Questions tagged [macosx]

The default operating system installed on Apple Macintosh computers. Use this tag if you have problems about dual-booting ubuntu and Mac OSX. Note that questions using this tag still must be primarily about Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu & MacOS BigSur dual boot driver problem

I'm using BigSur(MacBookPro 13 inches 2020 with two thunderbults) & Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot now, but in Ubuntu there is not any driver.I am not able to use keyboard, touchtab, wireless adapter now. ...
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Samba password problem between Mac and Ubuntu

I have a new Apple Macintosh laptop and I am trying to use Samba to send files back and forth from my Ubuntu Mate laptop and vice versa. I am not familiar with Samba or with modern Macs. I am pretty ...
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Ubuntu and ROS on apple M1 chip

I am going to write my master thesis with ROS and I am not sure if the software will run on Apple Macbook Air with M1 chip. Did anyone use those tools and can share their experience and compatibility ...
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How to smoothly desktop Zoom-in/out with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on iMac late 2014?

I know there are currently a bunch of requests on this subject, e.g. How to zoom in & zoom out - I have an iMac late 2014 with recognized GPU and decided last week (march 2021) to install and use ...
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How to download beta versions of Vmware fusion

How can I download beta versions of Vmware fusion for Mac? The current version has a lot of bugs with macOS big sur I searched the internet a lot but nothing was found.
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How can I mount a MacOS fusion drive?

When viewing the partitions, obviously there are two physical disks, but virtually it's being treated as one disk on MacOS (Fusion drive). How can one mount this on ubuntu? The normal mounting ...
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Can I clone the Ubuntu 18 HDD on a mac?

I have a SSD with Ubuntu 18.04 and I would like to clone it to a new SSD. Is there a way of doing so using some very easy software with graphic interface instead of having to use command line? On ...
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Sosumi increase disk storage

I installed Macos successfully using sosumi on ubuntu 20.10 but unable to install XCODE due insufficient storage. How can I increase mu disk space.
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Display changes missed after reboot in 20.04.1 (under VirtualBox 6.1.16)

I am using macOS 10.15 and VirtualBox 6.1.16 with Ubuntu 20.04.1. I have made display changes, set scale to 200%: And after system reboot this change is lost (again set to 100%). Guest additions have ...
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Disabling Grub Bootloader on Ubuntu Installation

I have a Mac Pro 5,1 that I wish to install Ubuntu on. However, when I last installed it, it automatically installed the GRUB bootloader. And my main OS being macOS 10.13.6 running on an NVMe in a ...
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Is It Possible To Mount Apple Core Storage Volume In Ubuntu 16.04.7?

I have an external hard drive that I use with my Mac and would like to be able to read from Linux. Is it possible to read an Apple Core storage volume from Ubuntu 16.04.7? fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 931....
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How see OS option while booting Dual Boot MAC OS & Ubuntu 18.04?

I dual booted my Macbook Pro Mid 2010 edition with Ubuntu 18.04. If I want to switch in between Ubuntu and Mac what changes I should have done while Installation or should do?
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Audio on my MacBook stops working while using Ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my MacBook Pro (macOS Catalina). I run Ubuntu on VirtualBox and every time that I run Ubuntu, the audio on my Mac stops working. It starts working after I close ...
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I'm trying to network Mac OSx to Ubuntu. Mac has a failed connection to Ubuntu

My set up: I am running Mac OSx 10.15.7 (on a local machine) and virtual Ubuntu 20.04 on VMWare ESXi (on a local server). I have set up Ubuntu to gain remote desktop connection (xrdp) to Ubuntu, and ...
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Bootable USB Stick for Mac - EFI Boot USB doesn´t show up

just followed all your instructions to create a bootable USB stick for a Desktop version of Ubuntu to be installed on an old MacMini. Everything worked successfully with Etcher and the ISO was copied ...
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I don't find Ubuntu as starting disk (Dual-Boot) on MacOS

I have a MacBook Air using MacOS Catalina 10.15.6. I installed Ubuntu today on my MacBook Air following the official Ubuntu tutorial (and without using rEFInd like other tutorials instructed): https://...
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black screen after dual boot ubuntu / macos

I have a 2010 I-mac with macos High Sierra installed on it. I wanted to install a dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04.1, so I followed the tutorial How to Install and Dual-Boot Linux and macOS but with the 20....
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Import a postgresql cluster created with mac

I'm trying to start a server with data created with Mac and when i try something like: pg_ctlcluster 12 existingcluster start -D /path/to/existingcluster -l logOfCluster.txt my terminal answers: ...
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How to change show application button place

How can I change "show applications" button place? I want to change it to second place. My dock sequence: {       1 Show Applications Button       2 Files       3 Terminal       4 Google ...
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I can SSH from my guest Ubuntu under VirtualBox to my iMac but I cannot rsync

For example, if I'm on Ubuntu running as a guest on VirtualBox on Windows, I can ssh tom@123.345.6.78 and open a shell on my iMac. But, I can't get rsync to work. E.g., neither of the following ...
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Customizing Ubuntu to look like mac

You should see my setup first. I customized Gnome to look like mac I even changed the name to macOS catalina but I don't know how to change the Host> HP Slim Desktop 290-p0xxx and that tiny ...
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No yaboot.conf file?

I am trying to fix a problem with Mac OS X, but since I've dual booted the computer with Ubuntu it now thinks that Linux is the default OS, which means I cannot currently enter recovery mode or single-...
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Show application menus in top panel XFCE

Hope you all doing well. My purpose is to have MacOS like application menu in xfce4 (Xubuntu 20). I mean this (I founded from the forum): I googled a lot (even I searched a lot in this forum) and I ...
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Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine on linux system

I am trying to use bbmap (pileup.sh in= my.fa out=new.txt) to check the sequencing depth of assembly scaffolds derived from illumina reads. Using Linux, I installed java jdk as you see: $ java -...
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Does an extension or option exist to replicate the “shake mouse to find pointer” in Gnome 3? [duplicate]

Every now and then I fail to track my mouse pointer on a large screen resp. multi monitor setup. MacOS has this nice feature to grow the mouse pointer when shaking the mouse for a bit. Is there any ...
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Triple boot OS-X Catalina10.15.5, Kali-Linux 2020-2, Ubuntu 20.04 on MacBook Pro

This question is the next event of this post. https://superuser.com/questions/1561735/need-help-booting-into-mac-os-lost-during-triple-boot-mac-os-win-10-ubuntu-20?noredirect=1#comment2377602_1561735 ...
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Ubuntu Studio 20.04 on a iMac Mid-2010

I'm a Linux user for a long time, but I stayed away since Ubuntu Netbook Edition. I've been using iMac Mid-2010 for the last 10 years, and since I'm not planning on giving my kidneys for an up-to-date ...
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Lost access to OS-X after installing Ubuntu 20.04 while trple booting in Macbook Pro [closed]

Excuse the long post; just trying to be as clear as possible. Initially I used bootcamp to install Windows 10 alongside Mac OS. During restart it would automatically boot me into Mac OS and whenever I ...
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Installed theme not affecting the Ubuntu software store [duplicate]

I installed macOS majove theme on my Ubuntu 20.04 everything works just fine except software store, when I change built in system themes the software gets affected but when I use macOS dark theme it's ...
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Create bootable macOS USB for a non Apple computer [closed]

I tried several ways to create a bootable macOS USB for a non Apple personal computer. I expected it to work exactly like my bootable Ubuntu USB. macOS bootable USB seems to be working differently. It ...
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Black screen after installing rEFInd in Ubuntu on Mac Mini

I created a partition on my Mac Mini and installed Ubuntu to it. The installation worked, but it would automatically boot into Ubuntu whenever I turn on the computer, so I installed rEFInd using the ...
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Missing partition table

I get "Missing partition table" while making a bootable USB using etcher software. I downloaded the 2.5GB software 3 times. Same error throws up. Do not get the EFI boot options. Any suggestions to ...
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Creating a bootable Mac OS USB from Ubuntu 20.04. Unetbootin won't install

I am trying to create a bootable usb drive for Mac OS El Capitan from a machine that has Ubuntu 20.04. I have tried to install Unetbootin. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu EFI booting fails after Mac OS X booting

I have installed Ubuntu on a Macbook pro (early 2011), from Ubuntu live on USB. After the install, Ubuntu boots and reboots automatically after restart. Mac OS El Capitan also boots after pressing ...
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Issues Mounting NFS Server: Server Side MacOS, client side SAMA5D27 board

I am trying to mount an NFS server with the Server side being my laptop running MacOS Mojave, and the client side being my SAMA5D27 board running Ubuntu Linux built using Yocto. I've assigned an IP ...
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Multipass - instances cannot resolve each others name but can resolve external names

I am running multipass 1.1.0 on MacOS 10.15.4. I have 3 Ubuntu 18.04 instances running. Shelling into each, I am able to ping and resolve www.google.co.uk with no issue and am able to install ...
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How to install OSX from USB on Ubuntu

Backstory: I intended to make an ubuntu bootable usb for my iMac but somehow seemed to wipe my MacHD and now ubuntu is the default operating system. It seems that I've lost the ability to 'CMD + R' ...
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Using Terminal to remove wildcards

I'm a bit new to this, I've used IRAF before but that was a couple years ago. My question is how would I go about removing certain files. Sample of files goes as is: 0001Reduce_Proc.fits 0001Reduce....
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Change boot order when rEFInd Boot Manager seems lost

I originally installed a dual boot system Mac OS X + Ubuntu [using EFI as the start up by following How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac]. As predicted, Ubuntu took over the start order so I ...
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How to map keys on Linux like my Mac machine

On my Macbook, I use CMD+c = SIGINT and ctrl+c = copy (as in copy/paste). On my Ubuntu machine, ctrl+c = SIGINT and ctrl+c = copy depending on the context and that's awful, because it's the same ...
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How to install Linux on old Mac X 10.4 [closed]

I want to install a Linux on old Mac X 10.4, because this Snow Leopard that`s on the disk of this machine, is just obsolete. Please describe me this into step-by-step.
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Can't boot from flash drive [duplicate]

I am running macOS Sierra on a Macbook 2010. I followed the instructions at https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/tutorial-create-a-usb-stick-on-macos#0. When I try to boot from the flash drive I get ...
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Can I use Ubuntu 18.04 Screen sharing with vino with Mac OS X Mojave Screen Shareing

I've set up Screen sharing on my Ubuntu 18.04, and VPN'd into my network remotely from my Mac. However when entering the correct vnc://... from Screen Sharing on my Mac, I get a message saying that ...
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Installing SuperNova Studio in Ubuntu [closed]

How to install the file I've just DL on the official site of Supernova in Ubuntu or just how to install everything from supernova studio to Ubuntu?
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Can't verify ubuntu 19.10 download on Mac os x

Can't verify ubuntu 19.10 download on mac os: "gpg: can't open 'SHA256SUMS.gpg': No such file or directory gpg: verify signatures failed: No such file or directory" Both the SHA256SUMS and SHA256SUMS....
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External hard drive is not recognised in Ubuntu but in MacOS

I'm trying to recover data from an external hard drive. It's rather large (1 TB) and was originally formatted for Windows using either NTFS or FAT32. In Windows, the hard drive is not recognised ...
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Copying data to Ubuntu from MacOS 10.15

Just back to Linux after a long holiday. Running MacOS 10.15 on a MacBookPro with Ubuntu running nicely from a USB stick. I'd like to bring over some data from the MacBook to Ubuntu - namely, Safari ...
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Installing MacOS Dualboot disk partition

I have an iMac Intel® Core™ i5-4570R CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 with Ubuntu 18.04.3. I deleted accidentally macOS while installing Ubuntu, and I can say that I love Ubuntu at this moment. I have three ...
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Performance of Ubuntu in VirtualBox on maxed out iMac

I recently bought a maxed out iMac 5k (2019). I thought I would have some fun and start my software development project using Ubuntu via VirtualBox. Here is a screenshot of my VirtualBox ...

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