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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04-2 on Apple Xserv early 2008

I have at work several xserv doing nothing, and I want to install Ubuntu. I booted from the CD choose Efi and edited the kernel option to add nomodeset so it boots normally. Then the kernel loaded ...
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xorg.conf configuration help on Ubuntu 12.04 ppc

I did the Xorg -configure or X -configure and I have a xorg.conf file but with errors, so this is something I found out running ddcprobe: oem: nouveaufb memory: 7088kb edid: edid: 1 3 id: 2292 ...
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How to mount Apple Core Storage partition

So I wiped my Mac Mini (OS X Lion) and replaced the OS with Ubuntu 12.04.2. So far so good, it works beautifully. But I'd like to still access the external backup drive's Time Machine contents. The ...
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How to download Ubuntu One onto iPad? [duplicate]

How can I download Ubuntu One onto my Apple iPad so I can sync with my other devices?
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How do I change the backlight brightness on an iMac 12,2? [closed]

Problem: I can't adjust the brightness of my iMac and it's killing me. (My eyes! The goggles do nothing!). Has anyone gotten this to work? -Booting with rEFIt 0.14 -Product Name: iMac12,2 ...
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How to set the scroll speed of apple magic mouse?

How to set the scroll speed of apple magic mouse? I only found the moving speed.
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Will Ubuntu 12.10 64bit recognize 6gb ram on 2007 macbook pro

I have a 2007 Macbook pro running 12.10 64bit. I have read that it would support 6gb of ram even though apple only recommended 4gb at the time. I was wondering if Ubuntu would recognize it as well.
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Apple magic track pad not working with 12.04.01

I have just now finished installing Ubuntu 12.04.01 (Bye-bye Windows...). I am trying to get Apple magic track pad working with it. I have read several similar questions but no one answered my ...
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apple remote control setup on iMac with Ubuntu 12.10

in the process of setting up the remote control of my iMac (running Ubuntu 12.10), I am stuck. I followed the instructions that I found on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LIRC and I am stuck after ...
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Right Click on Macbook 7.1 (Ubuntu 12.10)?

There's two things I love: Ubuntu and my Macbook. Unfortunately the right click (= click with two fingers) is just a real pain. Is there a way to have my right click in the right bottom corner of my ...
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change alt-tab to ctrl-tab on ubuntu 12.04

All I have an apple usb keybord for my ubuntu 12.04. I remaped command left key to control for convenience. And now I switch between apps with alt-tab and between tabs within one app with ctrl-tab. ...
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12.04 not detecting Apple Wireless Keyboard

I'm having some issues pairing an Apple Wireless Keyboard with my Asus laptop running 12.04 and Win7. It does not have native Bluetooth, so I'm using a generic Rocketfish USB adapter. I did get it ...
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Remapping keys on Apple keyboard

I'm using the German Apple keyboard for both MacOS X and Ubuntu 12.10. $ lsbusb ... Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05ac:0250 Apple, Inc. MP110Z/B I've successfully remapped the exchanged < and ^ ...
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How do I jailbreak my iPad with Ubuntu?

I was recently given an Apple iPad and its software restrictions limit what I can do with it (installing software from other sources, customization, file explorer, etc). I know that the solution would ...
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Will there be a way to install “Ubuntu for phones” on Apple mobile devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? Is there any plans to make Ubuntu Phone OS run on jailbroken iPads, iPhones, and iPods? I know someone managed to get ...
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ISO booting with grub2 in Ubuntu on an Apple

I have Ubuntu with grub2 installed in an Apple Macbook pro with dual boot (using rEFIt), and I would like to use grub2 to boot the LiveCD ISO image of a system based in Debian too (CrunchBang). The ...
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iTunes library.itl cannot be read beacause it was created by a newer version

I have installed iTunes 10 by wine on Ubuntu 12.10 and removed it. I installed iTunes 7 by playonlinux. When I trying to start the application, it shows iTunes library.itl cannot be read because it ...
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Laptop boots at low color depth, close lid and reopen and voila--normal?

I boot the computer and the color depth is low in the sense that gradients don't look impressive as you can see banding in them. That is they don't appear to be dithered. I know this is a sign of low ...
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How do I change between UbuntuOne accounts in a Mac?

I've been using an account that I don't want to keep using. I'm trying to connect to a new one I've just created. Every time I try connect with the UbuntuOne app it takes me back to the old account ...
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How to change grub-bios to grub-efi

So a while ago I installed Ubuntu on my MacBook. I had to reinstall it because something in the update manager messed up. Not to concerned about that but for some reason after the installation Ubuntu ...
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Expanding Apple RAID 5 in terminal

I own a Mac Pro with an Apple RAID card. I set it up with three 1.5TB drives. I recently replaced one drive with a 3TB drive and now want the volume to expand to meet the new capacity. The Apple ...
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Apple Alu keyboard Hungarian layout 0 and í swapped

I'm using a Hungarian Apple Alu keyboard. It works well, apart from that the 0 and the í keys are swapped. I read here that it could be re-mapped with an .Xmodmap file in the home folder. What I ...
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Apple bluetooth keyboard (and mouse) issue on Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (Dual boot) on an Imac computer (Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, AMD Radeon HD 6750 running OS X Lion). THe bluetooth apple keyboard (and mouse as well) are causing a huge ...
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Shared directory (Ubuntu One) not showing up on my android device

a friend has shared a directory on his Ubuntu account with me. His directory shows up on my windows devices (two of them), but does not show up on my android device (Nexus 7) using the android app, or ...
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How to watch Apple keynote videos from the website

I just noticed that I am unable to watch Apple's keynote videos on Ubuntu 12.10. Neither Firefox nor Google Chrome works. I am however, able to view all the advertisement videos for all products on ...
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Apple Magic Mouse too sensitive on Ubuntu 12.10

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to use the Magic Mouse but it doesn't work properly, the problem is that the tracking is too much sensitive and the scroll is too much insensitive. I ...
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What is the latest ubuntu version that I can use with my PowerMac G5 (non-intel?)

I recently received a old PowerMac G5. I updated its Mac OS operating system to 10.5.8. I dabbled with Ubuntu with my MacBook and I really liked the experience. I'm trying to find the best version of ...
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Ubuntu cannot read AIFF information

I have Apple Lossless songs that I use for my iPod, and Ubuntu sees the files, but does not recognize any information related to the songs. They show up as Unknown Artist, Album, etc. I have tried ...
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Has anyone tried putting Ubuntu on the new macbook pro retina?

Has anyone tried putting Ubuntu on the new macbook pro retina? If so, were there driver issues? I really want to do this seeing that I am starting my computer science curriculum very soon.
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Running Airport Utility under WINE?

I can't get APUtil.exe running under wine. I installed version 5.5.3 under wine-1.5.12. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to run it, here's what I get: $ wine APUtil.exe fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation ...
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How to burn ubuntu to a cd and make it bootable

I need help with burning Ubuntu to a CD and being able to boot it into a PC, and an old iBook. I have already downloaded the ISO file, and have burned it to a CD. However when I try to load it, it ...
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Does the iPod Shuffle 4th Gen work well with Rhythmbox?

I'm thinking about getting an iPod Shuffle 4th gen., but if it doesn't work well with Ubuntu 12.04/Rhythmbox it's a no-go. Does anyone have any experiences with this combination? Thank you in ...
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How to avoid shutdown freeze on a MAc with Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I just installed my old MacBook white with a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 as single OS on the machine, all runs pretty good, but every time I shut it down or restart the machine gets stuck in the "ubuntu ....." ...
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Writing files to an Airport Extreme using afp

Using Nautilus I can connect from Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) to my Apple Airport Extreme using user & password without a problem. I can read, browse folders and delete files. However I cannot write ...
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PowerBook G4 (3,5) airport drivers

I'm looking for the airport drivers for my Powerbook G4 model 3,5 (link) Where can i find those?
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Problems with making a bootable USB Drive on a Mac

I am following these instructions to create a Bootable USB Drive for me Mac and this is the output I get on step 8. new-host:~ Jason$ sudo dd if=/Users/Jason/Desktop/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.dmg ...
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Why does Ubuntu have about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on MacBook?

Ubuntu 12.04 has about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on my MacBook Pro 2010. What are the technical reasons for this? Is it because OS X uses some hidden firmware features? Can Linux somehow ...
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Installer crash when i tried to install 12.04 on my macbook Pro 7.1

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 several times on my macbookpro 7.1 but each times it crashed. I burned a liveCD - desktop 64bits, and launched it. It works well I can use the LiveCD as normal but when ...
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Audio doesn't work on iMac 20" early 2008 with Ubuntu 12.04

I tried with several guides, but no one worked out. The last one was http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=3697702&postcount=5. It seemed to be good, but when i run the ./configure command it ...
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Is Unity causing my Macbook to run near-burning hot?

I have a macbook 5,1 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Using the default Unity interface (that is, compiz). With time the case on where the GPU is located gets very hot, a few more degrees and I'd ...
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How can I map the Apple Magic Mouse two-finger swipe to a web browser's back and forward functions?

The Apple Magic Mouse appears to work with Ubuntu so far, but only a couple multitouch functions seem to work. With the trackpad, there are lots of other functions with utouch. What I'd really like to ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 12.04 as a VPN server that allows connections from OS X and iOS?

I am trying to setup a VPN using PPTP and connect using iPhone (iOS) but it fails. May 25 22:43:38 zork pptpd[28793]: CTRL: Client x.x.x.x control connection finished May 25 22:44:02 zork ...
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Curly brackets don't work on a Toshiba Satellite A500D-111

*Problem solved * I had to enter the Options menu in Keyboard layout settings. Then choose "Key(s) to change layout", and check the "Right alt" alternative. But thanks ...
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Magic Mouse Multitouch in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu as my daily driver on my 27 inch iMac. Would the solution for the magic trackpad work with the magic mouse as well? This is a work computer, so I don't want to spend too ...
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Apple alu keyboard on Precise

my Apple keyboard (ISO) doesn't work correctly in Ubuntu 12.04 but worked flawless in Lucid. Can anyone help?
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Apple Magic Trackpad aftrer upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) - Multitouch not working!

The title describes my problem. On Ubuntu 11.10 Multi-touch worked fine on my Apple Magic Trackpad. Now i have only "ONE-FINGER-Control". Scrolling is only possible on the right side of the pad with ...