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Ubuntu Gnome menu sizes on high res monitor

I just updated by macbook with Ubuntu gnome to 14.04. However after updating the gnome menu and button sizes seems to have adapted to the highest possible resolution on the system and I can't figure ...
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changed Graphic Driver on MacBook, cant boot now

So hello first, a few days I had the great idea to put ubuntu on my Macbook (Mid 2010, non-pro), because I needed a couple of programms for studying and the professor suggested using Ubuntu. I than ...
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Multi monitor on a Macbook Pro Retina 11,3 (Late 2013) with NVIDIA

Does this Mac have something like Optimus for switching between the Intel and NVIDIA card? Do you know if multimonitor works, connecting two monitors to each Thunderbolt port (two external monitors + ...
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No headphone sound in 13.10 macbook

I'm having a problem with my jack female, can't make my headphones work! I've been looking all over the internet and can't find a solution... I installed 13.10 on my 2008 macbook a week ago, so i'm ...
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How do I disable a Nvidia 9600GT on MacBookPro 5.1?

i finally put up a Dual Boot with Ubuntu and Lion on my old MacBookPro 5.1 As reported in many cases the discrete graphics card is turned on all the time consuming a lot of power and thus heating up ...
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Black screen macbook pro 7.1 / Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 installed ok on my macbook pro 7.1. By default it was using the opensource video driver which just about worked (I could log into unity), but froze after about 5 minutes of use each ...
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Might anybody have some advice on installing the proprietary NVIDIA Drivers on a Macbook 4,1 with a Geforce 8600M GT?

I've been tearing my hair out trying to get the proprietary NVIDIA drivers to work with my Macbook Pro 4,1. I've installed 12.04, upgraded to 12.10 and 13.04. I've tried using the GUI installer, ...
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638 views

Installing nVidia driver on 13.04 64bit Macbook pro 7,1

I've just installed 13.04 64bit on my Macbook pro 7,1 (using the whole disk instead of dual boot). But after installing the nVidia driver my notebook just failed to boot. Is there any workaround for ...
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Suspend not working properly on MacBook Pro Retina (10.1)

I am admittedly a newbie user. I have recently got an Ubuntu 13.04 install working on my rMBP (as you can infer from the title) and noticed that suspend doesn't work. The system shuts down properly, ...
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ACPI and Macbook Pro 5,3 Ubuntu 13.04

Found out that I can't use ACPI on my Macbook Pro 5,3 (2009) with Ubuntu 13.04. I tested it with the 3.6.x and 3.8.x kernels, and with nVidia drivers 310 ("tested" driver in "Additional driver") and ...
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Backlight Fix in Ubuntu with MacBook 6,1?

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my MacBook. However, the brightness feature does not work! It only happened after I changed the display driver. I am using Ubuntu 13.04 lspci: 00:00.0 ...
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Proprietary NVidia drivers with EFI on Mac, to prevent overheating

I have a dual-boot Mac OS X 10.8 and Kubuntu 12.10 64x on my white MacBook from mid-2010 installed. (Model identifier: MacBook7,1 . I have upgraded my RAM from 2GB to 8GB, if that matters.) I have ...
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Nvidia breaks brightness controls. Editing xorg.conf, installing pommed and changing grub doesn't help

Hardware: 13" MacBook Pro 5,5 (Summer 2009), GeForce 9400M. OS: Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD64 My hardware and OS are similar to what some others with this problem had, but what worked for them doesn't work ...
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Installing additional drivers resulted in command line interface

Installed Ubuntu in my MacBook. It worked fine at first. Installed additional drivers and updated the restarted. Now, all I get is a command line. I can't boot back into the USB stick I originally ...
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Ubuntu on a MacBook displaying to a Samsung monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Macbook 7,1, and I'm trying to display to a Samsung (model: LS23PTNSF/ZA I think (can't really read it)) monitor. I plugged it in, and I read on the Mactel support page ...
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Bumblebee is not turning on in Gnome

Alright. Kind of complicated. The first problem is that I have a Mid-2012 9.1 Macbook Pro. Hehe. I will get the heckling later. Here's the problem. I have successfully installed Bumblebee. I do have ...
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“Try Ubuntu without installing” results in graphical artifacts on MacBook

I am trying to bless my MacBookPro 5,3 (Unibody/Core2Duo/Nvidia 9400M+Nvidia 9600M GT) with Ubuntu 12.04 (already got rEFIt running), but every time I select Try Ubuntu without installing, it will ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...
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332 views

Disabling Macbook Auto-Dimming

I was toying around with different kernels on my Macbook Pro, and during the process my Xorg.conf got wiped out. After I rebooted with a more recent kernel, and re-installed the Nvidia driver, I found ...
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How to deactivate nvidia 9600M GT on a Macbookpro 5,1/5,2/5,3

I have a MacbookPro 5,1/5,2/5,3 that comes with two graphic cards, and by default I get the 9600M GT that consumes more battery that the other one. I have no idea how to deactivate it and activate the ...
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How can I disable Macbook screen when the lid is closed whilst continuing to use an external monitor?

After getting Ubuntu setup on my Macbook Pro with Gnome Shell, there is one little thing irritating me: I have an external monitor connected which is set as primary in the Nvidia control panel. I'd ...
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Unity launcher artifacts after suspend (nvidia) [closed]

Using Ubuntu 11.04 on a MacBookPro6,2 the nvidia driver and suspend and resume all work correctly out of the box. Upon resume, however, the Unity launcher shows visual artifacts. This occurs whether ...
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Semi-transparent parts of theme show as full white [closed]

I am running ubuntu 10.04 64bit on a macbook pro, using the nvidia-drivers version 260.19.29. As of a recent kernel update, all the semi-transparent parts of my theme show as full white. This means: ...