Only Ubuntu 13.04 works with Macbook Pro Retina 10,2 with support for the Macbookpro retina models introduced in the 3.8 version of the kernel. Previous versions of the kernel are problematic but there might be workarounds to it.

The following is a webpage describing how to successfully install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro Retina model:

MacBookPro10-2/Ringtail (last edited 2014-02-20 09:22:39 by hudolejev)