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Newbie needs installation help

I have installed Ubuntu onto an old Dell laptop from a USB stick and chose the dual option of using Windows Xp or Ubuntu during the installation options. I then allocated about 50:50 partition drive ...
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Installer crashed

I have acer laptop with windows 8.1. I tried installing ubuntu 14.04 from bootable usb drive alongside windows. I changed bios settings from UEFI to LEGACY and secure boot from ENABLED to DISABLED. I ...
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BIOS resetting from Ubuntu

I changed the BIOS settings in my Acer laptop running Windows 8.1, as I was having difficulties in installing Ubuntu 14.04. In the process I also changed the UEFI to LEGACY and ENABLED to DISABLES. ...
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Problem with dual boot configuration. UEFI vs Legacy?

In my friends laptop previous operating system is Windows8 with UEFI boot mode. I change it UEFI to Legacy mode for Linux installation. But after Linux installation one problem occur. Windows8 boot ...
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Is installing with Wubi on my computer safe?

I want to dual boot 14.04 Trusty with my computer running Windows 10 Technical Preview. My computer was originally shipped with Windows 7, but my hard drive failed so I purchased a new one and ...
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Dual Boot: W8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on same Drive or it's better with 2 Drives

I have 2 Drives: 500GB SSD and 512GB HDD. Currently I have installed Ubuntu on a different partition of the SSD. Windows is installed on the SSD too. And I managed to mess up my boot. Anyway, I has ...
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Windows 8.1 not booting and no partitions found after i installed ubuntu 14.04

I am new to ubuntu. I was using windows 8.1 and wanted to install ubntu 14.04lts.To do this i had 4partitions C,D(Dbase),E(Study),F(Media),I and a free space of 26GB.By using universalusb installer,i ...
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Installing Ubuntu on my PC

I am trying to install unbutu on my PC. I have Windows 8. I downloaded 14.04.2 and its telling me I need to download an app to open it. Did I download the right one? Which app would I need to open ...
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How to install ubuntu alongside installed windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I am trying to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu, but i don't know exactly how to do it, since i tried it once and it went really wrong. Now, as i said, i have windows 8.1 installed, and in system ...
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Dual boot with Linux Mint and Windows 8.1 [closed]

I bought a Toshiba Satellite specifically to dual boot Linux Mint (v. 14.x). Not thrilled with Win 8 but will keep it for now. I read article in Ubuntu forum about dual book with Win 8. It said that ...
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Can anyone help me remove Ubuntu please

My son was using Windows 7 on his computer and decided he wanted to duel boot with Ubuntu, he attempted to shrink the partition but could not , so he downloaded another program to shrink but i think ...
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How do I install Ubunte next to Windows?

I have Windows 8 installed. I'd like to install Ubunutu, too, giving me an option to boot into either Windows, or Ubunbtu. I have resized the Windows partition, leaving 10 GB available for Ubuntu. ...
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I have install ubuntu 14.04 using wubi in my pre install windows 8.1.But bellow error occurred after few minutes.How can i fix it?

Error executing command command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe/set{8d739911-0632-11e5-acd7-df128c1c52bf}device partition=D: retval=1 stdett=An error has occured setting ...
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Problem with 'Try Ubuntu without installing' - tried disabling secure boot and fast as suggested in other threads but no difference

I want to try using Linux and have decided to try Ubuntu. I am currently running Windows 8.1. Although I have read other similar questions none of those solutions seem to work and don't address my ...

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