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You can start from a USB device pressing the "c" key at boot time. Startup key combinations for Mac


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I'm not 100% positive, but a Mac that old probably has a 32-bit EFI, even if it's got a 64-bit CPU. (The first Intel-based Macs had 32-bit CPUs with 32-bit EFIs. When Apple updated to 64-bit CPUs, the EFIs lagged behind for a generation or so before the EFI was updated to 64-bit.) For a native EFI-mode boot, installing in EFI mode is most easily done with an ...


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If you are used to OS X you can google 'Macbuntu' and find detailed instructions on how to change Ubuntu to look like OS X. About the keyboard-shortcuts, the answer has been posted down below. Next, gnome do serves as a good alternative for quicksilver. indicator synapse is the Linux equivalent of spotlight. Also there are some good touch pad drivers online ...


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It seems to be entirely possible, this guide seems to be sensible. From what I've read on other tutorials, it's essential to install a utility called rEFInd, as Macs need their EFI boot loader to be modified correctly. There are also some brief notes from a user who has completed the process earlier this year here. This link has details on installing ...


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To make the drive usable again simply format it by going to gparted (you'll have to put in your root password) select the drive (upper right hand corner) right click on the partion and unmount it right click on it again to format it to fat32 (or any format macs will take) click the checkmark and you're done.


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If your Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz is a T2400, try this: Refind: Is a boot manager that will allow you to choose between Mac OS X, Gnu/Linux, and other operating systems when you boot your computer. Installing rEFInd makes the dual-boot process easier. Go to the rEFInd page on SourceForge to download the latest refind-bin-0.8.7.zip file: Download site ...


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From waht you can see, that file is actuallty a disk image. You need to convert it to an img file using dmg2img (sudo apt-get install dmg2img), then you can mount the resulting img file in a loop device to browse its content: mount -o loop example.img /home/you/dir



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