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How do I install Ubuntu alongside UEFI enabled Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently (about a month ago) bought a Dell XPS 8500 Desktop with UEFI enabled Windows 8 Pro pre-installed. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit dualboot with Windows on this computer. I don't ...
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How do I Dual Boot Windows 8 UEFI and Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I have got a new Samsung Series 7 laptop with Windows 8 where I tried to install Ubuntu. It is a 64-Bit system which uses UEFI and has "Secure Boot" switched on in the BIOS by default. After I ...
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Installer doesn't recognize Windows 8 partition, how do I set up a dual boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have a windows 8 dev preview install, with plenty of unused (unpartitioned) space on the hdd. However,...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 (8GB Ram, 1TB HDD) and I have installed Windows 8.1 x64 on it. I want to install Ubuntu and dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu but I can't (my problem isn't the dual booting ...
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Which partition to select as device for boot loader in an EFI mode install? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 (to dual boot) on my new laptop. Since there is already an EFI partition on the disk, I didn't create another one (as suggested in: https://...
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Ubuntu install and dual Boot with Windows 8 UEFI [duplicate]

i have Ubuntu 12.04 x64 ISO, i load it on a Fat32 USB. My notebook has a hdd with GPT where i installed Official Win 8 Pro x64 (final versión), I partitioned the whole hdd, previously of win 8 install,...
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No Dual-Boot Option after Installing Ubuntu 14.04 x64 [duplicate]

I just finished installing Ubuntu 14.04 x64. It's my first time with Ubuntu, so I accepted all the defaults and installed it next to Win8.1 x64 Enterprise. When the installation finished, I rebooted,...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on new computer with Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I recently purchased a new HP computer (P6-2330) with Windows 8. I have tried unsuccessfully to ...
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Boot manager is showing \Ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr is missing or contains error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 version using windows installer option along with windows 8. After ...
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How to dual boot on Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop preinstalled with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 3521 (15”, Intel i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, A07 BIOS from InsydeH2O) with Windows 8 pre-installed. I expected to be able to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 from ...
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UEFI Boot Loading Problems… can't load Windows 8 OR Ubuntu! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I got a new DELL XPS 8500 with Windows 8. I understand that it has UEFI (as opposed to traditional boot-...
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Can I install Ubuntu with windows 8? [duplicate]

Can I oops install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8?
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Error during installation of Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) in windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am currently using windows 8.1 and trying to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to use ubuntu side by side with windows 8.1, therefore I was trying to install ubuntu in a different drive than C. After ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Dual boot UEFI Windows 8 Preinstalled ACER [duplicate]

I have read so many tutorials here on other places, but never see an instruction that is suitable for me. I have tried to boot secureboot in UEFI boot all seems fine in the installation, but after the ...
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Is wubi for Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to boot WUBI installed Ubuntu within Windows 8? Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system My Dell laptop shipped with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10(...
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Cannot boot WUBI installed Ubuntu with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on Samsung laptop with Windows 8, everything went fine but on booting with Ubuntu I get the following message: \ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.mbr status 0xc000007b The application or ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Help installing Dual-Boot Ubuntu *.*.* with pre-installed Windows 8 with windows boot manager. HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook 15 [duplicate]

I have recently bought an HP laptop (HP Pavilion Touchsmart Sleekbook 15), pre-installed with Windows 8. I do like windows 8, but I wish to also have the functionality of ubuntu on my laptop. I do ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8 [duplicate]

All I want to do is install Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as another OS on my laptop (which already has Windows 8). I realize this thread might be deemed as a duplicate of this but I don't care about back-up ...
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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 ubuntu ...
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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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1answer
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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 could ...
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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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Cannot boot from USB with ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Tried to boot live USB with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. After selecting boot from USB and selecting Install Ubuntu it then goes back to the motherboard splash screen. Pressing F12 to select boot menu and ...
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1answer
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How to turn off Quickboot/fastboot on HP Pavillion [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my HP Pavillion G6. It has a Windows 8 logo, but in the BIOS, I can't disable Quickboot or Fastboot, (I can't even find it in the BIOS.) How can I turn it off?
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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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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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1answer
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I get only a GRUB terminal after installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. How do I fix this? [duplicate]

I attempted to load Windows 8 and Ubuntu alongside each other and it was working well until my Ubuntu installation completed and I restarted the computer. Now I can't get past this error: Minimal ...
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2answers
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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 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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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 ...
2
votes
1answer
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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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2answers
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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 ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Installing Ubuntu inside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have been using Windows and ubuntu alongside each other for quite some time. Till Windows 7, things were fine. I installed Ubuntu inside Windows and all was fine. At startup, I would be asked if I ...
0
votes
2answers
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Acer aspire V5-171-6422 dual booting [duplicate]

My laptop has come with WIN8 and secure booting through UEFI (this is very new bootloader for me) I want to natively boot Ubuntu like using BIOS. Can anyone suggest me a way for this? I have read ...
0
votes
1answer
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Dualboot windows 8 uefi and ubuntu 13.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I am trying to dualboot windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. Windows 8 is installed in uefi mode with secure boot disabled. To install ubuntu i followed this guide: http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2013/03/12/...
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2answers
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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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0answers
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How to install wubi alongside Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system So, I tried to install wubi alongside my Windows 8. I did all the steps shown in the tutorial. Problem ...

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