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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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How do I switch the Command key and Control key on a MacBook Pro (12.04)?

I have scoured the web, and I can't seem to get Xmodmap / anything to work properly. I want to swap BOTH my Command keys with my Control key - in essence, inverting what they do currently. How would ...
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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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Using iPad as an external monitor

Is there a way to use the Apple iPad as an external monitor for Ubuntu? I see that there are applications for that purpose for Macintosh computers.
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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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What is the current state of apple device (iPhone, iPod, etc.) support?

What ubuntu applications provide support? (guides, how to's, status) Also, specifically, details on support for syncing music to iPhone's and iPod's with the latest OS version, as of writing iOS 5: ...
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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 ...
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Why isn't iTunes working for me?

I know you are to install iTunes in WINE but when ever I open it an error message appears that says Apple Application Support was not found. Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes. ...
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Function keys in Apple Keyboard don't work as expected

I am using an Apple keyboard. To get the default functionality of the function keys, I need to press fn+Function key. This is quite annoying since I frequently use the function keys for debugging. ...
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Connect via apple file protocol?

How can I connect to a mac per afp (Apple File Protocol) from Ubuntu as client? Are there any solutions?
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Is there a way to stream audio/video to an Apple Airplay Device?

Is there a way to stream audio or video to an Apple Airplay device? I have an Aiprort Express that can play audio, but the same question applies to the Apple TV or any other Airplay device. It is ...
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The side usb ports don't work on my Apple Wired Keyboard

I'm trying to use my Apple Wired Keyboard's usb ports, however ubuntu refuses to pick up anything and dmesg doesn't tell me anything either. Many thanks will be appreciated, Joe
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Apple IIGS emulator?

What is the best quality Apple IIGS emulator for Ubuntu that is relatively easy to install? I have tried KEGS, but get the following (working without probs on my Windows partition): Preparing X ...
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Apple MBP 7,1 Color profile xcalib

I have installed Kubuntu 64bit on my MBP 7,1. After installation I was going through following documentation (screen) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro7-1/Maverick#Screen I am confused ...
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How do I do right clicks on iBook G4?

I can't figure out how I allow my iBook to right click in Ubuntu. It's one big button; so, I used to hold Option and click. I'm willing to do that, but I can't figure out how. Unless, of course, I've ...
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Will the MacBook Pro Early 2011 work better with Ubuntu than the Air Late 2010?

I got this late 2010 11" MacBook Air. I'm having issues with NVIDIA graphics, especially with GNOME Shell. I'm thinking about selling this to switch to the new MacBook Pro, particularly the entry ...
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How can share my printer so that I can use it with Airprint?

How can I set up Ubuntu to share my printer so that I can use it with Airprint ? Airprint is a system set-up by Apple on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
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Is Ubuntu compatible with MacBooks?

Is it possible to install and run Ubuntu on a MacBook?
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Remap MacbookPro Alt and Command keys? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make keyboard work like OSX System Wide? I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on my MacBookPro6.2, and I'd like to remap the following keys: Right-Alt -> Right-cmd ...
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Using extra features on Mac & iDevice supported headphones [closed]

I bought some headphones and was wondering if I could find any drivers that could support the mic, the volume buttons, and playlist navigation button. I am not positive, but the drivers used by the ...
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Cannot type with Apple Bluetooth Keyboard

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on my iMac, but I cannot type anything in the Who Are You? stage. Is there a way to fix this. I don't own a USB keyboard, so I'm kind of stuck.