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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

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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

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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

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Install Skype on Ubuntu Saucy x86_64

Download Skype 32bit, install then receive the following error skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Find out which package contains libXss.so jeff@umac:~$ sudo apt-file search libXss.so libxss-dev: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXss.so libxss1: … Continue reading

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Enable Internal Speaker in Ubuntu Saucy on Mac

Run the command in shell hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC1D0 0x1 set_gpio_data 1 And place it into /etc/rc.local

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How to Share a VPN from VM on Mac

Because our OpenConnect VPN from company provides a very poor connection for Mac, I switch to share an AT&T Global Network (AGN) VPN running in a Ubuntu VM inside of Mac OS. Here are the steps On Mac Install VirtualBox … Continue reading

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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

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