"However, these past days, I've been considering replacing
Xubuntu with a distro that hopefully has a much better hardware
support out-of-the-box and could unleash the optimum performance of
my Macbook Pro. --Like perhaps a distro that can magically help
increase the battery life while decrease the hardware temperature
"At the moment, I have a short list of Linux distros that could
replace Xubuntu Hardy on my Mac:"