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Boot Ubuntu on USB flash drive in Mac OS X 10.4… and Ubuntu

I would like to create an OS-agnostic installation of Ubuntu on a flash drive, that boots under Ubuntu and under Mac OS X. Ideally the process would look like: Install Ubuntu 11.10 (or 12.04 if ...
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Macbook Pro 8,1 - wireless interface not showing up

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Macbook Pro 8,1. Everything went fine and everything installs fine except for the wireless interface. I've installed the b43 module according to these instructions: ...
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Ubuntu installation on iMac

I have an iMac configured as follows - Screen 27" CPU 3.4 GHz i7 Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6970 1024 MB I downloaded Ubuntu version 11.10 64 bit ISO and burnt that to both DVD and USB stick as per the ...
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MacBook Pro/oneric Multitouch support - how to I configure multitouch actions?

I have switched my Macbook Pro 5.1 over to Ubuntu, because OS X Lion was dragging its heels on the 2.5-year-old hardware (sickeningly short old-hardware-support half-life... grrr) Anyway, most of ...
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VNC clients with Snow Leopard support

I am looking for a good VNC client to use with Snow Leopard. Vinagre works, but is not flexible, and thus slow. I tried a couple other ones, but they failed to connect. (Incompatible protocol or ...
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Triple Boot in my iMac? (OSX Lion, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10/Debian 6.0.3 [closed]

Hello to all I have an iMac of 21.5 with Mac OSX LION and have installed Windows 7 with the Bootcamp. In the previous versions the rEFIt was used but already it does not work: ( Since I can install ...
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Firmware missing .can't connect to the internet ? please help

am using a macbook air (late 2008) dual-booted mac osx and ubuntu 11.10 i cant connect to the internet as it says firmware missing i did the "dmesg | grep -i firm" command and this was the result :- ...
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Problem in installing Ubuntu 11.10 and 10.04 in mac using CD

i have a macbook air (late 2008) I burned the ubuntu iso file (32 bit )to a blank 700mb cd using disk utility (the proper way) When i booted into the cd i got a black screen then a black screen with ...
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Make Fn key from mac keyboard work on 11.10

I am using a mac keyboard slim aluminium with Ubuntu 11.10, the keyboard has F11 and F12 as controls for increasing and decreasing the volume. On boot the keys work as F keys but I would like them to ...
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Trouble getting Ubuntu 11.10 working on new mac mini [closed]

I have a Mac mini (Mid 2011) - and while the live cd works great - once ubuntu is installed, it will either freeze during bootup - or as soon as the gui is ALMOST all loaded up. (the icons appear on ...