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  1. [xubuntu] Keyboard, touchpad, and mouse stop working after a random amount of time

    Hi,
    I installed Xubuntu 12.10 amd64 on my MacBook Pro 5,2. Formerly I've been running (and still retained, fortunately), Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 on my other partition.

    The install process went...
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    [ubuntu] Re: rEFIt Alternative?

    No, I think this is an appropriate place... anyone in the Ubuntu Apple forum will be using rEFIt, unless they are single-booting, but that is not recommended since you can't get Apple hardware...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LiveCD won't work on Mac

    I have a 2009 MacBook Pro and found that two things are required to boot the Ubuntu CD (note I have not had the USB stick work well, so I use a real burned CD or DVD):

    1. You must use the...
  4. Thread: GRUB2 Theming

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    Re: GRUB2 Theming

    Those are very good points, and they are ones which bother me as well–I definitely want to get them resolved. I really want to polish the graphical menu interface but other obligations in life have...
  5. Thread: GRUB2 Theming

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    Re: GRUB2 Theming

    Hi,

    As the author of the GRUB 2 graphical menu, I thought I should hang out in this thread a bit and perhaps provide some help and/or information.



    Yes, I don't know why the double-buffering...
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    Re: GRUB2 Theming

    That is a great idea. I like your cleaned-up version of the GRUB text menu. I should post to the developers' list and see if anyone wants to step up and do it.
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    Re: GRUB2 Theming

    You are right; I'm pretty sure that Ubuntu is not integrating my gfxmenu patch yet, especially since I haven't published the updates for many months... though I plan to in the next days and weeks.
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    Re: GRUB2 Theming

    Hi, I'm Colin D. Bennett, the author of the GRUB 2 graphical menu feature.

    Glad to see that you are trying out the graphical menu. I have been extremely busy since last summer so have not had a...
  9. Re: MacBook Pro trackpad on Jaunty - pointer speed and click-dragging problems

    I haven't tried that. I might try it, and I'll see if it's a better interim solution than the tap-tap-drag. I think that thumb-press+finger-drag is the best solution though for most of my purposes....
  10. MacBook Pro trackpad on Jaunty - pointer speed and click-dragging problems

    I posted this same problem in bug #337935 at https://bugs.launchpad.net/mactel-support/+bug/337935, but I am hoping someone here might be able to help me with my pointer speed/sensitivity problem, at...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: how to make the touchpad work like how it works on macbook?

    I just got the two-finger (and three-finger for middle button) tap-to-click working on my MacBook Pro 5,1. I still have a couple of serious issues, but maybe you'll have better luck and the...
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