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Ubuntu 19.04 is able to be detected in MacBook’s UEFI system and in PC’s Legacy BIOS, how so?

How is my MacBook Air which uses UEFI boot system is able to detect and boot Ubuntu 19.04 and how is my desktop PC with legacy BIOS boot system is also able to detect and boot the same exact ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 USB installer only shows 2 “EFI” booth options at boot selection on MacBook Air

On my MacBook Air when I restart the computer and press the "option" key I can select what to boot. When I flash an image of Ubuntu 18.04 or 19.04 into a flash drive using either: "Unetbootin", "ROSA ...
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Processor frequency stuck at minimum despite using performance governor. Kernel and hardware disagree on the frequency?

I am using a MacBook Retina with four processor cores on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04): $ grep -E '^model name|^cpu MHz' /proc/cpuinfo model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4258U CPU @ 2.40GHz cpu MHz : 799....
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imac with second Apple screen on Ubuntu 18.04

After 2 weeks testing and failing to find a solution I decided to ask help. I'll summarize my situation. imac 27" (from 2014) + Thunderbolt display 27" + Linux It was working perfectly when I was ...
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How to boot into existing Ubuntu drive on a new computer?

I had an old IBM Thinkpad laptop with Ubuntu installed die on me, but the hard drive is still intact. I want to move the installation onto an old Macbook Air I have lying around but I'm having ...
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No clipboard support with X11forwarding?

I've successfully setup X11forwarding from Linux to Mac. Now I'm able to run Thunar and get a window locally. But the clipboard is not shared between the Thunar window and Mac computer. Any ideas?
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how to optimize Ubuntu for older hardware

Partly to go with the herd, partly to be more towards the cutting edge, I'd prefer Ubuntu 18.04 over Bodhi Linux. Bodhi boots reasonably quickly, logs in well, etc -- everything it's intended for. ...
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how to access mac files from ubuntu flash drive

So I'm running ubuntu from a thumb drive that's plugged into my Mac. I want to access some files from the Mac harddrive while I'm booted into ubuntu, but when I click on the MacOSX harddrive to locate ...
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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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Ubuntu server on macbook: how to configure sleep conditions?

I have an old MacBook which I set up running ubuntu server for a fun project. Unfortunately, whenever I close the lid, it goes to sleep! I really just want this thing as a server, so this is not ideal ...
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How to speed up dd on macOS High Sierra?

I was trying to create bootable USB of Ubuntu 17.04. First, I erased everything from the pen drive and then started to copy using sudo dd if=path_to_ubuntu_image of=/dev/rdisk2 but it is taking around ...
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Removing Mac Partition After Installing Linux And Deleting Mac OS X [closed]

Right now Linux Ubuntu is on 21.4 GB of my 110 GB disk space according to Disk Usage Analyzer. While downloading Linux I clicked the option that, I thought, would put Linux on my entire disk space and ...
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MacBook Air (mid 2013) fails to suspend properly after being disconnected from AC power

I am currently running Zorin OS 12 (based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I'm pretty sure it's an Ubuntu problem specifically but I never encountered it running stock Ubuntu), and when plugged in from boot it ...
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live USB linux on macbook pro mid 2012 [closed]

I need to create a live USB with a Linux os on it. I have a MacBook Pro mid 2012. I tried to follow various instructions for both Fedora and Ubuntu. However in the end I was not able to install ...
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Unable to connect to SSH server from MacOS

On a MacOSSierra I'm running VirtulBox with Ubuntu 16.4 Server (CLI) I'm trying to establish a SSH connection from Mac to the VM (they are both on the same machine) Mac Terminal: usermac-MacBook-Pro:...
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X11 forwarding to Mac does not work

I'm running a Ubuntu server in VMWare. And I would like to forward the X11 from the Ubuntu guest to the Mac host. I've installed XQuartz 2.7.9 (xorg-server 1.17.4) on the Mac host. And SSH ...
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rtcwake not working on Ubuntu 14.04 installed on MacBook Air (mid 2012)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 GNU/Linux on a MacBook Air (mid 2012). I'm trying to use rtcwake to implement a "delayed hibernation from suspend", as in https://askubuntu.com/a/33192 (the particular ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after hibernation

I had installed Ubuntu 15.10 in a separate partition on my MBA(MacBook Air 2015 model). I had set it to hibernate on lid-close. It was working all fine, until today it was not able to come back from ...
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Accessing the NVMe flash drive of the April 2016 MacBook 12" (A1534)

I'm trying to install Linux on the new April 2016 MacBook 12" (A1534). Booting from USB via EFI works fine: I tried Arch Linux (2016.05.01, kernel 4.5.1) and Ubuntu (16.04, kernel 4.4.0-21; and ...
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Help getting mtrack to work on Macbook Pro Retina running Ubuntu 14.04

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina from the great tutorial over at MakeUseOf, and have been enjoying the new OS with the exception of the trackpad performance. To be able to ...
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WiFi not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Macbook Pro

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Macbook Pro. Everything seems to work fine except the WiFi. The wireless connection is very slow and intermittent. Wired connection works like a charm however. ...
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Access Macintosh HD from Ubuntu - Permission denied

I've followed this instructions and now I'm able to access my Machintosh HD from Ubuntu, the problem is that I can't access the folder I need (example Desktop), it say that I haven't enough ...
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Running Elementary OS on MacBookPro10,1, get random resolution changes

I recently installed Elementary OS (Ubuntu-based) and every now and then my resolution drops down to a super small size that messes with my mouse-tracking and pretty much makes any application ...
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Shutdown so fast on iMac

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on iMac 27 in dual boot with OSX via rEFInd. It works nice but when I click to shutdown the Ubuntu it is so quickly and the screen becomes black in 1 or 2 seconds. So I can ...
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Ubuntu on macbook won't boot from USB

I cannot boot Ubuntu from my macbook. I have tried the official Ubuntu walkthrough for creating a USB boot stick (located here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx ) ...
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chromium-browser processes' cmdline not available in full form

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, with 3.13.0-38-generic kernel on a MacBookPro11,2. (late 2013) I'm trying to get the process ids of all chromium-browser processes, a bit selectively such as only renderers ...
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Transfer 150GB of files from an old MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 13.04 Live DVD

My girlfriend's old MacBook Pro 2009 (5,4) stopped working. I have tried several times to reinstall OS X, but could not do so. There appears to be something really really wrong with the OS. Since she ...
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Convert .ISO to .IMG in terminal (Mac) (Linux)

I am trying to make a bootable flash drive with Linux on it for my Mac. I have Ubuntu desktop downloaded, and it is in my downloads. The instructions on the Ubuntu website tell me I need to convert ...
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Sync files from a mac to a flash drive - automatically?

I have a flash drive, let's name it FLASH. I want, when on my mac, when FLASH is plugged (and automatically mounted), execute a specific script and make ~/Documents to be automatically copied to /...
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Ubuntu 10.04 bad install…now Mac won't boot

I've been having a problem all day. It all started when I tried to partition my HD to install Ubuntu with bootcamp on my mac. The install froze and when I restarted the Apple logo was replaced with ...