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How to Install Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1 in Sony Vaio Laptop?

I was using Ubuntu for the past 7 years in my desktop computer.And now I got a new Sony Vaio Laptop.But still now I love to use Ubuntu. I've downloaded Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit version to install in my ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on 1TB HDD - partitions capacity

My machine is lenovo g580 (20150) 8GB ram I have 1 TB hard drive in it, and becouse i have never used any distribution of linux, i don't know what should be my partitions capacity (/, /Home, /Swap I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Win8 problem; no to LiveDVD [duplicate]

"1Create a LiveDVD or LiveUSB of Ubuntu (>=12.04.2) 64bit ONLY. 2In your BIOS, disable QuickBoot/FastBoot and Intel Smart Response Technology (SRT). If you have Windows8, also disable FastStartup. ...
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Windows 8 to Linux? It is easy to do it myself? [duplicate]

I am new here! I have an Acer 6 years old. I bought it with Windows Vista, I changed to Windows 7 and recently to Windows 8, but I really hate them. I am thinking to start using Linux. Is it easy for ...
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Problem finalizing Ubuntu installing. Please help

PROBLEM: I manage to get half-way through the installation process; I click install Ubuntu alongside Windows (I have an 80Gb SSD that will be used for Ubuntu, and a 1TB HDD that contains my windows) ...
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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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Lost access of Ubuntu partiton

I have installed Window 7 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 pre installed Laptop. Then Windows written GRUB with it's own BOOTLOADER. Now it's only booting Windows 7. I have done these.. Booted in live mode(try ...
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How Do I install Ubuntu on a Dell laptop with no current operating system and on a Acer swift with windows 8 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who can provide with simple clear instructions on how to install Ubuntu on a relatively new dell laptop with no current operating system, it recently had it's hard drive completely ...
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how to install Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3147?

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

I have a Sony vaio svf152a19m, currently running windows 8.1. I tried installing ubuntu 14.04.1. (from usb and from a dvd). Every time I execute the "Wubi.exe" file it starts installing perfectly ...
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file error /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod trying to repair boot, live dvd install probleml

I have seen that there are a lot of threads about this problem. I had Windows 8 installed on my series 3 samsung i5 computer and I tried to install ubuntu 13.04. This is what I did: Because of the ...
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How to get Windows off a new machine and install ubuntu [duplicate]

Maybe this is a stupid question and I don't know it because I am a first time user but can someone please tell me how, if I buy a new PC or laptop that comes with Windows installed, how do I change to ...

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