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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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 run mac os virtually on ubuntu 12.04

I am using ubuntu 12.04 stable version and oracle virtual box 4.1.2_ubuntu Have a iso file of snow leopard with me, When I run virtual box I got following error: FATAL! Could not read from the boot ...
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How to transfer an iPhoto Library to a file based structure and how to manage them properly?

I need to export my old iPhoto Library to a file based structure similar to the format of shotwell. There are some possiblities: Just use the iPhoto Master folder Use Shotwell to import the photos ...
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Getting Black screen after installing 12.04 on new Mac Pro

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Mac Pro. I had some problems because bootcamp did not allow me to partition the hd without a Windows cd. I inserted a Windows cd and did the partition and then I ...
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Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" Ubuntu Does Not Boot

Just a little info on my computer: I have the early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" with Intel HD 3000 graphics. On my internal HDD, I have OSX and a small partition of Windows 7 that I dual boot with. I have an ...
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How to Definitely remove OSX after successful Dualboot

I've been running OSX 10.6.8 and Ubuntu-Studio 12.04 on my Macbookpro 5'5 for a couple of weeks now.I barely do anything on OSX anymore so I see no reason to keep using disk space for it. So now I ...
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Mirror a XUBUNTU repo from a MAC

Is there some solution to mirror a the XUBUNTU official repositories from a MAC computer? I need it to copy the whole repo to an external hardrive and configure the repo locally to install softwares ...
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Using iMac running Ubuntu as a display for a Mac Mini

I have an iMac running Ubuntu, and a Mac Mini running OSX. I would like to use my iMac as a display for the Mac Mini by using using a target-disk mode equivalent for Ubuntu. I have my iMac and Mac ...
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Cannot get into Mac OS from Ubuntu start up screen

I have my iMac dual booted with Ubuntu 13.04, now when I start the computer I get the purple screen asking me to select which OS I want to go into. When I click Mac OS 64bit I get an Error about an ...
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USB icon set script

Perhaps someone could point me in the right direction. I am learning scripting and would like to know where ubuntu based distros get their default icons for things like USB drives. What I would like ...
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How do I dual boot OS X and Ubuntu using an external DVD or USB?

I've installed rEFInd and it works. I've allocated free space on my internal harddrive. I've burned an Ubuntu 13.04 DVD and I'm using an external DVD drive. rEFInd recognizes the DVD but when I ...
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Bootable USB Hard Drive Question (MAC)

I followed every step on "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X?" it works fine according to the instruction until the last step. When I restart my Mac, I only get two disks to boot from my ...
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Mac OSX Lion won't read shared drives other than Public

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 to run a box with a handful of hard drives and a logitech media server driving a squeezebox. I'm accessing with a Windows Vista laptop and a Macbook with OSX 10.7.5. Most of ...
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Recovering Files on old OS

I recently made a bootable copy of Ubuntu on an flash drive to try and recover some files on a fried MacBook Air before reinstalling the OS. When I try to access the the files from Macintosh HD it ...
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GPT and os x - partition missing

Him I'm fixing my fiends USB drive. AFIK it was inserted into Windows, and partition were corrupted. I did manage to fix GUID headers with gpt_surgeon.py and mount it, but then mac did got messy, ...
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How can I run ubuntu 12.10 on a MBP running Lion?

I'm new to linux and was wondering if I could get some help. I have the CD and rEFIt on my comp. I have installed Ubuntu and even got through the set up. But when I restarted my machine and selected ...
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Synergy with Wired Computer

I have a MACBook (OS 10.6) and a PC (Windows XP)sharing Keyboard and Mouse through SYNERGY. Up until now they have done it thorugh the wireless network - flawlessly, but I 'm getting ready to have ...
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AFP and SAMBA shares are confusing my MacOS X Lion

I've setup my file server running ubuntu 12.04 with AFP/Avahi and Samba shares. Simple configuration, nothing too complicated. I've given my AFP machine a different name than %h to avoid confusion ...
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OpenVPN and Login Authentication for OS X

I am gathering that this sounds insane and impossible to do, but I thought I'd ask anyways. I'd like to setup roaming profiles for my self and a couple of other users, but we don't have the resources ...
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USB install from second internal hard drive in a MacBook Pro

I am trying to install Ubuntu (among others) on a second internal hard drive on my MacBook Pro. I have an 80 GB internal SSD with OS X on it, along with a 750 GB internal HD with a few partitions, ...
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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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Connecting through Quartz to Ubuntu does not show desktop only menubar

Hi I am a newbie to ubuntu. Installed 12.04 LTS on an Intel NUC and everything is running fine. Can ssh in from my macbook. However I also would like to remotely run the desktop so I installed ...
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Installing Ubuntu onto an empty hard disk, using OSX

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on an empty hard disk in my desktop computer, using a DVD, burned from an .iso. I used a Mac to download and burn the DVD several times again, using fresh ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...
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Tagging files for later processing

I have an Ubuntu Server 13.10. The server exports a directory as a file-server share. The server came with afpd installed by default. I added netatalk myself. When I access the share with an OSX ...
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How to fix “convert failed - internal error of file system” while creating a bootable USB stick on OSX?

I am using mac OSX 10.4.11. I am following the Ubuntu tutorial "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X". I am stuck in step 3: $ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/Desktop/ubuntu.img ...
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Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard doesn't sync after reboot (13.10)

I dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Mac OS X. Two situations with my apple wireless keyboard: When I reboot from Ubuntu and the Grub menu opens, I cannot use my keyboard. I have set Grub to boot into MAC ...
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MAC OSX 10.9.1 can not detect a specific directory created in Ubuntu 12.04

I created a directory on an external hard drive, named "All_Movies" using my laptop which has ubuntu 12.04 installed. This directory is pretty large(almost 560 GB) because of a lot of files. Now, ...
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Error while trying to boot from USB stick on OS X

I have downloaded Ubuntu and created a bootable USB, but when I try to boot from the USB I simply get a black screen with the message "Error loading operating system". I cannot figure out how to ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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broadcasting from 2014, Imac G5 PowerPC

i´ve got this Imac G5 PowerPC 2Ghz & 2GB SDRAM and i got it for free! i´m not an fan of apple but i thought that the specs were pretty nice for emulating snes gba and psx, however there are no ...
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How to install Ubuntu on OSX Mavericks?

I burned a dvd with Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit a few months ago and I dont know how to install it. I have followed the instructions given here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-latest ...
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Ubuntu Cluster with Bridged Network on VirtualBox - Host Mac Pro - No Internet Connectivity

I am using VirtualBox. My Host Mac Pro. And create 2 VM's (Ubuntu)... I did use Bridge Network as I want my VM's to talk as if they are physical connections. I am having issues with Internet ...
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Installation Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Mavericks

After a first attempt to post I am trying again. I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook Pro running yet Mavericks. As my super drive is defaulting I use a bootable USB stick. At least I found 3 ...
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lsblk and fdisk show no filesystem on hfs+ OS X partition

A b-tree node error has caused my macbook (Mavericks) to crash. Disk Utility and /sbin/fsck -fy do not fix the problem. So, I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS live on a USB stick in an effort to grab my ...
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Is there a non-Safari alternative to ClickToFlash/ClickToPlugin?

There is a great plugin for Safari I use on my Mac that not only prevents flash from automatically loading, but it also allows you to instantly convert any Flash video stream into HTML5. Even better, ...
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Ubuntu Keyboard Issue [Mac]

I was running OS X Mavericks and I wanted to try out Ubuntu... It worked just fine until I rebooted and couldn't use the arrow keys on my Apple Bluetooth keyboard to select OS X from the Dual Boot ...
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Error Code 141 alongside Mac

I installed Ubuntu alongside OSX, I am not new to OSX but I am new to Ubuntu and thought it would be cool to learn and use. I used this video to help me out, ...
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NFS timeout for OSX client

I finally managed to get a NFS share on my ubuntu 13.10 home server mounted on my OSX laptop (10.9.1 Mavericks), after all the hassle of resolving user ids, insecure settings and the like. Now I get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) guest as dual-boot on VirtualBox under MAC OS X

I have an Ubuntu installation on a partition on my Mac and I would like to boot Ubuntu from within Mac OS X using VirtualBox. When I want to start the machine I only get Error loading operating ...
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I am trying to make bootable usb stick from osx HOW?

I am not trying to install it on my mac, I am trying to install it on a separate windows computer. How would I be able to make a usb stick from my mac plug into a computer and automatically load ...
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Dualboot Ubuntu and Mac os x Mountain Lion

I would like help on how to dual boot Mountain Lion 10.8. I already have free allocated space for the install. Would it break my ubuntu? I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise).
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Dual booting OS X with Linux on an external hard drive

I have a Mac Mini and I've successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a partition on an external hard drive. However, I cannot boot it during start up. I've booted with a rEFInd CD in the drive and it ...
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Convert ISO to DMG using Toast to put Ubuntu on USB stick?

Can I use Toast to make the ISO a DMG file? Basically replacing steps 2, 3 on this guide. I'm new to this and don't know how to use terminal or anything like that. I want to be able to install and ...
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Read/write access OSX 10.9 partition/home folder from Ubuntu 13.10

I'm currently trying to set up a dual boot system on my Macbook Pro 5.5. I'd like to enable read/write access on my 'Macintosh HD' (hfs+) partition. Various sources online have claimed that I simply ...
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Ubuntu not on bootdisk

Okay. I'm trying to usb boot ubuntu 12.4.3, and the current os (OSX mavericks) will not allow me to do so from the boot options. Might be a new feature of OSX, but I doubt it. I followed every ...
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Cannot login to Ubuntu 13.10 hosted in Virtualbox from OS X Mavericks

When I try to log in into Ubuntu ssh doesn't accept my password (password is correct): Last login: Sun Oct 27 12:11:34 from localhost macbook:~ jirka$ ssh jirka@127.0.0.1 Password: Password: ...
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rEFInd menu dual-boot into Ubuntu issue

I've just recently installed rEFInd on my rMBP using this tutorial (read: I'm new to Ubuntu/Linux). I've managed to get my machine to dual-boot into OSX and Ubuntu but I'm having a strange problem ...
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Samba Share Mac creating Read only files

I am having a problem with a samba share file system. The file system will work normal on any windows computer. If create a file any other system "included mac" can view and edit it that file The ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB stick on Mac - black screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu again on a Macbook Pro (5.2) on which I had Ubuntu running about a year and a half or so ago. Since then I have removed my DVD drive and replaced it with a second ...