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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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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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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have an HP Envy Dv7 with Windows 8 installed from the 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´...
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Lenovo G580 Ideapad - Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Notebook Specifications: Lenovo G580 Ideapad (Model 20150)- with Win8 CPU i3-31101M, 2.4GH, 4GB RAM, Intel HD4000 GPU I intend to completely replace Windows 8 with Ubuntu, and to avoid problems, to ...
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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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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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Installing ubuntu 12.04.02 in uefi mode [duplicate]

I've got a new laptop with pre-installed windows 8 and since the beginning of the week I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 without success. Today, after turning off UEFI (using "Compatibility ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04.2 Dual boot UEFI Windows 8 Preinstalled CX21903W Ultrabook [duplicate]

Hi i have a problem trying to install ubuntu. The machine is a CX Ultrabook model CX.21903W Intel I5 with 500GB hard disk, 8 GB ram and 32 GB SSD. From Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 ...
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Samsung UEFI Laptop won't boot from Live USB (Preinstalled with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a Saumsung 5 Ultrabook preinstalled with Windows 8, and am looking to do away with Windows completely, and install Ubuntu (So far I've been trying with 13.04 64bit). I made my LiveUSB using ...
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Booting Ubuntu from 1 GB usb drive [duplicate]

In the tutorial it says I need at least a 2 GB usb drive to boot ubuntu from a thumb drive. I only have a 1 GB usb drive right now. The ISO file is ~ 904,000 KB, which can be stored on the usb drive. ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

My laptop has two hard drives, one 320GB HDD and a 30GB SSD. I installed Windows 8 on the HDD and Ubuntu on the SSD. However, after I installed Ubuntu, Windows 8 did not appear on the boot list. I ...
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how to install ubuntu 14.0.1 inside/alongside windows 8.1 preinstalled laptop? [duplicate]

I have purchased a new laptop with windows 8.1 preinstalled. I want to use ubuntu 14.0.1 on my laptop without uninstalling windows. I have created bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu. But when i ...
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Black screen after selecting Install Ubuntu from boot menu (running Windows 8 pre-installed) [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 pre-installed laptop here. I used UNetbootin to create a USB bootable drive for Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I resized my disk partition, and disabled secure boot. Here's my situation: In ...
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Replacing Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.10 on an Ideapad U510 [duplicate]

I have (very) recently purchased a new Lenovo Ideapad U510 with a 24 gb SSD, and was quite disappointed with Windows 8. So I am considering replacing it with Ubuntu 12.10. I have some experience in ...

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