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Questions tagged [ibook]

The iBook is a line of PowerPC-based laptop computers sold by Apple between 1999-2006, alongside the higher-end Powerbook line. This tag should only denote questions about iBook laptops; questions about e-books should use the iBooks and related tags.

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Why won’t iCloud (or iTunes) synchronize books?

We have two iPads, recent models, with the latest IOS. Both have everything logged in to the same Apple ID. On a MacBook Pro (MBP) with the latest MacOS, iTunes and iBooks (and everything else) are ...
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cannot get 4 files in iBooks to upload from iPad Pro

I have an iPad Pro (late 2016) 12.9 running iOS 11.4.1, and FYI, very slow DSL WiFi, courtesy of Verizon. I have currently 4 normal size (largest is 3 mb, but others are smaller) files that seem ...
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Is iBooks on my iPad deleting local content?

I used iBooks on the iPad to read pdf. Sometime I am looking forward to reading something offline (e.g. flight) just to realized that the local file is not there anymore. Is it some sort of iCloud ...
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OS X 10.3.9 Update available?

I just found my old iBook G4, but I only have the installation-cd for OS X 10.3 and I can't find any downloads on the official Apple download pages. Is there some way I still can get the update? ...
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How can I modify a PowerBook or iBook G4 to install Yosemite or Sierra?

I own a PowerBook G4 A1104 with 512 mb of ram and 1.5 ghz and I also own an Ibook G4 1.33 Ghz 512 ram. I have seen videos on youtube of people turning their ibook g4 and imac g4 into machines running ...
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how can delete book from ibooks completely?

I have a problem with iBooks that I download a book from iBook but I cant remove a totally the source of this book. how can solve this problem? I edit this text because I didn't write about the ...
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Opening iBooks PDFs with Other Apps on iPhone

I have several PDF files in iBooks. I want to open them with the "PDF reader" App instead. How do I do this?
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Installing OS X 10.1 “Puma” on new HDD from CD onto a iBook G3

Found an old iBook G3 M6497 at an estate sale, so I bought it for $2 in hopes to restore it to its original glory. It did not come with any install or recovery disks. This is my first purchase of a ...
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Adaptor/convertor parts for HDDs?

I decided to swap my early 2011 MacBook Pro's HDD for a SSD and put that HDD in my G4 iBook. However, all of the guides I found used iBooks with an orange, cord-like HDD port (I don't know if port is ...
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EPUB files are not syncing through iCloud for iBooks along with iOS 9.3

Since 21 March 2016, I am able to sync any books via icloud between devices. It works pretty good for pdf. But it doesnt work for EPUB files. I have downloaded for my iPhone some EPUB file from the ...
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Drawings on books purchased with iBooks

Say I buy a book using iBooks (OS X Yosemite on a MacBook Pro). Using iBooks, I can highlight text and add notes. What about drawing shapes? e.g. circles, squares, arrows, etc. If this is not ...
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How do delete selective iCloud book copy?

I dont want few icloud book copies to be occupying my screen space. Is there anyway possible, going to the folder directly on Mac, to delete the copy of the ibooks? I can see numerous answers of ...
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iBook G4r system installation

I have an iBook G4, HDD wiped clean. I attempted to install Tiger from the disk. It got a bit into the install and it shutdown, so it did not complete the install. Also, it will not power up now so ...
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Transfer PDF from iPad to Mac without Internet

No internet access here except iPhone. Therefore, I can't download an iPad file explorer, nor email a PDF to myself. Is there another way to "reverse sync" a PDF? (Backup will NOT do it). I did ...
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Is there any way to use iBooks author like pages/numbers/keynote on icloud?

I use iBook author for my school projects and need to collaborate with my group members. Is there any way we can do so like using icloud or google drive? It will be very helpful if it can display who'...
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Why I can't see the “price” tab in itunes producer

I'm submiting my first book to the Ibook store. Problem : In Itunes Producer, I can't see the "price" tab ? Do you know why ?
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I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5

I am unable to download an audio book that I bought from iTunes to my iPhone 5. It appears on my phone only in the shared folder when I'm connected to iTunes. When I exit iTunes the book disappears.
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Is the iBooks app sandboxed on Mavericks?

I would like to know if ibooks app on Mavericks is sandboxed. I might read some unsecure ebooks (from internet).
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Is it possible to sync a folder from Dropbox to iBook in iPad?

I want to copy an folder which may contain lots of folders from Dropbox to iBook, and keep the folder hierarchy correct. I used to use GoodReader and works fine, but it crashes a lot under iOS 7.
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mobi file on Kindle - MacPro & MacBook

I bought an electronic book. I downloaded the mobi version of the book. And loaded it into my kindle-macPro. Started reading it, highlighting, etc...worked great. Then I wanted to read the book on ...
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Can my iBook use any PC2700 DDR-SDRAM RAM?

My iBook currently has a stick of 256MB DDR PC2700 RAM installed. I want to bump this up to a gigabyte (because programs these days take a lot of RAM to link). I was wondering if an iBook G4 can use ...
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How do I get LibreOffice 4.0 running on an iBook G4?

My brother just got an iBook G4 running 10.4.2 (Tiger), and we were trying to get LibreOffice 4.0 (the latest version) installed. The machine insists that the LibreOffice package is damaged or ...
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Two older Macs (G3 / Intel) need their drives erased. No install discs

I have two older Macs in which I want to erase the hard drive. Secure-erase is a plus, but not a show-stopper at this point. I don't have any Mac OS X discs so I can't use disc utility. What I'd ...
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iBook G4 opening procedure (for hard disk replacement)

I am about to replace the hard disk of an iBook G4 (a 12" 1.33 GHz model) with a SSD. The guides I find online, such as this one, describe a rather long procedure where both the bottom and top covers ...
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Free programming editor w/ syntax highlighting for iBook G4 running Mac OS X 10.4.11 (PowerPC)

I am looking for a free programming editor for my iBook G4. I was going to to get the lightswitch trial until I looked at the sys requirements (needs Intel CPU). Can someone please point me to a ...
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What is the best OS X version for iBook G4?

I have an old but perfectly usable iBook G4 (1.33 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB disk). I am currently running Mac OS X 10.4.11 but I'm wondering what sort of update should it take. What is the most recent ...
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What's the most recent version of OS X I can run on a 1999 iBook and where can I buy it?

I've got a 1999 Blueberry clamshell iBook an I want to get it up and running agin. I'm wondering if I can get Mac OS 9 or OS X on it and more importantly where I could buy the software.
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Recurring “error code -50/invalid argument” resolved by reboot, better solution sought

I'm using an old iBook G4 (PowerPC) running Tiger to serve iTunes to the house. For the past week or so, the mac boots fine, and then sometime during the day starts generating An unexpected error ...
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Is it possible to specify a different root device to a MacOS kernel?

I have an old iBook (2003, G4) with a burnt-out harddrive. Being a poor academic, I don't want to bother with replacing the drive. I'd like to use an external USB drive in place of the harddrive. I ...
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Will Photoshop CS version 8.0 work if I update from Tiger to Leopard?

I have just baught an Iphone and I have to upgrade my itunes, but it says my operating system is too old. I have an Ibook G4 10.4.11 with a 1.42 GHz PowerPC G4 processor. The support team are sending ...
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How do I erase old user and become the new user on a iBook G4 I just got from a friend?

My friend gave me his iBook G4. I could not login because I did not know his password. I have the 2 DVD Mac OS Install disks of the laptop. After I installed these OS X Install discs, once again I ...