Ubuntu on a Macbook?

beejunk at gmail.com beejunk at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 21:51:44 BST 2009

On Jul 15, 2009 3:30pm, Nick Ali <nali at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Christopher

> Stamperchristopherstamper at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Hi All,
> > I been thinking of getting an older white 15" macbook for my main  
> machine.
> > I'm looking at a 2.0ghz C2D model, prob about from late 2006-2007.
> >
> > So I was wondering if any of you have been running Ubuntu on a macbook.  
> Are
> > there any compatibility issues? I'd like to do some simple audio work
> > (non-RT) also; any problems with that? I seem to remember something  
> about
> > Jack not working right...
> While not Ubuntu Studio specific, see

> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MactelSupportTeam/CommunityHelpPages.

The Mactel pages that Stamper linked are pretty helpful. If you're using  
Hardy, you should have no issues getting a good-working machine, although  
you will probably have to use proprietary drivers for the wi-fi. JACK and  
RT all work great under Hardy. Jaunty, however, doesn't work so well (at  
least, on my first generation macbook). All the macbooks require at least a  
little fiddling, so be prepared to spend a bit of time ironing out the  
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