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What is the difference between ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso and ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64+mac.iso? [duplicate]

My current assumption is that the mac version has drivers particular to the mac ecosystem? Does that mean that I can't create a live system with the non mac iso to boot my mac over USB?
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Difference between Ubuntu 64 bit for Macs and just Ubuntu 64 bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is different about the Mac ISO image? What specifically is the difference between Ubuntu 64 bit for Macs and just Ubuntu 64 bit? Edit: Is there any difference except ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a mac [duplicate]

I have installed Mavericks on my PC, now I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 but I'm not sure which file should I download: 64-bit or 64-bit mac.
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Can't get Ubuntu to install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is different about the Mac ISO image? I have a brand new SSD in my laptop. I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a CD I downloaded. I burned it on my Mac and I feel something is ...
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Do the amd64+mac versions of Ubuntu work on Windows too? [duplicate]

I've been pulling my hair out trying to get a full Ubuntu installation running on my USB, and I think I just got it working for Windows (by disconnecting my hard drives during Live CD installation...)....
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Difference between mac and desktop version of Lubuntu [duplicate]

I do not understand the difference between the two versions. I am going to run it on Vmware Fusion on a mac, does it will make a difference ?
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Advantages of using mac version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I was trying to use the mac alternate ISO to install ubuntu and it wasn't working out. I'm pretty sure I could fix, but I wanna know if it is worth it. What advantages does it offer for MBP 2010 15 ...
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What is the difference between the AMD64 and AMD64+mac images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is different about the Mac ISO image? I decided to download todays image for Precise, and I saw that there was an image called precise-desktop-amd64.iso and one called ...
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Non bootable iMac what Ubuntu can I use to use as startup DVD [duplicate]

When I start my iMac I get the apple logo and the swirling gear then it freezes in this position. I have tried Command-R during startup---it can't find recovery partition Press Shift during startup -...
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Differences between installer disc images? [duplicate]

Looking at the Quantal image download site I notice two different amd64 images. What's the technical difference between ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64+mac and ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64? Of course the ...
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How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key?

If you select "USB" and "Mac" on this download page, it gives a series of command line instructions to make a USB key which the MacBook will boot into Ubuntu from. I've followed them to the letter ...
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Can I make a bootable USB flash drive for Mac from Windows

The problem MacBook hard drive crashed and is ruined. I need to work on a music assignment on a program only available for Mac OS X and Ubuntu, and will not be able to get a new hard drive for the ...
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Install Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro using EFI instead of rEFIt or similar

I installed Ubuntu on my macbook pro (8,1) a few months back using the rEFIt method (so it's an emulated BIOS). I want to give EFI mode a try. Unfortunately I have not found a clear guide on where to ...
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USB create for windows laptop on mac

Can I create a bootable USB on a MAC which I can use on a toshiba laptop which is basically stuffed ?
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Where can I get a Mac image of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro, but when I attempt to download the Mac desktop image (as opposed to the regular 32bit or 64bit edition) from the normal Ubuntu websire, I am given ...

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