[fedora-india] Anyone installed Fedora 10 on a MacBook?

Dhaval Giani dhaval at thegianis.in
Fri Dec 12 07:45:14 UTC 2008

Kishore Bhargava wrote:
> Debarshi Ray wrote:
>>> Following most of the advise here:
>>> http://www.cenolan.com/2008/11/installing-fedora-10-macbook/
>>> I was attempting to install Fedora 10 on a MacBook Pro
>> That URL says:
>> "These instructions will work with the MacBook 3,1 (Late 2007) and
>> newer but will NOT work with the new aluminium MacBooks since they
>> have different hardware (especially the graphics card). These
>> instructions are not suitable for the MacBook Pro either!!"
>> Notice the last sentence? :-)
> I saw that but was hoping Fedora 10 would still work. In fact, I don't
> have the new model, I did have the option of getting that but I did not
> like two of the significant changes, i) the glas protector in front of
> the screen, just converts an expensive machine into an even more
> expensive mirror and ii) the new touchpad, where earlier Macs had at
> least one button on the touchpad, in the new model they have done away
> with that as well, the whole touchpad is also a button and can be
> clicked, but it was a weird sensation.
> This fellow seems to have had similar issues to what I had, still the
> only difference being 64-bit Vs 32-bit:
> http://nareshv.blogspot.com/2008/10/fedora-10-beta-64-bit-on-macbook-pro-41.html
> I guess I must try the 64-bit version out anyways, and then discover a
> new set of issues like flash not working!

AFAIK, the 64 bit version of flash was released for linux. So you can 
hold of that.


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