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I understand from reading other threads that there are some complications with adding Ubuntu to a computer that came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I haven't used any of the Linux distros before. I've read through the solutions but I'm wondering if there are any major disadvantages to completely uninstalling/deleting Windows 8.1 and solely operating with Ubuntu (as opposed to the dual-boot option)? Are there any complications that I would run in to?

Furthermore, does Ubuntu support all the hardware and features that might be found in a new Ultrabook (ie. touchscreen, 16GB RAM, GPU acceleration, etc.). I would imagine some of that is dependent on the manufacturer of the book; in this case, Samsung.

I don't game like I used to so the primary function for the book is INET browsing, streaming video, media, and building upon my understanding of the open source OS as a hobby.

Let me know what you think.

Thanks, Ryan

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