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How to install ubuntu-12.10-desktop along with windows 8 64bit [closed]

I have hp pavilion 15 n204tx, which came with pre-installed Ubuntu OS. I formatted it and installed Win 8 64bit. and created 3 + 1(system reserve) partition. 50GB for win8 50GB for ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Sony Vaio svf15213

My Laptop is Sony Vaio SVF15213SN. It comes with preinstalled windows 8 64bit. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit along with this windows by changing BIOS settings from UEFI to legacy mode. ...
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Does Ubuntu on my laptop still be alive on using 'reset your PC' option in windows?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have already tried for 'Refresh your PC' which failed. Windows got stuck in Automatic Repair loop. Does 'Reset your PC' option in Advanced options in ...
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uninstall ubuntu 12.10 installed alongside windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on a windows 8 hp probook 4540 series laptop alongside windows 8 instead of installing in a different partition I had already created. My problem is how to unistall the ubuntu ...
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1answer
92 views

Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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1answer
56 views

WIFI not recognized by Ubuntu with pre installed Win8 (12.10)

I recently installed 12.04 (and currently upgrading to 12.10) onto my computer so I could dual boot win8, via bootable flash drive. After much frustration, I finally got ubuntu to work, but it will ...
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2answers
474 views

Install windows 7 on seperate partitions without losing grub

I have windows 8 installed on a separate partition which I want to replace with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 installed on a separate partition. I want to do this without losing grub. How should I do it? ...
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1answer
527 views

After installing Ubuntu 12.10, Windows 8.1 disappears from start up menu

I'm very new to Ubuntu (12.10), so I apologise if I'm not clear at any point! I had a Windows 8 (upgraded to Windows 8.1) and was fed up with it, so I converted to Ubuntu 12.10. I'd hoped to Dual ...
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1answer
283 views

Files saved with Ubuntu is not visible in Windows 8

I have dual booted my laptop with ubuntu 12.10 and windows 8. When I download some file via ubuntu (e.g a pdf) and save it on a windows partition(NTFS), I do not see it through windows 8. Even when I ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows 8 failing to install on VirtualBox in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm getting the errors attached as screenshots above when I try to start the virtual machine so that it installs windows 8. When the first error popped out, I clicked on continue and it brought ...
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1answer
110 views

Increase the partition size of Ubuntu

I have 1TB hard disk. I have installed ubuntu on a 30GB partition and the rest is for Windows 8. I want to increase the ubuntu partition size to 100GB. How do I do this?
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1answer
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Unable to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC and the installation completed well. But now the problem is I am unable to boot Windows 8, in GRUB menu it shows both options, If I choose Ubuntu, it boots ...
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1answer
93 views

Computer restarts while downloading Ubuntu

I have a question. While downloading the Ubuntu ISO file, my computer restarts randomly. Why does this happen? What should I do? The browsers I have tried are Firefox and Chrome. I use Windows 8. I ...
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1answer
132 views

win8 dos not show ubuntu machine in networking

I have a ubuntu machine running several samba shares. my windows 7 pcs show this machine in file explorer under networking. when I click on it I can see my shares and access them. However my windows ...
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1answer
275 views

Why can't I login after Ubuntu is installed on my VM? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5 on Windows 8. During the installation, it asks for my name, username and password (requiring a confirm on that password). When everything is done, a ...
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0answers
195 views

trying to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 12.10

I have been trying to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ( 64 Bit ) on a Lenovo twist notebook. I have now installed Windows 8 ( with UEFI, secure boot disabled ) and I am following the instructions ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 overheating on S46CA

I bought a new notebook ASUS s46ca with Windows 8 preinstaled. And I noticed that the left side from the touchpad gets warm. In windows 8 it does not happen. I think that fan is running faster in ...
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3answers
318 views

How do I uninstall Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) and replace it with 12.10 (64-bit) without breaking my dual-boot with Windows 8?

I have a 64bit laptop running win 8 on my main partition and Ubuntu on another. My motherboard is UEFI if that makes a difference and here is my problem... The current Ubuntu install is 32-bit. Since ...
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3answers
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How do I partition my hard drive to manually install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8?

I have a Windows 7 machine I upgraded to Windows 8, so as a result I have BIOS and not UEFI. I attempted to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8 yesterday, and accidentally used wubi without ...
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4answers
6k views

Ubuntu 12.10 installer doesn't recognise Windows 8 partition on Toshiba C850 Laptop

I purchased a Toshiba C850 Laptop and I'm trying to install the 64 Bit version of Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8, allowing me to dual boot. I burnt a Ubuntu 12.10 DVD, disabled Secure Boot on the ...
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1answer
294 views

Can't boot into Windows 8 from Ubutnu boot screen on startup

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 8 on a separate partition. The installation went fine but now when I turn on the PC (Asus S200E) I get the Ubuntu boot screen asking for my OS ...
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1answer
167 views

Empty disk partition after opening Windows 8

I have both Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine. I always use Ubuntu and nearly never logged in to Windows 8. However I needed to use Windows today and encountered a serious problem. When I ...
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1answer
233 views

Ubuntu boots to black screen until battery is removed and reinserted

I have a Toshiba laptop that was running Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and deleted Windows 8 in the install. Ubuntu worked fine until I shut the PC down. When I tried to start it again it ...
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Attemping to install Ubuntu 12.10 onto UEFI Windows 8 Asus laptop results in black screen after ¨try ubuntu without installing¨ and ¨install ubuntu¨ [duplicate]

I´ve been trying to follow every guide I see about installing ubuntu onto a UEFI laptop, but so far nothing has worked. Basically I want to overwrite windows 8 with ubuntu, so I never have to see it ...
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1answer
4k views

Is it safe to install Ubuntu 64 Bit 12.10 in EFI mode on Samsung series 7 WIndows 8 laptop?

I have been reading about the issue of Samsung laptops bricking when attempted booting from live USB. I have Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5C (-S02UB to be specific) laptop. It came with Windows 8 preloaded. ...
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Cannot get to Ubuntu 12.10 Live USB Environment on the Microsoft Surface Pro

I'm attempting to boot a 64bit Ubuntu 12.10 live USB on a Microsoft Surface Pro. I do not want to Dual Boot. I have disabled "secure boot". I have a live USB that can sucsessfully boot on another ...
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2answers
2k views

Can't boot into Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop about a week ago. Although Ubuntu works fine, I have not been able to boot back into Windows 8 since then. After some digging, I found something called Boot ...
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1answer
929 views

Ubiquity doesn't find my partitions

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 and make a dual-boot scheme with Windows 8. I'm following these instructions. But the installer doesn't list the partitions (it even shows that dialog to choose ...
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1answer
831 views

Dualboot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 w/ UEFI [duplicate]

I recently purchased a Toshiba laptop, that had Windows 8 pre-installed. As Windows 8 is awful, I decided to attempt to dualboot Ubuntu. Did some research, and found out that it is not as simple ...
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429 views

During an installation typed sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda, now windows 8 cannot start

During my installation of Ubuntu from a USB drive it couldn't detect my hard drive. I researched and learned that if I deleted my raid (or whatever sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda does) then Ubuntu would ...
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2answers
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Windows 8 no longer boots after Grub wiped out the Windows Bootsector

I was using Win8 and installed Ubuntu 12.10... There is an entry in GRUB for W8, but when selecting it - GRUB comes back again, so Windows never boot up. I can only launch my Ubuntu. /dev/sda1 * ...
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1answer
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HELP Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 dual-boot on SSD

I want to slowly migrate my OS from the mess that's Windows 8 to Ubuntu, but I still want to have Win8 for the time being. My system is: i7 3770k, G. Skill Ripjaw X 8GB 2133MHz Ram, Crucial M4 256 GB ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after installed

I installed Ubuntu on my Compaq CQ58 (pre-installed Windows 8) with the UEFI Diabled and with a LiveUSB. I did the partitions on my pc and used 100GB for Ubuntu. Ubuntu installed and said that i had ...
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3answers
123 views

Can I delete windows after Ubuntu using wubi? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi, and it works great. I need storage space, and would like to stop using Windows 8, so can I delete Windows and keep using Ubuntu? Since I installed Ubuntu using ...
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1answer
64 views

How can I boot Ubuntu from a USB? [duplicate]

I bought a Compaq pc with Windows 8 a few months ago and now I want to install Ubuntu but still keep Windows 8. I tried Webi but when my pc restarts it read ERROR 0x000007b. I know that Windows 8 has ...
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0answers
526 views

Cannot get windows 8 to boot after ubuntu 12.10 install (different hdds)

I just took the plunge into Linux, with Ubuntu 12.10. Not knowing if I would like Ubuntu enough for it to become my main OS, I installed it alongside of my existing OS, windows 8. When installing ...
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4answers
4k views

UEFI boot results in a black screen [duplicate]

I recently bought a new Dell ultrabook with UEFI active. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 so that I can dual boot between them. So I installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) on USB drive. After ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 on Intel Atom tablet

I have an Intel Atom n2600 tablet which was running Windows 8, but got excited about Ubuntu and decided to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it. It detected all necessary hardware (camera, WiFi, bluetooth etc) ...
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1answer
918 views

Dual Boot windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 grub error

I recently purchased a new HP Laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed in it. Then I installed ubuntu 12.10 from a bootable usb-stick. Now when I restarted my Laptop, instead of showing grub menu in which ...
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1answer
237 views

Catch-22: No Ubuntu to install AMD driver for initial Ubuntu install through Win8. [duplicate]

Without going into unnecessary detail, I purchased a laptop with Win8 pre-installed, spent a couple days troubleshooting/learning how to get Ubuntu 12.10 to load up from both a flash drive and a ...
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1answer
2k views

how to get back windows 8 after 12.10 installation

The UEFI thing screwed my head a bit while trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Dell 7520, I made separate partition in Windows 8, installed Ubuntu via liveUSB it went well, but Ubuntu didn't load. So, I ...
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1answer
237 views

Dualboot with windows 8? Problems with partitions

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.10 on a sony vaio that runs windows 8 natively. After booting from cd I arrive at the point where I have to choose the partition: First of all, I come to a page where ...
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2answers
1k views

XPS 13 Dual Boot New 1080p Edition 2xUSB 3.0

I just got the newest version of the XPS 13 yesterday. Has anyone managed to get an Ubuntu/Windows 8 dual boot figured out? I tried all of the step-by-step instructions listed here: ...
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3answers
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Dual boot ubuntu 12.10 and windows 8 Dell Inspiron 15 r

I purchased a new Dell 15R laptop which came with pre installed windows 8 64 bit and ueifi boot. I made a ubuntu 12.10 dvd and loaded it. When i started installing my installer could not recognise any ...
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1answer
3k views

'Operating system not found'while installing Ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 8 64bit from USB stick in a brand new Sony Vaio but now I get a black screen with the message :Operating system not found'. I can't get into Windows ...
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0answers
239 views

Cannot install Ubuntu 12.10 (stuck on black screen with a lot of text)

I have a HP Pavilion g7 1303 which has Ubuntu 12.04.1 and Windows 8 currently installed (both are x64). I decided to get Ubuntu 12.10 (not upgrade, new install). I downloaded the .iso and used the ...
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1answer
878 views

Installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 8 and now Windows can't read the disk on which the Ubuntu Partition is on

My current setup involves a OCZ vertex 120 GB SSD with Windows 8 (label OS) on and and an 1 TB Seagate HDD on which I hold data and the User Profile directory of Windows 8 (label data). I created ...
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2answers
633 views

Grub can see windows 8 but not ubuntu 12.10

GRUB can see windows 8 but cannot see ubuntu 12.10. Until recently I was using my laptop with my preinstalled windows xp on it. I bough a new one (lenovo S430) with windows 8 and decided to try ...
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1answer
610 views

Getting ubuntu 12.10 and windows 8 to work correctly dualboot. Configuring GRUB

There may be several questions on similar lines. But this one is a bit different. My Windows8 installation had stopped working earlier after installing Ubuntu 12.10, (standard : cannot find drivemap ...
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1answer
377 views

Unable to dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10

I can boot into either Ubuntu or Windows by manually selecting them from the BIOS and I boot with no trouble into Ubuntu from GRUB but when I select "Windows 8" from GRUB I am greeted with the ...