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Can Ubuntu run on a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT?

My family might be buying a Windows Surface tablet with Windows RT (Nvidia)? I was wondering if I can run Ubuntu or WUBI on it for my homework?
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Marvell's wireless driver not recognized

I just got the Surface Pro and, after much hassle, managed to install Ubuntu in it - currently using 12.10. Everything works mostly fine out of the box with the exception of the wireless adapter. It ...
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Add an entry for Ubuntu on Windows 8 boot loader

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 by creating free space in Windows 8 and then using that space to create 3 partitions, one for SWAP, one for GRUB (mounting point is /boot) and one for the actual OS. I ...
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Do I have to partition the drive in windows before installing Ubuntu?

Very quick and simple question but just want to make sure before I go ahead and install. I understand that Ubuntu 12.04.2 comes with the necessary keys to install alongside windows 8 with UEFI and ...
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EFI Stub Loader for Ubuntu 12.10/Windows 8 using rEFInd on Surface Pro

I'm trying to do a dual boot of Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on my Surface Pro and would like to use rEFInd for my boot manager. I do not want to ever install GRUB, including during installation of ...
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Surface Pro 2 Keyobard Cover not working in Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Surface Pro 2 at the moment and it seems to be working fine, exept for the fact, that neither one of my keyboard covers is working, the keys light up on my ...
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Problems with Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 Dualboot Surface Pro

I've been having this problem this whole day and it's been killing me... I'm following Dual boot Surface Pro with Ubuntu? this guide to dual boot my Microsoft Surface Pro with Ubuntu 13.04. The main ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Microsoft Surface Pro Wifi wpa_supplicant.conf Problem

I followed the awesome guide here to dual boot Ubuntu on my surface pro but I'm stuck at making wireless work. The network I am trying to connect to is unsecured so I am a little lost at what to put ...
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Surface Pro internal wifi adapter not working

The bluetooth/WiFi adapter (Marvell Avastar 350N (88W8797)) from the Surface Pro is not working anymore. It was working fine a couple days ago. I followed this user's post and it still wouldn't work. ...
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Surface Pro won't boot with Secure Boot enabled

I downloaded 13.10 today and installed it with Secure Boot set to off on my Surface Pro in a 10GB Partition. I realized afterwards that for personal reasons I need Secure Boot enabled, so I re-enabled ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 get Windows 8 to show up

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7271888/ So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on what used to be Ubuntu 12.04. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1. I haven't been able to access Ubuntu 12.04 since Windows 8.1 did some ...
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Surface Pro, install Ubuntu on Flash drive Problem

I have spent a few days and can't seem to find a clear answer for this. Goal: Install Ubuntu onto a USB 3 flash drive (not Live/Persistent) FOR my Surface Pro WITHOUT touching any of my Surface Pro ...
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Surface Pro dual boot Ubuntu Issues- Cannot launch boot-repair

Same problem as this guy: Problems with Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 Dualboot Surface Pro I'm following this guide to installing ubuntu on my surface pro Dual boot Surface Pro with Ubuntu? I'm fine ...
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Windows Surface [duplicate]

It has come to my attention at how useless it is to run programs on the new windows surface rt tablet and in my quest to find a way around it I thought about installing Ubuntu on a windows surface RT ...