I'm thinking about trying some GNU/Linux distros on MBP (partly because I get increasingly annoyed by OS X's long-standing bugs which probably will never be fixed, and also I wish to try "next-gen" filesystems like btrfs, and Windows doesn't seem to be suitable for my use cases at all…)
I've read some forums and the general consensus was that there are some things that do not work when running GNU/Linux. Among those I cannot live without are: Wi-Fi adapter, Thunderbolt port, display backlight control (when using NVidia GPU). The quality of NVidia drivers is also very questionable. (and I don't think I want to completely disable NVidia GPU)
So I decided to ask here, if the situation did improve since these times, and which GNU/Linux distributions are worth trying on this laptop. (And if there are any known problems, then how to solve them)
In my case, specs are:
(Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) CPU: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 RAM: 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB and Intel Iris Pro
P.S. I don't care at all about these parts (it would be even better if they do not work):
web camera, Bluetooth.