MacBook Pro 8,3 Linux Frustration

By | 18 October 2011

At my job one of the awesome perks (among MANY) is that I get a brand spanking new MacBook Pro. The machine is a maxed out 15″ with 2.2 GHz Core i7, 16 GB RAM, upgraded matte display and and amazing 512 GB SSD hard drive! The 1st thing I did when I got it was pop in an OpenSuse install DVD… No luck. Did not see the DVD drive for the Suse install. Sigh. So I then tried an Ubuntu CD (yuck). Ubuntu booted on the laptop but the wireless NIC drivers are very buggy and drove me nuts. After a few days of annoyances, I decided to stick with MacOS X for a few months until better hardware support comes around. Hopefully the fixes will roll in quickly!

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