Tag Archives: macbook

Enable Wireless in Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

Probe your hardware jeff@umac:~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:1570] 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03) Install driver (I use my mobile phone tethering network to … Continue reading

Posted in linux, mac, ubuntu | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Enable Wireless in Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on MacBook Pro Retina 2013

First of all, there is NO need to have Ubuntu Desktop specific for Mac. I just successfully installed standard Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trust Tahr 64 bit downloaded from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop . Here are the steps that I went through (Optional) Install Mac … Continue reading

Posted in fun, linux, opensource, ubuntu | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on MacBook Pro Retina 2013

Dual- boot of MacBook Pro and Ubuntu. Change Boot Sequence

I’ve installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro (Retina 2013 November edition) and enabled dual- boot by rEFInd (reference http://www.rodsbooks.com/ubuntu-efi/). By default the system boots into Windows partition which does NEVER exist. Here is the step how to change boot sequence to … Continue reading

Posted in linux, opensource, ubuntu | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Dual- boot of MacBook Pro and Ubuntu. Change Boot Sequence

Install Ubuntu Saucy on Macbook Pro

Writing this blog for sharing my experience. No guarantee at all. Got a brand new Macbook Pro (Retina, 8G ram, 500G SSD) when traveling to Hong Kong for OpenStack Summit. Spent 2 days to figure out installing Ubuntu Saucy 13.10 … Continue reading

Posted in linux, opensource | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Install Ubuntu Saucy on Macbook Pro