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timinak

 
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Brand new to mac. I am a long-time linux programmer and want to be able to
dual-boot both lion and unbuntu.
I want to partition and set up a linux dual-boot.
But first of all, I'd like to get informed about a recovery scheme.

I see from Apple - OS X Lion Recovery - Introducing Lion Recovery that I should be able to initiate
such a process if my ubuntu installation hoses everything. I have already installed rEFIt.
To test, when I reboot, I press the 'windoze' key + r. I do not see anything like
the Lion Recovery screen as illustrated at the page above,
just the rEFIt menu. Note - I am not using a mac keyboard.

What else do I need to do? Or has the rEFIt installation created a whole new situation?

thanks
tim

Software developer since 1987, web programmer since
1996. Linux user since 2000. 2011 mac mini, 8 Gb RAM.
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