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Boot issues with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 - BIOS Setup lost!

I got a new laptop (a Vaio S series) which came with Windows 8. I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows, so I used a Ubuntu CD, booted from it and installed Ubuntu. Installation finished ...
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How can I get my keyboard to load sooner?

I'm not sure if I'm wording this correctly, or if it's even possible, but is there any way to make my keyboard available sooner? I can use it once Ubuntu's purple screen comes up, but I can't use it ...
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BIOS time is incorrect

OK here's a weird question. I have like, 7 year old hardware. I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. If I ever have a need to go into the BIOS, it's showing the time incorrect - I think it's showing it in ...
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My USB is blank on boot screen

So I just got a new Toshiba Satellite, running windows 8. I made sure to use the universal USB maker, (Forgot the name but it was the one recommended) And it seems to be fine.... It has all the files ...
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Install Alongside Windows or Something Else - Which should I use?

I have old notebook with BIOS (not EFI) installed with Windows 8 RTM, want to install Ubuntu 12.10 by booting to a LiveCD. Doing some research, I found method either to choose Something Else or ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found!”

Every time I install Ubuntu 12.10, my computer can't find the boot partition and I always get this message: SYSLINUX 3.85 2010-02-20 CBIOS Copyright (c) 1994-2010 H. Peter Anvin et al No DEFAULT or ...
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BIOS Always Freezes Instantly [closed]

I'm not sure if this is necessarily a Ubuntu question, but I've only had the problem since I installed 12.10. When I turn my computer on, the BIOS screen comes up as usual and... nothing else. When I ...
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Ubuntu wont recognize my internal SSD

I just bought a Lenovo u310 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi to try it out. After a couple of days I decided to fully replace windows 7 and installed Ubuntu 12.10 fully with a usb drive in my HDD. ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge Fn keys bios settings stop working after a while

I have Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s. I have changed Fn key behaviors from bios so that F1,etc are defaults and media keys are only accessible with Fn key. I also made Fn key to work as toggle key and ...
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Cannot boot from USB to install 12.10

i am a long time user of Ubuntu and this is the first time a such thing happens to me. I usually upgrade from a version to an other, but this time i wish to do a clean install. I want to totally ...