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After boot from live CD, no usable desktop

I have an old iMac G4 which I am trying to get Ubuntu installed on. I have a live CD and can boot from that. Everything loads and is running but there is some sort of graphical error and there is just ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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Help on Ubuntu for powermac G5

Here's my problem I have the powermac G5 tower. When I tell Ubuntu 12.04 to install I get to tell it to install the screen gos white then black. After in 2mins the screen is still black and the tower ...
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alt-f2 stops working and other issues when using a mac keyboard on 12.04

Trying to switch to an apple keyboard on Ubuntu 12.04 brings up a number of issues. There's lots of old information out there on google, I'm going to post this as the current solution. 1) On a ...
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Install Ubuntu on Mac OS X Mavericks, MacBook Air

I was wondering if its okay to install Ubuntu on my Macbook Air, and if it is okay please let me know the procedure. I would prefer to do it by NOT using reFind (not sure what the name is). The ...
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Samba Slow between Mac and Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am having trouble with speed of access between iMacs running Mavericks and an Ubuntu Server using Samba. The server (12.04) is running on a former Dell PC with 3Gb RAM and a 2.8Ghz Pentium server. ...
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how to eneter single user mode ubuntu 12.04 lts

I installed ubuntu 12.04lts precise pangolin without a hitch. Asked me to remove cd and restart which i did then I cannot get past Welcome to yaboot version 1.3.16 boot: I want to fix the issues ...
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Accessing NFS Export on Mac

I am new to Umbuntu and my first attempt is to set up home server using Server 12.04.4. I have the server 'running' and I have been following this guide- http://linuxhomeserverguide.com. My first ...
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Share one FireWire connection over the other?

Here's my situation: I have an old video camera that exports over 4-pin FireWire. The problem is that all my cords in the house that have 4-pin FW go to FireWire 400 on the other end - and all the ...
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Preparing to install Ubuntu hangs on Mac

I have a mid-2009 MacBook Pro, the 5,5. I have one SSD and one hybrid drive, with 8GB of memory. I am installing the 64-bit Precise Pangolin from a DVD onto my hybrid drive, as OSX lives on my SSD. ...
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80 views

Can't get to the GRUB menu on iMac G5

I have an iMac G5, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I've had an error that I've gotten the solution to, but the solution requires me to get to the GRUB menu, and I can't seem to do that. I ...
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1answer
116 views

Computer missing firmware?

I have an iMac G5 that I'm looking to install Ubuntu, Kubuntu, etc, and release of Ubuntu on to. Whenever I try to install any version (I've only tried 12.04 and above), I install the OS without ...
0
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1answer
130 views

Where did /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-synaptics.conf go?

On my Macbook I can only move the cursor while also pressing the touchpad after a default install. A per login session fix is to run "synclient FingerLow=10" and "synclient FingerHigh=20". In order ...
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1answer
276 views

How can I USB install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my Macbook using the 32-bit image?

I've downloaded both the 32 and 64-bit images of Ubuntu 12.04.4 and used the startup disk creator in Ubuntu to create a both a 32 and 64-bit Ubuntu install USB. However, I am only able to boot from ...
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137 views

Complicated genisoimage HYBRID for MAC/Linux/Windows

I need to create an ISO with a folder that is common on all OS and with OS specific folders&files. The OS specific folders&files need to be visible only on that OS. So the MAC user should not ...
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288 views

lubuntu in a macbook pro

Once I installed ubuntu on a macbook pro and had a terrible experience : - I couldn't close the laptop , I mean put down the screen ( sorry , bad english ) . If I closed , I had to kill the session ...
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MAC OSX 10.9.1 can not detect a specific directory created in Ubuntu 12.04

I created a directory on an external hard drive, named "All_Movies" using my laptop which has ubuntu 12.04 installed. This directory is pretty large(almost 560 GB) because of a lot of files. Now, ...
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138 views

Lubuntu 12.04 on Powerbook G4

I've been trying to resurrect an old Powerbook G4. So I tried Lubuntu 12.04. It boots up to this error message: "ERROR: Firmware fload the correct version for this driver.ile "b43/ucode5.fw" is not ...
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44 views

How do I use an AOC monitor with a late 2009 iMac running Ubuntu 12.04?

When I go to System Settings > Displays it detects my AOC monitor but the monitor never actually receives the video input it seems. It just says "no video signal". I use a minidisplayport to HDMI ...
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143 views

Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Mac osx 10.9.1 host runs painfully slow (but much faster when use external monitor)

I installed Unbutu 12.04 in Virtualbox 4.3.2 on a Macbook Pro two months ago. It worked fine. Few days ago, I used migration assistant to move everything from the previous macbook to a new one. I ...
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Mac G5 issues with 12.04 booting

I retrieved a Mac G5 from a friend, he had no information about it his company was throwing them away so I picked one up. When I powered it looked liked a 12.04 CD was in the tray or the it was ...
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50 views

Dualboot Ubuntu and Mac os x Mountain Lion

I would like help on how to dual boot Mountain Lion 10.8. I already have free allocated space for the install. Would it break my ubuntu? I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise).
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Black screen with white text on startup

I'll preface by saying the 'questions that may already have your answer' haven't helped me. Ok, about a month ago I installed Ubuntu onto my Mac Mini, it worked. Then the Mac Mini went under my bed ...
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1answer
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No sound in mac os x guest in virtual machine

i recently move to ubuntu 12.04 from windows. I run mac os x in vmware workstation. In windows it runs properly but in ubuntu no sound at all. I googled the issue but cannot find an answer. If anyone ...
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Mac Mini 12.04.3 LTS Boot Issue

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS as single boot on my Mac Mini using USB after a problem with OSx and no CD drive. It's been a real pain but am able to boot the system, disabled X and have added SSH to ...
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How to get my Macbook 2008 Trackpad working?

My Macbook 2008 Trackpad won't work under Ubuntu 12.04. It happened 2 min after I had logged in, the mouse stopped working. What can I do?
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93 views

How to control screen Brightness Ubuntu 12.04 64bit in iMac 2011

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a 2011 iMac computer. Everything is working properly, but I'm struggling with the control of screen brightness. I have tried several solutions and none of them work. ...
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1answer
130 views

Is there a Mac 68k emulator for Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a oldie but goodie program for the 68k macintosh series that I would like to run on Ubuntu 12.04. How can that be done? I have used Basilisk on Win XP but that PC now has, well of course, ...
0
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1answer
79 views

How to transfer large amount of data from Mac to Ubuntu computer?

I've got a mac laptop from which I want to take all data, and put it on my Ubuntu computer. Since I don't have an external drive, I want to do it directly somehow. I've got the two on the same wifi ...
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120 views

Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to iMac

I've got a Dell machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS with samba and I want to be able to transfer files to and from my iMac. I have it hooked up with a static IP address. I can see the server in ...
0
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1answer
366 views

Problems installing ubuntu 12.04 ppc on imac G5

I have an iMac G5 PowerPC which I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on. I'm following this guide and installing the Ubuntu from USB flash disk. However, I can't go further than "Stopping system V ...
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45 views

vmware fusion not loading 12.04 or 13.04

I get a tiny window that never loads when I try to boot 12.04 or 13.04 with vmware fusion.
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1answer
2k views

Run Ubuntu on an iMac G5

I have an old iMac G5 (without a webcam) that I would like to get running Ubuntu. The iMac has no hard drive in it, and I would like to get a live CD running so I can test out Ubuntu before I buy a ...
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Issues during install

After I boot onto my USB disk, ubuntu seems to start up okay, but after selecting a language, and then choosing to install 3rd party software, it seems to hang for a moment, and then goes to a ...
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1answer
217 views

20in iMAC-iSight - 12.04 Black Screen with Mouse Icon after boot

I recently installed 12.04 onto a iMAC G5 2.1 GHz PPC. The install went fine and I am able too successfully boot, however upon boot I only see a black screen with a mouse pointer. My issue is the ...
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Danish Mac keyboard layout isn't correct

No matter which one of the 5 available Danish keyboard layouts I choose from, the @ symbol (at) is always alt2 instead of the alt', which is normal on Danish Mac keyboards. The answer to No keyboard ...
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1answer
191 views

Trouble transferring files to Ubuntu server from mac

I am trying to setup my first home server and haven't had too much trouble so far. However I can't seem to find a way to transfer files from my laptop (Macbook Pro) to the server. I have been able ...
4
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1answer
776 views

Can't Install Ubuntu on my iMac

Apparently, my late-2009 iMac screwed up, and ruined everything. I was forced to reformat, but my iMac is second-hand, so I can't reinstall Mac because I don't have an Apple ID that has Lion ...
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1answer
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iMac Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot Live CD Hangs Bluetooth

I have a brand new iMac OS 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion). It's the $1799 one as of this writing (5/30/13). I want to be able to dual boot to ubuntu using rEFIt. The installation of rEFIt worked just fine and ...
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Convert Ubuntu 13.04 to mac theme error

I'm following this tutorial and also this youtube tutorial. On executing this command: sudo apt-get install mac-os-lion-theme mac-os-lion-cursors mac-os-lion-icons I'm getting this error: Reading ...
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1answer
46 views

How can i get Ubuntu OS on a macintosh computer?

Please i'm currently looking for a solution to install linux ubuntu on my imac. Is someone could help me ?
2
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1answer
774 views

Displayport out for 2560x1440 screen on MacBook Air (mid 2012)

I've got a MacBook Air (mid 2012) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it and I'd like to use it with a 2560x1440 Samsung 27" LED SyncMaster S27A850T screen with a mini displayport to displayport ...
3
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1answer
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Mount hfs+ partion

I want to mount a hfs+ partion on an external drive. I have installed hfsprogs and created a folder to mount at /media/hfs. Nevertheless this # sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdb2 /media/hfs mount: ...
4
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1answer
332 views

How do I get nVidia drivers working on new 2012 iMac?

I can't get nVidia drivers working on my new iMac. It has the GeForce GTX 680MX card and I believe it's currently using the nouveau drivers. Whenever I install the nVidia drivers (I've tried ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on mac. Black SCreen of DEATH

There is no purple screen. Straight to black screen with endless blinking cursor. All of the solutions to this black screen suggest that I see a purple screen before this black one. Is there a way ...
2
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1answer
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Booting Linux from external HD connected to USB port on a Mac Mini

I have an external disk (usb) with Ubuntu Linux 12.04. I connect it to any of my Windows pcs to run Linux when necessary (modifying the BIOS to boot from the usb drive). I recently acquired a Mac ...
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Another black screen with blinking cursor trying to install ubuntu on mac, but I never see this purple screen. [duplicate]

Trying to download 12.04.2 ubuntu on mac via cd and stuck at this blinking cursor. There is nothing inbetween boot and this screen. Any suggestions? Also my mac has intel hd graphics 4000. (if it ...
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1answer
220 views

I installed Ubuntu alongside OSX and now OSX will not start.

I installed Ubuntu "alongside OSX Lion," but now OSX refuses to start. I originally intended to use rEFIt to dual boot Linux, but that process failed when I downloaded "alongside" Ubuntu. Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
877 views

Mac won't boot into OS X after update

I run an update today on my Mac and it updated GRUB. I select it to leave it and not update it however when I reboot, rEFIt didn't appear and went straight to GRUB. I can boot into ubuntu but not into ...
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How to install Minecraft on PowerPC Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to correctly install and troubleshoot Minecraft (Client) I'm using the PowerPC version and also using an iMac G3 with nearly a gig of RAM and a 40GB Hard Drive as ...