts incredibly sluggish. indicator-multiload shows me some cpu wait time. So...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: New to Ubuntu and want to know about running Ubuntu 12.10 on a MacBook Pro

    Hi Mike

    I've got a MacBookPro 6,1 that I run Ubuntu on (the 17" version of the 6,2)

    1) Is rEFIt safe to use on my Mac?
    - Been working great for me on 3 different Macs for me over the years.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why do you guys install ubuntu on your macs?

    The Macbook Pro was just better hardware when I bought

    When I bought my current laptop, the other 17" laptops were about an inch thicker, hotter, louder, 1080p vs 1200p, consumed more power...
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    Re: No Grub after an update

    Well, I got it fixed. My guess was that grub somehow got corrupted.

    A grub-install --force got me back in working condition from a LiveCD...
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    No Grub after an update

    I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my MacBookPro6,1 (17" 2010 model).

    Today I saw that I had some updates waiting for me. I applied them and finshed the day. It looked like there was a kernel update and it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on macbook pro9,2

    I couldn't get the stock 12.04 iso to boot on my MacBookPro6,1 I had to use the amd64+mac iso from the day just before launch. I think you can still find links to it in the forums. I'm still...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: latest MBP 9,1 (non-Retina) won't boot 12.04 CD or USB

    My MacBookPro6,1 wouldn't boot either. I've got that method and also using the amd64+mac iso to boot.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MBP 6,2 Install freezes when remapping fb

    I did have to download the amd64+mac torrent on release day though to get it to boot on Apple's Hybrid monstrosity of bootloading.

    ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64+mac.iso.torrent
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    [SOLVED] Re: MacBook pro 6,2 Ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04?

    I did have to download the amd64+mac torrent on release day though to get it to boot on Apple's Hybrid monstrosity of bootloading.
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    [SOLVED] Re: MacBook pro 6,2 Ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04?

    I've got a mbp6,1 and I'm running 12.04 just fine. the 6,1 is the 17" version of the 6,2

    I'd say 12.04 definitely.

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro6-2/Precise
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    [ubuntu] shift + f2 configuration

    I'm trying to use byobu a terminal multiplexer with Ubuntu 12.04 running Unity.

    One of the key combinations (split vertically) is shift + f2
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Byobu

    Unity...
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    [all variants] Re: applesmc: FS! : read arg fail

    I misspoke, I did do a fresh install next to my 10.10 partition.
    My 10.10
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    [all variants] applesmc: FS! : read arg fail

    I have a bunch of read arg fails in my syslog after upgrading to 12.04

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    [ 313.771886] applesmc: FS! : read arg fail
    [ 318.824256] applesmc: FS! : read arg fail
    [ 323.879707] applesmc: FS!...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problem with making USB bootable on Mac

    Same here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to store my SSH keys....

    So you don't have an ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub file?

    Try github's tutorial on generating keys (just the keygen parts).
    http://help.github.com/linux-set-up-git/
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    [gnome] Re: Spotlight equivalent in Ubuntu ?

    I used to use Beagle, which worked pretty well. Haven't bothered with it in a year or so since I've started using the command line more.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Has Ubuntu replaced OSX as your Macs main OS??

    I spend 99.9% of my time on my MacbookPro in Linux. I use it at work and at home. I've been using Ubuntu as my primary OS for years now and I'm really happy with it. (maybe a little grumpy still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to store my SSH keys....

    I use:

    ssh-copy-id user@machine
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    Re: LCD Brightness on macbook pro 6,2 sorta solved

    I have a 6,2 as well.

    That was the fix when it first came out too. There are 2 GPUs in it. The embedded Intel one and the Nvidia Discrete one. The code fix had something to do with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up Wireless?

    What version of Macbook Pro do you have?

    There is some good info that you definitely need to read:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro

    Once you figure out which version you have, most...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Simply Can't Make nvidia-bl-dkms Work?!

    I've got the glass/glossy version.

    I've never done anything with the color profiles. Still got OSX going, How do I get the color profile?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Simply Can't Make nvidia-bl-dkms Work?!

    I have a mbp 6,1 and don't use nvidia_bl_dkms. I use mbp_nvidia_bl
    sudo apt-get install mbp-nvidia-bl-dkms

    the 6,1 is similar to the 6,2:...
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