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It should work just fine. As a recommendation use the 64-bit image of Ubuntu 14.04 because it's long term support and will provide updates and support for a couple of years while 14.10 will only last a couple on months. Yes you can dual boot. I see from your description that you might still want to keep OS X for a while. So also as a recommendation: tick ...


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set up the infrared remote control on a MacBook with Ubuntu. In order to recognize and active the infrared commands and execute the actions for each key, we will use the package LIRC (Linux Infrared Remote Control). In Ubuntu, it can be installed, along with utilities, from the command as super user: # aptitude -y install lirc lirc-x xautomation # mkdir ...


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XUBUNTU xfce4-volumed patched for pulse audio server https://launchpad.net/xfce4-volumed-pulse Default behaviour expected 5 steps; with the following command drops to 1: xfconf-query -c xfce4-mixer -n -p /volume-step-size -s 1 -t uint Thanks to IRC #xfce-dev (ali1234)


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Select Apple Keyboard I know this sounds silly, but there is actually an option in your Settings -> Keyboard that will get rid of this issue. You'll want to select an Apple/Mac keyboard. Manually 'Select' Apple Keyboard at Boot I used to use this method, until I realized the above method worked for me. # echo "0" | ...


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(There must be perfect keyboard configuration files for your model/layout). Anyway, The old way: 1 - find those keys: $ xmodmap -pke | grep -Pw "degree|less" > mychanges 2 - edit "mychanges" to swap the keys. You probably have something like: keycode 94 = less greater less greater bar brokenbar bar keycode 49 = dead_circumflex degree dead_circumflex ...


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Make sure you have mount.cifs sudo apt-get install cifs-utils I had a hard time with this too until I hit on this http://blog.martinshouse.com/2014/09/mounting-apple-time-capsule-share-from.html In short, I added this line to my /etc/fstab file //10.0.1.1/Data /media/timecapsule cifs password=<timecap pw>,uid=1000,sec=ntlm,user 0 0 ...


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You can try the libimobiledevice-dev. Last time since I tried it, was when I had the Iphone 3. It did work for me. And the status of their features has only gone greener since then. Development is still on going:17.10.2014: usbmuxd-1.1.0.tar.bz2 has been officially released. sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice-dev Reference: libimobiledevice - A ...



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