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I tried to install Linux Mint 15 on a Windows 8 laptop. The install went fine, but after rebooting, all I got was a command line. After spending most of the day dealing with that unsuccessfully, I'm going with a Ubuntu 13.04 install. I'm a new Linux/Ubuntu user, and was wondering if I will have the same problem. Also can it be because of the secure boot in the BIOS being enabled? The boot options in the BIOS are set correctly (HDD, DVD ROM, USB drive, etc.). Thank you for any help you can offer me.