I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10.
I bought the machine with Windows 10 installed.
I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10.
How to prepare the SSD before for Ubuntu ?
Boot into Windows - disable hibernation and Fast boot.
Open the old version of the Windows Control Panel.
Boot from Ubuntu installation media.
Open GParted ... to do this - just press the Windows key and type GParted.
Open GParted and shrink the Windows partition to generate free space.
On the desktop click Install Ubuntu - choose Something else.
For boot loader location select the same disk where Windows is installed.
I suggest to create a minimum of 20 GB space for the Ubuntu system.
Screenshots : example to demonstrate the setup and what GParted shows.
In addition to the steps outlined in cl-netbox's answer, which helped me through the installation process, I had to manually add the boot entry to the boot menu before I was able to open GRUB and continue booting after installation.
To do this, I followed these steps (see point 5, 6 & 7); open up the BIOS, go to Boot Sequence, click 'Add Boot Option' and using the file selector, pick the file
Save and you should be able to select your newly added option. Press 'e' to update the Ubuntu option and add