This page is about installing Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) on MacBookPro 11,3, a 15-inch Mac laptop released in early 2014, which has a retina display, solid-state drive, and is based on Haswell Intel CPU.

Most of the problems are the same as for the MacBookPro 11,1 so first check the solutions here

Most notibly is the non working wlan upon installation. The chipset is a Broadcom named BCM4360 and currently the best working solution is to install bcmwl-kernel-source, remember that the laptop does not have a ethernet port per default so other means to get the package is needed.

Tested working version of bcmwl is

As of 2014-10-20 the current nvidia drivers (nvidia-330) are having issuses with support for external hdmi screen with a resolution higher than HDMI. This was solved by installing nvidia-340 driver from ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa. Ie:

   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
   sudo apt-get update
   sudo apt-get install nvidia-340

If the brightness control does not work try using:

Fix for this was to run

   setpci -v -H1 -s 00:01.00 BRIDGE_CONTROL=0

Taken from

MacBookPro11-3 (last edited 2015-01-07 22:23:01 by berglund86)