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Apple Inc. is a corporation most commonly known for producing the Macintosh, iPod, and iPhone product lines.

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Apple Airpods as microphone in Ubuntu 20.04

I've just acquired Apple Airpods (2nd gen) to use it as my main sound setup in Ubuntu 20.04 since I'm WFH in order to use them in Zoom meetings and so on but is not possible. Ubuntu 20.04 is not ...
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Different mappings for internal and external keyboard (Windows vs Apple style)

I am currently struggling with the following issue: At work I use an Apple MacBook Pro, whereas personally I use a Dell XPS 13 running Kubuntu. I never had an issue switching between the Apple and ...
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2008 iMac, Ubuntu Stuck on Purple Screen

I've been struggling to get Ubuntu 18.04 to work on my 2008 iMac. Grub loads. But system gets stuck on blank purple screen. I have "nomodeset" enabled. Ubuntu LiveCD works on same iMac. So the iMac ...
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Mic not working on Ubuntu 20.04 in Mac Mini (late 2014)

Just got the new Ubuntu 20.04 installed on my mac mini, and everything is working smoothly, except for the mic. Even when I connect my bluetooth headsets, it doesn't send any sound. It doesn't have an ...
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Safe Graphics Mode

after a graphic panic on my late 2013 iMAC, I can't boot to macOS anymore. So I decided to install Ubuntu on it. And because it works only in Safe Graphics Mode, I think it was a GPU (Nvidia) Problem ...
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Bluetooth headphones (Powerbeats pro) not pairing ubuntu 19.10

So I am trying to pair my powerbeats pro with Ubuntu 19.10. The problem I am having is that sometimes my headphones are able to pair and work with ubuntu but most of the time they won't. Does ...
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Android Studio Error - zsh

I'm receiving this error on android studio. How do I fix it? The default interactive shell is now zsh. To update your account to use zsh, please run `chsh -s /bin/zsh`. For more details, please visit ...
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Keyboard layout Croatian Apple Wireless keyboard?

Is there a hr_HR keyboard layout for ubuntu and how can I install it? I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my old iMac, but I can't set up the keyboard properly. I have the Apple wireless keyboard ...
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19.10, 18.04: How to “fully” use Apple Magic Keyboard on Ubuntu: Keys, remaps, etc

I am trying to convert a bunch of friends of mine to make the switch from Mac OSX to Ubuntu, and from most perspectives it works. The biggest pain point seems to be the keyboard: Apple is really ...
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Pairing Powerbeats Pro headphones with Ubuntu 19.10

I am attempting to pair my Powerbeats Pro headphones with my Alienware m15 laptop running Ubuntu 19.10. I have been able to pair the headphones with the Windows 10 installation on the laptop, the only ...
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Swap `Alt` and `Super` keys (for Apple Keyboard on Ubuntu 18.04)

I have an Apple Magic Keyboard and I'd like to swap the LeftAlt with the LeftSuper. I'd also like to swap RightAlt with the RightSuper. I imagine I need to edit my gedit /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc ...
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Apple Printer driver for Ubuntu 18.04

Will anyone tell me where to download Ubuntu 18.04 printer drivers to run my Apple LaserWriter Select 360 printer? Both the Apple Printer and Dell Port Pro2X have parallel and serial cable ...
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Bluetooth headphones not working with Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 18.04

I have a MacBook Pro 15-Inch "Core i7" 2.2 Mid-2015, running Ubuntu 18.04. I am able to connect to my bluetooth headphones, Lindy BNX-60. However, playback through them is jerky and keeps cutting out ...
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HP Zbook G5 with Apple Thunderbolt Display

I am running an HP Zbook 15 G5 at work and am working on transitioning from using the new Macbooks with Touchbar to this with Ubuntu 18.04.3 with HWE packages installed. When connecting this machine ...
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How do I charge my Apple device at its normal rate?

I use an iPad 9.7" and it doesn't charge when connected to USB of my recently purchased Ubuntu 19.10 PC, an Asus Vivobook X509UA. I've gone through some questions here and they are mostly quite old. ...
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How to force an apple drive to mount as RW

I know what your thinking: this question has been asked 100 times before, so why doesn't he just look it up? Well, I did, following this link: enter link description here The crux of which is to a) ...
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Macbook Pro Graphics Driver - Ubuntu 19.04

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 19.04 on my 2015 Macbook Pro (linux is primary OS). How would I go about getting the updated (or proprietary) graphics drivers for this machine? The AMD site gives ...
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Are there any plans or ongoing work of supporting Apple T2 chip SSD?

Are there any plans or ongoing work of supporting Apple T2 chip SSD/hard disks? I cannot find any information online about Linux/Ubuntu being developing the necessary drivers for this and wanted to ...
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How to fix zero brightness on lightdm login screen and other xfce power manager issues

My Apple PowerBook G4 running Ubuntu 16.04 powerpc with XFCE4 desktop is now booting into a completely dark screen where I can only just see to put in my password. Also when the room gets a bit dark, ...
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How to stop yaboot leading to black screen on Ubuntu 16.04 powerpc

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my PowerBook G4, this install has been running well for the last 3 years but yesterday when it booted, it lead to a black screen and unresponsive computer. When I ...
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How to Stream video files to Apple TV

Does anyone know if it is possible to stream content to an Apple TV? I know from NullVoxPopuli's question that screen sharing may be possible, but if I have an mp4 file for instance can I send this ...
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Itunes black screen issue

I’ve just downloaded iTunes on my ubuntu and it’s working but it appears as a black screen any ideas how to fix it ? Here is a link for picture https://imguh.com/image/Mw99y
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mount Macbook partition on ubuntu (unknown filesystem - hfs+/apfs ?)

I got a macbook from a friend (graphics chip not working anymore - harddisk should be fine but can't see much on the macs display) and I promised to rescue the data. But I can't read the partition ...
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F19 in Mac keyboard

I am using an Apple Aluminium keyboard. Keys F1..F18 work well, however, F19 is not recognized. Actually, when checked with xev, it is recognized.. but I cannot assign a shortcut to F19 in gnome or ...
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How to mount an old HFS System 7 Macintosh floppy with write access?

I have an old 3.5" HD floppy disk. It was formatted on a Macintosh SE/30 and thus it is formatted with the HFS (not HFS+!) file system. I am having trouble mounting it properly. I have hfsutils and ...
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appleid.apple.com will not loaded on Ubuntu

I have tried to open appleid.apple.com on my Ubuntu 18.10 machine and I can not get it work right. I am getting a "502 Bad Gateway" error. I thought it was something on their end but the website works ...
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Is there a way to mirror ipad pro screen to ubuntu?

I have tried the solution of use this totem plugin. But it does not seem to work for me due to this problem. I did some Google search and could not find a solution, even a commercial one.
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Apple's FaceTime on Ubuntu 18.04

I wanted to know if Apple's FaceTime, designed for iOS, could work on Ubuntu 18.04 as well. Maybe through an emulator. Do you know if there is any way to install FaceTime on Ubuntu? Or do I need an ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 XFCE 4.12 window manager keyboard shortcuts not working with Apple Aluminium Keyboard model

Settings in Keyboard > Layout > Keyboard model are set it to Apple Aluminium Keyboard shortcuts specified under Window Manager > Keyboard have no effect at all. I can't cycle through windows using ...
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Apple Thunderbolt Display on Ubuntu 18.04.1

Running latest LTS Ubuntu on a new Intel NUC I'm trying to get my Apple Thunderbolt display running. Since the NUC has TB3, I bought a TB3 to TB2 adapter. The display does not fire up, and neither ...
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Problem pairing Apple Wireless Keyboard A1016 (1st gen) with Ubuntu 18.04/18.10

I have a mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 18.10. I have successfully paired an Apple Wireless Keyboard A1255 (one of the previous generation before the Magic Keyboard). However, I have a ...
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How to access Apple Time Capsule on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I can see my time capsule in network, but I am unable to get into it. Could someone help me to resolve the issue? The login information is correct, but getting errors shown in screenshots.
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iMac Speakers very bassy?

I booted up a nice 18.04 live CD to test out whether my hardware was fully working on my iMac. Everything works fine but the speakers just seem very bassy. I investigated and I don't think ubuntu is ...
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How do I get full resolution on my Apple 30" Cinema Display with Ubuntu 18.04?

I recently was given a 30" Apple Cinema Display and I am unable to use any resolution other than 1200x800. My computer is a Desktop with an ASUS Strix AMD RX480 and an AMD Ryzen 1800x. I have ...
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Apple devices couldn't be connected or even detected, how can I solve this please?

I'm trying to do a backup of my apple device, but it won't go ahead. I'm using Tunesviewer, but it does not even recognize my Apple devices. Could someone please help me?
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize microphone in wired earset; Windows 10 does

My laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 has only one socket for both mic and headphones; when I plug my headphones (Apple Earpods) with the mic, headphones work fine but the microphone is not found....
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Apple airport card

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my Intel-based iMac. However, after the installation, it turns out that Ubuntu is unable to utilize the internal airport extreme card for WiFi. How can I fix this? The ...
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Apple TouchID on Ubuntu

Is there a way to make TouchID work on MacBook Pro with newest Ubuntu? I just got the hardware replaced (because of keyboard and not working touchid) and would love to use it. Cheers
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Create a non hybrid boot dvd with Ubuntu iso

I’m trying to create a Bootable DVD with Ubuntu ISO ( not usb ) that will mount properly on my old Mac Book Air 1,1. It is known that Hybrid iso causes all sorts of issues. I’ve tried almost ...
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Apple Keyboard fn not working with Bluetooth but works with USB

Apple Magic Keyboard (Wireless) does not function correctly, Fn-key does not work, F1-F12 are no media-keys by default which they should. The following does not solve it: echo 2 | sudo tee /sys/...
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What is the best way to sync iphone on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I can't get my iPhone to sync with my Ubuntu. I tried to use PlayOnLinux, but iTunes didn't work well. It did not recognize my iphone and did not connect to the iTunes store. What is the best way to ...
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Apple wired keyboard issue

I have been using an Apple wired keyboard with my 16.04 distro without any problems many months now. Since yesterday, I have unplugged this keyboard and plugged in my Razer keyboard. When I plugged ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard doesn't use Xorg configuration [closed]

I'm trying to use the Apple Wireless Keyboard on my laptop with Ubuntu 17.10 I found some tips to use two keyboards with two different layout using Xorg. Xorg seems to apply the right configuration ...
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Run Ubuntu on imac with busted graphics card

I have an old imac (2012) with a busted graphics card (AMD 1GB). The computer has 16 GB of RAM and an i5 sandy bridge processor (3.1 GHZ). OSX runs without the graphics driver using onboard graphics ...
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Alsa support appears to be broken on MacPro6,1 2013 (black can). Has anyone got this working yet?

Here's my alsainfo data: I installed Ubuntu Artful Ardvark on my macpro6,1 late 2013. no audio http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=e2cb5ba4d9459547142aa6d3d2201c16ab0756a2 Please note I am plugged in ...
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Apple Thunderbolt 2 to FireWire adapter

I want to use an Apple Thunderbolt 2 to Firewire adapter. It's connected through an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. Ubuntu seems not to recognize the Firewire adapter out of the box. ...
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Microphone doesn't work on Apple Mac Book Air

My microphone doesn't show up in Ubuntu. I am using a Apple Mac Book Air with a Realtech ALC889A chip. The sound works fin, but I just can't get the microphone to work. I tried to modify the /etc/...
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Ubuntu 17.04 - Apple Magic Mouse 2 Scrolling Not Working

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 (kernel: 4.10.0-35-generic) and the "touch" scrolling is not working on my Apple Magic Mouse 2 and never has been. I have been doing research and I can't find anything that ...
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Ubuntu apple keyboard f keys

I have a problem. I've changed default behaviour of my apple keyboard. I wanted to have active f keys without using fn key. For example if i wanted to use f12 key. I had to click fn + f12 to make ...
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Apple Magic Mouse 2 scrolling not working

I'm willing to pay someone to develop a solution. I'm using a fresh install of vanilla Ubuntu 16.04.3 with an Apple Magic Mouse 2. The device connected via Bluetooth without issue, and recognizes ...

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