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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Log into Ubuntu from my Mac over VNC

OK. Using SSL/SSH Viewer and tapping in the IP address, I can fully screen share my MAC Mini which is upstairs, in fact, I'm writing this question right now in the OSX environment on my Laptop screen ...
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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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samba share from ubuntu vm fails with 'force user'

I'm a bit of a noob with ubuntu, please be patient ;) I have two ubuntu VM's (server running in VirtualBox, as development machines). The older box (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is running samba just fine and ...
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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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Encrypted filesystem shared with Mac OS X

Is there a reliable encrypted filesystem that works under both Mac OS X and Linux? It need not be the boot partition for either Linux or Mac OS X, but I'd like stable reads and writes if possible. ...
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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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How to create a OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB drive on Ubuntu?

I already know how to do it on Mac OS X (plenty of instructions online). But is it possible to do it on Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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Keyboard layout identical to “US Extended” on Macbook Pro

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell machine and I want to have the exact same keyboard layout as I have on my other machine, which is a Macbook Pro with an International English keyboard. On the Mac I ...
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How to use iMac as external monitor for ubuntu laptop

I have a 13 inch laptop running ubuntu and an iMac running OSX. I'd like to use the iMac as an external monitor for the laptop. The laptop has VGA and HDMI, and ubuntu 14.04. Related: ...
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Problems dual-booting Ubuntu and OSX

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a 120GB SSD. I also have and old macbook pro hard drive that I would like to dual-boot with. I have the macbook hdd in an external enclosure attached by USB 3. ...
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Wifi card on an virtualbox's ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using a virtualbox to run ubuntu on an osx machine. The problem is that I can't get any wireless extensions when running iwconfig. How can I manage that to connect directly my ubuntu to an wifi ...
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MacBook install: no mountable file systems

I own a MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion. I would like to dual-boot my Mac OS with Ubuntu. When I download the file and try to open it, it reads "No mountable file systems". I have downloaded both ...
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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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Live USB Instructions for Mac don't work for 12.10

The are several guides online (including a few on the ubuntu website) that follow the general pattern of instructions found in this one. I assume that at some point, this worked. However, on an ...
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How to make a bootable mac usb IN ubuntu

I screwed with some bin files in MAC OSX, and can't log in. Anyways, I want a bootable ubuntu usb so I can recover my files/look at the disks. I KNOW HOW TO MAKE A USB BOOTABLE IN MAC. However, I do ...
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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 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 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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Is there any program that can open files from Sketch

Sketch is an app that's Mac OSX only. Its used for UI design and my company uses it. I can't run the app in Ubuntu. Is there any program for Ubuntu that can view these kind of file collections? ...
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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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I think I killed my portable HD while trying to make Ubuntu bootable from it. How to undo?

I have OSX. My HD appears as two drives; one formatted for OSX, and the other FAT32 for everything. Note: I am a complete Terminal noob. I followed the How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X ...
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How do I get a larger screen resolution in VirtualBox on Mac OS X?

I am running the new Mac Air 13" with OS X 10.8.2. I then downloaded the latest VirtualBox 4.2.6. Then, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 into the VM. First off, after I installed the VirtualBox Guest ...
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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 connect via afp?

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 browser(on ...
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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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Triple boot Macbook into OS X, Windows or Ubuntu - is it possible in a stable manner? They seem to corrupt each other

I have a Macbook Pro (mid 2014) and want to run OS X, Windows and Ubuntu. I installed Win 8.1 using Bootcamp in the standard way recommended by Apple. I set Windows as the default in Bootcamp, but ...
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Using Mac-OS shortcuts in Intellij IDEA with Ubuntu

I'm very familiar with Mac OS shortcuts and I'd like to use them in Ubuntu also. But the keymap is full of Meta button and I couldn't figure out how to do that. Any solutions?
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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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How to share files between Ubuntu and OSX?

Is there any links/tutorials/videos that helps me share files between Ubuntu and Mac OSX?
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Ubuntu on VMware Fusion resolution not changeable from 800x600

On Ubuntu in "Systems Setting" --> "Display", I only see 800x600 resolution option. As I change the size of the VM window, it just expands/shrink accordingly, maintaining the same ratio (800x600) that ...
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“dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied” error when making LiveUSB on Mac OS X

I'm going through the steps: "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X" to install Ubuntu on a USB stick, and I keep getting the error: dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied when I try to run step 8. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...