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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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What you are seeing is a little misleading, because most of those lines aren't real partitions. The line with filesystem udev is a virtual filesystem that does not exist on disk, and just represents some data in memory. Lines with filesystem tmpfs are virtual filesystems that exist only in memory, or swapped to the existing swap partition. They are not ...


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If you press the Insert, F2, or + key, rEFInd will show a menu that may hold additional options, depending on the OS type. From the options submenu, you can press the Insert, F2, or + key again to edit your boot loader options. A simple text-mode line editor opens, enabling you to move a cursor back and forth in the line with your arrow keys, delete text, ...


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You can boot a LiveCD from CD/USB, mount Ubuntu and chroot into it. After booting the LiveCD open a Terminal and type sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda. This will show you which partitions are in use: $ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda Disk /dev/sda: 17.5 GB, 17515986944 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2129 cylinders, total 34210912 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = ...


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You can use synergy or x2x to accomplish what you want to do. Using synergy is probably easier, and you will be using a simple GUI called QUICKSYNERGY, which you can install to make it easier to use..


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What's the misunderstandable thing in "Erase disk"? If it said "Erase partition", I'd share your doubt, but it clearly says it will erase the entire main hard disk. "Erase Ubuntu and reinstall" may or may not wipe Mac OS X, depending on whether it is detected or not. The OS-Prober utility can not always be trusted, less so the interpretation of its output ...


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This sounds like the downloaded file is corrupted. On a Mac OS, you can compute the MD5 sum of the file from a terminal using md5sum /path/to/lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386.iso I think you can even view it in the file's properties alternatively. Then compare that checksum to the one given on the download page. If they do match, ignore this answer, the problem ...


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Did you see the Ubuntu bootable usb choice on your mac? If not, the bootable usb is not created properly. You can check this link to verify you have done it correctly.



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