MacPro 6,1 and Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid)
This page aims to describe the steps needed, to fully enable all features of the 6-th Generation MacPro (release date: late 2013) when using Ubuntu 15.04, codename.<<Vivid>>
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.
Anything not mentioned here probably already works out of the box. If not, please refer to the Ubuntu Apple Users forum.
Suspend & Hibernate
Desktop Effects (Compiz)
Keyboard functions (Brightness,volume,...)
(works, with remarks)
(needs manual install)
(not yet documented)
Basic Installation Instructions
Common things about installing and maintaining Ubuntu on Intel-based Macs: Intel CPU-based Macintosh Generic Installation Instructions