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Hello here is my system, Currently running on windows 8.1

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Created new partition -> installed ubuntu on there (When installing the Ubuntu, I cannot see any options that has "... install along Windows 8". I can only see option to erase the disk which is I dont want), and done. After computer restarts, my pc does not detect Ubuntu, and it proceed to windows 8.1. So I use EasyBCD, and I added the Ubuntu there

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Anyone can help me if I missed something?? Thanks!

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take a look at this askubuntu.com/questions/221835/… it's not that simple to install Ubuntu on GPT-disk alongside Win8 –  JohnnyEnglish Feb 26 at 16:43
    
you can find a lot of questions and answers about installing Ubuntu alongside Windows within this forum –  JohnnyEnglish Feb 26 at 16:45
    
Thank you, I've read the guide on that post. Unfortunately I'm stuck here, my powershell output was "Cmdlet not supported on this platform", which according to his post, I can install Ubuntu by simply inserting the LiveCD or LiveUSB and doing the installation procedure without any problems. Though it's not, I'm stuck on the grub console after installation! –  user252612 Feb 26 at 18:03
    
did you read it to the end? and did everything as follows? you installed boot-repair updated grub and disabled secure boot after all? –  JohnnyEnglish Feb 26 at 19:33
    
Thank you, boot-repair fixed the issue and grub is now showing properly but after that my windows 8 doesnt appear there. so I have to run os-probe, update grub, and finally got win 8 works alongside with ubuntu! –  user252612 Feb 27 at 11:10

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Did the Ubuntu entry you added in EasyBCD show up when you restart Windows?

If no, go to run > msconfig > second tab (Boot) > increase timeout and restart.

If yes, did it work? If it showed up but didn't work, try editing the Ubunty entry in EasyBCD by specifying the drive for your boot (or root?) partition.

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Yeah the entry appears after I rebooted my pc, I created two entries for my ubuntu, one is using "Automatically Locate and Load" and other one is the location of my "/boot", not sure why but both of them have same output (stuck on GRUB> black console screen) –  user252612 Feb 26 at 18:08

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