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Can I erase Windows 8 and install Ubuntu instead? [duplicate]

I recently bought a new laptop computer and have been unable to install Ubuntu alongside the Windows 8 operating system. I used to be able to install Ubuntu alongside a Windows OS but with Windows 8 ...
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Unify Windows and Ubuntu boot managers

I ran into some trouble trying to start Ubuntu 14 in a new laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. However, the booting process is kind of uncomfortable now. When I start the laptop first I can see the ...
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How to remove Ubuntu from boot screen?

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8, and in the installation wizard I chose "Help me boot from CD". Now I have something like this when I restart the computer: If I click Ubuntu I get ...
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Closed laptop lid during installation, black screen

I tried to perform an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot setup with Windows 8.1 using a LiveUSB. I selected a 17GB disk to install Ubuntu on. The disk was empty according to Windows, and ...
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Stuck installing on win 8 laptop

I can get to the Ubuntu screen, and installation begins....and then while it seems like everything is installing, everything starts to be removed and uninstalled. Using a liveUSB, and laptop preloaded ...
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Help Recover Windows Hibernation After Dual-Booting

I dual-booted Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 as guided at: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported). For dual booting, I had to removed the hibernation file in ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8.x and Ubuntu on HP Stream 11 with Ubuntu installed on the SDCard?

I installed from within Windows 8.x, Ubuntu x64 on a 64 GB fast memory card. My HP Stream 11 only has 32 GB of hard disk space. When booting, I see the Windows boot menu (Windows or Ubuntu). After ...
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Is installing with Wubi on my computer safe?

I want to dual boot 14.04 Trusty with my computer running Windows 10 Technical Preview. My computer was originally shipped with Windows 7, but my hard drive failed so I purchased a new one and ...
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How to properly install Ubuntu on my new PC [duplicate]

I got a new lenovo PC pre installed with windows 8.1 and I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu. I tried using the Live USB/DVD option. It would show an option to choose between windows 8 & Ubuntu ...
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can't install ubuntu along with windows 8.1 [duplicate]

respected person I have an laptop hp pavilion g6-2312 ax,runs windows 8.1(uefi boot loader) actually wanted to install ubuntu along with windows 8.1 and came to know that ubuntu runs on mbr and don't ...
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Wipe Windows 8 and replace it with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a HP laptop with pre installed Windows 8, only about 12 months old, I hate it and now something has gone wrong with it and it wont reset as it says the files are missing, I have gone over to ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a Windows Laptop in Dual Boot mode-Please help [duplicate]

I have a Hp Pavillion Laptop with Windows 8.1 SL installed .I want to install Ubuntu in my Laptop with dual boot. I have downloaded the Latest Ubuntu iso. Please help in getting the step to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Refuses to Install

I have tried several times to install Ubuntu using a burned DVD, and each time I get through specific settings. It prompts me to install alongside Windows, and I check yes and hit next. Every time I ...
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Question about manual partitioning for Dual boot system

I recently bought a new laptop, and I am trying to dual boot my system with windows 8.1 and ubuntu. My installer doesn't recognize the windows 8 partition on my hard drive, so it doesn't give me the ...
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Is it usable to install ubuntu over laptop Dell Latitude E5420 already installed with Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1 on Dell Latitude E5420 and I am interested to give a try to Ubuntu. So to use Ubuntu efficiently, whether would I need to remove Windows and then install Ubuntu or can install ...

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