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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How do I get the Apple Wireless Keyboard Working in 10.10?

So I've gone and bought a Magic Mouse and Apple Wireless Non-Numeric Keyboard. The magic mouse worked out-of-the-box almost perfectly, except for the forward/back gesture which still isn't ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on an iMac 27"?

I have a beautiful 27" iMac. I would like to run Ubuntu on it natively, dual-booting with OS X. I have rEFIt installed, and I can boot into the Ubuntu 10.10 CD, kind of. Here's what happens: I ...
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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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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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Install Ubuntu on Intel Mac

I've recently taken up a position in an all Mac workshop - We have Intel based Apple machines. Can I dual boot Ubuntu on my machine, if so how?
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Apple Aluminum USB Keyboard, switching buttons - problem with german layout (not the command/ctrl keys)

I am stuck with that keyboard, unfortunately, the ^ and < are switched. Makes it hard for me to write code. The < right now is next to 1 and the ^ is next to the Y. I want them switched back to ...
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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 Ubuntu compatible with MacBooks?

Is it possible to install and run Ubuntu on a MacBook?
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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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Apple G4 733Mhz and 512Mb Ram… Any suggestions on what to use for good performance?

I'd like to install Ubuntu on this little g4 I've found... I hope to get a better performance than Os X 10.4, is it possible? I thought about using a server minimal install and then put on it gnome, ...
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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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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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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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How do I change the backlight brightness on an iMac 12,2?

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 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 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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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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Can I use the Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter?

If I get an Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter, will Ubuntu be able to use it?
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I control the fan on a Apple Mac Mini?

I am running 12.04 LTS on Apple mini hardware (about 4 years old). I am new to Linux. The fan seems to run non-stop. "ThinkFan" is installed but I do not know how to use it in order to modulate fan ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to set up a .Mac/MobileMe account in Evolution?

What settings are necessary for setting up a .Mac account? At the VERY least for mail but would like calendars as well if its even a possibility.
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How to reinstall or recover GRUB/MBR on an Intel Mac?

I'm on a triple boot MacBook (OSX, Ubuntu, Windows). Windows started misbehaving and needed to be re-installed (as it often does). After reinstalling windows, the MBR now points to Windows directly ...
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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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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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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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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 ...