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apple magic keyboard not working trough bluetooth and fn button not working with cable

I have a self built desktop pc (not apple) with ubuntu on it. I just bought a new apple magic keyboard, because I have a macbook air and I hate getting used to "the other" keyboard every time I switch,...
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Mac to Linux formatting

Hey all I'm trying to convert a mac to a Ubuntu Linux system and am having trouble erasing all the software off the Mac. The command function for the Mac formatting is not functioning. Any ideas no ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad or Logitec Trackpad compatibility [closed]

I'm looking to purchase a touchpad that will work with both my work Macbook, and my personal Ubuntu (14.04 or 16.04) machine. If Apple's Magic Trackpad (either v1 or v2) does not work, I was ...
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Trying to remote desktop into an Apple

I'm trying to remote into a Mac (OSX 10.11.5) from Ubuntu 16.04. I tried with Remmina via VNC. However, it appears to connect at first. But almost immediately after it appears the Remmina window ...
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Resetting an Apple ipod shuffle

I am trying to use my Apple ipod shuffle with linux and i can't transfer the music from the pc to the ipod. The ipod always has to be reset using windows. Is there anyway to reset it using Linux?
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 doesn't ask for pairing code to connect Apple Keyboard

I have a Linux Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on an Intel NUC i5 NUC5i5RYK. I had problems with headphones jack, just after 1 month was been purchased, and sent it to warranty, Intel changed it for a new one. ...
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Apple Mac Pro as part of a MaaS Cluster?

Has anyone tried putting a Apple Mac Pro in a MaaS cluster. Basically we have a internal cluster for development builds, continuous integration, automated testing etc. We need to support Linux, ...
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Keys not working on Apple Magic Keyboard

I recently got a Japanese version of the Apple Magic Keyboard. It connects to Bluetooth as a keyboard and works pretty much flawlessly except that at least 2 keys don't seem to work. The ¥ | key, next ...
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compile idevicerestore without internet in Linux

i compile the idevicerestore that perfectely run in my Linux System. But i have a question.Is any way to compile idevicerestore without internet? when i disconnect the internet, do not restore device ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard won't connect in 15.10

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Trackpad (2 AA battery version of both, not the latest models that charge via a lightning cable), running Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on an Intel NUC6i5SYK, kernel 4.2.0-...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard does not reconnect reliably after reboot (Ubuntu 15.10)

I tried to set up my Apple Wireless Keyboard with UbuntuGNOME 15.10, which for the most part works flawlessly until I reboot. After rebooting, I have a 20% chance the keyboard reconnects and actually ...
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Apple wireless keyboard not detected

my apple wireless keyboard does not show up when searching for devices on bluetooth device search I tried hciconfig on the terminal to check whether bluetooth is off, but it is running. There's ...
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PowerPC VHD image download?

I got an iBook G4 off of eBay for $30 the other day but when I got it, the hard drive was dead. I've looked it up, and the hard drives cost more than the computer itself! So I went to install Ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth drops intermittently 15.10 Ubuntu Gnome

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450 with an aluminium Bluetooth Apple Keyboard and Apple Magic Trackpad. Both work as expected, however I tend to lose connection from one or the ...
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it is possible to connect apple bluetooth keyboard with ubuntu

I am had ubuntu 15.04 and I am using apple wired keyboard, but I want to change it with apple Bluetooth keyboard, it is possible to connect it? if so, which Bluetooth adapter do you suggest for this ...
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Ubuntu IKEv2 VPN client

I've set up VPN server running in Docker from this image. It provides command for generating .mobileconfig for Apple's devices and everything works perfectly on them. Is it somehow possible to ...
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Can I run and install Ubuntu (Mac iso) on a non apple product? [duplicate]

I want to design a Ubunntu image customized for mac, but... dont have a macbook... Can I run and install Ubuntu (Mac iso) on a non apple product?
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is there an UBUNTU distro for a motorola chip Mac?

i hate that a perfectly good hardware goes unused. I have a few old motorolla chip laptops/desktops that are "obsolete" Is there something I can use to reformat them to open source?
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try ubuntu without istallation on my iMac mid 2011

where can I download the correct file? How can I put that in one USB or SD card? I need to try it without install it on my HD. Regards in advance.
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Getting 2560x1600 resolution from Apple 30" Cinema Display

tl,dr: How do I get the 2560x1600 @60fps resolution from my Apple 30" Cinema Display? Edited: Startech.com confirms the HDMI-to-DVI-D adaptor is dual channel. I don't have enough reputation to give ...
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How to sync icloud calendar to GNOME?

I have to use Apple devices at work. All the calendar events are using icloud and its share with colleagues. So is there a way to sync icloud with my Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome?
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Ubuntu 15.04 Can't pair apple bluetooth keyboard

I can't get my Apple Bluetooth keyboard to pair with Ubuntu 15.04. Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? user:~$ sudo rfkill list [sudo] password for rufus: 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: ...
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15.04 - Apple keyboard - remap Command button to become Right Alt

I have found some solutions to do what I want - remap Right Command key to become Right Alt on an external Apple (aluminum) keyboard - but all of the solutions were for the older versions of Ubuntu (...
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Apple Magic Trackpad on 14.04 (trusty)?

Sorry if this has been asked before, I couldn't find any information on connecting the Apple Magic Trackpad to Ubuntu. Self explanatory question to title, I guess. Note: Running Ubuntu on a Late 2006 ...
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How to get Apple Color Emojis to work on Ubuntu?

In order to get Emojis rendered on Ubuntu machines, one can simply install the ttf-ancient-fonts package. But these are not coloured and by far not as nice as the well-known Apple Color Emojis. How ...
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Ubuntu on a (mid) 2007 Mac Mini?

I have a 2007 Mac Mini that has reached the end of its useful life. It won't run anything newer than OSX 10.7.5. The built in CD drive is questionable (last time used it scratched the disk up pretty ...
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How do I get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know I have already asked one Ubuntu question but that's just cause I've been having to borrow someone else's usb keyboard and mouse all this time... I have tried to set it up in the Bluetooth ...
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what are the issues if any when installing Ubuntu only OS on a 2009 MacBook pro

I have recently purchased a MacBook pro cause I like the way it is built...but only want Ubuntu to run it. are there drivers and such to make it all work right?
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How do I install ubuntu on my macbook pro? [duplicate]

I want to wipe my computer and only have ubuntu as os, just like I have done in the past but want to make sure it all goes well as I have never had a mac before! please guide me as to what I can do to ...
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How can I disable the Mac Command key triggering the big HUD coming up in 14.04? [duplicate]

This applies to Ubuntu 14.04 running in a VMWare environment on a OS X host. Everytime I press the apple command key to e.g. command-tab to another (OS X) application, the HUD comes up in Ubuntu. Not ...
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Connecting to Apple Airport Time Capsule: Got error “kFPAuthContinue” from server

Trying to connect to the time capsule, I've explicitly set my username and password using a separate OSX machine. So I know all of my credentials are correct. For some reason though, when I try to ...
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What's up with the sudden appearance of .AppleDouble folders all over my filesystem?

Something I have never seen on my Ubuntu machine before now- .AppleDouble folders have appeared in many different folders all over my filesystem. It creeped me out- like someone on a Mac was looking ...
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Alternative to iTunes for syncing with iPhone? [duplicate]

iTunes software is needed to sync Musics and Videos with Apple iPhone which I have. Does Ubuntu have something for alternative iTunes? Mobile Ubuntu has not been published yet in Seoul, Republic of ...
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Is it worth to buy a macbook and install ubuntu on it? [closed]

It is my childhood dream, actually i need say i am 20, and i think buying a macbook this year, i searched on internet and wachted some videos, reading experiences about it. desing and "name of ...
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Auto mount time capsule disk with fstab not working

I'm on Lubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to automatically mount a USB disk attached to an Apple Time Capsule. There seems to be quite a few users who have done this successfully, but for the life of me I ...
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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my mac book pro I7, 8gb ram, and 500gb hard drive?

I bought a used Mac Book Pro laptop. I think it's about a 2011 or 12 model. Anyway, coming from a PC World, I didn't know (until I contacted online Apple Support) that the other guy that sold it. I ...
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Apple keyboard swap

Hey:) I'm having a problem with an apple keyboard on my linux machine. The less then / greater than key is swapped with my "°" key. The less than / greater than key is usually on the right side of ...
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Using Ubuntu to access Mac HDD

Edited What i want to Do : Run ubuntu via a DVD-r on an iMac to retrieve data, because a system file has corrupted What I've Done: Put the ubuntu disk in my working Macbook Pro to try retrieving ...
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Can Ubuntu be installed on an Apple laptop?

Quite simply, can one replace the default operating system on an Apple laptop (i.e. Apple Mac OS) with Ubuntu, just like you could on a PC? Or are they locked-down, so that this is not possible? I ...
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Running ubuntu side by side with windows and OSX

i have a Apple macbook air currently running OS X 10.10 and Windows 7 HP with bootcamp, during the installation of windows i messed up a couple times badly enough that i had to factory reset my ...
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Keyboard got crazy after pluging in ipod

asus x550L, ubuntu 14.04 and old ipod I plugged it in to charge it, I couldn't close the folder and system behaved like 1 on the num keyboard is pressed. It turns on automatically every minute, also ...
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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 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 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 provider'...
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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 vice-...
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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 prompt,...
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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" ...