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Why do I have to access a special BIOS menu to boot?

As the title says, everytime I boot I need to access the F12 menu (single-time boot menu),and it says 'Unknow Device [the name of my hard drive]'. When I boot without the F12 menu, nothing opens, ...
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74 views

Best option to run Ubuntu? From partition? USB? or virtual box?

I have a new laptop that secure boot enabled with UEFI firmware. The main use would be for previewing media in a read only environment and preforming dd imaging of said media. What would be the ...
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Install Ubuntu and remove Windows 8 [duplicate]

I am sick of the new Windows 8. I just want to get rid of it completely and run Ubuntu. I have a live CD. What do I need to do?
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Install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop right now and I also want Windows 7. I want to dual boot. I am unable to partition the disk because it's not possible to shrink the hard-drive. I saw a couple of ...
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1answer
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ubuntu 13.04 does not appear it loads windows 8

Hello I have installed ubuntu 13.04 from a pen drive but now I am trying to boot it and it just loads windows 8 without giving me any choice like before (i have w7 computer and this never happened it ...
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93 views

Installing ubuntu!

So I am trying to make the switch from Windows 8 to Ubuntu. I am sick of windows 8 and I want to start fresh and learn a new OS. But I need help. Apparently making the switch seems like a rather ...
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2answers
72 views

Help installing Ubuntu alongside Windows

I read these guides on installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. But found some doubts. Please do help me on the same. Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows with UEFI ...
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1answer
92 views

How do I boot up Ubuntu on Windows 8 from a Linux USB key?

I did all of the steps on creating a special Linux USB key with Ubuntu on it, but how do I boot up Ubuntu? I was told that I plug in the USB into my computer before I start it up, it will go directly ...
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1answer
92 views

Cannot Boot From USB

I created an Ubuntu LiveUSB and when I reboot my computer I get no option to boot from it. I have Secure Boot disabled. There are no fastboot or quickboot options in my BIOS settings. I have Windows ...
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3answers
71 views

Building partition between Linux and Windows

I can't build a partition. If I want to run Linux(Ubuntu) along with Windows 10 in my laptop, can I put the Linux in a different drive? I don't want to use Ubuntu through USB drive. I want to install ...
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91 views

Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I have to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI boot) on a brand new Dell XPS 13. I already have: Shrinked the Windows 10 disk to have 200Gb unused space Disabled Secure boot Created the USB ...
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1answer
89 views

Is there a software tool / wizard to dual install ubuntu onto a pc with windows 8?

I've been using Ubuntu on a laptop which is now dead. I have a shiny new one which came with windows 8. I would like to put Ubuntu on it for dual boot. Ive been reading extensively about this, but ...
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2answers
89 views

Trouble with Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion Sleekbook in order to be able to multiboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, but my usb drive does not boot correctly. I have tried using Pendrive Linux and ...
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1answer
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Install doesn't work anymore - Could it be the UEFI?

It's a long story but I can't keep these details to myself because I have no clue what's going on, it's pretty weird. I have two hard drives. One had windows, and the other one had nothing, it was ...
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GRUB not showing windows 8.1 already installed

Actually there is a similar question on the community before as well but what I am facing is a different problem. Also there the person has not properly posted the status of his grub. Actually I ...

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