What is the recommended release of Ubuntu for 32-bit Intel based Macs?
I see for 13.10 that there are specialised images for macs, (e.g. ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64+mac.iso). These only support 64-bit, and there is nothing similar for the
i386 images. Looking at older versions such as 12.04 LTS, there are no mac variants at all.
I have tried using the regular 12.04 i386 image to create a bootable USB stick, but I was not able to boot the MacBook using this. Only the Macintosh hard disk appeared in the boot menu options.
I do not need to keep Mac OS X on the MacBook and would be happy single booting Ubuntu. Not sure if that makes things easier or harder.