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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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Ubuntu GUI slows to a crawl when doing CPU heavy stuff

For a clients site we have an Ant-build that is highly parallelized. The build consists of multiple GWT modules that are all quite heavy and built in parallel. The build takes about 5 minutes or so. ...
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Boot .efi files from GRUB2

I've bought a Sony VAIO with UEFI booting and came with Windows 8 preinstalled. I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 (triple-boot) and fixed the UEFI boot so GRUB2 is loading. I was ...
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LAN networking not working between Ubuntu Saucy and OSX Mavericks with iPhone Hotspot

At home, I have two machines (Ubuntu Saucy & OSX Mavericks) connected to my iPhone hotspot. My iPhone is my gateway and I can access the internet from both machines. Both machines are also able ...
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Oops I broke my MBR. What do I do?

Note: I just posted this on the mac stack exchange, but they didn't have tags for MBR or GPT so I thought I might have better luck over here... I installed Mavericks a couple weeks ago and discovered ...
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My VirtualBox Ubuntu crashed. How can I access its files from my Mac?

I have Ubuntu installed in my Mac using VirtualBox. A few minutes ago it crashed, so I have no access to Ubuntu now, but I need a file in it! Is there any way I can access my Ubuntu files from my ...
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Expand bash variables inputted from the read command

I have a tab delimited file like this: table_a "where id IN ($IDS)" table_b "where fk_id IN ($IDS)" table_c "where fk_id IN ($SOME_OTHER_IDS)" And I'm trying to write a script like: ...
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need write permission to network server on Linux and Macintosh

I can read from a remote server using sudo mount //Bor*ges/imgdisk4 /home/ilan/remoteDisks/biMnt -o user=,pass=* There is something similar for the Mac, which also can't write, but I want to ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

I have managed to set up an ubuntu server VM (using Oracle VirtualBox) which will eventually be part of a small Hadoop practice cluster. I have followed along with various tutorials online and I'm ...
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Mouse disappears in VirtualBox

I had VB 4.2.8 installed on Mavericks and was working just fine till today, when I suddenly lost the visibility of the mouse pointer in the Guest OS window (Unubtu 13.10). I know that mouse quirks are ...
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Am little bit confused with how VirtualBox works

I am having this confusion from long time.Once u created a virtual hard disk(installed Ubuntu on OS X) using VirtualBox and say your host OS is mac and virtual OS is Ubuntu, if I plugged in the USB is ...
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Connect to the right serial port in Unix

Background I'm trying to connect to a device using UART though a micro-USB cable and GNU screen from Ubuntu and OSX. On both Ubuntu and OSX I can get the most recent serial connection with the ...
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Mac Resolving Ubuntu Hostname on Windows Network

I have a wired network using the workgroup of PAPERTECH with the following machines: Windows XP (hostname: WinXP) Ubuntu 12.10 (hostname: WebServer) - via Samba Mac OS X 10.9 (hostname: MacMini) ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 on external firewire hard drive

I think I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my external firewire hard drive(LaCie Rugged Triple) successfully, but I don't see any way to boot it. How can I solve this? I already have Mac Os X Lion and ...
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Can't copy files with accents to Mac OS

I have server which is sharing files through SMB. Server is using Ext4 to store files. Today I tried to copy the following file from server to Mac OS: 1-10 Bizet_ Carmen - Habañera.wav First time ...
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Can't ping Ubuntu VM from OS X

I've looked at many of the similar questions, but none seem to solve my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Raring in a VM through VirtualBox and I'm trying to communicate with it from my OS X Mavericks ...
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How can I get an xterm to display on Parallels VM running Ubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to bring up a simple X application on my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop running in a Parallels VM, and though I can get all X applications and servers to play nicely together in my network of VM's, ...
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Problems with Bash 4.2.45 on Ubuntu

I am using a remot server running Ubuntu 13.10 with Bash 4.2.45 installed. My home system is OS X Mavericks with Bash 3.2.51 (Darwin build) installed. I haven't used bash much in the past but I've ...
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Is over provisioning on SSD just another partition or unreserved space and can it be alongside a dual boot partition OS setup?

I have a few machines I'd want to dual boot different OSs with but also maximise the lifetime of the SSD fitted to them. I am aware that over-provisioning can help maximise the life of the SSD as it ...
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How to open a new terminal from a terminal in Ubuntu?

I have an assignment in which I have to use socket programming in C to connect multiple clients with the same server. The problem is that every time a client connects to the server the server must ...
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Remote Access Ubuntu running Gitlab from another network

I have an Ubuntu VM running Gitlab(from Bitnami) on my OSX Server 3. I can access the VM via 192.168.100.58 and working with git works fine. Now, I want to be able to work with gitlab from another ...
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Shell history support that doesn't suck?

When I use multiple terminal sessions at once, bash only persists the commands from one of them. Then later when I try to do a reverse command search, the command I want is not going to come up, ...
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174 views

Share files between Ubuntu and OS X (in the same PC)

I think the question title explains itself, but I will give you some details... I have a MacBook Pro Late 2011 with Ubuntu 13.10 and OS X Mavericks sharing the same hard drive with OS X using most of ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of OSX Terminal.app “Window Group” for saving size, position, number of terminals?

Just like the title... I am looking for an Ubuntu alternative to OSX's Window Group. On OSX, I can open a few terminals, resize them, position them perfectly, and then save the configuration. Every ...
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Create a usb bootable with OSX on Ubuntu

I have an iso of OSX Mavericks 10.9 and I want create a bootable usb stick with it, I have a usb with 16 GB. I already did it on OSX, and it was easy, but today I need do it on ubuntu 13.10 machine, ...
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Increase OS X partition size using unallocated space

I booted a live Ubuntu CD and shrunk my partition down from 400G to about 300G. Right now, I have about 100G of "unallocated." My OS X partition is 47 and I need to increase the space. I've tried ...
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Problems with my Time Machine drive on my Ubuntu server

Complete Linux novice here, I've been trying to set up one of my disks in my server as a Time Machine backup. Below is a follow up from this post: ...
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Strategy to maintain dotfiles for different OSs (i.e. osx and ubuntu)

I use a Git repository to maintain my dotfiles (vimrc, zshrc, tmux.conf, etc.). As I've two different operating systems (OSX at home and Ubuntu at work) I've dedicated a branch for each system. This ...
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Running OS X command-line programs on Ubuntu

Given that Mac OS X is derived from BSD (Berkeley Systems Distribution) UNIX, I would assume that in some way or another, it would be possible to run command-line OS X programs on Ubuntu. I am really ...
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How to create an operating system on top of Ubuntu 13.10

I want create an operating system the way Mac did, building a program on top of a Unix operating system. I am planning to make a small operating system with a small amount of functions using C. I do ...
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Mac OS X & Linux: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: Permission denied

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 NFS server and I have an iMac NFS client running OS X 10.6.8. I believe I have everything set up properly, yet I still get this error on the Mac: mount_nfs: can't access /nfs: ...
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Netatalk/AFP and Time Machine: server name not showing

I configured an Ubuntu PC with Netatalk following one of the many guides you can find online. I'm sharing some of its folders and created a Network Time Machine instance. Everything was working fine ...
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chroot on OSX as a different OS

I was wondering if anyone has been able to use chroot on OSX to run another OS (ubuntu, centos). I know that they are very different, but almost everything I want to use this for wouldn't care about ...
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Storage disk format to use to be utilised by all OS [duplicate]

Aiming to have a large internal HDD to store files, and several OSes on separate disks. They all need to read and write to one storage drive. Ubuntu (13.04+) Mac OSX (10.8+) Windows (7+) What ...
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Retroshare on OSX: how to export identity or profile

Below you see two screenshots of Retroshare. I created a profile on my Mac (10.8) and want to export this identity to use it on another computer. On Ubuntu, I see a button to export my identity. On ...
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Recover disk space after aborted Ubuntu USB boot

I created a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 12.04 on it using these instructions. Then I tried booting my MacBook Pro with the USB by holding alt during start-up. I chose the option Try Ubuntu in the ...
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How can I make OS X use the keystrokes that I wake it with as the log-in password?

When I am waking my computer from sleep (or just from having the screen turned off after not having used it for a while) first the screen comes on, and then it asks for my password, and then I can ...
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Mac OS X doesn't show Linux Boot Partition

I have successfully triple-booted by mid-2012 MacBook Pro using rEFInd (a fork of rEFIt). I have Mac OS X 10.8.5, Windows 8, and Ubuntu (formatted as ext3) installed, as well as NTFS-3G for read/write ...
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How to list enumerated USB devices and their status in Linux (Ubuntu) and MAC

I am using devcon to check enumerated USB devices and their status on windows, I get the following output when running for example "devcon status usb*": ...
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Linux FS with OS X Open directory, restrict access to folders

Got an OS X Server controlling access to the network running. I've set up a few shares under my Ubuntu FS and want to allow users to connect based on their OS X credentials. Any advice as to how to ...
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Netatalk port seems to be being used

I am using netatalk on Ubuntu Server to share a drive over the network to OS X devices, when I connect on the mac, it is unable to connect. In the server logs, it seems that the port is already being ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook Air

I have a MacBook Air, 13-inch, Mid 2011, running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5. I intend to have a dual boot setup with Ubuntu 13. So I did some googling and found the some instructions ...
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Is it feasible to have a machine work both as server and client on SSH?

I have OS X and within it installed Ubuntu 13.04 via Parallels 8, and I also have iMac, within it I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (not Virtual Environment). So, now I have three OS - OS X, Ubuntu 13.04, and ...
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Make a “Super User External Hard Drive” that can install 3 OSes? [closed]

I'm a webmaster in a student media and I've been asked to take care of the computer park. It's not my specialty, but I do like that and willing to do it, so I went on and say yes. Happy me ! Now I'm ...
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SSH from Mac to Ubuntu

I successfully ssh-ed to my Ubuntu machine from a PC through both local and over the internet. However, I got no luck with my Mac. I followed all the steps for SSH key gen and configuration and tried ...
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Changing folder name, with current being a '\n'

Some time ago I've had a Mac with a HDD filled with bad sectors. While I had backed up most stuff, I needed an up-to-date iPhoto Library, which was unfortunately broken - on export, iPhoto crashed, ...
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Compare file system properties/attributes of two files

There are many methods that can be used to compare the data of two files. That is not what I'm interested in here. How can I easily compare or "perform a diff" of what could be called (perhaps you ...
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Create a bootable Ubuntu USB for PC from my Mac

I've searched the web, for hours trying to discover how to find out the following; please can someone help me find a solution: Nautilis is shit, and their Disk Manager is buggy and broken. I want to ...
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two finder windows next to each other like Ubuntu F3 shortcut

Ok, so at work I use Ubuntu and its create for copying a files from one folder to another folder without having two finder windows open. What I would like is to have that function on my mac and I am ...
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Files hang with Mac root drive mapped in /mnt/hgfs in Ubuntu guest under VMWare Fusion 5

I tried Craig Wright's suggested solution No /mnt/hgfs in Ubuntu guest under VMWare Fusion to get shared folders appearing with Fusion 5 and it worked to get the folders appearing in /mnt/hgfs. But ...