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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 ...
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Num Pad on Apple Keyboard in Java Application fires two events

I use netbeans IDE 7.1.2 for Development on Ubuntu 12.04. When typing numbers with the num pad the digit is displayed and the cursor relocated as if used the num pad with num lock disabled. In ...
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Mounting an Apple Tv on ubuntu?

Note: I wasn't sure whether to put this question here, or on Apple.SE, so If you think it would be better served there, feel free to migrate it, Although I thought that because it was primarily about ...
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How can I assign a command to a key?

I want to assign a special command to be executed when I press the F15 keyboard on a MAC keyboard under Ubuntu. This is the key on top of the PgUp key on the aluminium keyboard for Macs. I use that ...
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How do I airport-utils to configure my Airport Extreme?

I'm trying to use this package (airport-utils) to try to configure my Airport Extreme. I was able to install it without a problem using apt-get but when I try to use it nothing happens. Literally, ...
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Emulator for iphone/ipod/ipad apps

Is there any emulator for linux which fully supports apple iphone/iphone/ipad apps? Any other way to run such apps on linux?
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MacBook Pro 8.1 (13") WiFi issues

I know that this has been asked before but I have a problem connecting. I've installed all updates and Ubuntu 11.10 through UEFI on my MacBook Pro (no MBR booting). I've gotten the WiFi card ...
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Will there be a Mac version of Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Mac OSX version of UbuntuOne planned for the near future? Will there be a Mac version of Ubuntu One for syncing between desktop and other devices, or is it ...
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Black MacBook Webcam not working

I have a 2006 13 inch macbook that I put Ubuntu on after buying a new hard drive. Everything is working great, however, I can't seem to get the webcam to work. I was pretty sure I'm missing a driver ...
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Disabling middle button on Apple Magic Mouse

I was able to successfully install my Apple Magic Mouse into my installation of Ubuntu 11.10 out of the box, and I am happy with that! Thanks, Ubuntu, for supporting the Apple Magic Mouse out of the ...
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Why is Ubuntu so freaking awesome? [closed]

I've been reading about Apple's new OS (Mountain Lion) and how people are raving about its "new" features. Features which Ubuntu has had for ages already. Which just proves that all the Unity hatred ...
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How to get unpublished kernel updates?

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=commitdiff;h=652aa6a9ac4a5f8d3e1fa3f6466646519e83c01e The above link has the device ids of apple's keyboards added to the kernel, ...
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How do I enable wireless on a Macbook Pro 5,2 (17-inch from mid-2009)?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 on my Ubuntu partition on my macbook pro and I love it. Except I have no wireless option/icon to select a wireless network. I have done some digging online to see ...
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Apple Aluminum Keyboard Via Bluetooth - Fn Key Problem [closed]

I'm connecting an Apple Bluetooth Aluminum keyboard (this one) to my Lubuntu setup using the blueman applet. The keyboard types fine, but I would like to use its fn key to change screen brightness ...
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Can't get the screen's brightness to work properly in MacBook Pro [closed]

When i turn the computer on the brightness is at it's maximum, but when I try to decrease it a little, the light gets very low and I can't increase it until I restart.
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How do I ensure my Apple bluetooth keyboard connects on boot? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 on a laptop and have an Apple bluetooth keyboard which pairs fine. Every time I turn my computer off and back on again my keyboard stops working. I have to use the keyboard on ...
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Headphone Speaker Jack on 2011 iMac [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my new 2011 iMac. Everything works great except the headphone / speaker jack. Does anyone know how to get it to work?
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Share my DVD drive with my Mac Mini over LAN

I've got a Mac Mini that doesn't have a DVD drive. Apple says you can share a DVD drive over the network, but their "magical" approach only works with Windows and other Macs. ...
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Ubuntu USB on a Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the instructions on Ubuntu.com to install Ubuntu onto a USB for a Mac. When I insert my USB in Mac OS X it ...
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How can I upgrade my device to Apple iOS 5?

How can I download and install the new version of iOS (iOS 5) on my iPod using my Ubuntu system? Do I have to give up and just find a Mac OS / Windows machine? Relevant details: iPod touch 4th-gen ...
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Why don't the Function Key options and play/pause/volume work on a Mac Bluetooth Keyboard?

I am currently running Ubuntu 11.10 with all updates. I have been using Ubuntu very successfully on my MacBook Pro (5,5) for a few years now. I also have a Apple bluetooth keyboard. On the laptop ...
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Is there any way I can setup AirPort Express from Ubuntu?

Offical source says it's not possible and also couldn't find anything more about setting it up apart from OS X or Windows manuals.
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How can I configure AirPrint to use the photo tray when printing pictures from the iPad [closed]

I followed the steps in the answer to a previous question to setup my printer (HP Photosmart C5280) to be used from the iPad (iOS 4.2.1), which worked fine on Ubuntu 10.04. Apple claims, that for ...
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Alternative wireless streaming adapter to Apple Airplay/Airport

I'm succesfully streaming my audio to an Apple Airport very easily. I'm considering purchasing a device which enables me to stream my music wirelessly using the network. I would like to stream using ...
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Is there any way to check the battery percentage of Apple wireless peripherals?

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard and a Magic Trackpad, and I was wondering if there is a way to monitor the battery life remaining/percentage like there is in OSX.
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How can I rip my CDs into Apple Lossless (ALAC)?

I like to keep all my music in a lossless format, so I will never need to rip my CD collection again. I chose Apple Lossless because it's a format that can be played directly on my iPod, without ...
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Using the Apple Wireless Keyboard

I borrowed my flatmate's Apple Wireless Keyboard and I want to connect it to my Dell running Ubuntu 11.04 (Unity UI). I tried various solutions, but I can't even get it to work like a numpad. Could ...
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How do I get apple remote to work?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my MacBook and am trying to get the Apple Remote to work with it. Does anyone have a set of instructions that will help me get it to work.
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Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I've never supported Apple in any way, but they do make incredible hardware. As I've just purchased and got working a nice Apple wireless keyboard (bought second-hand!), I'm curious about the ...
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MacBook Pro (5,3) Keyboard Weirdness

My MacBook Pro (5,3) works almost completely OOTB (with restricted video and WiFi drivers), but I am experiencing some keyboard weirdness. Specifically to get either (` and ~) or (´ and ¨) I have to ...