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I've been trying to install different flavours of Ubuntu on my MacBookPro11,3 (15-inch) and nothing seems to work. Once I pass the Grub bootloader stage, all I'm getting is a blank screen.

I've seen some issues with installing Ubuntu on Apple's new Haswell-based hardware, so I assume that's the cause. I've installed Ubuntu just fine on previous Apple hardware.

If it helps, I've booted into recovery mode and this is the state I get stuck at: Recovery Mode Boot Screen

Has anyone else had this problem when installing Ubuntu onto the recent Macbook Pros?

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Figured out the problem. Stay away from the i386 image. The amd64 image, like from this page, actually works.

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