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Offline fix for ubuntu 12.10 WiFi?

I have absolutely no way of connecting ethernet to my computer or any other device like a dongle to my computer. I've tried multiple things to get the WiFi to work with ubuntu 12.10 Is there an ...
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What do I do when Ubuntu 12.10 freezes while starting up? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my mac with Mountain Lion, but whenever I decide to boot Ubuntu I can make it all the way to the log in menu but when I log in it will freeze up. I am not sure ...
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Getting Wifi to work on Ubuntu 12.10 for MacBookPro

So I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBookPro and I've tried installing various drivers such as Broadcom STA wireless, however when I install them or at least I think I've installed them, they ...
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Why doesn't the “Headphones” output have any sound? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a MacBook 2,1, and audio works fine. However, whenever I plug in headphones, both the sound in my speakers (naturally) and my headphones stops. I noticed in the sound ...
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Dual Boot Mac / Ubuntu Mac Single User Mode?

I have a MacBook Air running Mac Mountain Lion on one partition, and Ubuntu 12.10 on the other. Whenever it takes me to the ubuntu startup option of: Ubuntu More Ubuntu Details Mac 32-bit Mac ...
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Replace ubuntu boot menu (iMac)

I have a 21.5" iMac (Intel based), and I recently installed Ubuntu on a 90GB partition. After I installed Ubuntu, I noticed that whenever i boot my machine I get GRUB where I can select my OS (Mac or ...
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Live USB Instructions for Mac don't work for 12.10

The are several guides online (including a few on the ubuntu website) that follow the general pattern of instructions found in this one. I assume that at some point, this worked. However, on an ...
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Problem Installing Ubuntu- hangs at preparation

I have read that this problem usually is in result of my partition not being clean? I believe I have a failed installation that may be causing trouble but not sure. Here is what my partitions look ...
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How do i get wireless working on my very new macbook pro 9.2 using Ubuntu 12.10?

I have been trying to figure out how to get my wireless working. I am new with linux but I do consider myself computer savy. I have tried using the official Ubuntu help for this problem but I get to a ...
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Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.10 don't work on my Mac Mini

I have a 2009 Mac Mini with a Core 2 Duo processor. I got fed up of MacOS so I installed Ubuntu 12.10 hoping to get some welcome relief. The "standard" (I'm not a Linux expert) drivers gave me ...
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Boot my Mac into External USB Ubuntu Server 12.10

I recently downloaded ubuntu server 12.10 and created an install disk. I then proceeded to boot into the disk and install the server onto an external usb flash drive. After the installation was ...
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How do I troubleshoot “no medium found” error on installation on Mac?

Specifically, it says /init: line 7: can't open /dev/sdb: no medium found I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my intel iMac. I have 1 Mac partition, 1 FAT32 partition with Windows installed on ...
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Ubuntu via usb. Nothing works

I am using ubuntu via usb to try it out. I can't use wifi. Every time I try to install updates it fails half way through. When I restart all of my setting are lost. Do I need to install in order to ...
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How to create a OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB drive on Ubuntu?

I already know how to do it on Mac OS X (plenty of instructions online). But is it possible to do it on Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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My ubuntu installation directory is not bootable on my intel mac

I have a intel mac, I previously had linux mint, I wanted to switch to ubuntu I made a usb install disk using UNetBootin and it boots fine, but I install it to my hard drive, but when I go to the boot ...
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Wifi no longer works after last software update on Intel iMac with Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my iMac, on first boot wifi worked properly but when I updated the software it stopped working. I can't figure out the problem... Any idea?
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Terminal broken? (Mac)

In Terminal (Mac) when I do step 9 (sudo dd if=//Users/neilatkin/Desktop/ubuntu.img of=/dev/disk1 bs=1m (replace /path/to/downloaded.img with the path where the image file is located; for example, ...
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Terminal can't find img file of Ubuntu 12.10

On a Mac, I followed the steps for the 'USB download from Mac', but on Step 9: Execute sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/diskN bs=1m (replace /path/to/downloaded.img with the path where ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Mac Mini (End 2009)

I am trying to installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my Mac Mini (End 2009). This sounds like a often asked question and I all ready read lots of stuff about it, but now I am confused. While some people say, ...
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Step 3 of the 'booting from usb' (mac)

When I copy and paste the download into terminal and then copy and paste the example after it, it should comvert from an iso file to an img file. It just says on terminal 'permission denied'. Not sure ...
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Macbook Pro 5.5 brightness settings work, are remembered, but are not used on startup

This question's similar to various others in the forum where users' brightness settings either don't work or are not remembered: Brightness controls doesn't work on a MacBook Pro 5.5 (ubuntu ...