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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What after GRUB menu?

I have bought a laptop with pre-installed windows 8.1 After following all the steps from this article. (Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)). I tried to ...
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Wubi failure: could not retrieve the required installation files - Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with Wubi and got the following error message: "Could not retrieve the required installation files". I just downloaded the x64 bit version from the official site, ...

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