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How to play .mov files using Ubuntu “Videos”?

How can I play .mov files using the Ubuntu built-in "Videos?" Using Ubuntu 14.04 with built-in Videos 3.10.1 based on Totem. Ubuntu restricted extras is installed. When I try to play the .mov file ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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Apple Cinema LED Display: using regular brightness controls?

I have a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04, connected to a 27" Apple Cinema LED Display (which works fine). By tweaking the appledisplay kernel module a little bit, I can even get ...
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Ubuntu on Mac black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a mid 2010 iMac. When I don't set the nomodeset kernel option I'm getting a black screen. It does actually boot because I can hear the login screen sound. The screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - How to connect to Apple's Time Capsule?

I have this http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z287/dguyse/IMG_0108.jpg in my living room. It's connected to my router and I connect to it (because it has greater WiFi range than my internet ...
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How to watch Apple Videos (2014)

I am rather new to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 14.04) so sorry if this is a bit amatuerish. So apple's new live event for unsupported OS's is just a live stream of banners and video updates, but I can't ...
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Apple wireless keyboard does not work

I can't write anythying with my Apple wireless keyboard.I am using ubuntu 14.04 and my computer recognizes only keys u,i,o,j,k,l and three others but it writes numbers.
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How to set the number of steps (now it's 5 points for me), when audio volume is modified by Apple keyboard (fn F10, F11, F12)

When I use the Apple keyboard to increment the audio volume, the steps aren't gradual and fluid but the audio volume, in a 0 to 100 scale, it's incremented by 5 points at any key pressure and ...
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MacBook Air (3,2) odd Behavior when starting

So I partitioned my drive and installed ubuntu 14.04 on my mac. I went in ubuntu to install some proprietary drivers. Restarted my computer and this is what happened: Started normally Login ...
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How can I get Blueman to connect to my Apple Magic Trackpad on startup?

After a lot of work, I finally managed to get my Apple Magic Trackpad to work on Ubuntu, by ditching the default bluetooth app for Blueman. The problem is, every time I start up my machine, I have to ...
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How do I get my apple wireless mouse to STAY paired after a reboot or shutdown?

I use 14.04 on a mac mini and an apple wireless mouse. I installed blueman to get it to work, the only problem is that when I reboot or shutdown, it doesn't automatically work again. I'm forced to ...
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How do I set up the Apple Magic mouse in 14.04

I want a magic mouse for my Linux PC, but it is for Apple, and either the Linux driver is insanely obscure, or deleted. Also, it is Bluetooth only, and I can't seem to find a Bluetooth adapter for ...
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Apple Magic Mouse Bluetooth in Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freeze and reconnect automatically

Environment: - Dell XPS 13-9333 - Apple Magic Mouse - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bit - Kernel 3.16.0-031600rc7-generic,and latest update 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-30.55 - Linux-firmware 1.127.5, # dmesg ...
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Displaying an HTML email with apple-inline img tag?

When I receive an HTML email from a Mac user that includes an inline image like the following, the image does not display when I render the HTML (in Chrome, Firefox, etc.). <img apple-inline="yes" ...
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Does iTunes work (well) on Ubuntu?

Is there an alternative to iTunes where I can buy music/back up phone?
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How to map volume buttons on Apple EarPods

I cannot control volume using Apple EarPods's buttons. Is there any way to do so? My system: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit.
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How to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS7 from Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to upgrade to iOS7 on my iPhone 4. Is there any way I can do that without installing a virtual machine? I currently run Ubuntu 14.04. Thanks a lot!
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SMP with iMac 27" (2013/14)

I'm a sysadmin for a University, and I was setting up a new iMac 27" triple booting Mac OS, Windows 8.1, and Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I have all of the operating systems working and booting procedures fine, ...
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Audio clicks with VLC when playing Apple MOV video format

Okay so I have this annoying little issue, not too much of a big deal really, but I can't get any audio out of Apple Quicktime MOV video formats, instead I get clicking noises, I have ubuntu-extras ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...