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Is it possible to install Ubuntu as a dual boot from inside Windows 8.1?

I know that it is possible using Unetbootin for windows up to Windows 7, however they mention nothing of Windows 8 or 8.1 support. On top of that, I seem unable to use a USB flash drive to install it. ...
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Cant install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on HP 650 - Cant recognize Windows partition

I have a notebook HP 650 and I removed Windows 8 to install Windows 7. I have disabled Secureboot and installed Win7 successfully. When I boot Ubuntu live cd, the installation manager is unable to ...
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Help on dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on HP Mini 200?

I'm new to these forums so no hate please guys... All I am trying to do is dualboot the latest Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my fairly new HP Mini 200. I am using this video: ...
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1answer
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how do I boot ubuntu on an hp envy m6 with windows 8 originally?

I'm installing ubuntu on someones computer after repairing it as they asked, but I did not expect to need a password and boot into windows to be able to boot ubuntu. How do i configure it and get it ...
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Bios stuck on system start

When I press the power button to start my laptop stucks at black screen. To exit from this situation I have to wait about 10 sec to press CTRL + ALT + DEL and then my laptop reach at the grub ...
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HP laptop Kubuntu/Win8 dual boot loader not working

I'm very new to Linux and this has been my first real experience with it aside from comp-sci classes. I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 alongside the stock Windows 8. To start, my laptop is an HP 2000 with ...
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64 Bit download or Mac (AMD) download for HP Win 7 laptop AMD 8 quad core processor? Thanks!

I am a bit confused. I have a two year old HP dv7 Pavilion Laptop running Windows 7 home premium on a 720 GB hard drive with 77 GB free. The laptop runs an AMD A8 quad core processor. Which ...
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EFI partition and boot manager - dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu

So, i bought a HP pavilion g6 laptop last year with windows 8 preinstalled and successfully installed ubuntu 13.04 on it . But every time i booted i had to press F9 to enter bios options and then from ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 in HP Pavillion g7-1358dx A7A45UA [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu into my laptop since some time ago using a different version of it I always stuck in the screen which is shown after the BIOS loads. I tried dual booting Ubuntu with ...
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failed install ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop (HP spectre 13, which is already running Windows 8.1). I'm using a USB flash drive (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso). Before installing it, I used the ...
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hp envy 15 j069-sf, trying to dual boot Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04LTS, multiple struggle

I have a HP Envy 15 j069sf, on which I must dual boot windows 8(.1) and Ubuntu >12.04. It came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, I used GParted to erase all the disk and install Windows 8.1 myself on ...
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UEFI Booting in HP Envy x2 g050la Insyde BIOS

It is not a duplicate, since the UEFI options are not available other than disabling secure boot on it. It just doesn't boot to Ubuntu LiveCD at all (I've changed boot order.), and trying to boot from ...
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1answer
145 views

I would like to make my new HP Envy 700-230qe Desktop a dual boot platform

I am currently running Windows 8.1 -- 12GB memory -- 2TB Sata hard drive -- RJ-45 Ethernet connection -- and a Premium Wireless-N LAN card & Bluetooth Does anyone have any information as to how I ...
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1answer
133 views

Installing Ubuntu on a HP Envy 17-j083ca

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on the laptop i am planning to by. see this website . I would like to install it as a virtual drive / operating system, reading this page. i read about the UEFI ...
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2answers
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a hp envy dv7 with windows 8 installed from factory and recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. I have dual booted windows and ubuntu on my last windows 7 laptop, but now I can´t figure it out. On ...
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1answer
259 views

Restore HP Envy dv6 to factory settings

I bought a HP Envy dv6 and tried to dual boot with Ubuntu 13.04. Since I couldn't get it to work, I figured out that I could do it with Windows 7. The thing is that the wifi drivers aren't available, ...
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257 views

Problem installing Ubuntu as dual boot on HP ProBook 4530s

I have the two files .ISO, the installer of 12.04 - 64 bits and 13.10 - 64 bits. I want to set you up Ubuntu, and have it alongdide Windows 7. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit. But I ...
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1answer
56 views

hp envy 4 - dual win 8 with ubuntu

I have win8 on my envy 4 ullttrabook and i want to dual win8 with ubuntU. I download the instulation and run it throw usb. But, the installision does not recognize my hard disc ,while im in it, throw ...
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what version of Ubuntu should I install in a HP Probook 4540s [duplicate]

I want to dual boot Ubuntu & Windows 7 on my laptop HP ProBook 4540s (core i5), what version of Ubuntu do you think I should install? 12.04 or 13.10?... I'm thinking on possible compatibility ...
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hp probook 4540s no dual boot with linux

My problem is .. I have this laptop hp pro book 4540s with Win 8 after install Mint 15 and Ubuntu 13.10 I cant see the grub loader i mean when the machine start go directly to win 8 ?!! I did every ...
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Ubuntu Stuck On Purple Screen [duplicate]

I have a HP Dv6. I have had Ubuntu installed on the dual boot for some time. Its along side windows 7. I have not booted Ubuntu for quite some time as I have not needed it. Today I decided to boot it, ...
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1answer
872 views

Battery Drains very fast

I am using hp pavillion notebok with windows and ubuntu dual boot, whenver i shutdown my laptop and start the ubuntu after some time, i founds that the charging is reduced very much. I have tried the ...
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1answer
262 views

How to boot from Windows 7 installation USB and install it after Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my HP Pavilion PC, and I am able to boot from Ubuntu live USB, but when I try to install Windows 7 from USB my computer boots to Ubuntu. My Windows installation USB ...
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1answer
560 views

Installing Ubuntu on 24GB mSSD Hardware Acceleration Cache [duplicate]

I bought an HP ENVY TouchSmart 15t-j000 Quad Edition Notebook PC laptop with a 24GB mSSD customization. I want to install Ubuntu in a dual boot setup alongside the existing Windows 8 OS. I've ...
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1answer
307 views

Grub menu doesn't appear on HP Z220 Workstation

I bought an analytical machine for some research purpose, the company provided an HP Z220 Workstation with Windows 7 Professional preinstalled. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on this computer. ...
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1answer
645 views

Ubuntu booted from live USB freezing on boot message [duplicate]

This is my first time really getting to know Linux. I'm booting Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP G65 Notebook, which is pre installed with Windows 7 64 bit, from a live USB. The HP loads just fine and proceeds ...
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How to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10 on HP pavilion 14-b010TX [duplicate]

I've used Ubuntu on my old Compaq V26633TN for a few years, but it's wearing out after 9 years use. I've bought a replacement HP Pavilion 14-b010TX (CD58PA) with factory installed Windows 8 and mSATA ...
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166 views

How can I repair the GRUB using Windows 8?

I am running on a HP Envy DV6 laptop with an AMD A8. It has windows 8. I installed Ubuntu from a LiveUSB that I created, but it wont give me the option to boot into it. I disabled secureboot and ...
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120 views

Ubuntu Dual boot breaks keyboard in WIndows 7

I have a HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC. Main OS is WIndows 7 pro. I tried to install Ubuntu (from Windows with dual boot) several times and the result is the same. Ubuntu works fine but there is a ...
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41 views

Unable to instal Ubuntu (dualboot) on my laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I am facing very serious issue with my laptop: HP Pavilion g4 - Intel i5 , 2450M 250GHZ. I am ...
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Dual boot on Hp Envy Ultrabook

I just bought a HP Envy ultrabook 1002TX. It comes with a Win7 Home basic and a 32GB SSD + 500GB HDD. I started to install ubuntu and in doing so went and deleted all the partitions on my HDD and ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on an HP laptop with four primary partitions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My HP laptop already has 4 primary partitions: how can I install Ubuntu? I have a HP Pavilion g6 laptop. My drive already has 4 partitions on it, stock. I made a new 70 ...
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Partition is misaligned by 3072 bytes… Pavilion DV7-6199US

I bought a new HP Pavilion DV7-6199US. In the past on all my computers I have always used Ubuntu primarily and I keep a version of Windows in case I need something that I can't do easily in Linux. I ...