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I have run into a bit of trouble installing Ubuntu 13.04 on my Asus Zenbook UX51. Under Installation type I selected "erase disk and install Ubuntu". Then it asked me to select a drive. I had two options - Serial ATA RAIDORST (stripe) - 17.7GB Linux device-mapper (striped), and Serial ATA RAID0SYS (stripe) - 238.4GB Linux device-mapper (striped).

I first chose the first drive that I mentioned. It seemed to install correctly but when I rebooted, it started up with the original windows 8 OS. So then I reinstalled Ubuntu using the second drive and now when I reboot it goes to a strange screen telling me that a cable is unplugged.

I have tried running the boot-repair but that did not seem to help anything.

If anyone could help me out, I would be very grateful!

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Can you access a live boot CD? –  BiggJJ Jun 29 '13 at 0:37
    
I am booting from usb. So I can still boot from this –  user1893354 Jun 29 '13 at 0:51
    
Can you reinstall Windows? It should wipe the drive entirely and get everything working again. Then you can have another go at it. Judging by its size, you should install on the last drive. –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 1:03
    
I can't really do that because my laptop does not have a cd drive (and I don't have an external cd drive either). So I can't really use the windows cd. –  user1893354 Jun 29 '13 at 1:05
    
If you were using the "erase disk and install Ubuntu" it would wipe your Windows OS. The first drive is probably a recover partitions for Windows. Do you not have an Install along side windows option when installing from Live Boot? Otherwise, I would agree with @Dilmo. You would need to use GPared to delete all partitions of the drive and then install. –  BiggJJ Jun 29 '13 at 1:15
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