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Bluetooth Apple Keyboard connects but unresponsive

So I upgraded to 14.04 today, and once everything was installed i noticed that my apple bluetooth keyboard stopped working. It was working fine in 12.04. The keyboard pairs and connects fine, and I ...
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Black Desktop after install on Apple Mac G5 [closed]

I stalled ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso onto a Apple Mac G5. OSX was wiped and install went OK. Ubuntu boot OK and I can log in. However, once in everything in the desktop area is black but I can see ...
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Xubuntu remap ctrl and command key on bluetooth mac keyboard

how can I remap the ctrl key to the command key in Xubuntu (latest version) with a bluetooth mac keyboard? Iǘe been trying to find a solution to this but had no luck... thanks!
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I need the “unique ID” to finiah pairing my Apple Magic Trackpad to 13.10

Using the bluetooth gui in 13.10 is failing due to Ubuntu asking for a paring pin with my Magic Trackpad - since Trackpads are not keyboards it fails. I found this guide to use hcitool to pair which ...
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Is there any software that can interface between linux and apple?

As far as I can tell there is nothing an iphone or other apple device can link up with Ubuntu but is the any can kind of bridging software that will work and if not is there any development project ...
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Multiple keyboard layouts

Just upgraded to ubuntu 13.10 to have that out of the way when 14.04 comes. I am working with an Apple keyboard, which for unknown reasons has alt/cmd keys switched (and a few other weird things). In ...
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Access iCloud photostream on Ubuntu

My friend shared a photostream via iCloud with me. Unfortunately, I can't sign up to iCloud because I don't have any apple devices and the icloud control panel for windows doesn't work on ubuntu. Is ...
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How can I use my Ubuntu server as a Time Capsule?

Apple's Time Machine backup features backs up on to a Time Capsule, which is normally either a dedicated, Apple-specific device, or some kind of network-attached storage formatted with HFS+. I don't ...
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Garage Band alternatives?

I have been looking for a good, garageband alternative to play around with while i save money for a workstation I have come to the conclusion that no all in one exists, but what about several ...
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How to read Apple hard drive on Linux without root privileges?

I just want to read my Apple hard drive on my Linux computer without root privileges. My goal is only to read and copy some file from my home directory (in Documents). Currently I can read the ...
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Why doesn't ubuntu install applications similar to mac? [closed]

I used a macbook a little while ago and was quite amazed at how easy it was to install applications. This method seemed easier to use than both windows and all other unix based operating systems I've ...
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Change keyboard layout in Gnome 3.10

I am now running Gnome 3.10 but have no idea, how to switch the Keyboard Layout (I have a Mac) there. Previously it was under keyboard but the seem to have scraped that. Does anyone know where to ...
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Ipod iphone sync media files

How can I sync media files (like iTunes in windows) in ubuntu? Mine is iPod Touch 5, iOS 7
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Function keys on the apply keyboard with no root

There is a well-known method on how to make function keys work on Apple keyboards in Ubuntu: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/module/hid_apple/parameters/fnmode However, is there a way to do that with no root? ...
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Remap Command/Apple key to work as the control key

I have an iBook G4 running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to re-map the Command/Apple keys to work as control. I've looked at using xmodmap, but so far I have failed at it. And, after trying the ...
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Xubuntu on Macmini, Would not boot, stupidly reset PRAM

Xubuntu on Macmini, Would not boot, stupidly reset PRAM... I Only have Linux partition on the HDD, im not really a Mac or OSX fanboy, But this makes a great HTPC! I have installed so much, and have ...
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Apple magic mouse battery indicator on Ubuntu 13.10

does anyone know how to display battery indicator in top panel for Apple magic mouse, on desktop computer, when i type in shell 'upower -d' i get info about device, battery and percentage, also if i ...
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Ubuntu PPC 12.04 Precise & PPC G4 Quicksilver 1GHz Dual Installation

I am attempting to install Ubuntu PPC 12.04. I have tried most all of the options that appear to be related to what I am trying to do. Unfortunately, I always loose my video signal after a too quick ...
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There is something similar to MailTab for Ubuntu?

I was using Mac OS for some days and this app (MailTab) is really usefull: http://screenshots.en.sftcdn.net/en/scrn/317000/317480/mailtab-for-gmail-5.jpg Anyone know anything similar?
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Does anybody know of an easy way to connect to an Airport Extreme device?

I am just curious, because in 12.04 I wasn't able to, but in 13.10 I hope its possible? I think I have tried a generic Airport Utility, but I'm sure I had issues with it. Any help would be greatly ...
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Wireless keyboard not recognised after boot

Using Ubuntu 13.10 on 2006 model imac. Everything is great except after each boot the keyboard will not work. It is recognised in the blue-tooth settings but connection is not ticked. I have to delete ...
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Compiling hid-apple modules for Apple wireless keyboard

I'm trying to compile the HID modules with a modified hid-apple.c code, that enables me to swap the fn and ctrl key. I'm following this excellent guide, except I'm downloading the newest Linux source ...
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Cannot boot 13.10 on 2013 Mac Mini

Since the update to OS X Mavericks seems to have corrupted my grub on my Linux partition, I now would like to boot into a LiveCD and restore grub again. Sadly using the 13.10 Mac Desktop iso, I get a ...
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“Airport Express” server in Ubuntu server

Is there a way to "create" an Ubuntu server that allows to stream all my music to my Airport express? With the possibility to manage it through my MAC and iPhone? And if i disable anything, except the ...
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IOS7 new “Trust this computer” security [duplicate]

Is there a known way to bypass the new IOS7 feature that prevents me from obtaining access to my iphone5?
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Remap Fn key to Insert key on Apple aluminium keyboard

How to hack Apple keybaord model A1243 (aluminium keyboard) to have Insert key on Fn button? I've updated system to Kubuntu 13.10 and my keyboard stop working as usual. I've read ...
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Can I connect my iPhone now that I have updated to iOS 7?

Basically, I get an endlessly looping pop-up asking "do I want to trust this computer?" When I click 'trust' it just won't connect. Will this problem ever be solved or should I just restore to a ...
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Macbook pro 5,5 dvd drive is busted, lubuntu bootable USB key doesn't show in alt boot menu

I followed this http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx using a lubuntu 13.04 image amd64-mac (there are 3 versions, ppc, 64bit pc, 64bit mac). I'm not sure wether my ...
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File permissions on apple hard drive

I am attempting to help some friends with their old Macbook. The hard drive isn't boot worthy anymore but I can still use it on my hard drive dock. My friends want the 100 plus GB of images of there ...
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How to install jre-7-linux-i586.tar.gz [duplicate]

I need to install this as a virtual environment to emulate the apple 1 software,can anyone help?
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Lubuntu Dual-Boot on a MacBook?

Is it possible to Dual-Boot Lubuntu on a MacBook? If so how would I do it? I have not tried as yet as I wanted to know the proper way to do such thing.
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ubuntu å vs osx å?

Not sure if this is a ubuntu or osx question, but I'll start here. I'll leave it to the mods to move the question to AskDifferent if more apropriate. I moved a file from ubuntu to osx using scp on ...
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How to ISO-boot from an hfs partition in an apple with dual boot?

I can easily boot debian based (and some other) live linux systems from their ISO-image file with grub2 in an Apple machine with dual boot. Using the same menuentry scheme but pointing to a file in an ...
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Problem in Launching TopCoder Arena?

Hello all i am trying to access topcoder arena but facing many problem.I wan following the http://community.topcoder.com/tc?module=Static&d1=help&d2=getStarted procedure given in the link. I ...
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install ubuntu on my mac

i would like to know if ubuntu 13.04 will work on my early 2.8 ghz intel core 2 due 17" mac book pro with 8 gigs of ram and a NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512 MB graphics card
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bluetooth apple mighty mouse A1197 don't click

I have an Apple "Mighty" mouse Bluetooth version (wikipedia link) model A1197 now, it is working just fine in windows, and Mac OS but in Linux it connects, I can move cursor and I can scroll, but ...
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Wifi problem in Ubuntu 13.04 with Apple Wireless Keyboard

I bought Apple Wireless Keyboard last week and got some problem. So, when I connect a device via Bluetooth the Wifi connection always slowly. I try to change channel of wireless lan in router but it's ...
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apple keyboard numpad enter key

My apple slimline keyboard's numpad works fine with the exception of the enter key, below is output of xev for press and release of key: KeyPress event, serial 41, synthetic NO, window 0x4c00001, ...
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How do I disable the fourth button on an Apple Mighty Mouse?

I have an Apple Mighty Mouse, but it's been banged up a bit. The side buttons (4th buttons) are way too easily pressed. When I'm using Firefox, the 4th button can accidentally click and I'd go back ...
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How can drag music to my apple iPhone 4s [duplicate]

I want to know how to drag and sync all my apple devices to linux because i already tried using Rythymbox,Banshee,Clementine,etc....
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Ubuntu for Apple products

will ubuntu run on iphones and ipads? I would like to install your software on my apple products so I can seamlesly network all my files together. Is it possible to install on iPhone and iPad as well ...
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Share internet via Apple Express

I have a 3G dongel connected to my Ubuntu Laptop. I want to let other computers share my internet via WiFi from my Apple Express which is connected using ethernet. Does anyone know how to get it to ...
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Ipad 4 not found as removable device

I got libimobiledevice instaled and up to date, command lsusb listed Apple Inc. device, but my Xubuntu 12.10 don't mount it as a removable disk, as it's shown on almost every tutorial I've found. ...
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photo stream on ubuntu

Well, I have an iPhone 5, this device (actually, all apples devices) can share pictures, documents and among other things by photo-stream or icloud. I would like to know if having ubuntu I can still ...
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Mapped keys do not work in some applications

I have an Apple keyboard where the right command key (Super_R) is mapped to the right Alt key (ISO_Level3_Shift) with xmodmap: $ cat ~/.Xmodmap clear mod4 keysym Super_R = ISO_Level3_Shift In some ...
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What keyboard layout for Ubuntu 13.04 with 'English Apple Notebook'

I don't have a keyboard layout that matches my Macbook Air under Ubuntu 13.04. Keyboard is 'English - Apple Notebook' http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2841 Ubuntu 13.04 under VirtualBox on a Macbook ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 RAOP to Airport Express 2nd Generation doesn't work, how do I debug and get it working?

I have never had any luck with RAOP or Stream2Ip from Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04 to my airport express 2nd generation. In pulseaudio the airplay device either discovered by RAOP in paprefs or connected to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on 2013 15“ Macbook Pro Retina Display with Apple 27” Thunderbolt Display

I know that people have managed to get the MBP-retine working with ubuntu 13.04, but has anyone been successful in getting to drive a thunderbolt display? Or is the LED cinema display the only option? ...
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Why does internet drop with Apple AirPort Base station?

We have mac and windows machines on the same network and my ubuntu 12.04 HP envy 14 laptop is the only one that loses internet connection once or twice a day. I still have a good connection to the ...