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ubuntu 12.04 windows 8 UEFI dual boot [duplicate]

A friend has a new laptop with windows 8 pre-installed and he'd like to install Ubuntu like a second operating system. I recommend him to use the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS because he is a new ubuntu user and ...
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How to make a proper Ubuntu/Windows 8 dual-boot using the Metro Bootloader? [duplicate]

I'm the owner of a UEFI PC and I would like to make a new setup of windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10 both in x64. I' don't know if that's possible, I've made some searches, I've followed some tutorials like ...
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unable to get windows 8 comptuer to boot into live CD ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have an Asus X401A, brand new with Windows 8 on it. It malfunctions every single day that I want to smash it to pieces. And so I want to install Ubuntu. I burned a live CD Ubuntu 12.10, but when I ...
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Runnning Ubuntu 13.04 on ASUS Laptop with pre-installed Windows 8 and secure boot enabled [duplicate]

I had installed Ubuntu 13.04. The installation went on smoothly. But, after the installation was over, there was no grub that let me decide between Ubuntu and Windows 8. So, I used EasyBCD. The grub ...
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Installing ubuntu with windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I already have windows 8 installed and wish to installed Ubuntu and continue using both windows 8 ...
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Ubuntu / Windows: to boot one or other I have to manually change os mode selection [duplicate]

On a new Samsung laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed I installed Ubuntu. I'm not an expert at all, I've just followed various instruction available in the web. Now, if the OS manual selection is on ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on UEFI Mode [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 next to Windows 8, but there is this stupid UEFI. I created a partition for Ubuntu, but when I want install Ubuntu (live-USB), it doesn't detect Windows 8 and doesn't ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on an hp desktop that has UEFI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system I just bought a new computer and it has windows 8 but I don't like windows 8 and wanted to use ubuntu 12.10 and am ...
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No boot option after install alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I correctly managed to burn the install iso to flash drive, booted to it, installed it, and it told me that I simply needed to restart. However, on boot it gives me no option to boot to ubuntu ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 (64Bit) along with Windows 8 (64Bit) on an unpartitioned hard disk [duplicate]

I have a laptop with 500GB hard disk space, running Windows 8 (64 Bit) on an unpartitioned hard disk. That is, Windows 8 is installed on the C drive (C:/) and it occupies all the 500GB of hard disk ...
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Dual Booting HP Pavilion G6 [duplicate]

I'm a Windows 8 user. I was wondering if there's any way to dual boot my HP pavilion G6 2237ez with Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I just wanted to try Ubuntu and see for myself what's so special about Ubuntu. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont recognize windows 8.1 [duplicate]

when I boot ubuntu 14.04 off a usb/DVD to install it wont recognize windows 8.1 and only says " erase disk and install ubuntu ". this is the ubuntu that will work with my laptop. i do not want to get ...
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Question about dual-booting 13.04 and Windows 8/8.1 [duplicate]

So, after learning that in order to boot into Ubuntu from a usb drive, I had to go into my bios and change the boot setting from UEFI to Legacy, I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04. Now, when I restart ...
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How to install Ubuntu on windows 8.1 Pre-Installed [duplicate]

Ive been reading all of the ask ubuntu questions i can find, but im still having trouble getting ubuntu installed on my new laptop! it came pre-installed with windows 8.1 and id like to dual boot with ...
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How to install ubuntu 13.04 in ativ book 9 lite [duplicate]

im trying install ubuntu 13.04 but when installation finished cant start ubuntu please help with bios configuration and how to install ubuntu on this ativ book 9 lite. i try disabling fast boot, ...

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