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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system I have been having a tough time getting a new computer (Lenovo h430) that came with windows 8 to dual boot with ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu on my laptop running Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso) to my 4GB USB Sandisk drive so that I ...
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How to fully erase windows 8 and install Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm looking to buy a new laptop or desktop this year and was wondering if I should buy a computer with windows 8? I see that every Ubuntu user that has bought a windows 8 laptop that they are having ...
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Installing Ubuntu, on a Windows 8 laptop, without a CD. Can it be done? And what is the normal time for download? [duplicate]

I have a Aspire laptop, Windows 8 pre-installed with 8 GB of ram. I have tried to download via thumb drive but it won't download. So I wanted to know there were any other ways to download it without a ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I want Windows 8 64bit (system-builders) and Ubuntu Linux 13.04 on different partitions on the same drive in my new self-built machine. I've previously been using only Ubuntu 12.04LTS and no once my ...
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Grub2 cannot detect Windows 8 [duplicate]

At installation it did not detect Windows. I mounted the Windows partition and have run os-prober with no results returning. I am able to boot Windows or Ubuntu by specifying the partition in UEFI ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Windows installer on Windows 8 machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have a Windows 8 Ultrabook. I downloaded Ubuntu (release 12.04) and installed using the Windows ...
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Windows 8 doesn't allow Ubuntu start-up [duplicate]

Scenario Recently I build up my own desktop and decided to install as first OS Windows 8 (why did I do that...) as always I have both, Ubuntu and Windows, I though that installing Windows first would ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Sony Vaio E Series SVE14125CNB [duplicate]

Please help me to install Ubuntu 13.04 in a dual boot setup with Windows 8 on my Sony Vaio E Series SVE14125CNB laptop. When I try to install Ubuntu, after the installation is finished, the system ...
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Windows won't boot File: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr [duplicate]

I am really new to Ubuntu s i don't normally use it but i have to install it on my laptop for my computer course. My laptop runs on Windows 7 and it is pretty new. I downloaded and installed Ubuntu ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a hp envy dv7 with windows 8 installed from factory and recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. I have dual booted windows and ubuntu on my last windows 7 laptop, but now I can´t figure it out. On ...
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Cannot boot from Ubuntu Live CD on preinstalled Windows 8 laptop [duplicate]

I bought a Sony Vaio with Windows 8 yesterday. I want to install Ubuntu, (latest version), alongside Windows. There is an assist button on the laptop to enter the boot option menu, (otherwise, ...
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12.04 CD won't boot on my new Dell Inspiron 15R [duplicate]

My new UEFI Windows 8 Dell 15R will not boot from a live CD. It spins the optical drive like it's going to boot up, then hangs for a minute and says it can't find any bootable media. Are there ...
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Can not install ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I wanted to install ubuntu 12.04 alongside my windows 8.1 (model Asus X55c) . I followed instructions of the forums and disabled fast boot. But I didn't find any option to disable UEFI mode in boot ...
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How can I Install ubuntu on a pc preinstalled with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I've bought myself a new pc which comes with a Windows 8 preinstalled and I want to install a linux distribution onto it, ubuntu 12.04 LTS would be just fine. I've tried booting it from a USB (linux ...

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