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Created October 2, 2022 08:12 — forked from gbrow004/
Ubuntu on Apple Macbook Pro 16-inch (2019)


This gist is out of date and I can no longer help much, as I got rid of my Mac.


This gist is just a compilation of the hard work that others have put in. I'm not a software developer, so if there are any mistakes or better ways of doing things, I'd appreciate any suggestions. Here's a list of the real heroes who made this possible:

Kernel Patches: aunali (

T2 security chip bypass to allow access to the SSD, keyboard, and trackpad: MCMrARM

shadowwalkersteam /
Created October 2, 2022 08:10 — forked from TRPB/
Guide: Running Arch on a 2018 MacBook Pro

Hardware Prerequisites

You'll need at least the following hardware:

  • At least 3 USB-A to USB-C converters or hub with enough ports for at least 3 USB devices if all your devices are USB-A then:
  • A USB drive
  • A USB keyboard
  • USB to Ethernet adapter, compatible USB dongle or USB tethering on a phone