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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    OK, here's the verdict: You can't. I have honestly tried EVERYTHING I could find to get this running, and you can't. MacBook Pros just don't support booting from USB (I guess you could call that a...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    OK, I've been working on this all day and I haven't quite gotten it working as of yet. I think you need to install GRUB on the MBR of your internal HD. I'll get back to you once I've done this, but I...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    That's a PPC though.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    Alright, I can confirm that rEFIt should fix your problem. However, I'm not sure that Ubuntu will actually run on your computer with this setup. I also have a 2009 MacBook Pro and it doesn't work for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: A Prettier rEFIt

    Nevermind, I just found the windows icon. Great themes, all of them!
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    [ubuntu] Re: A Prettier rEFIt

    I really like the grey one with the ubuntu logo and the rEFIt interface on the other grey one. The only issue is windows. I run windows only for games, but I don't want it ruining an otherwise...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    Alright, before I look in every nook and cranny of the filesystem, have you tried rEFIt? I'm assuming not, since you asked this question. Here's a link to the website. http://refit.sourceforge.net/
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  8. [ubuntu] Re: How do I install Ubuntu on an external Hard Drive on a Mac

    I'm trying this on my MacBook Pro right now. Let's hope I can get something up and give you some tips if I find a way around Apple's requirement for the external disc to have OSX on it.
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