Personal Project: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Apple Macbook Pro 2011 with Failed AMD GPU

This is just a personal note of what I did to get my Macbook Pro Late 2011 with failed/failing AMD GPU to boot Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, hopefully it helps someone. Prerequisites You will need: 1x Macbook Pro (obviously!) 1x USB 1x Machine capable of creating a Live CD onto your USB of Ubuntu Overview: Did… Continue reading Personal Project: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Apple Macbook Pro 2011 with Failed AMD GPU

VMware Workstation Pro 16 for Linux – Unable to Compile modules

So I recently revived an old laptop to run Ubuntu and the first thing I installed was VMware Workstation. When first starting VMware Workstation I was asked to compile the vmmon and vmnet modules. Unfortunately, it failed, when reviewing the output (stored within the /tmp/ folder) I found the following key lines (collated below): The… Continue reading VMware Workstation Pro 16 for Linux – Unable to Compile modules