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Could anyone provide a concise step by step instruction on how to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Mac OS X Lion?

I have read that Ubuntu corrupts the EFI file so I would like to hear from those who have successfully done it.

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For 12.04:

I wrote an extensive tutorial here. It worked perfectly well for me and I didn't have any issues since doing exactly what I describe in my blog post a couple of weeks ago.

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can I safely assume that using the install along side mac installs into the created partition? –  cobie Jun 19 '12 at 19:19
    
It is considered to be safe and it worked for me. But it isn't too difficult to specify the empty partition manually, so if you'd rather like to be absolutely certain... –  Dragon5689 Jun 19 '12 at 22:28
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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  fossfreedom Sep 27 '12 at 20:31
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@fossfreedom +1 for usage of the word whilst –  Tom Aug 9 '13 at 19:47
    
Please, instead of including just the link, include the facts. I don't see any restriction in the link you pasted. –  Braiam Aug 28 '13 at 10:37

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