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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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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iMac will not boot OS X after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu alongside Mac OS X on my iMac, following HowToGeek's tutorial. Whenever I boot, I get GRUB with the following options: Ubuntu Advanced Options for Ubuntu Mac OS X 32-bit Mac OS ...
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How can I swap Super and Ctrl *except* in Terminal?

As a 10+ year OS X refugee using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm trying to get my keyboard set-up as close to OS X as possible, and I'm actually using the Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (and have already found ...
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Dual-boot OSx (El Capitan) and Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work after updates

I follow this tutorial to install Ubuntu 16.04 along with my OSx. Initially, it worked. I could boot in both systems using the rEFInd interface. But after I installed updates and some software* on my ...
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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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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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Symlinks dont work after restarts— then restarting nautilus fixes it

I'm having some problems with soft links that direct to folders in a partition I'm using to share files between Ubuntu and OSX. When I first set everything up it all worked perfectly, but after a ...
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Symlink problems with OSX dual-boot

I'm having some problems with soft links that direct to files in a shared partition I'm using to share files between Ubuntu and OSX. When I first set everything up it all worked perfectly, but after a ...
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GRUB on my OS X (Hackintosh) disk after uninstalling Ubuntu

I have a Hackintosh with 3 SSDs, each with a different OS on it (OS X 10.10, Windows 7, Ubuntu 14). The problem is that I originally tried installing Ubuntu on the same SSD as the OS X drive AND I ...
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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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Install rEFInd on Ubuntu (dual-boot mac)

I have problems with installing rEFInd on mac, because I can't disable SIP via crutil. While restart it will be enabled every time. (Already tried 20 times) So it is possible to install rEFInd on ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 16.04 on Macbook 11,1?

I am interested of downloading the latest ubuntu on my Macbook 11,1, but according to this, it only shows Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 for Macbook 11,1. Does this means it is better if I install the ...
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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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MAC OSX like offline dictionary on Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10

I have seen this Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu question's answer but goldendict is no more compatible with 14.04. It's dependencies can't be resolved due to older version. MAC OSx has a ...
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Tranfer files from Ubuntu phone to Mac OS

I connected my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition to my MacBook Pro running OS X via USB cable. My Mac does not see the Ubuntu phone as an external drive. How can I transfer files between the 2?
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Accentuated characters proposition like MACOSX

As the title suggests, I looking for a way to have the propsition of accented characters such as available under OSX. Indeed OSX when we want to put an accent, just hold down the button (e for ...
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Graphics does not display during Linux dual boot install on Mac OS X

I am currently running a 2015 Macbook Pro with Yosemite 10.10.2. I downloaded Linux Mint 17.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 both of which are 64 bit versions. I manually created a live USB for each OS using the ...
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How do I automate permissions to the files in the shared folder to be accessible by both the host MacOS and the guest Ubuntu through VirtualBox?

I was working towards getting Ubuntu 14.04 set up in a VirtualBox, and I have achieved that. I also have it at the stage where it's mounting my shared folder automatically. The only remaining problem ...
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Google Chrome won't refresh in vino on Ubuntu 14.4

Client: Max OS X remote desktop on Yosemite 10.10.3 Server: Vino (Desktop Access) on Ubuntu 14.4 running in a parallels VM on ANOTHER Mac It took a while to get all this to work and I followed all ...
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virtualization of Ubuntu 14.04 on macox using virtual box

I have 2 main questions related to the virtualization. First, after having installed ubuntu on VBox latest version on my macbook pro, the OS is working fine but display setting is stucked in 800x600. ...
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Massive download speed reduction after fresh 14.04 install on dual boot Mac

After a weekend of pouring through how-to's, I have successfully installed and booted Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) along side Mac OS X Mountain Lion, on my Macbook Pro. It was a small victory. For the most-...
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VMware Mac OS X 10.11 on Ubuntu Shared Connection Problem

I've just installed Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on my Ubuntu host pc and I cannot connect to the Internet, when I go to settings in Mac OS it just displays no ethernet connection is found. How can I ...
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How to install Ubuntu onto an OS X bootable and encrypted USB stick?

Im trying for now 3 days to install Ubuntu Desktop on an encrypted USB stick that is bootable by OS X. Preface: I tried it several times, destroyed 3 OS X installations, x Ubuntu installations and ...
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SOLO installed Ubuntu on Macbook Pro, now I have flashing folder with question mark

SOLO installed Ubuntu on Macbook Pro and erased Mac osx. It was working sluggishly so I wanted to try re-installing ubuntu, for some reason it would not detect the USB drive I tried multiple times. I ...
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Upgrading to Mac El Capitan on a dual boot system

I have a Mac mini(OSX Mountain Lion) that I set up (like a couple of years ago)to dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, following the instructions on the following article: Dual boot Linux on a Mac The ...
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Add grub menu for OS X

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on my MacBook Pro, and cannot boot OS X now. My disk partition table is: Device Start End Sectors Size Type /dev/sda1 40 409639 409600 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Ubuntu - MacBook and OS X

How does Ubuntu fit 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 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 (...
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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 ...