Questions tagged [apple]

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How do I convert an OGG OPUS file to an Apple Core Audio container?

I've got some OPUS files I've created with FFMPEG on Linux (from MP3 originals I've deleted to save storage space). I'd like to make them playable on a Mac and, if possible, on an iPhone via iTunes. ...
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fedora 30 GNOME wrong french apple aluminum keyboard layout

I've just installed Fedora 30 (GNOME desktop) on my machine with french apple aluminum keyboard. But "@" key is not correctly mapped. It should be at left of "1" key but instead I have "<". And ...
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boot into FreeNAS using 32bit EFI (not BIOS)

Background: Hardware: MacPro 2006 (has 32bit EFI and can emulate BIOS aka Legacy) 32GB RAM 2 x QuadCore Xeon CPUs (upgraded) 6 x SATA ports 2 x PATA ports Anytime the Mac boots using Legacy, ...
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Viewing the system.log.0.gz under /private/var/log in macOS

Am trying to view the contents of a system log -system.log.0 ,system.log.2 using macOS terminal .The logs are located under /private/var/log (macOS) I have tried zcat,gunzip etc.but with no fruitful ...
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SED not exiting

I used following piece of code to list down the contents of a directory in macOS: #!/bin/bash echo "hello User" echo "" userdir=$1 var_one=$userdir\/Library\/Application\ Support\/iCloud\/Accounts\/ ...
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Delete files on idevice mounted via ifuse

When I mount my iPhone SE with iOS 12.1.4 via ifuse onto my system (Debian 9.8 stretch with xfce) I can see or copy all of my pictures stored on the iPhone in thunar. But I can not delete them. The ...
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Boot a Debian firmware-nonfree netinstall USB device with GRUB2

I have an Apple MacMini Intel running a Debian Stretch (no BIOS-like boot list, just standard GRUB2). I would like to boot on a USB device to set a fresh new installation, with the latest firmware-...
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How to increase resolution of kali Linux in virtual box on a 5120x2880 screen? [duplicate]

I installed the latest version of kali linux on virtual box. I have a 5120x2880 and the icons and text are too small. Kali Linux can't get full screen permanently too. I've tried this method, but it ...
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Apple 27" Cinema HD Display making Xorg slow to a crawl

I recently came across an Apple 27" Cinema HD Display, which is 2560x1600 and connects through DVI. I have a fairly powerful gaming PC, GTX 770 graphics card, i5-6600k, SSD, and 16 GB RAM. I ...
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Using Raspberry pi as USB bridge

I would like to use my raspberry pi as a USB bridge between multiple devices. We can assume that I want to connect my iPad which has POS software on it to my thermal printer. Most of star or Epson ...
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How to figure out why executable crashes (I don't have the source code) [duplicate]

I'm trying to install PowerPanel Business Edition on Apple OS X.13. The server starts and exits (quits) - no log file, no error message. It works fine on my other OS Apple machines but on this High ...
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Can I restore a Macintosh disk image using dd?

I have a clone of an entire Mac OS HDD that I created using dd, as: sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/mint/backup/mac-backup.img I verified the integrity of the image at creation time using diff. Now I ...
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When did MacOS fully transition to 64-bit?

In this Arstechnica article on the release of Mac OS X snow leopard, it included this graphic: Following Snow Leopard, when did apps, Cocoa, and Carbon also transition to 64 bit? By what release was ...
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Magic Mouse 2 driver touch scroll

I just recently picked up a Magic Mouse 2 after trying out my friends Magic Mouse 1. The MM has touch capabilities, and I wanted to make sure that those features worked on my Arch laptop, and they did!...
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Remapping apple keyboard modifier keys with xkbOptions

I want to remap my apple keyboard's keys so that just to the right of the spacebar I have a key that acts as Ctrl and to the left of the spacebar I want the first button to acts as alt/meta and the ...
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Apple MagicTrackpad2 on Ubuntu

I bought an Apple Magic Trackpad2 and want to use it on Ubuntu 16.04. Actually moving the pointer works, but e.g. two finger scrolling or tap to click doesn't. So I came up with the following ...
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Remove startup (boing) sound in PowerPC Mac Mini G4

I would like to remove the startup sound of my Mac Mini G4 (PowerPC). I know this is possible if I boot from a MacOSX system, however I reformatted my system from the original MacOSX for ppc with a ...
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Rename file name between two points

I am looking for a way to rename a batch of videos by remove text between two points. Specifically I would like to remove everything after the 6th character, to the last "LabelMe--". 0001--LabelMe--...
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Installed ubuntu after installing rEFInd, and my Macbook only boots to ubuntu

I am an electrical engineering student, and I use a late 2016 macbook pro with the touch bar. I partitioned my drive, so I could install multiple OSs on my drive. I plan on having a(n existing) macOS ...
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how to move cursor left and right in default shell

my router runs asuswrt merlin. the /bin/sh is packaged in BusyBox v1.25.1 (2017-12-02 00:49:46 EST) multi-call binary. my question is how do I move my cursor one word left and right? with bash, i ...
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Apple Bluetooth keyboard is not configureable via modprobe.d directory

I have a MacBook Pro and installed Archlinux on it. I have read their article about Apple Keyboards, and managed to make the function key work properly (meaning pressing F5 actually triggers F5), fix ...
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Do I need a framebuffer driver for a minimal CLI system without X?

I've recently built a Linux From Scratch system on my Apple Macbook laptop; however, I've been struggling to understand the graphics hardware and what kernel driver options I need to enable. The LFS ...
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Make Apple Keyboard Settings persistent in ../hid_apple/parameters/

i'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and want to use an apple keyboard (wired). No i'm facing some problems whith making my custom settings permanent. I'm using the 'English internationl, AltGr dead keys' ...
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Is it possible to convert Apple Music format to MP3? [closed]

A few days ago, I dragged some Apple Music songs to my MP3 player. When I played it, there was no sound. I googled to find a solution, but people all said that the files are DRM-encrypted on Apple ...
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CUPS source-code compiling error

I want to get printer state from CUPS. To do that , I am trying to customize CUPS's source code. So I can send a message to my front-end. I have downloaded CUPS repository from gitub Apple's CUPS ...
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Linux (Solus): trouble connecting USB camera (Apple iSight)

OK, this might be a bit of a long shot... I'm trying to get an Apple iSight camera to work in Linux (Solus Budgie). Not a built-in iSight, but the original 'old school' one, which connects with a ...
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How do I assign appropriate permissions on a Netatalk share?

How do I assign appropriate permissions on a Netatalk share? I've ported an mdadm volume to a new machine. It's mounted and working, there is a user set up called "design" which has access and can ...
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How to mount an Apple device from Linux?

I would like to mount an Apple iPad to my Linux device, to make a jpeg or ddrescue recovery on it. How I would do this with an Apple device?
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How to setup apple keyboard on linux?

I just bought old aluminum from apple and it is look great but I can't find the insert key. In Google, I found that FN+Enter shall do magic but it does not. Any idea how to fix that?
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CentOS - how to make sure IPv6 is supported?

When i dig to my server i get following, clearly showing not IPv6 supported. As a result Apple (reference) verification team refusing my apps/softwares to be published because IPv6 is not supported in ...
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sudo -i and sudo -s on APPLE [duplicate]

I have a question on sudo -i and sudo -s on APPLE. When I use sudo -i, it will change to "root" this user. I use sudo -s and this has the similar situation but there is a "bash-3.2#" on my terminal. I ...
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Fn key for Bluetooth Apple Magic Keyboard (2015)

I'm having trouble using my Apple Magic Keyboard (bluetooth wireless with LiIon battery, Lightning port for charging and tethered usage) with Fedora 25 (kernel: 4.8.15-300.fc25.x86_64). The problem ...
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VPN configuration: shared secret PSK format

I am using as a customer a commercial VPN for OS/X and iPhone. I am also provisioning VNPs at work for iOS/MacOs, and have a Debian based VPN at home with StrongSwan. I have captured the ....
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Using 'find' in the command line

The computer is running Yosemite. I was trying to move a couple documents from the download folder to documents via the command line using find . -iname '*.pdf' -exec mv "{}" ./Documents \ The ...
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FreeBSD display resolution under Veertu

I'm trying to set up FreeBSD 10.3 under Veertu. When starting X, the largest resolution I can get is 1280x720 (well, I can select 1280x768, but then I have to scroll). My actual screen is much bigger ...
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Installing Linux on MacBook Air

I've wanted to switch over from OS X to Linux as my main OS for some time now, but I have a few questions that I would prefer to be answered before I try. Please excuse my general lack of knowledge ...
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Magic Mouse 2 on Linux

I bought apple's new magic mouse one month ago but I can't get it working on Linux correctly. I remember that my old magic mouse used to work fine but the new one is not recognized as such. I believe ...
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Determine which module is bound by a HID device?

I'm having a weird problem. I've done some hacking based on another person's work to backport support for the internal keyboard on a MacBook Pro 11,5 into kernel 3.19. My GitHub source can be found ...
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Changing specific keys on Apple keyboard under Fedora 22

I'm trying to change some specific keys on my USB Apple keyboard running Fedora 22. Just spent three days searching for an answer and trying different solutions, I ended up using xmodmap and still ...
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I want touchpad-like behaviour on an Apple Magic Mouse on Linux

I run Linux (Ubuntu 14.4) on a mid 2010 iMac 27". The hardware support is mostly great but I would like to use my Apple bluetooth mouse ("magic mouse") in a touchpad-fashioned way. Right after ...
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How to design a keymap for the macintosh

We have a keyboard layout that has been used on Windows since 2004 and since 2007 on Linux systems. The only help that's there for making keyboards for the Mac that we found was here: https://...
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Why is there Apple copyright on lpadmin, lpq and lpstat pages?

I am on Ubuntu 12.04. Why do lpadmin,lpq, lpstat man pages have Apple copyright on them?
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Different layouts and specific key mapping for different keyboards

Here's the deal I have an apple aluminium usb keyboard connected to my laptop with "windows" keyboard. And almost everything works great on my apple keyboard except three annoying problems. Each ...
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Is it possible to use XNU on GNU/Linux?

I was wondering whether it is possible to use the XNU kernel on a GNU/Linux system? But it would be, in effect, GNU/XNU. But is that possible? Does the kernel have sufficient drivers to boot on a ...
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Access or recover files from Apple hdd with bad S.M.A.R.T. and 05-reallocating sector bad

I have a Macintosh HD (hfsPlus) [/dev/sdc2 on /media/ubuntu/Macintosh HD type hfsplus(ro,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks2)] WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sdc'! The util fdisk ...
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Is `UDIF read/write image` bootable on non-Apple hardware?

Some guides on the internet suggest that it is possible to convert ISO disc image files (.iso) into an non-.iso image format (.img or .dmg) with hdiutil on OS X. However, the manual page for hdiutil ...
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On an Apple Keyboard under Linux, how do I make the Function keys work without the fn modifier key?

I use an Apple wired keyboard on Linux. By default the function keys (F1, F2, F3, etc) require the fn key to be pressed for them to work. Without the fn key, these keys control the features like ...
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OpenSUSE - Apple Wireless Keyboard - Switch “fn” and “ctrl” key?

I'm trying to configure the Apple Keyboard so that the "fn" key and the "ctrl" key are swapped. So far I swapped the "cmd" and "alt" key, the "°" and "<" key using xmodmap. Information for that can ...
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Problem with Airprint server for iOS 6

I'm trying to set up Airprint server on Raspberry Pi under CUPS. I have done everything like in this tutorial: Configuring the Raspberry Pi as an AirPrint server. Then I have done this: Linux ...
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iMac won't shut off normally and stays on the loading circle forever

Every time I try to shut down my iMac it just stays on that loading circle forever. The only way I can get it to shut down is by holding down the power button. I checked the system logs (below) and I ...