I’ve run Antergos on my old 8,1 Macbook with no trouble. I’ve got a new 2015 (12,1) macbook pro and I was wondering if anyone has tried to install antergos on this hardware? The live disk image boots, but that is as far as I have explored. Hoping there is some experience / wisdom here in the forums…
Antergos on Macbook Pro 12,1
For anyone else interested in this - I took the plunge. Antergos installed with no difficulty (Dual boot with yosemite on macbook pro 12,1).
After install, I replaced lightdm with gdm (lightdm wasn’t adjusting for the retina display), and enabled ssd trim as per: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Solid_State_Drives#Apply_periodic_TRIM_via_fstrim
Wifi works out of the box - though I read that the driver may cause kernel panics with multiple files downloading.
Installing mainline linux (4.2), resolved issues with keyboard and trackpad.
Issues I’ve encountered so far:
Problems with dual monitors - laptop retina, second monitor regular 1440x900 display. Elements in the second monitor as huge (because of the scaling). Attempts to use xrander as described in link are unsatisfactory - will look for alternate solution: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI
Thank you so much ‘watgrad’! I’m about to install Antergos on the same system, 13" rMBP 2015, I’ll let you know how it goes. Are you still running it?
Can you post how you have maked your partition scheme (partition types/sizes/mount points/efi) for the Antergos installation on your MacBook Pro?
This would help me to solve my problem that i have post yesterday on this forum!
On which other things i have to keep a eye during installation?
Thanks in advance.