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1answer
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Tri Boot on an iMac [on hold]

I have a 2013 iMac (desktop) which is running OS X Mavericks, Windows 8 and Ubuntu Raring. I am using rEFInd to do the initial boot up but there are a few problems with this setup: it takes a long ...
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2answers
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Dual boot on Mac, factory EFI or other booter

Should I use Bootcamp to create the second partition for Ubuntu or go with Refit (or whatever was the name of that open boot manager) if I want dual boot on a MacBook Pro?
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How to upgrade from rEFIt to rEFInd

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server (12.04.3) on a MacMini1.1... The MacMini already had OSX (Leopard) on it and I wanted to keep it, so after much research, I used the gpart and fdisk within an ...
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1answer
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Refind configuration: Change boot order and default boot

I installed REfind and it works great! It immediately Windows and Ubuntu options and put them in a nice menu to choose from when I boot the computer. However, I found the configuration instructions ...
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2answers
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Grub loads after rEFInd

I have a dual-boot UEFI laptop, with Ubuntu and Windows. I installed rEFInd to boot to these systems, and it worked fine, but my linux system was triplicated. I supposed it was because of rEFInd ...
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2answers
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Booting multiple OSs from multiple disks with UEFI

How does booting multiple OSs from multiple disks work in terms of UEFI? I have SSD0 on which Windows 7 is installed, and SSD1 on which I'd like to have Xubuntu and Arch Linux. I understand the ...
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2answers
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My Mac can't boot Ubuntu

Yesterday, I ran my Ubuntu Live CD to check if my OS partition was damaged, as I halted the computer from the Mac's button too much times. It seemed to be fine, so I restarted the computer. But now I ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 Graphics switching - Ubuntu 12.04

I've been reading docs and various pages for a few hours now and can't seem to put all of the pieces together on this. Basically I am trying to get 12.04 installed on my MBP 8,2 with graphics card ...
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3answers
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Remove Grub Loader from Mac

I installed Ubuntu (Precise) on my Macbook Pro but now I'd like to go back to OSX but I can't boot off the OSX Snow Leopard DVD to do a reinstall. I have tried booting and holding down "c" or using ...
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1answer
529 views

How can I create a live USB with persistant storage that will run on a Macbook Air without using rEFIt?

Sometimes I have to use a MacBook Air (2,1) at work. I'd like to be able to have an Ubuntu USB stick with persistent storage space for it, that does not require any modification of the machine's ...
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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 ...