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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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2answers
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Trying to create a bootable cd from a mac to boot from my windows pc [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a bootable cd from a mac (running computer) to use to boot and install ubuntu to my pc (not running computer). Any 'how-tos' or tutorials that can help me?
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38 views

Can I download ubuntu on a mac and burn it to a cd for windows 7? [duplicate]

I am looking to download ubuntu on my mac and make a bootable cd or flash drive for a PC with windows 7. how could I do this?
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Grub boot instead of any HDD

i was recently installing linux on my hard drive(sdc) and it caused problem during grub installation and i try to use boot-repair. but it doesn't work now whenever i start my system. it boots in grub ...
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1answer
52 views

Burn Ubuntu to CD on Windows, then boot on mac

Is it possible to burn the Ubuntu desktop disk image to a CD on Windows, then use the Live CD to boot on a Mac? I have a Mac at work and a Windows at my home, and it takes a very long time to ...
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1answer
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how to create a bootable usb on mac to install ubuntu into a formatted PC?

hi I have a working MacBook Pro and a crashed Windows 7 PC. I was running Ubuntu on my PC but after a recurrent issue now I can't boot either OS. I would like to install only ubuntu to my PC and will ...
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2answers
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How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on Windows?

Right, I'll get right to it. How can I make a Linux Live USB on Windows, that I can use on a Mac. In front of me, I have a Windows laptop, and a dropped Mac Book Pro that won't properly boot. I need ...
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2answers
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Create bootable USB drive on Mac for Windows [duplicate]

I need to create a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu for a Windows machine, but I got a Mac... How can I make a bootable USB on a Mac, for a Windows machine?
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0answers
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Can you 'mount' an Ubuntu Touch (nexus 4/7) device as a disk?

Is it possible to mount a Nexus 4 or Nexus 7 which is running the latest Ubuntu Touch dev preview as a disk via USB with MTP or similar? I can adb and/or ssh into these devices, no problem, but I ...
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0answers
31 views

When buying a computer for Ubuntu, what should I look for? [duplicate]

I am buying a computer with the main intent of running Ubuntu, would I get the best compatibility and performance with a Windows based computer or a Mac based computer? If it runs better on ...
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3answers
244 views

Xbox 360 gameplay recording

Hi I have a climax digital vcap 303, its a av recorder for my xbox 360. I currently have be using ArcSoft Showbiz to record (capture) my xbox's gameplay. this app is window/mac only. is there any ...
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1answer
161 views

Ubuntu on external HDD accessed from mac and windows

I have an external 2T HDD, an iMac intel, a windows laptop and a router (Airport Extreme). I'd like to install ubuntu on the ext HDD and have access to it either from the iMac or windows machine ...
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1answer
295 views

Files are locked on ubuntu when copied from my mac or pc

I have installed ubuntu on my old computer, fresh install etc. etc. hope to use it as a central store for media, backups as well as use xbmc on it to play stuff on my TV. Problem i am getting at the ...
0
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1answer
153 views

Make a Linux install CD on a Mac but Use it to Install Linux on a Windows Machine

I've tried a couple of times to install Linux on my Windows machine using a CD created with Mac OS X... Have not been sucessful. Any idea why? Perhaps I'm downloading the wrong version of Linux?s
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1answer
829 views

Mount Ubuntu shares remotely with Mac and Windows

First time on here so please be gentle! I have setup a small school network with a Ubuntu 12.04 Server for use as a fileserver mainly. I have managed to set the server up (all command line based - no ...
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2answers
540 views

How do I burn Ubuntu to DVD? errors on Mac and PC

Trying to make a Ubuntu 12.10 boot CD. On my PC - The selected disc image file isn't valid. On my macbook - (not recognized)
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5answers
786 views

Is it possible to write programs for other OSs in Ubuntu?

Is there an Integrated Developemnt Environment (IDE) that enables us to write programs for Windows and Mac in Ubuntu?
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1answer
574 views

Reveal File in File Explorer

I have a Java application in which I need to "reveal" a file to the user (i.e. open the containing folder of the file in an explorer and highlight the file). I have configured it to do so in both ...
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2answers
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Triple boot Windows XP, Ubuntu, & Mac on Acer z5g notebook

I'm planning to install Mac OS X using these instructions http://basshead.wordpress.com/2010/04/04/snow-leopard-on-acer-aspire-one-aoa150zg5/ on my Acer z5g notebook I have Windows XP & Ubuntu ...
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6answers
777 views

How can I try Ubuntu without changing anything on my computer?

I've never used Linux before and I'm a little unsure.
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2answers
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What filesystem for an external Harddrive (Linux/Mac/Windows) [closed]

What Filesystem should I use for an external USB harddrive (500GB), with possibility to share with a Mac and Windows systems, for example at the office. Now it is NTFS but back in the day the NTFS ...
3
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2answers
464 views

How to convince friends using Windows and Mac to switch to Ubuntu [closed]

How can I convince my sceptical friends using Windows and Mac to switch to Ubuntu?
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2answers
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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 ...