Xubuntu Desktop 22.04 on MacBook Air

  • MacBook Air (model MacBookAir6-2)
  • make an Xubuntu boot usb disk
  • boot from USB
    – Power on the system.
    – Press and hold the Option (Alt) key on the keyboard when the computer starts.
    – Select the USB drive as a startup disk when the option appears.
  • install Xubuntu Desktop.
  • post install go to Software & Update -> Additional Drivers and select your Wireless driver
  • from terminal check product version:
    sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name
  • hold the Fn key while pressing them to get their original functionality(F1-12) to change that :
    echo options hid_apple fnmode=2 | tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf
    update-initramfs -u -k all
  • done.
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