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    [all variants] GRUB2: Add Menu Item to Boot from CD?

    Is there a way in Grub2 to add an item to the grub menu to boot from optical media? So if you didn't get the boot disc inserted in time, once you hit GRUB you can use that to initiate the boot from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant get ubuntu installed

    Hi!

    Use this guide, it will walk you through installing Ubuntu on your Macbook Pro.

    First, you should probably delete all the extra partitions that are being made(?). Disk Utility in Mac OS X...
  3. [ubuntu] Expand Partition to the Left "Quickly?"

    I would like to expand my root partition to the left. I already moved my 100MB /boot partition overand that took like 12 hours with Gparted, so no way do I want to use it for my 60GB partition to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How to fix Top Panel corrupt , no more Shut Down Icon

    Thanks for the tip! I certainly see that problem occasionally.



    Just FYI, you definitely can software restart or shutdown Ubuntu, via terminal.

    See the manpages for the "poweroff" and...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Installer failed to install grub boot loader. I'm trying to finish the install NO

    I think you'll need much more than a megabyte for /dev/sda3 if it's your /boot mount point. I gave that partition 100MB and grub is currently using about 50MB of that (but that can grow).

    Try...
  6. [gnome] Gnome Bar Sometimes Scrambled Upon Login

    Every once in a while, for no apparent reason, when I log in the gnome bar will appear scrambled, like this screenshot. Once I log out (via command line, as usually the scrambled stuff responds...
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    [ubuntu] Re: grub mount point ??

    Hi Andrea,

    I ran into a similarly confusing problem when I initially installed on my Macbook Pro a few releases ago. What I did to solve it was manually partition my drive before running the...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get apple bluetooth keyboard to pair in Maverick

    Sounds good. Have fun!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mount Mac Partition at Startup

    I do exactly the same thing you do, Kennethsime. Here's how I did it:


    Create the folder where you want to mount the drive. I did mine at /media/MacintoshHD
    Edit your fstab by opening...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitioning Situation on a MacBook

    Mac OS X (via mediakit) is unable to read or manipulate Linux partitions such as Ext3/4 or Linux Swap, so you won't be able to do anything via Disk Utility.

    The way to do this is to boot from...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get apple bluetooth keyboard to pair in Maverick

    It took a couple of tries for me to get my Apple Wireless Keyboard to pair as well. Try turning it off, waiting ten seconds or so and turning it back on so that it's definitely discoverable. Same...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Maverick on MacBook Pro - won't boot after today's update

    First try using rEFIt to resync your partitions.

    If that doesn't work, you might have to boot from a LiveCD and reinstall Grub using these instructions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz Settings Manager

    Can you go in to more detail? In the CompizConfig Settings, there should be an "Animation" option, with an Aladdin-style lamp for the icon, under the "Effects" category.

    Here you can edit all the...
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    Re: 10.04=>10.10 Beta Upgrade is Frozen!

    Just an update: I threw all caution to the wind and rebooted. I then ran dpkg which seemed to do good things and maybe finish installation.

    Should I do anything else? Or am I all set?
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    10.04=>10.10 Beta Upgrade is Frozen!

    Hello all,

    I am currently running the distribution upgrade to move from 10.04 to the 10.10 beta. However, it is currently frozen at "7 minutes remaining," with the following entry being the last...
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    [all variants] Access Mac Home Folder Within Ubuntu

    I'm dual-booting Mac OS X (HFS+) and Ubuntu 10.04.

    I can mount my Mac volume and access files up to my Home directory, but I do not have permissions to access anything inside my home directory.
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    [PPC] Trackpad doesn't work with fingertips?

    I have 9.10 installed on my 17" Powerbook G4. I have sensitivity turned all the way up, but still I have to lay my finger flat on the trackpad in order for it to move the cursor, instead of using my...
  18. [PPC] Solution!

    Wooo, I figured it out by myself! It was indeed my computer's configuration, nothing to do with the Linux disc. Here's my situation for anyone who stumbled upon something similar.

    The problem...
  19. [PPC] Re: Powerbook G4 (PPC): Cannot boot from disc to install

    Thanks for the reply!

    I tried making a USB stick (eliminating any burn speed problems) and that didn't boot either. So I dug out my even older iBook G4 and it boots absolutely fine from the CD. ...
  20. [PPC] Powerbook G4 (PPC): Cannot boot from disc to install

    Hi!

    My system, Powerbook G4 circa 2005, does not seem to recognize the Ubuntu 9.10 PPC LiveCD as bootable.

    I downloaded and burned the ISO from the Ubuntu PPC site, but the Powerbook will not...
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