will ubuntu 16.04 support single boot on mac air?

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Tue Mar 1 13:47:57 UTC 2016


That story is from year 2008!

Based on my experience the default installation works fine without any
problems.(no need to do even single trick!)

My old macbook air is running a bit old ubuntu, but it just works.

Eero
1.3.2016 3.04 ip. "iceblink" <iceblink at seti.nl> kirjoitti:

> Dear 李白|字一日,
>
> This story seems to give some good pointers:
>
> https://regebro.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/installing-linux-on-a-macbook-without-os-x/
>
> For my curiosity: Why buy a mac if you intend to only use Linux on it? You
> could buy some other brand for half the price and not have to deal with
> these problems...
>
> Best regards,
> Patrick
>
> On 2016-03-01 13:42, 李白|字一日 wrote:
>
>> it seems there is very little successful examples and stable ways to
>> make it.
>> I have been searching the web for a time and find no much useful
>> information
>>
>> 2016-02-29 15:47 GMT+08:00 Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>:
>>
>> Well. You can install UBuntu on macbook air and overwite osx with
>>> current versions also..
>>>
>>> Eero
>>>
>>> 2016-02-29 8:46 GMT+02:00 李白|字一日 <calidion at gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> hi, all
>>>>
>>>> I am not very comfortable with mac os x.
>>>> And want to get rid of mac os x.
>>>> but it seem the mac os firmware are not compatible with current
>>>> linux?
>>>> so i have to keep the mac os partition and mac os.
>>>>
>>>> Is there anyone who managed to remove mac os x entirely?
>>>> and will 16.04 be able to do this?
>>>>
>>>> thanks.
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>
>
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