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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Prints from a PDF are completely black

I think it's the PDF itself that does it. The printer prints testpages OK, and printing the same file from Mac OS X gives the same result. Printed from evince and Safari respectively. The PDF was ...
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Installing Ubuntu on PowerBook G4

I have a Mac PowerBook G4. It has the Mac OS X Version 10.5.8 on it. I would love to change it to Ubuntu but the last time I tried it wouldn't register the disc. Any ideas if I need an older ...
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How can I annotate PDFs so notes are compatible with Adobe Reader for Win/OSX?

I am looking for a tool which allows me to annotate PDFs in Ubuntu and share the PDFs with annotations with people who use OSX or Windows. I cannot assume that the others can or will install special ...
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How would I dual boot Ubuntu as Primary and Mac OS X as secondary on a 32bit PC?

I'm wanting to install Mac OS-X on my 32bit PC as a secondary boot - is this possible to do on a 32bit PC system? would I need to repair GRUB as well so I can use Ubuntu again as my primary? I'm ...
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Wanting to Dual Boot to Mac OS X as my second boot, Ubuntu as my first - How do I restore single boot to Ubuntu?

I'm thinking about making a partition to test out Mac OS X on my own computer hard drive and don't think it would suffice if I used it through VM. So how would I go about returning to single boot ...
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Mac on Linux, is it legal?

While browsing i found an interesting tool in sourceforge.net it says Mac-on-Linux is a Linux/PPC program that virtualizes MacOS or MacOSX in Linux. Is it legal? If yes how to install it in ...
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Can I stream Netflix to Ubuntu via a Mac?

Right now I'm dual-booting Ubuntu and OS X. The only thing I use OS X for is watching the DRM-ed Netflix stream. I've looked into ways of watching Netflix on Ubuntu, but it seems the DRM basically ...
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installed netatalk but still cant connect by afp

i have a new server install. I just installed netatalk and avahi. I see my server appear on my mac but when i connect it tells me there was a problem connecting to this server. I have ...
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Can we have Mac like 'labels' on UNITY? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to tag folders with colors? Is there any app that could set label color for individual file/folder like in Mac OS X?
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Change window move funcitonality to mirror OSX's Zooom2

On OSX I use Zooom2 to move my windows around with keyboard shortcuts and mouse motion. This operates in a very similar manner to Ubuntu, with the following difference: On Zooom2, I have it set so ...
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How to find Mac OSX UID from Ubuntu

How do you view Mac OSX user id without having to boot into OSX? I can mount the drive, but I can't find the UID for my user, which would hopefully enable me to access files without being root.
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Ignore finger resting at the bottom of trackpad [unibody macbook pro]

I have 2 finger scrolling working, and the three finger window movement works great, but something thats really bothering me is that I can't rest my thumb on the bottom of the trackpad like I can in ...
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VNC clients with Snow Leopard support

I am looking for a good VNC client to use with Snow Leopard. Vinagre works, but is not flexible, and thus slow. I tried a couple other ones, but they failed to connect. (Incompatible protocol or ...
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How to mount HFS+ drive and ignore permissions

I installed Ubuntu and Windows on my MacBook and Ubuntu is my primary OS; however, all of my media stays on my OSX partition. I want to be able to access it (at least my OSX user's home folder) from ...
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How to Install Mac OS X Lion 10.7 on Virtualbox 4.1? [closed]

I tried to install Mac OS X Lion on my virtualbox 4.1 on 32bit Ubuntu machine . i have Mac OS X Lion 10.7 iso image . i follow these steps but at time of booting it shows me VT-x/AMD-V hardware ...
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Changing ownership of read-only file system

I did read the several posts available here on "changing ownership of read-only file systems" but they don't seem to help me. My external hard drive (which I had previously formatted in OS X and used ...
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dual boot mac and existing ubuntu

I know this problem's thread are available but mine is different. I have two HDD installed. I have already installed ubuntu in /dev/sda1 and running fine. Now i install iMac in /dev/sba1 and that also ...
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Using a Mac OSX *.keyboard layout specification on Ubuntu 11.10

I have recieved from a friend a custom-made keyboard layout, designed (as he puts it) to be a "programmer-friendly port of a combination of the two most common Swedish variants of the Dvorak keyboard ...
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how do I install Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro 2011 (Early) without any third party apps?

I would like to know if I can install Ubuntu on my MBPro without any third party apps. I mean, for example set up bootcamp and in the free partition install ubuntu with no problems, any suggestions? I ...
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Can I download and burn an Ubuntu CD for the Mac on a Windows PC?

I have a Mac G4 with a corrupted operating system. I don't want to reload OS X again, but want to try Ubuntu on it. If I download the current release of Ubuntu on a Windows machine and burn the ISO, ...
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How can I get Google Chrome multitouch support like in OS X?

In OS X Google Chrome, swiping left or right with two fingers goes forward or back in the history. I've been trying to use synaptics and touchegg to do this but can't seem to figure it out. How can I ...
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What Filesystem to use when working between Ubuntu & Mac?

If I want to share files (locally, not over network) , what filesystem do I use?
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Triple Boot in my iMac? (OSX Lion, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10/Debian 6.0.3 [closed]

Hello to all I have an iMac of 21.5 with Mac OSX LION and have installed Windows 7 with the Bootcamp. In the previous versions the rEFIt was used but already it does not work: ( Since I can install ...
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How do I download Ubuntu One files to my mac?

I have Ubuntu One files on my phone uploaded to the website because I own a mac. I'd like to download them all to said mac, how can I do that? Do I really have to download every single file one by ...
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Is there a Mac OSX version of UbuntuOne planned for the near future?

Since there is no UbuntuOne client for Mac OSX to download, will there be one in the near future?
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Is there any alternative to the Mac OS X dashboard?

As the title states, does anyone know of a dashboard alternative for Ubuntu? This is useful feature in Mac OS X, middle-clicking on the mouse brings up a customizable page where you can put anything ...
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Ubuntu Font Family and Mac OS X confusing font name and font

I really like the Ubuntu Font Family, and frequently use it in my documents. At school, I want to be able to use the font family so my documents that make at home using Ubuntu show up correctly at ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Mac OS X software Hazel?

Is there an equivalent to the Mac OS X software Hazel that runs on Ubuntu? "Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. ...
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Unity 3D in 11.10 with VirtualBox in OS X?

It is possible to run Unity 3D in VirtualBox on a Mac? I'm having a horrible time with Unity 3D in Ubuntu 11.10 running in a VirtualBox VM in OS X. Such a hard time, in fact, that I'm about to give ...
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Reading OSX disk from Ubuntu: Permission Denied

I have an OSX and Ubuntu dual-boot system. In Ubuntu, I would like to be able to mount and read the OSX partition. It is currently mounted in /media (this seems to have been done automatically). ...
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File corruption issues from a Samba server to Windows and Mac clients [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 Server as a file server. It is on the Windows Active Directory Domain (2008 SBS) and has been working well for several years (migrated to new hardware and upgraded from 8.04 a ...
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How to mount Mac OS X Lion fileshare?

How can I mount OS X 10.7 Lion shares on my Ubuntu box (10.10, 11.4)? Since OS X 10.7 Lion update, network integration with Ubuntu is a nightmare. Previously we could print on OSX printers and mount ...
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Can you dual boot OSX and Ubuntu if Ubuntu is Installed via EFI and not something like rEFIt?

I think the title sums up the question. I want to install Ubuntu via EFI, but I don't want to eliminate the OSX partition either (and I'd still like to be able to boot either).
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How do I access shared folders on Ubuntu server from Mac OS?

I have an old dell desktop running ubuntu 11.04, I also have samba installed on it. I'm trying to access the shared folders on the Ubuntu machine from my Mac, so I go into 'Finder', click on 'Go' and ...
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Sharing desktop with OSX in LAN [closed]

I'd like to share Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop to my OSX computer in the LAN. What options there are? I have been using VNC in the past, but I was wondering could I open X server connection directly from OSX? ...
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Mac Os keyboard layout in Ubuntu

After working for some time in Mac OS I realised that I quite like the position of "Command" key and various system-wide combinations it is used in, such as Command-W for closing document windows or ...
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Is there an app that can set color labels for individual files and folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we have Mac like 'labels' on GNOME? Is there any app that could set label color for individual file/folder like in Mac OS X? Just something like this :
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Is there an Ubuntu theme to make it look like OS X?

Is there any theme available for Ubuntu that will make it look similar to Mac OS X ?
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Is there (or will there be) a OS X client for U1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Mac OSX version of UbuntuOne planned for the near future? I'm interested in using Ubuntu One but my other OS isn't Windows. Yes, I'm a Mac - LOL! If there's ...
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Finder freezes when deleting files across a OS X/Linux network [closed]

I have my MacBook 5,2 hooked up to an Ubuntu 10.10 'server' via ethernet. I've installed netatalk and avahi-daemon on the server. I've disallowed Spotlight (OS X's search utility) from indexing the ...
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How to connect via aftp?

HI , I want to get files from Apple machine on my ubuntu (installed in virtual box) is there any process to do that? normally, I want to do: afp://myapplecomputer if I try to open with file ...
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How to get OS X style App Menu?

How do I get the app menu to look like OSX? (Not the Global Menu, the menu items) I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 with the Classic Gnome desktop (not Unity).
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How do I turn on/off HFS+ journaling?

How can I turn on/off HFS+ journaling from Ubuntu?
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MacBook Pro Compatibility, Multitouch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get dragging working on a Macbook multi-touch touch pad? How is the hardware compatibility for the 2010 macbook pros? Does the trackpad multitouch ...
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Connect Remote Desktop Viewer to Mac on same local network with Screen Sharing enabled

I have a Mac laptop (10.6) with screen sharing enabled. I would like to connect to it from my Ubuntu desktop running 10.04. I have Remote Desktop Viewer installed. The laptop doesn't show up in the ...
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How to read/write files to hfs+ (journaling) partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well is the HFS+ filesystem supported? How to read/write files to hfs+ (journaling) partition?
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Is there an alternative to rEFIt?

Is there an alternative to rEFIt as a bootloader where you can choose between OS X and Ubuntu? I already installed Ubuntu on my Mac with rEFIt, so if there's a better option, I can remove it now. I'm ...
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What's the best filesystem to share between OS X and Ubuntu?

Got a MacBook Air 3,1 11" w/ 128GB SSD. Configuring for dual boot. I intend to have a shared drive where I'll store my media. What filesystem is best? They say FAT32 is best for cross-platform ...
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Snippet code manager like Snippets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Code snippet manager for Ubuntu? I'm looking some snippets code manager on Ubuntu like Snippets (for the MAC) with syntax highlighting (html, css, php). Thanks for ...
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From Ubuntu, “Back to my Mac”

I have a Mac at home, and run Ubuntu at work. I'd like to be able to connect to my Mac in a similar way to how I had when I worked on a Mac. I have MobileMe so I used Back to My Mac (Apple's version ...