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It is likely the usb drive. Alot of usb drives now have "Windows 8 certification" which makes it impossible to boot a live distro. I would refer here to the faulty ones. You may also need to disable secure boot. Isn't microsoft the worst for messing all this up? Disabling quick boot might also help. Also, as another user said you may also need to go to the ...


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You can instruct Windows what to do when you hit the "Power Button". Your distro is sensing that Windows is hibernating, meaning that your user state is stored on the hard drive and is accessed at boot. To make sure it is not hibernating, go to the control panel, find the power settings, set it to power off, not hibernate, when you hit the off button. By ...


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It might be the USB drive. Some USB sticks don't work as liveUSB sticks. I've had some dodgy sticks in the past (especially Kingston ones). Try another USB stick.


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Go to your desktop and hold the super key (In my case it's the windows key), it will show the shortcuts for unity. And you can also create shortcuts by going into system settings -> keyboard -> shortcuts.


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You can press and hold 'Super' (like CMD) key and see hints for keyboard shortcuts.


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I chain load Chameleon via GRUB to launch OSX on my hackintosh. First off download and extract the Chameleon boot loader. Then copy the file i386/boot0 from the extracted archive to the directory /boot/chameleon/ (it will need to be created). Now to create the custom GRUB menu entry edit the file /etc/grub.d/40_custom and below the hashes add: menuentry ...


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You will need a friend with OSX/Mac They will need to download the Yosemite installer from the app store and make a bootable USB. You can then use that usb to boot on your mac and install OSX. This is a good guide I've used before to install OSX.


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I recall experiencing something like this when I had a 14.04 VM. My solution was simply to change the resolution to the equivalent of my screen size. If all else fails, try a different VM client like VirtualBox!


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First, I recommend you examine your disk to determine if you have a hybrid MBR. This is most easily spotted with gdisk: $ sudo gdisk -l /dev/sda GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 1.0.0 Partition table scan: MBR: protective BSD: not present APM: not present GPT: present This example shows a legal GPT with a conventional protective MBR. If the MBR: line ...


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You will of course need a OS X Installer Image. To get this you can follow the instructions here After you have got your installer media, you can use ubunut's built-in utility Startup Disk Creator to make a bootable USB. SO, open dash and search for Startup Disk Creator and open it. Follow the on-screen instructions or refer to this document from ubuntu.


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Try installing unetbootin sudo apt-get install unetbootin and using your mac iso, install it to your usb


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Use this - http://www.howtogeek.com/187410/how-to-install-and-dual-boot-linux-on-a-mac/ exept use Gparted partition editor as your starting on linux, and then do effectively the same thing but with mac being installed second intead of first


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why not just dd the .img file after conversion? sudo dd if=/path/to/orig.img of=/dev/s**


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Try holding down the Option (or Alt) key as you start up the computer. This should provide you with a menu you can use to select the OS to boot. Using that menu, boot to OS X. You can then re-install rEFInd. With any luck that will fix the problem. If you continue to boot straight to Ubuntu, look for a directory called /sys/firmware/efi. If it's present, ...


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5353 UDP - Multicast DNS - (mdns) is the answer here. Opened this port and can successfully connect to my Linux machine from OSX.



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