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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    MacBookPro 9,2? I'm sorry I don't have access to that beauty so won't be able to offer any assistance for that particular model. Others on this thread may respond. You may also try the other approach...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    I've finally got Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, installed and running on my Apple MacBook Pro, 5,1. Here are the steps.

    Preparation:
    Install the 'Live CD' version on a small and dedicated...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    Damn! I just spent more than an hour and a half documenting how I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in dual-boot, but the Ubuntu forums engine reset itself and I lost it all. Grumble! Will attempt it once more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    For your sake, I plugged in the USB-stick created using the 'dd' command as explained in my thread earlier. It does show up in rEFIt, but clicking on it, the system either hangs, or gives the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    The ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64+mac.iso image *does* work. I'm typing this from a live boot of Ubuntu 12.04 from my MacBook Pro 5,1. Here's how I did it.
    1. Made fresh partitions on the Macbook...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    Just noticed that blogpost is from May 2011, and deals with ubuntu 11.04. That time, Mountain Lion did not exist either Would be wary to try out those steps, as I wouldn't know which ones are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    Oops! Some of my responses are in-line in the post above. Please find them there. Thanks. - Niyam
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    nope. i know i should. let me start with the new install, and will post here again.

    thanks so much.

    regards
    niyam
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    My optical disc went became unusable twice. The first time it happened under warranty, so apple replaced it gratis. Now it's on the blink again. In India, for the quoted price of its replacement, I...
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    [ubuntu] Installing 12.04 on MacBook Pro 5,1

    after two weeks of trying, I'm still struggling to install Ubuntu 12.04.


    In brief:

    Machine: Apple macbook pro 5,1 which i've recently upgraded to Mac OSX 10.8.1 Mountain Lion, after upgrading...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Multi-boot MacbookPro with various Ubuntu and other Linux distros and versions

    Clonezilla! Just what the doctor ordered. Makes the task even easier, thanks! Me thinks will use clonezilla to not only backup, but transfer the clone of the smaller hard-disk to a newer, larger...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Multi-boot MacbookPro with various Ubuntu and other Linux distros and versions

    Thanks buntoLo for the clarifications. The all-powerful dd seems to be the safest choice with no compression. Will also verify the clone before i proceed to ensure no bits were harmed in the cloning....
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Multi-boot MacbookPro with various Ubuntu and other Linux distros and versions

    Thanks majortom67, for your quick reply. Unfortunately am lost in the haze with MBRs and rEFIt. All that I gather is that there are 3 partitions, so mac stays in one, ubuntu 9.04 in one, and win in...
  14. [ubuntu] Multi-boot MacbookPro with various Ubuntu and other Linux distros and versions

    I have a MacbookPro 5,1 with 2GBRAM, which successfully dual-boots with Ubuntu 9.04 since a year.
    I wish to urgently install ubuntustudio, and also wish to have one or perhaps two more partitions,...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How to install openoffice.org 3.2.1 under 9.04 using synaptic

    Thanks, I installed following your instructions a few minutes ago, and everything went smoothly. Just noticed on first-launch, that when I drop the menus down and glide the mouse-cursor over...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: How to install a DLNA server for Samsung Wave S8500 mobile?

    I've installed MediaTomb, and followed the edits and additions to the config.xml file as detailed earlier, both in /etc as well as in .mediatomb/ plus i've punctured my firewall to let the mobile...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to install a DLNA server for Samsung Wave S8500 mobile?

    Thanks stefangr1 for the prompt reply. I followed your posts here:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1198689&highlight=mediatomb+on+samsung

    and set up mediatomb exactly as described,...
  18. [ubuntu] How to install a DLNA server for Samsung Wave S8500 mobile?

    I've got Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope. How may I install and configure a DLNA server on this laptop to share music, photos, and videos, with my Samsung Wave S8500 mobile, please?
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to sync contacts between Samsung Wave S8500 mobile and Ubuntu 9.04

    All right folks! While waiting for gammu/wammu fixes, I found a quick workaround to this problem. The alternative is to use my gmail account.
    1) Transfer all my contacts as a vcf file to my gmail...
  20. [ubuntu] How to sync contacts between Samsung Wave S8500 mobile and Ubuntu 9.04

    Hi!
    How may I sync contacts, sms, calendar, and other data if possible, between the Samsung Wave S8500 mobile that runs the BADA os, and my Ubunu 9.04, perhaps via Bluetooth or via usb-cable, on my...
  21. [ubuntu] How to install openoffice.org 3.2.1 under 9.04 using synaptic

    Am using openoffice.org 3.0.1 under my 9.04. Surprised the auto-update checker has not notified me for installing the newer versions of openoffice.org, currently at 3.2.1. How do i install this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Creative Zen X-Fi 2

    Does the firmware upgrade brick it? have read some random reports on cnet's site by readers. some have dutifully followed the firmware upgrade to find it bricked. just downloaded the 15 july 2010...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Creative Zen X-Fi 2

    oh! i so badly want to use the 'contact's and the 'calendar' feature on my new xi-fi 2 under ubuntu 9.04. i tried manually adding a .ics file to check if it would get recognized. the device just...
  24. Re: How to stream mp3 to an airport express using only open source

    just discovered this interesting snippet at the pulse-audio's blog site. scroll down to the airport express section

    http://0pointer.de/blog/

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    [all variants] Re: Macbook (5,1) hotter in linux than in OSX

    i try to set the mac fan speed to 3500 for fan1 and fan2 to get its temperature down. here's another tip: i use a laptop stand with built-in fans to further cool the macbook pro externally. it powers...
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