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I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus G73JW. It has an SSD with Windows 8. After a few scary installs in the past, I was hoping I could check in here and see if anyone knows of any potential problems that I should know about before I go ahead with the install?

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Your question most probably has been asked a few times already, if not in those specific terms. Do use the search engine or even just look at questions tagged 'windows-8' and then get back with specific queries. –  user25656 Feb 27 '13 at 5:46
    
you're laptop came with windows 8? –  Soroosh129 Feb 27 '13 at 5:53
    
@Soroosh129, no - it was a Windows 7 Laptop... –  CodyLoco Feb 27 '13 at 5:54
    
@vasa1 - the reason I re-ask is because I had a few issues in the past trying to get 12.04 running on the normal HDD on this specific laptop, but didn't see anything specific or new info about Ubuntu on it now..., especially not with an SSD –  CodyLoco Feb 27 '13 at 5:55
    
Well SSD or not SSD, it doesn't make a difference. The issue will be for example not recognizing windows after Ubuntu installation. this can be solved by Boot-Repair. but of the top of my head, Ubuntu will wear off your SSD if you don't tweak some stuff. –  Soroosh129 Feb 27 '13 at 6:05
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