The Macintosh line of computers. Use this tag for questions regarding installing or using Ubuntu on Mac hardware. For questions about the hardware MAC address use the "networking" tag.

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Mac mini 4,1 only shows 1 CPU

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop x86_64 on a Mac mini 4.1 and it looks like I can only use one CPU core. It looks like the kernel supports SMP. I wish I could tell you whether it worked with Lucid, ...
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Ubuntu Apps to match Apple's OS X Lion?

I'm writing a post about how the software updates Apple sent out have been on Ubuntu (and other Linux distros) for ages (like the app store and the new "Mission Control" feature) from here: http://www....
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Unable to access folder on LAN since upgrade and switch to KDE

I am running Lucid and after installing some upgrades and switching from Gnome to KDE, I found I can no longer connect to the server on my office LAN. I can see it on the network, but clicking on it ...
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Is there a FileVault alternative for Ubuntu

Is there a FileVault alternative for Ubuntu that I can download from the software centre?
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Wubi Install for Mac OS X

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my Windows 7 box using Wubi and I'm loving it so far. One feature that I love is the fact that because I used Wubi it doesn't seem to create a separate partition. ...
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What is the best way to make my desktop look like a mac?

I heard something about Macubuntu and want to try. Is there anyone using macubuntu and what do you think about it? :)
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Getting Wireless on a MacbookPro4,1 [closed]

I just put Ubuntu on my MacbookPro4,1, but I can't find or connect to any wireless networks. I've tried installing drivers from System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers, as well as manually ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Mac using Bootcamp?

I want a native Ubuntu installation, not an VM. Do I have options on my Mac (that don't involve destroying the 'Mac' portion of it) or should I just switch to a standard PC? If I do have options, it ...