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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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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GUI is not shown for Ubuntu bionic via macOS terminal

I am trying to get a GUI via macOS terminal from a remote server that runs Ubuntu 18.04 bionic. I installed Ubuntu desktop for gnome, but when I run systemctl start gdm3.service nothing happens. ...
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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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ubuntu on MacBook Pro 13 2016

is it possible? I don't have the Touch Bar version. mine is 2016 model with 2 thunderbolt I heard that is is possible on older MacBooks (2015). But I am wondering if this could work on mine
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MacPro 5.1 -> Fan Speed

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my MacPro 5.1 (dual boot). Whilst everything is running smoothly, the two main fans (BOOSTA & BOOSTB) are running at ever increasing speeds (approximately ...
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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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Nvidia eGPU compatibility with a 2015 MacBookPro running a DualBoot (Ubuntu 16.04)

My question is very specific, but I hope someone has already encounter a similar problem. I want to use a Nvidia eGPU, GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti with my early 2015 MacBook pro (Thunderbolt 2 only). I ...
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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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Automount MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10

Looking to automount a MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10. SMB works but runs at half the speed of cifs. The command that works in the terminal is: sudo mount -t cifs //001.001.01.1/DIR /media/...
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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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Log into Mac from Ubuntu via VNC

Hi I am using Ubuntu on my desktop and I also wanna access my MacBook (MacOS mojave) within local network , I followed “Sharing” preference panel and checked the box next to “Remote management .” “...
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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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Multipass on Windows & macOS only allows LTS images

I am using Multipass (0.8.0) on Windows 10 (1903 18362.295) and want to create a 19.04 instance. According to the documentation you can pass in any valid release name, but multipass launch disco ...
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Ubuntu 18.01 install not working with LG 4k monitor. But works on USB stick?

I have Mac OS Mojave on a Mac Pro 2009 and I want to install Ubuntu onto another SSD drive. I can boot from the installer USB and view on my LG 27BK85U-W 4k monitor. I am connected to a NIVIDIA GTX ...
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How do I reload the boot set up for my Ubuntu install? bless?

How do I reload the boot set up for my Ubuntu install? Macbook Pro 2009 OS X El Capitan Ubuntu 16.04 This computer was booting to Ubuntu, but stopped after a user was added in OS X. Now it only ...
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Shared folders not mounting in Virtual Box

In the space of one hour, having shutdown a virtualBox Ubuntu guest on OSX host, then re-starting it, the shared folders no longer appear on the guest's desktop. Both still are listed in Virtual Box ...
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Firefox not accepting theme well

You may be wondering why I have done this but, I wanted to it looks cool. I have now managed to make my ubuntu 18.04 installation look like macOSX 10.13-10.15. The problem I'm facing is firefox doesn'...
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No sound on Virtualbox with Mac OS Mojave as guest

Hi I installed MacOS Mojave in virtualbox, everything is working fine except sound, there are no input and output devices showing in MACOS guest. I am on Ubuntu 19.04 and using latest virtualbox 6.0....
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is there a way to cross-platform encrypt a drive, so my disk works across macOS and Linux?

I've been working on an SNES-Styled RPG video game project for the past 2 years now, and shortly after I purchased my first flagship laptop, an i7 Dell Inspiron 7570 currently running Ubuntu 19.04 ...
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Can't unzip files from macOS on Samba share+Ubuntu 18.04

I have the downloads folder of my user profile in macOS symlinked to an SMB share on Ubuntu. I have VFS FRUIT enabled on the share level with: [DOWNLOADS] comment = User Download Files path = /...
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Permission denied: SCP from remote to local

I have been trying to copy a folder from my remote server to my local and saw a lot of other questions and tried quite a few solutions there however no joy for me. This is my command: scp -r -i /...
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Is it possible to read a mac installation file on ubuntu

I want to use a piece of [Windows] software that runs using Wine on a Mac but only comes shipped as a Mac package (or a Windows download). Is it possible to load that into Wine on Ubuntu? The issue I ...
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Transfer folder from localhost to server

I'm trying to upload a folder on my server with this command: sudo scp -r the_map username@ec2.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com After running command on terminal on localhost. It completes, but I can'...
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Mounting HFS+ Journaled HDD in ubuntu has resulted in not being able to write when using Mac

I have an external HDD HFS+ Journaled. When in Ubuntu I mounted it with write permissions. When I went back in to macSierra the drive can be read but not written to. Are there any flags but into ...
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How to quad an android desktop fork, windows 10, Lubuntu, and Mac OSx on 1 drive?

Specs Model # Acer Spin SP-513-51-51PB-N16W1 CPU Intel i5-6200U @2.3 GHz dual core 4 logical cores Ram: 16 GB DDR4 Hard drive: NVMe m.2 ssd 1 TB GPU: Intel HD 520 OS: Dual boot of Windows 10 home ...
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Cannot boot Mac OS after dual-booting with Ubuntu

I just got interested in linux systems and wanted to try Ubuntu on my macbook. I watched some videos about the installation and finally installed Ubuntu 19.04 on my MacBook Pro late 2015. But then I ...
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Bootable Mac USB with ISO Using Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Ubuntu to create a Mac Boot USB using a Mac installation iso file. I tried Startup Disk Creator, but that won't recognise the iso file. Can anyone here point me in the right ...
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problem installing Jupyter Notebook on Mac

I've literally tried everything and read every previous post about this. First I tried installing Anaconda, and tried to run Jupiter and it said command not found. Then I tried pip install Jupyter ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu / Mac OS X Freeze

i want install in dual boot on my m Mac OS X, Ubuntu. I use (Bootable Drive Maker, Ubuntu 18.04.2 and external USB of 500GB. My problems it's, when i restart my mac and i press "ALT". I see the dual ...
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Ubuntu 18,04 automatically wakes up from suspension and heat up my world

I just put Ubuntu 18.04 on Mac Air2017 (good riddance!). It's been working fine but I have a nagging issue. After I put the lid down, ubuntu suspends. But it wakes up intermmitantly and again go to ...
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How do I create a DMG file on linux Ubuntu for MacOS

I cross compiled a program on linux for MacOS and now I want that MacOS binary to convert to DMG file for MacOS. Is there a way to convert a MacOS binary on Linux (Ubuntu) into DMG file for MacOS?
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Terminal Home Prompt

Somehow, in my MacBook Pro, I inadvertently caused my Terminal Prompt default to change from Dea-MBP:/deafroggatt$ to Dea-MBP:/deafroggatt Deafroggatt$ when I send command in Terminal, cd ~/, the ...
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Repair corrupt GPT partition table of OSX disk from Linux

My wife's OSX laptop won't boot. I've pulled the drive out and plugged it into a USB adapter and can see it from my Ubuntu laptop. When I plug it and run gdisk I get the following output: matthewh@...
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Signing into Ubuntu from macos - file sharing

Does anyone have the steps to sign into Ubuntu from macos? I click "Connect As..." and I use my username and password, and it says it's wrong. Has anyone had any luck? I can use the Guest account, but ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation

I'm completely new to Ubuntu, but after owning an iMac for the best part of 7 years and having it slow down on me I thought I'd give Linux a go. I downloaded Ubuntu 18.04 and burned a DVD. In macOS ...
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Restore previous state of apps after powering on Ubuntu system

Previously, I used sudo shutdown -h now to power off macOS. Upon powering on after this, the system would restore all the apps (like Chrome, VS Code, PDFs) to their previous status before shutdown. ...

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