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Ubuntu Error : “The partition table format in use on your disks normally requires you to create a separate partition for boot loader code”

I am trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8.1. I get this error after I configure the "root", "home" and "swap" partitions. I am following this guide. Here is a picture of the error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 installer does not recognize partitions when trying to install dual-boot alongside Windows 8.1

I'm trying to follow the guide by Luis Alvarado at Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) for installing Ubuntu 14.04 UEFI in dual boot with Windows 8.1. I ...
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Fastest/easiest way to install Ubuntu on Windows 8

I'm sorry if this is asked frequently but I have a problem, the computer I'm going to install Ubuntu is not mine and can only keep it for about 4-5 days, however I need Linux for homework. In the ...
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Replacing WIndows 8.1 within Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am in the process of wiping my Windows 8.1 install and replace it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but have the following queries pls, prior to doing anything: 1) Will I be able to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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My dualboot windows 8.1 ubuntu is not working

I'm trying for 2 weeks to install ubuntu on dual boot with my brand new G551 asus windows 8.1 and I don't succeed. I succeeded to install Ubuntu but I can't boot to there, I've no grub who shows up ...
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Ubuntu dual-boot with preinstalled win 8.1 - How to install properly? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install Ubuntu alongside pre-installed Windows 8.1? Would it cause the removal of 8.1? I also heard something about UEFI and secureboot and such things that could cause problems. ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04.02 alongside Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

Where can I find the how-to guide to install Ubuntu 14.04.02 alongside Windows 8.1? Because I don't know anything about it. I have a brand new system with a Core i5 processor.
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error: no such device, unknown filesystem

I decided to install Ubuntu to my external hard drive (partitioned sdc into 3, using one as the swap location, one for installation and one to retain files I really needed to keep, using Hitachi as my ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu ultimate , installed alongside with windows 7 without the loss of data? [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu Ultimate alongside Windows 7 but now I'd like to uninstall Ubuntu , so that I can create a separate partition for Ubuntu . Can you give me a solution so that I can uninstall it ...
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I got a MSI Leopard GP60 2PE with two SSDs? :O [duplicate]

Okay this gaming laptop has two SSDs and one is almost completely empty! The total space is about 750gb, in other words 500gb+250gb and the 250gb SSD has only 1gb of used space which is only a few ...
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How to use manual partitioning during installation?

I'd like to see the full How-To on how to use manual partitioning during Ubuntu installation. The existing guides (at least those I found here) cover only automatic part and leave untouched the manual ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Dell Inspiron 3147 using USB stick?

I've downloaded and tried to run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on laptop Dell Inspiron 3147, but it freezes while starting from USB stick. What is the correct way to install Ubuntu on my laptop?

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