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I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 for my studies on my Asus F75V with Windows 8 preinstalled. After many tries, I finally manage to boot on my liveUSB but... the only message I got is "No operating system found". I tried Lili USB Creator, Unetbootin, nothing change. I tried also with different .ISO and USB key, and the result is the same. If you ask for it, I deactivated BootSecure, Fast Boot and whatever which could prevent the installation.

Is it exist a way to install Ubuntu in dualboot with Windows 8.1 and, if yes, could you please explain the entire steps I have to do to install it ? I hope I don't have to use a live DVD, but if it's the only way, I'll do...

Thanks in advance, in hope that you'll write to me fast. (Sorry for my bad english, I'm french. But I think I could have more information with english people than french people.)

EDIT : I finally manage to boot on my usb key AND try ubuntu... Thanks to HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool, maybe. I don't really know, I hide the data with Lili in the same time, but the principal is I can FINALLY install ubuntu. But I think it's not over. I'll tell you if after the installation it boot normally or not.

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closed as off-topic by Fabby, mikewhatever, Eric Carvalho, David Foerster, KasiyA Apr 2 at 17:39

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Did you get to the "try"/"install" screen? Did you "try" running Ubuntu? Not clear if your problem is running the installer or doing an install. – ubfan1 Oct 29 '13 at 2:54
I can't even try ubuntu. It's as if nothing was in my key... – Linkv Oct 29 '13 at 10:04
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! ;-) We're sorry, but Ubuntu 13.04 is an end-of life product and is not supported any more, so it's off-topic here too. Please refer to on how to upgrade. – Fabby Mar 30 at 0:58
@Fabby: The question was on topic, when it was asked. – David Foerster Apr 2 at 10:37
@DavidFoerster: Oops, I acted on the edit of Tim instead of the original posted date... :( I'll favourite the question and re-open as it's bound to be closed now... – Fabby Apr 2 at 13:40

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So, I finally made it !

I formatted my usb key with HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool and hide the install files with Lili : everything went alright ! I had some problems with dual boot, but Linux Secure Remix saved me (RepairBoot) ! Thanks for the answers, and sorry if i made some mistakes...

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I recommend that you try this.

Then, just select your Ubuntu ISO and your drive. Make sure that your drive is at least 2 gigabytes.

The only thing I can think of is GRUB not installing. PenDriveLinux's installer is pretty good at making sure that GRUB installs.

Wishing you the best of luck!

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Thanks, but the result is the same : no operating system found. I thought we can't use Grub with windows 8, because of the uefi ? – Linkv Oct 29 '13 at 10:35

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