You can run linux side by side with the operating system of your MacBook. Before installing, make a partition. Make sure you have a USB mouse and keyboard.

How to run Linux on Mac? 

Switch off your device, plugin the bootable Linux USB drive. Press and hold the Option key while you are turning on your Mac. A list will appear which will show you available devices to Boot from.

Select the USB stick named as EFI boot/drive & from GRUB menu select install, another option select is Try Without Installing. Follow the on-screen instructions and go for normal installation.

Choose the partition you made on the Installation Type Window. Don't risk choosing any other option as then you will be installing linux over your present operating system.

Choose the partition which you made and then under the list of devices click change. Now click use, a drop down with appear, from there, select ext4 journaling file system.

In the mount point column select the forward slash and click ok. After this click continue and then install. A warning pop-up will appear where you have to select continue.

After all this choose your time zone, keyboard type/layout, then click continue. Now you have to set up your linux account and for that enter your name, computer name, username, and password.

Continue, wait for the installation process to start. After the process is finished, restart your Mac and press and hold the option key while it restarts. Choose linux OS to start using it.


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