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Linux on MacBook Air

Post by twotoedsloth »


Thanks for taking the time to read and/or respond to this.

Has anyone run Linux (specifically Fedora) on a MacBook Air? How does one boot to the USB flash drive with the OS installer on it?

Many thanks,

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Post by Folderol »

Don't have such a beast myself, but I know it can be done. I've seen it discussed on various Linux forums.
I wouldn't be surprised if there was a youtube vid on it :lol:
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Post by merlyn »

To get a boot menu on a Mac, hold 'Alt' while the computer is booting up.
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Post by Funkyflash5 »

Its definitely possible, with the current exception of the new m1 version. Work is being done to support m1 but it's not ready yet.
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