MacHw 7.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)



This page aims to describe the steps needed, to fully enable all features of the 7-th Generation MacBook Pro (release date: 2010) when using Ubuntu 14.04, Trusty Tahr.

IconsPage/terminal.png You can find out, what model you have by typing at the terminal:

sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name


  • If you have a different model, please go here and find the right wiki.

Overview

Anything not mentioned here probably already works out of the box. If not, please refer to the Ubuntu Apple Users forum.

  • Feature

    Support status

    Sound

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/DocTemplate#Wireless%20(AirPort)

    Suspend & Hibernate

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    Desktop Effects (Compiz)

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    HFS+

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    Keyboard functions (Brightness,volume,...)

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    CD/DVD Writing

    Bluetooth

    External Monitor

    Wireless (AirPort)

    iSight

    Touchpad (appletouch)

    Mic

    Apple USB 56K Modem

    Apple Remote Control

    Firewire

IconsPage/ok.png (works out-of-the-box)
IconsPage/ok.png IconsPage/info.png (works, with remarks)
IconsPage/warning.png (needs manual install)
IconsPage/dont.png (won't work)
IconsPage/question.png (not yet documented)

Basic Installation Instructions

Common things about installing and maintaining Ubuntu on Intel-based Macs: Intel CPU-based Macintosh Generic Installation Instructions

Wireless (AirPort)

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iSight

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Touchpad (appletouch)

External Monitor

Function Keys

Microphone


CategoryMac




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Please update this page, if you have figured out anything, that is not mentioned here!



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The MactelSupportTeam is about to restructure and reorganize the documentation for Intel-based Macs. If you are interested in helping, please visit our team page for information. For all Mactel wikis, there is a starting place here. There is also a thread about planning the Mactel docummentation going on.



MacBookPro7-1/Tahr (last edited 2014-05-19 07:09:09 by pablomo)