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I'm new to linux. Currently I have 4 buntu-distros on my old Mac Leopard. Every time I try to multiboot with more than 1 EFI distro I'm stuck with boot issues (that is I can't boot). So I go back with only buntu-distros living together on my computer. ...let alone inexplicable (to me, because I'm not an experienced user) other issues that boil down to the following: some distros (a lot) I can't even open every time I insert my usb drive. In fact I have to say that the fail average diminished when I learned to burn a usb drive by terminal; yet a lot of KDE and fedora-distros are out of my "province").

Examples 1) Maui doesn't see my wifi, so I have to quit before start installing 2) KDEneon, SolydK, Korora, Fedora don't see my wifi, even if the installation worked "fine". 3) Chapeau (gnome GUI) doesn't display whenever I download and burn the ISO on a usb drive (3 or more times...). Of Chackra I couldn't even see the logo from the ISO.

PS In order to get a EFI distro, I have to avoid multibooting (Manjaro KDE worked fine for some days all alone on my Mac; same story with PClinux and a lot of other distros)

I know that all the trouble is all my fault. I keep on going bacause I like linux very very much.

  • Regarding some of your inexplicable issues: many distros fail to see the WiFi on a Mac out-of-the-box due to the nature of the drivers for the Broadcom chipsets they tend(ed?) to use. You seem to be trying a lot of things; does anything result in a specific error message that we might be able to help with? – Fox Apr 30 '17 at 17:18
  • As of the Broadcom chipset, I have to say that I had to tweak with the driver manager respectively with Linux Mint (Mate and KDE versions). I ticked the recommended chipset with the usb drive inserted to get the drive). The same I did with PClinux and Internet worked fine at last. I can't say anything in regard of a specific error message. – ifu00bb Apr 30 '17 at 17:46

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