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How can you get any version of Linux to see the 2018 MacBook Pro SSD?

I have tried nvme_load=yes in place of quiet --- with Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Xubuntu 18.04. df -h results in only the system generated mounts and the installation media. The weekly live ...
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Check if process is running Mac OS X then execute code

I am creating a script which clears the cache for Google Chrome. However, I would like to check if Chrome is open and if so not run the code but if it isn't then it will execute the code. I can see ...
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Mac 10.13.4 - `renice` seems to have no effect

I am trying to test out the renice command on my Mac, it seems to be having no effect. This is how I'm testing it: I have a dual core CPU with hyper threading, so I run 6 instances of node -e 'while(...
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Swap alt and super

I have a Macbook Air that runs Linux. I want to swap the alt and super keys in both sides of the keyboard with each other. How do I do this with cli tools? Update Following Drav Sloan's answer I ...
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PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key

Installed Ubuntu with SIP disabled on MacBook 2017 - 0 issues, booted in seconds. I have been building it out and created a problem while trying to make the WiFi work. At some point (it was very late)...
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card reading killing my battery, on macbook pro running Debian

I am currently using a macbook pro but the operating system is debian 8.2 not os x I am using a macbook pro but there's this one device that's just draining a lot of power. This USB device: Card ...
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no wifi adapter detected by Bodhi

Installed bodhi-4.5.0-64 onto a 2008 Macbook, 4.1 and am not seeing wireless options. Do I need to install something from apt first in order for Bodhi to pick up the built-in wifi adapter? The "...
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MacBook Pro Retina: huge power consumption

I'm currently running Debian/Jessie on a MacBook Pro Retina 10,1 15" (early-2103). Everything is going well (ethernet, WiFi, retina, etc.) but I worry about its power consumption. laptop-mode manages ...
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copy and rename files 2 directory up

I am trying to copy multiple files named "F3.bam" two level of directories to up and then rename these files with the name of the sub-directory after copy. For example: /samples/mydata1/RUN1/ID_date/...
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FreeBSD cannot use WiFi with BCM4360 on MacBook Air

I've installed FreeBSD 11.0 on my MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015). However, when configuring the network, no list of network interfaces is shown to me. Instead, I was brought to the Choose IPv4 ...
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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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FreeBSD 8.1 on MacBook 5,2

I've been trying to dual-boot FreeBSD 8.1 with Mac OS X on my MacBook (5,2), but am having trouble trying to get the live cd to boot. I reach the FreeBSD Boot Loader Screen with the options for boot, ...
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Find and list duplicate directories

I have directory that has a number of sub-directories and would like to find any duplicates. The folder structure looks something like this: └── Top_Dir └── Level_1_Dir ├── standard_cat ...
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Grub 2 installed on-partition - how to not embed it

My friend installed ArchLinux on a MacBook Pro alongside Mac OSX and Windows to try it. He's power user, so I only needed to help with the bootloader. Arch Linux's described installation of GRUB did ...
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Colors are different when SSHing onto a Linux machine from iTerm2. How can I standardize them?

Originally posted this on the apple stackexchange, but I suspect the solution may be Linux-ey, e.g. adding something to my .bashrc. Currently, when I SSH onto a Linux machine, the ls output colors ...
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Refind Boot Too Slow 30 Seconds

I have installed refind on it's own dedicated partition on my Macbook Pro so that I can boot Linux, but it takes almost 30 seconds between switching the computer on and seeing the refind menu. Is ...
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Does Linux support Mac OS partitions format?

I want to install Linux alongside Mac-OS. There is something I'm in doubt about. Does Linux support Mac-OS partitions format?
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Does AWK have similar ability as SED to find line ranges based on text in line rather than line number?

Resolution: the files were saved with CR rather than LF line breaks. Mosvy pointed this out, but only posted as a comment, rather than an answer, so I am unable to officially thank him for helping me ...
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Install Debian netinst on macbook pro 2018

I'm trying to install Debian 9.5.0 netinst on a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports), but can't even boot the installer. I took the following steps: I made a live USB with Etcher of ...
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Ruby update not working using two methods

I tried to install ruby version 1.9.3 with this on my mac 10.6.8: $ \curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby Oskar-Niburskis-MacBook-Pro:~ oskarniburski$ rvm install ruby-1.9.3-p362 ...
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Dual boot Fedora 16 with OS X refit

Having trouble with installing Fedora 16 on my Macbook Pro. While the installation itself completes without and issues, the bootloader doesn't install correctly. I have rEFIt, which I already have ...
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Kali Linux installation messed up on MacBook Pro (No Wi-Fi)

root@kali:~# iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. root@kali:~# And that's literally it. There's no eth0 or en0 I installed Kali Linux to a partition on my MacBook Pro. During the installation ...
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start sshd on mac

I'm not able to ssh to localhost on my Mac. I found that sshd is not running in the machine (no process is running on port 22). lsof -i:22 I found some posts asking to enable Remote Login in System ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 Stuck In Software Rendering Mode on MacBook Pro

I've been happily running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro for awhile now. Recently I was forced to wipe my computer so I thought I'd give Linux Mint a try. While everything is installed and running ...
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Mac Unable to Connect to a Wifi Hotspot - Google Starbucks

I have a MacBook Pro that is not connecting to a Wifi Hotspot - namely, Google Starbucks. The problem is that the login page will not pop up when I connect to the network as it does with every other ...
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Display blacking out on boot (Macbook Linux)

(Please note that I am breaking this out as a separate question from this one I asked earlier: How exactly do the Linux display device files work?) I have a Linux From Scratch system that I've built (...
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Display keeps blacking out (i915)

I am experiencing a very annoying display problem on my laptop, which I am struggling to troubleshoot: The display is frequently blacking out. When it does this, the system keeps running in the ...