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iMac replace GRUB2 with rEFIt

I have a dual-boot of Mac OS X Lion and Ubuntu 12.10. When I installed Ubuntu, it came with GRUB2 as a boot manager, but I can't really use it since I have a bluetooth keyboard that is not supported ...
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extending a triple boot system: quad boot and beyond?

I have a working triple boot system using Refit, that is modeled closely after the steps detailed in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation, except that I'm using ...
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How to dual boot Mac OS X and Ubuntu without rEFIt

I want to install Ubuntu on my Mac but I don't want have to use rEFIt. Can I do that? Can I just hold the control key on startup and use that to pick what I startup with? And if so would I install ...
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1answer
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Installing linux onto late 2008 Macbook Pro and getting corrupted screen

This is a somewhat general issue that I've been running into while trying to install Linux onto my late 2008 Macbook Pro. I've tried the following distros: Linux Mint 10 Linux Mint 14 Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to dual-boot Ubuntu and OS X on iMac?

I trying to install Ubuntu on an iMac. For that purpose I have installed rEFIt and it is trying to boot Ubuntu from my pendrive. Whenever I do so, however, I end up with a black screen saying ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro 8,1 triple boot, rEFIt not showing, Mac only boots on windows

I'm new to Mac multi booting. I've just installed a triple boot (OS X Mountain Lion + Ubuntu 12.04 + Windows 7 Ultimate) on my MacBook Pro 8,1. Everything went more or less right. I had the rEFIt ...
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818 views

Linux/OS X dualboot on a MacBook Pro with RAID

I'd like to install Gentoo Linux on my Macbook Pro while keeping my current OS X installation. I currently have OS X installed on a RAID 0 on two 160GB Intel SSDs and I'd like to create a new ...
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Backtrack 5 on a Macbook Pro

Ok, so I have an Apple MacBook Pro MD313LL/A powered by OSX Lion. What I am trying to do is to get Backtrack to run natively on it. Since bootcamp only supports windows dualbooting, I found a ...
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Mac freezes after installing rEFIt when “executing fsck_hfs”

I have a Mac Mini 2011, with OS X Lion and Boot Camp installed. rEFIt was installed and works fine. I've netbooted the Mac. After booting to the Mac partition, it freezes after "executing fsck_hfs" ...
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How can I tripple-boot via my Mac? Help install Linux? I already got OS X Lion and Windows and 30GB unpartitioned space reserved for Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Triple boot (OS X/Win/Linux) via rEFIt doesn't work - Linux not visible in rEFIt I would really love to triple-boot on my MacBook Pro. (Not with Virtual machines!!) ...
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How do I permanently fix a GRUB partition off by one error?

I have a MacBook Pro set up to triple boot with rEFIt and GRUB. (I had to go through GRUB to get Windows 7 to boot, but that's tolerable.) I upgraded to Lion which added a new partition for the ...
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How to bring back Ubuntu after Lion install using rEFIt

Upgraded to Lion this morning which went mostly smoothly, but when I tried to boot back into Ubuntu (I do most of my work in Linux) I was only able to get as far as the grub command mode. I spent a ...
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2answers
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How to reinstall Mac OS X on OS X/Linux dual-boot system?

My setup: I have a MacBook Pro 5,5 with a Mac OS X Snow Leopard partition and a Linux partition. I use rEFIt to boot into Linux. I didn't use Boot Camp when I originally installed Linux; instead, I ...
2
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1answer
987 views

How can I dual install Ubuntu 10.4 in a Mac Mini with 10.4.11?

I'd like to power-up my aging Mac Mini (1.5GHz Core Solo, 1GB RAM, Tiger 10.4.11) by installing a shiny Ubuntu alongside the current OS. After all, I use Ubuntu for everything save for cleaning my ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: grub2 installed on the wrong partition, no booting… (MacBook)

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my macbook, hoping to create a dual boot system... I use rEFIt to boot. Installation went great, up until insatllation of grub. Trying to create a dual boot ...
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3answers
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Triple boot Mac OS X, Debian and Gentoo on a MacBook

I'm looking to install Debian and Gentoo alongside Mac OS X on a (Intel) MacBook. Debian will be for using Linux, and Gentoo for toying around. There are lots of guides on the Internet about ...