The default operating system installed on Apple Macintosh computers. Use this tag if you have problems about dual-booting ubuntu and Mac OSX. Note that questions using this tag still must be primarily about Ubuntu.

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creating bootable DVD in osx 10.11.4

I am trying to make a bootable Ubuntu install disc. Following the instructions given in the Ubuntu start instructions always results in an unbootable DVD. One thing that is noticeablly different is ...
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How to VNC into current session, instead of creating a new one (from mac)?

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections using the default "Desktop Sharing Preferences" panel, and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. ...
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Why do I need root access to access some HFS+ partition folders?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB flash drive. The internal HDD of the computer has OS X installed and all the partitions on the internal HDD are HFS+ formated. If I open a normal Nautilus window and ...
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Keyboard shortcut equivalent for OSX Super+Backtick

In OSX you can hit Super+` (backtick) and it switches between multiple windows in the same application. Is there an Ubuntu equivalent (currently I'm running stock 16.04)? And yes, I'm aware I can hit ...
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Can't dual boot Ubuntu alongside OS X

I'm running a Macbook Pro (2013 retina display) with OS X Yosemite. I've been trying to dual boot Ubuntu alongside OS X, but when I open the live USB on refinder and try to install it, Ubunutu cannot ...
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Apple Mac Pro as part of a MaaS Cluster?

Has anyone tried putting a Apple Mac Pro in a MaaS cluster. Basically we have a internal cluster for development builds, continuous integration, automated testing etc. We need to support Linux, ...
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Triple Boot on Macbook Pro, El Capitan, Windows 10 Pro and Kali Linux 2016.1

I send a greeting from Mexico City. I want to say I am newbie in Linux, I have a Macbook pro which had a triple boot, Mavericks, Windows 7 and Kali Linux because I want to learn auditing wireless ...
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Ubuntu in Virtual box: Super+shift is interpreted as super+alt after pressing left or right

I am running ubuntu in virtualbox on my mac. So here is a problem (bug in virtualbox?) that makes it hard to remap keys in order to have the same key combinations as in mac osx: If I hit right or ...
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Ubuntu -> Mac via VNC - Messed-up Rendering

I am connecting from Ubuntu 15.10 to Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) running Vine Server (4.01) and despite spending hours trying to tweak settings the display is completely messed-up: I have tried ...
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Error in making a bootable USB drive

I was trying to make a bootable USB drive but nothing seems to work. I don't think I need to explain a lot here because I think the picture speaks for itself.
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Is there an Ubuntu port for Jands Vista 2?

At my church, we use the Vista 2 (Byron) software on Mac OSX, and the person who was training us and setting up the system mentioned that their boards run a heavily modified version of Debian Linux. ...
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How to make a bootable OSX El Capitan USB?

I wasn't sure about posting this thread here, or on the apple community. However, as I am using a PC running Ubuntu, I am posting this here. My macbook pro (mid-2015) is out of service. I need to ...
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Is it legal to distribute customized Ubuntu with non-canonical apps and os x like gui? [closed]

Is it legal to distribute customized Ubuntu with preinstalled apps Google Chrome,wine, Skype, Deluge,WPS Office, playonlinux,steam and noobslab.com macbuntu theme?
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How to create OSx bootable USB while being on Ubuntu

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 I have a .dmg file for OSX On Windows I know I can use TransMax to create a bootable usb for OSX How can I do that while being on Ubuntu?
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Does iMac 12-2 work with Ubuntu15.10?

I got a iMac 12,2 and i triple boot Ubuntu 15.10 with mac osx + windows. But I don't know what will happen if i put my AMD graphics installation. I got AMD Radeon HD 6770M. Is it bad or good? I'll ...
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key mapping - ubuntu <=> OS/X

I know this is an old question, I've read extensively through the various answers. I'm asking now, because I'm hoping that either things have changed, or that somebody has produced a useful script or ...
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Problem start up dual boot Linux and Mac OSX El Capitan

After a long work i succesfully install dual boot Linux (Bio linux 8) on a macbook Pro with Mac OSX El Capitan. First of all i install reFIND on mac and this helpfull utility give me the opportunity ...
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Boot Mac Mini 2,1 from USB flash device

I have a Mac Mini with two disks (original HDD and SSD) and no optical disk drive. I did a pendrive (usb flash drive) with Ubuntu 14 amd64, but my mac mini won't boot, even if rEFIid recognize-it ...
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Ubuntu and Mac OS X dual boot with rEFInd

I want to setup a dual boot: Mac OS X and Ubuntu 15.10. But I have installed UEFI Ubuntu first and after that installed rEFInd. Several questions: So how can I install Mac OS X with installed rEFInd ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 root account login

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in the last version of VirtualBox on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. I am facing some problems with the Mac OS X and I need to edit some files in the Mac's virtual hard disc! So I ...
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VirtualBox for Ubuntu Guest and Mac OSX El Capitan Host (Unable to connect to VBoxClient)

I have installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 on MacOSX El Capitan, and inside it, I have Ubuntu 15.10 as a Guest. I have downloaded certain files in the guest, and I wish to enable the exchange of these files ...
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Unable to chainload OS X Clover bootloader from GRUB

So I have a triple-boot setup in which I have just updated OS X (Hackintosh) to the newest version and a new bootloader (from Chimera to Clover). It looks something like this: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on ...
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Pages File Corrupted LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 [closed]

so I am in the process of moving my mom's iMac from OSX to elementary OS freya. She has hundreds of .pages documents from her mac that she needs to use. Unfortunately LibreOffice 5.0.4.2 can't load ...
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OSX journal read permission problem

I have a External Hard Drive for my Macbook pro. When I try to read files from this drive on my Ubuntu 15.10, I get permission problem for some files. I get this with 70% files but rest of 30% I can ...
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Mount hackintosh fusion drive in ubuntu to recover data

I followed this guide http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/12/how-to-set-up-fusion-drive-on-hackintosh.html to create a fusion drive from an SSD and a HDD to speed up the pc. Something happened to the PC ...
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Why won't bless make rEFInd boot by default? [closed]

I'm in OS X. In the refind-install script, there's a bless command that is running, but doesn't seem to work: elif [[ "$TargetDir" != "/EFI/BOOT" ]] ; then bless --setBoot --folder ...
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Wi-Fi and Ethernet Issues on Mac

I know, I know. There are plenty of similar issues that had previously been resolved on this site. I am only asking this question because I truly believe I have tried everything that I've seen ...
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`invalid signature` when trying to boot OSX's CLOVERX64.efi from GRUB

I’m trying to create a multiple boot situation using grub2. Please forgive me as I am fairly new at this. However, I feel like I am fairly close I am just missing the ability to boot from an EFI ...
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Ubuntu alongside MAC OSX

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 on my Mac. The current operating system is El Capitan. I have made the flash disk and I can have Ubuntu with the flash drive but when I try installing it, it doesn't ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on VirtualBox on Mac? (OS X El Capitan)

I just downloades Ubuntu 14.04.3 (1GB) and I don't know exactly what to do next. Can someone please explain in detail what should I do. I also downloaded Virtual Box. Thank you so much for taking your ...
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Mac OS X El Capitain and unbuntu virtual box

For the life of me I can't figure out how to create a file in the virtual box that I can see from my Mac OS X host. Please leave simple instructions all articles I've found online have ended with no ...
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How to run Mac file on Linux? [duplicate]

Is there any way to run a Mac file on Ubuntu 15.10? I want to run Aurora HDR on my Ubuntu, but I can't find any way to do so.
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Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro Retina 2015

I was trying to dual boot linux with mac os x. Everything was fine, until i tried to switch from ubuntu back to os x. After typing my password, this happened. (I couldn't submit the image, but it is a ...
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How to cross compile ARM lib for use in xCode on Mac OS X?

How to cross compile a static lib in C for armv7 architecture to be used in iOS app projects developed and linked in xCode on Mac OS X machine?
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How to get Mac style title bar buttons on Ubuntu gnome without changing rest of the theme?

I have installed arc theme on Ubuntu gnome and I am loving it, but I have one more wish that is to change the close, minimize, maximize buttons' style to that of the Mac OS X Yosemite. Like this: I ...
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How to install ubuntu on mac mini like a dual boot [duplicate]

i have a mac mini . i want to install ubuntu . i tried using boot stick but lose data once i log out . what is an effective method to use both osx and ubuntu without trouble P.S no ...
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Attempting to fresh install ubuntu dual boot rEFInd does not recognize live boot

Attempted to do a fresh install by following the procedure found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1587938 (I ASSuMEd that the fact that it was for vista instead of os x was ...
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How can I create a bootable Ubuntu install on my Ubuntu stick? (NOT for installing)

I use OS X myself, but am very interested in Ubuntu. I was wondering if it is possible to create a bootable USB stick that I can plug into a computer and use (similar to the try it first option on a ...
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Ubuntu and windows not booting

I had my mac tripple booted with Ubuntu and windows using refind and it took a long time to set up. Mac just did an update and now it will only boot to mac and the refind loaded doesn't show up any ...
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try ubuntu without istallation on my iMac mid 2011

where can I download the correct file? How can I put that in one USB or SD card? I need to try it without install it on my HD. Regards in advance.
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Ubuntu - Macbook and OS X

How does Ubunto fits within a macbook? According to apple the OS X is tailored to function with the hardware such as turbo boosting, power sawing and also the drivers to the retina display. Could I ...
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How do I get Grub2 to boot into OS X?

I removed everything on my MacBook Pro, partitioned it into several small partitions, and installed Ubuntu, Windows and OS X. Grub2 sees my Windows and Ubuntu installs, but OS X doesn't show up in the ...
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How can I fix a USB 3.0 Issue in a Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox VM

For the last few days I have spent a huge amount time searching for a solution to this challenge. I have a Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive which is an external 2 TB USB 3.0 disk that I use for ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04 to external hdd Mac OS X? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it was possible to boot full ubuntu 14.04 from an external hard drive. I don't know much about linux, my last experience was not so good (had to install a million 3rd party drivers ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X; how to change resolution? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X and am having no problems running it. I'm just wondering how to change the screen resolution so that the virtualized Ubuntu software fits my ...
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How can I change the indentation in Nautilus list view, tree mode?

In the current Nautilus version, the tree view has very little indentation between levels: Compare it with Mac OS X (Finder) list view, which IMHO has always had an excellent design: How can I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Mac

I am installing Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro. I don't like using reefit, I like booting into a default operating system I configure. So I installed Ubuntu to a partition I created from osx, set first file ...
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Trying to install on Macbook Pro Yosemite but nothing works

I have downloaded and burned the 64 bit 14.04 twice, and the 32 bit 15.04 once. Each time the machine reports that disk was burned successfully, but then none will read in my Mac and keep getting ...
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How would I set up dual-booting on a 2009 Mac Mini with Ubuntu as primary partition and OSX as secondary?

I have an old 2009 Mac Mini that I am going to switch over Linux (Ubuntu Mate to be more accurate). However I would like to have the ability to boot to OSX still having Ubuntu as the main partition ...
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rEFInd cannot be found after resetting smc on MacBook Pro

I had rEFInd 0.9.0 on my Macbook Pro retina 13(mid 2014) and after resetting the smc the computer no longer booted into rEFInd and went directly into OSX. I checked the partions which it is installed ...