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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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Copy and paste from OSX to Ubuntu via Virtualbox

I am running a: MBP on 10.14.1 with Virtualbox 5.2.22 installed running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS On the guest I went through and updated everything with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. ...
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Ubuntu on Powerbook G4 return to OSX

I installed ubuntu on my old Powerbook G4, however various things do not work very well (i.e. sound, keyboard light etc) therefore I would like to return to OSX (I think Mountain Lion or Leopard). As ...
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Remove all keyboard shortcuts using Super/Meta key (Ubuntu 18.10)

Trying to switch to Ubuntu for dev work, and finding out MacOS X has more sane and productive keyboard bindings. So now, I'm trying to get that ease of use back in Ubuntu. First step would be to ...
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Unknown filesystem type on a MacOS

I'm trying to mount a MacOS filesystem /dev/sda2 from a Linux machine, but trying to mount it fails with wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock when issuing sudo mount -o ro /dev/sda2 /...
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macOS Mojave boot option disappeared from rEFInd, grub error at boot

I’m seriously panicking right now. I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS in a second partition on my iMac (macOS Mojave) and after a couple hours of using it, I decided that I didn’t like it anymore. So I ...
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How do I edit PDF annotations made by macOS Preview?

In macOS High Sierra's Preview I drew a rectangle on a PDF. In Lubuntu 18.04's Document Viewer, I see only the ability to add text or highlight, but the rectangle appears inaccessible as if background ...
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Unable to use wifi card 16.04 MacOS dual boot

o/ I decided to use Ubuntu as a dual-boot to see if I would replace MacOS with it. I could use my Broadcom wifi card just fine in the "try without installing" feature, but as soon as I installed it, ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on Mac OSx 10.13

I have a 2018 Macbook Pro and I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu. I have been following this guide: https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-dual-boot-ubuntu-mac/. I am using reFIND as my boot manager, and ...
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Ubuntu macOS dual boot on MacBook Pro [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu (18.04) and macOS(Mojave beta) in dual boot on a MacBook Pro (model 2017) but I don't want to mess up the existing OS. Could someone provide a detailed guide how can I do ...
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Change file permissions on hfs drive

I was unable to boot macOS on my mac laptop. I took the drive out to try recover my documents un my ubuntu machine. I installed sudo apt-get install hfsprogs sudo apt-get install hfsplus So I could ...
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VMware 14 with macOS 10 don't recognize iPad 10.5

I have iPad pro 2017 Ubuntu 18.04 Lightning to USB Cable (from box) VMware player 14.1.2 (USB 2.0 selected in preferences and installed vmtools) macOS 10.13.6 When I first time connect iPad to PC, ...
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ubuntu stuck on black screen after try to change theme to mac os

excuse me all, i have a question about my ubuntu 16.04 that not booting after i change theme to mac os from tutorial on the internet. after i choose os ubuntu in my dual boot notebook, it is quickly ...
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Ubuntu slow to wake up from sleep

So, I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my 2014 Macbook Air 13inch (no dual boot). When I close the lid, the apple logo is still lit and the screen stays on. Because of this I usually press ...
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Use alt key to generate unicode chars

On MacOS, the Alt key allows us to generate Unicode chars via regular keystrokes. For example Alt+J → ∆ (Increment, U+2206). Is there a way to alter my Ubuntu machine so that the Alt key does this? ...
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How do I see macOS tags in Linux?

I like to be able to search directories with filters consisting of having some tags and not having some other tags. How can I accomplish this in Linux? Related question: https://apple.stackexchange....
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Intall Ubuntu 18.04 on old Mac

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my old 24" Mac. It runs OSX 10.6.8 and can't be upgraded. I can't run Etcher since it requires OSX 10.9 or later. I tried the instructions outlined here ...
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Mac mini boots to black screen after installing Ubuntu

I had been setting up my new install of Ubuntu and installing the proper drivers and updates. Then when it came time to switch back to my Mac OS I got nothing, just a black screen. The last thing that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 won't boot and can't get back to Mac OS

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Mac mini (late2014) and when it boots, it goes directly into Ubuntu. However, it won't load. An error message states the following: failed to open \EFI\ubuntu\...
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ssh connection timed out

I just started to experiment with ssh and port forwarding. I use ubuntu to ssh into my iMac. The iMac says to use ssh user1@host and that works fine when I am using the same network. However, when I ...
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What happened to netatalk? MacOS<>Ubuntu filesharing

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 18 (from 17). Sharing files with Apple Macs on the same network was a breeze with 17 (after apt-geting netatalk). But doing sudo apt-get netatalk just gets me Invalid operation ...
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Can't see any drive to install linux on during installation [closed]

I am trying to install Linux Mint 19 on my 2017 Macbook Pro. I have bootcamp and a MacOS partition and I created a third one for Linux. Here's what my partitions look like: How I have my partitions ...
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Installing Ubuntu on older iMac

I have a couple of old white iMacs, both with Core 2 Duo Intel processors and both running MacOS Lion. I am trying to overwrite the MacOS completely and run Ubuntu native machines. I have downloaded ...
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X11 Forwarding for non-root user not working

Cross-Posted Environmental Details Relevant bits of server's /etc/ssh/sshd_config: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost no Relevant bits of client's $HOME/.ssh/config: Host * ...
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U Core hosted on OSX [closed]

id like to start experimenting with snaps on ubuntu core. Ideally start with a Docker image or Virtual Box container. Eventually I want to remotely deploy goLang apps, on rasspi's... but I am ...
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Different results for ls when accessing Ubuntu via SSH from different clients (Windows-PuTTy, Mac-Terminal)

Consider the following directory structure, printed to the screen using ls -l "$dir" ($dir is a bash variable standing for some folder on the same server, a few levels up), on a remote Ubuntu server (...
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rEFInd doesn’t load after OSX only after Ubuntu.

I have an interesting scenario that I cannot seem to figure out. I have an iMac 7,1 given to me by by my grandma that had OS X leopard on it. I decided to install the latest version of Ubuntu on it as ...
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How to change boot order in Mac OS and Ubuntu-Mate 16.04 dual boot from Ubuntu first to OS X first?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my late 2011 MBP. The systems were autobooting into one another in an order and when I hold the option key I was unable to see Ubuntu partition. So I followed this link to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 has taken over iMac - was dual-boot

I've been unable to find this problem anywhere and hope someone can help. I did a dual install of Ubuntu 16.04 and OS X El Capitan on an 2009 iMac (9,1). I installed rEFInd, too. rEFInd showed up ...
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DualBoot OsX alongside Linux

I have simple laptop with Ubuntu installed. Is it possible to add OsX to dualboot within it? If so, maybe there is a guide or any documentation, how I could be able to do so?
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VMWare Fusion 10, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS low graphics mode issues

Background I have Xenial Xerus installed on a Mid-2014 Macbook Pro OSX High Sierra host, running in a VMWare Fusion 10 instance. On Fusion 7, I had no issues with Ubuntu on VMWare. However, since I ...
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Can't install font for libre office

How can I install font for libre office in Ubuntu and Mac os? I would like to install font KHMERKEP.ttf to support font in my file word document that I open in libre office. I tried to install by ...
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Can I install different versions of VMWare workstation and VMWare Play in the same base machine?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I want to install VMWare Player 12 and VMWare Workstation 14 in the same machine. Because I like to work with VMWare Workstation 14 usually, because it is new and nice =P, ...
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Centering title bar text on GNOME HighSierra

So my problem is that I want the title text to default at center of the title bar and by default it is left on Ubuntu. I am using 16.04. All the other answers suggest that I should edit .css file of ...
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linux image any events(mouse or keyboard) on macOSx 10.10 using qemu is very slow

I tried to launch images on macos 10.10 using qemu. OS is booting (very slow) and events also very slow. As of my knowledge , Its is rendering through cpu, thats why getting slow. can I use host gpu ...
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Install Mac “After” Ubuntu [duplicate]

Hey a year ago I had bought macbook pro and I had uninstalled macos x and install ubuntu 1604 and use it as a sole OS. Now I want to play league of legend so I had partitioned free space among 210GB ...
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Yakuake changing tabs

I've got Yakuake installed on Ubuntu 16:04 on my OSX using Parallels. It works just fine except for one annoying issue. In Yakuake, Say I open a session in addition to the original, so I have 2, and ...
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Installing Lubuntu on a MacMini Intel for future dual boot

I have an 'old' mid-2007 MacMini that works great hardwarewise (Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz + 2Gb RAM) but I'm stuck at MacOS 10.6.8 (SnowLeopard) and most of the usual apps on it won't upgrade past their ...
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Firmware Bug in Linux Ubuntu 17.10 running on VirtualBox

I recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu (version 17.10 Artful Aardvark) on Mac OSx (High Sierra version 10.13.1). Everything went fine and Ubuntu works perfectly except for the video that ...
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How can I see the Internal Drive of a Mac while booting from Ubuntu 16 USB?

I have booted into a MacBook using a bootable USB with Ubuntu 16 on it. I wish to see the Internal drive of the MacBook because I am trying to transfer data from an old Windows based HDD to the ...
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High Sierra Preventing Boot Into Ubuntu with rEFInd

I updated to macOS High Sierra a few days ago - I now realize this was a mistake as I can no longer access the rEFInd boot menu at startup and launch Ubuntu. I'm stuck on macOS and can't access ...
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OSX Upgrade Causes Ubuntu to “magicjicaly remove” Grub?! (2017 to High Sierra)

Why does an OSX Upgrade Causes Ubuntu to Call Grub or Crash the Ubuntu Boot Loader? (from a 2017 OS X Sierra 10.12.X to High Sierra) Dual Boot (OSX/EFI Ubuntu 17) with OSX MacBook Pro 11,3 (Retina, ...
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How to create a bootable USB from a macOS dmg file?

I badly need to install macOS Sierra in a Macbook Pro (early 2015). I accidentally erase the contents of it's hard drive. The only option I have is using Internet Recovery, but I don't want to waste ...
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rEFIt Missing from Macintosh Single-booting Ubuntu [duplicate]

A while back I installed Ubuntu alongside OSX Leopard on an old 2006 iMac. Everything worked fine until I decided to discard the OSX parition entirely. I don't remember all the details but I ended up ...
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MacBook Pro 2016 struggling with VM and unable to install dual boot

so my problem is. I am going to do some machine learning at my Uni this semester and we were told to install Ubuntu 16.04.3. I have never worked with Ubuntu or Linux, however I spent quite some time ...
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Desktop Bug Will Not Let Me Open / Close Applications

I made the stupid mistake of copy and pasting something from StackOverFlow into terminal without knowing exactly what it did (shame on me, never happening again trust me). Long story short, when I ...
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Properly Configure Video Driver on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on VirtualBox (mac)

Seems I wasn't able to properly configure video driver for Ubuntu Mate installed on Virtual Box on mac. I see that guest additions are working (clipboard, window resizing, etc.), but when I'm opening ...
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Use Ubuntu server (16.04) for MacOS High Sierra TimeMachine backups

On disks formatted with APFS in MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, files can't be shared over AFP anymore (see this article on the Apple support site). As such, this guide here no longer works for making a ...
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How to enable the Meta key on 16.04? Switching from OSX and having hotkey issues

I'm trying to make the switch from Mac to Ubuntu but I've become really attached to my IntelliJ keybindings which has a profile for OSX. The problem is that when I enable the OSX profile it's asking ...
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Installing AOM using wine

I've downloaded wine and am trying to install Age of Mythology on my macbook, but when prompted to insert disc 2 I can't work out how to make it recognise either the disc or where i've mounted the ...
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How to use cut command inside vim [closed]

I know this should be very simple but due to some reason I am not able to get this working. say I have a simple file with multiple columns of data, I just want to get second column and remove other ...