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I want to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to know if I won't have any trouble with windows 8 on GRUB.

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Yes It works seamlessly.

The only problem I faced was that grub continued to display the OS name as Windows 7 in grub loader menu.

If you wish you may fix that using these commands:

  1. cd /etc/grub.d/
  2. sudo gedit 30_os-proper
  3. search for:
    case ${LONGNAME} in
        Windows\ Vista*|Windows\ 7*|Windows\ Server\ 2008*)
        ;;
        *)
  1. change the Value of 7 to 8 or

  2. insert text '|Windows\ 7*|Windows\ 8*|'

  3. run sudo update-grub

  4. Reboot your PC to verify :)

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No trouble at all. I have both of them installed in dual boot using grub

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