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UEFI Bootable USB Stick Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I bought a new Laptop yesterday (an acer e1-510 with windows 8.1) and did not know that it has a shitty uefi when I tried to install ubuntu 12.04(.4) lts from usb drive but when i click install linux, ...
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116 views

UEFI - Black screen when attempting to install UBUNTU [duplicate]

Today, I received my new Packard Bell EN TE69BM. The Laptop comes with garbage aka Windows 8. I want to install Ubuntu on it. Unfortunately the BIOS is set up to boots the flash drive in EFI mode and ...
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1answer
460 views

Installing Ubuntu on HP Envy 15 (Pre installes win 8) is not working

I read all other posts related with this topic.but i didn't get correct answer.My laptop is HP-Envy 15 j037tx.i tried to install linux os from USB after i got it.it wasn't work.so i founded some ways ...
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0answers
93 views

Trouble to install ubuntu on a free os computer

I recently bought a computer with free os, with nothing on it except the uefi of the motherboard. Its motherboard is an asus H81M-plus. I have only access to the uefi mode. I can set up a usblive ...
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2answers
89 views

No Partitions Recognized by Ubuntu in Trial Mode

I recently tried to dual boot my Laptop with Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I disabled the Fast Startup option in Windows 8 and Secure Boot was also Turned Off as my Model doesn't support UEFI. Now I inserted ...
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189 views

Ubuntu won't load after installation (UEFI problem?)

I just bought a new notebook, HP 250 G2, with no operating system (only FreeDOS) so I thought I could just install Ubuntu without any of the problems I had previously experienced on other machines ...
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1answer
170 views

Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...
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5answers
240 views

Can't access BIOS for USB install

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my second machine now from a USB startup disk. The disk works fine as I used it yesterday to install on another machine. The problem is on this second IBM machine: ...
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1answer
73 views

What will happen with ubuntu if I reinstall windows 8.1

The title pretty much sums up the question. I'm using windows 8.1 and ubuntu 12.04 in dualboot and now something in windows 8.1 broke and by the looks of it I may have to refresh/reinstall it. ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu on Acer E1-510

So I have an Acer E1-510-2821 Computer I recently purchased at Walmart. The computer came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. The system of course is UEFI, and unfortunately has no legacy Bios mode. I ...
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1answer
52 views

How do I remove or reinstall Ubuntu in Windows 8 UEFI dual when Ubuntu is set as default?

NOTE: It is a UEFI dual boot with Windows 8 AND Ubuntu GRUB is set as default bootman. I am looking to do a reinstall of Ubuntu since I accidentally apt-get removed system packages. I cannot drop to ...
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2answers
223 views

Ubuntu installation issue side by side windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have pre-installed windows 8.1 and I installed ubuntu 13.10. This is what I see - Boot Mode - [Legacy] Boot Priority - [UEFI] Issue here is when I restart my computer it doesn't ask for ...
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1answer
935 views

Install Ubuntu along Windows 8 with UEFI (can't get to installation screen)

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8 for three days now. I have a simple notebook with no CD/DVD drive, so I am using a USB stick for it and I used the recommended usb boot creator ...
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1answer
70 views

Having issues installing Ubuntu on Surface Pro [closed]

Currently I am using Windows 8.1 on a Microsoft Surface Pro. I have managed to disable secure boot and create a bootable USB, but my Surface Pro doesn't recognize the drive and boots into Windows 8.1 ...
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2answers
149 views

Need to install ubuntu on UEFI windows 8 pc

I am typing this from a window$$$ 8 laptop. It is a dirt cheap Acer E1 series and is fairly new. I want to erase windows completely from this laptop and put only Ubuntu 32 bit on it. I see that the ...
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2answers
216 views

Startup problem with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop and the only way to get Ubuntu to boot is if I go to boot manager and start it from a UEFI partition called UEFI, if I don't do that I just get a screen ...
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0answers
554 views

How to get drivers for Toshiba Satellite L50 A using Ubuntu

UPDATE: So i figured it out and now have wifi working perfectly! In case anyone else has this problem i'll leave the links that helped me: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2187780 Wireless not ...
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2answers
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Grub rescue in new installation invalid arch-dependent ELF magic

I installed ubuntu over a W8 installation (my objective was that only ubuntu remains), the installation completed well and ask to reboot, after that, it only gives me a black screen and grub ...
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2answers
128 views

How to reinstall Ubuntu with UEFI in a correct way?

I decided to migrate from Ubuntu 13.10 to 12.04 LTS, so I have downloaded .iso image and wrote it to my USB-stick. During the installation, on a stage of partitioning hard drive, I met one problem. I ...
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1answer
25 views

dual boot w7 with 12.04 with gpt table and uefi

i have a lenovo z570 with 4gb ram and 700gb hdd with w7 x64. i want to dual boot ubuntu alongside w7 but during installation, there is no install ubuntu alongside w7 option. i have tried all the ...
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0answers
34 views

Installing ubuntu with windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu 13.04 on my new laptop which is currently loaded with windows 8.1. I was used to install ubuntu using wubi installer in my older PC which was running windows 7. But on this ...
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42 views

Tried all methods of dual booting UBUNTU but all in vain

I am new to UBUNTU and want to install it on my Dell 15R 5521 laptop. I want to study OS and it as a part of my coursework. I tried all the methods which I could get from askubuntu.com to install but ...
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1answer
253 views

Can't boot Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu 13.10 in legacy mode [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 in legacy mode (secure boot disabled) next to a Windows 8.1 partition. Ubuntu works perfectly (in UEFI and in legacy modes) but I can't load Windows anymore - there is no ...
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1answer
246 views

Unable to installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1

Here is a duplicate of the thread, but I need an answer so I decided to open up another question. So, here is my problem, I want to install ubuntu alongside windows 8.1. I boot up the ubuntu live ...
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0answers
98 views

How do I install Ubuntu on a Pre-installed Windows 8 laptop? [duplicate]

I spent this whole weekend trying to come up with a solution on my MSI GT70. Right now, I can boot using a Live USB under legacy mode with nomodeset. However, I have trouble with booting it under ...
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0answers
158 views

How to Install Ubuntu with Only Core Packages?

I would like to install Ubuntu on my laptop and have set up the necessary partitions like this: / EFI System Partition /var /home To create the EFI System Partition, I made a 512 MB FAT32 partition ...
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0answers
21 views

Shakey boot in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I was having problems getting Ubuntu to boot as the only OS on a Samsung HDD. I reviewed some of the material on this forum and finally got it to work after running boot-repair (which I think ...
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1answer
73 views

Boot Manager Multiple Entries

I have 2 SSDs, one 256gb and one 24gb. On the 256gb drive I have Windows 8 installed. On the 24gb I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. When I hit F12 on my keyboard during startup, I am taken to the boot ...
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0answers
382 views

Installing Ubuntu replacing Windows 8.1 on HP with UEFI

Product : HP Pavillion 15-n206tx Pre-loaded OS : Windows 8.1 I am seeking to replace Windows 8.1 (NO DUAL-BOOT) after backing up my licensed version of Windows 8.1. I have recovery partition but I ...
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1answer
189 views

Booting Ubuntu 13.10 from external hard disk on both uefi and bios?

External Hard Disk Details, GPT, 150GB partition of Ubuntu 13.10. Ubuntu Newbie here please be kind. Firstly, What I would like to do is that ubuntu is able to boot in uefi computers as well as old ...
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50 views

Windos 8 problem when installing Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 together with Windows 8.1, and after finishing the installation I couldn't get into any of the operating systems. For fixing the error with Ubuntu, I have executed ...
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0answers
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Attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.03 LTS does not detect Windows 8.1 on Dell XPS 8500 [duplicate]

(edit midway down) My Dell XPS 8500 is about a year old, purchased new. It came with Windows 8, which I upgraded to 8.1 via the Windows Store. I've disabled hibernate completely, and fast start, ...
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81 views

efi disk error before grub loads lenovo

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo y510p. There are two issues I'm not able to resolve - Before the Grub screen loads, I always get an efi disk error. I have tried turning off fast boot and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 + software RAID = error: unknown filesystem, grub rescue (UEFI)

I'm posting here for the first time, though reading this site looking for solutions almost every day. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 with soft-RAID on a IBM server with UEFI support. After the ...
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179 views

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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0answers
434 views

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
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 with UEFI/secure boot enabled. Dualboot with win 8.1

First of all: I am well aware of the following the existing thread on UEFI, as well as the guide by Rod Smith, and I have read on the problem on various forums for maybe 10 hours (2 days), but could ...
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1answer
498 views

Error: operating system not found after installing 13.10

So here's the story: I have a Vaio Fit 15E (full spec: SVF15218gb) which has restricted boot enabled by default! I mounted the iso file of Ubuntu 13.10 on a flash drive and tried restarting the ...
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2answers
467 views

boot degradation trying to install ubuntu

I have tried to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 on my portable DELL Inspiron. I have been through problems, which, everytime I tried to solve, brought other bigger problems... First, I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 Dual Boot GRUB options/problems

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 (which was factory installed). I have the options to turn off both UEFI and Secure Boot. The insall worked fine and I am able to use both operating ...
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1answer
111 views

Why is fresh install of 13.10 not bootable?

My Surface Pro insists on booting into the EFI settings menu (black screen, white text, with only the "secure boot" and "tpm options) after installing 13.10 no matter what I do, and it seems like I ...
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2answers
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 - no operating system found

I am struggling to finalize my attempt to run Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8 on my new Sony Vaio Pro. After long hours of research I feel I am stuck. I was booting from a USB, let me outline what ...
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0answers
36 views

Ubuntu Compatibility with Dell Inspiron 7537? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7537 laptop and I was wondering if I will successfully be able to install Ubuntu on this system. I have read about problems with laptops newer than 2012 and issues ...
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1answer
278 views

Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04lts Dual Boot Issues

I've searched through here and have tried to fix this issue but nothing seems to work. I recently installed Ubuntu on my HP PC that came with Windows 8 pre-installed via UEFI. I'm new to Ubuntu and ...
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0answers
68 views

Ubuntu 12.04 won't install on windows 8 [duplicate]

I've tried almost all the tutorials. I've researched for a very long time (probably missed something). I would really appreciate some help. I have a Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8 pre-installed. I ...
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0answers
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Dual boot Ubuntu on Windows 8.1 : Cannot see partitions [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba E45t-A4300 laptop running Windows 8.1. After booting from Live USB, during the installation process, it does not take me into the screen with the ...
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2answers
395 views

Installation from DVD of 13.10 stops with kernel panic [closed]

I had to re-install Ubuntu from scratch. It has 13.04 (I had a heck of a time getting 13.04 installed) but won't run all the programs I want, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10. Troubles... Not ...
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2answers
245 views

Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8

As far as I have heard, dual booting (Ubuntu and Windows) in UEFI isn't very clean, and hence people prefer CSM when doing so. But, in case my laptop has Windows pre-installed in UEFI, I need to ...
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1answer
113 views

Installation of ubuntu as only os on ASUS X402CA

I just got an ASUS X402CA, it has UEFI and secure boot, system specs are in here: http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/X402CA/#specifications Im planning to run ubuntu as my main and only OS, i ...
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106 views

EFI boot messed up after Lubuntu install [Eee 1215B]

I have been trying to understand the differences between EFI (UEFI?) partition systems and the old BIOS systems for the last week, but I don't seem to get anywhere. Problem: Getting my computer to ...