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Problems with Ubuntu install on Macbook

Hello I have a macbook I am trying to install Ubuntu to and their are two issues. One after smooth install I try to boot to ubuntu. Get an Ubuntu purple boot image and it freezes with this.It does not go into the desktop. The other issue is the built in keyboard and mouse don’t work.Any ideas on a solution?

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Re: Problems with Ubuntu install on Macbook

By Bekkenes at 07/31/2019 - 08:01

You forgot to mention what version of Macbook you running (Macbook Air,
regular or pro).
There are also some versions of Macbooks that do not support Linux due to
chips out of the box due to T2 chip. On those machines you have to login to
MacOS.
Then you have to into settings, Startup security Utility and "downgrade" it
to get it working.

Hope this helps.
-Thomas

Re: Problems with Ubuntu install on Macbook

By Liam Proven at 07/09/2019 - 06:27

On Mon, 8 Jul 2019 at 22:53, M.R.P. zensky via ubuntu-users
<ubuntu- ... at lists dot ubuntu.com> wrote:
What version of Ubuntu?

On my old Mac mini, I used to dual-boot Ubuntu with OS X.

14.04 was fine. 16.04 was fine. I updated to 16.10 and that killed it
-- it would no longer boot with exactly the symptoms you describe.

I did not get to troubleshoot much. I reinstalled the LTS and it was
fine again. Then the external HD I was using died, and I did not
reinstall Ubuntu before moving to a newer Mac.