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Ubuntu “USB for OS X” instructions doesn't create bootable USB drive [duplicate]

iMac i3 running 10.6.8 I've downloaded the 12.0.4 32-bit Intel ubuntu.iso and converted it to ubuntu.img and moved to root. The "USB for OS X" instructions say insert USB Flash media. My flash ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04 on an iMac with a blank hard drive [duplicate]

I have an iMac 2009 model, and a new hard drive. I wanted to know what's the easiest way to get ubuntu installed on it. I've looked everywhere and found only old answers, or things that don't apply. ...
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Impossible to boot Ubuntu on a USB stick (OS X Montain Lion) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I know this has been discussed over and over but I still cannot run Ubuntu on a USB stick. Here's the step I followed: ...
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Ubuntu USB on a Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the instructions on Ubuntu.com to install Ubuntu onto a USB for a Mac. When I insert my USB in Mac OS X it now ...
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USB: Missing Operating System - MAC [duplicate]

Have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on USB using Live CD. Followed the steps as provided in below link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation After installation is ...
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Creating a bootable USB Stick on Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the step by step instructions set forth here but none of my macs (all intel) will recognize the stick as ...
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How should USB stick in Lion for 12.04 be formatted initially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? To create an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB stick in Mac OS X Lion, how should be the stick formatted initially?
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How can I install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Mac (using disk)? [duplicate]

I called a local computer store and they said Ubuntu 13.04 "doesn't like Mac" and it's very hard to do and requires lots of "codes". They said they would charge me $99 to do it. But I have read some ...
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Problem booting Ubuntu 18.04 from USB on 2012 Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop on my 2012 Mac Book Pro and mounted it to two different USB drives using two different softwares: Etcher and unetbootin. When I restart I held down option/alt, ...
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Creating a Ubuntu bootable USB for Mac Sierra [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu USB for MAC Sierra. I've followed the instructions https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-macos But when this process completes via ...
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Ubuntu Installation - “ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso: cannot execute binary file” on Mac [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 on mac and I was able to download Ubuntu Desktop file ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso. The issue happens when I try to install this. As per the installation ...
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Installing Debian on Ubuntu 18.04 on a MacBook [duplicate]

I have an old MacBook (model A1342, year 2009) with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. NO MacOSx. I want to install Debian (8 or 9) for which said computer comfortably fulfills the minimum tech specs (barely so with ...
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Failing to install Ubuntu on an old Mac [duplicate]

I tried installing Ubuntu on an iMac G5. It seems to have the necessary requirements, and it's about 10 years old. Certainly useless to me as a Mac OS as completely unsupported at this point. So, ...
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ALTERNATIVE TO Installing ubuntu from USB in iMac5,1 with buggy EIF that does not allow to boot from non HFS+ drives? [duplicate]

*strong text*To put you into perspective: I'm no newby AND I'm close to nuclear meltdown. I have tried to create a bootable USB stick using a 4GB stick and using the method with dd and the IMG file. ...
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18.04 download 'image not recognized' by high sierra [duplicate]

Goal: dual boot on 27" iMac (late 2013), but 18.04 download gets 'image not recognized' (many downloads, over the weeks). So far, no web-published solution has changed this response. (I ran 17.10 on a ...

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