Ubuntu 20.04 settings.
Linux for blind general discussion
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Tue Jan 4 18:47:49 UTC 2022
Sorry, I must have not communicated it clearly. I don't have it on my Mac.
I installed it on separate, custom-built hardware. My point was that my
installation is native and not accessed via a VM. I don't know if there
might be any keyboard shortcuts, like the super key, that might be
intercepted by the host OS or the VM software and prevented from passing
into the guest OS.
I did however attempt to install Ubuntu on my iMac, but I didn't get very
far; I couldn't get the iMac to boot from the USB drive and ended up just
wiping the OS and reinstalling it (
FWIW here are some articles that discuss installing Ubuntu on an iMac which
have been published since my failed attempt those many years ago:
(I have not attempted to follow the steps outlined in the above articles
thus cannot be certain of their validity, but they seem legit)
karl at karlwilbur.net
On Tue, Jan 4, 2022 at 1:26 PM Linux for blind general discussion <
blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> Now thanks for that one.
> But how did you install the Ubuntu onto your Mac?
> Can you dual boot the Mac when you need or if you need?
> My wish is to make a dual boot machine with both Mac and linux but I am
> not sure if it can be done properly.
> > 3 jan. 2022 kl. 23:26 skrev Linux for blind general discussion <
> blinux-list at redhat.com>:
> > I am using Ubuntu 20.04, installed on the machine, not in a VM. Once
> > in, I can use the super key ("Windows" key; left side of keyboard between
> > Ctrl and Alt) to open the search box, then type "settings".
> > That account setup thing might be part of the initial login where, as a
> > "convenience", you are asked to log into Google, Facebook, whatever ...I
> > just ignored those (hit Esc or Alt+F4 until it goes away).
> > --
> > Karl Wilbur
> > 513-322-2481
> > karl at karlwilbur.net
> > On Mon, Jan 3, 2022 at 5:16 PM Linux for blind general discussion <
> > blinux-list at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> Hi!
> >> I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a virtual machine in VMware Fusion on
> >> Mac. Everything goes well until I am logged in.
> >> But I have forgotten the keystroke to go to settings with Orca.
> >> The only thing that comes up is some guide that wants me to set up
> >> accounts.
> >> I just don’t want that but it seems I can’t get it away.
> >> Any help Is appreciated.
> >> /A
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