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Windows 8 entry in grub not working

I Was using Ubuntu 13.10 with windows 8 till i decided to give 14.04 a try. I used the live USB to install 14.04 in place of 13.10 keeping my windows partitions intact. After the installation grub ...
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1answer
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Do I absolutely need to format my Ext HDD in order to use it to install Ubuntu?

My goal is to run Windows 8.1 on my Laptop from the factory-installed HDD, and use the same EXT USB 3.0 HDD that I use to backup my files as the location for my Ubuntu Install. I am under the ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Install Ubuntu to a 15GB partition

I know this question is quite basic, but I am really new to linux and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y510p laptop which already have Windows 8 installed on it. What I want to do is to ...
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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
87 views

Acer aspire V3-571 UEFI and fast boot issues

I have windows 8.1, and I want to give ubuntu a go. I started looking at a few dual boot guides and tried disabling fast boot and switching to legacy BIOS. When looking for fastboot setting, i went ...
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1answer
74 views

Windows 8 doesn't start after installing ubuntu 13.10

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer AspireOne D255E alongside an old installation of Windows 8. After the Ubuntu install, I started Windows and Ubuntu without problems but suddenly I tried to ...
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88 views

Xubuntu freezes on loading screen during install on Gigabyte P34G Win 8 laptop [on hold]

I have a few Linux issues: I've been trying to get Xubuntu x-64 13.10 to install on my machine, but it doesn't work. If I set it to legacy boot, the Xubuntu screen loading indicator just spins and ...
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2answers
181 views

Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8

All I want to do is install Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as another OS on my laptop (which already has Windows 8). I realize this thread might be deemed as a duplicate of this but I don't care about back-up ...
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Followed Directions to use Pendrivelinux but it does not support windows8 for usb creation [duplicate]

I am running Windows8.1 on Asus Zenbook. Wanted to test run Ubuntu 12.04LTS, but am complete nubie to Linux so want to run from usb. I formatted the usb in windows. Do I need to format it for ...
0
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2answers
107 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
286 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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2answers
73 views

Destroyed windows 8 with damaged Ubuntu on usb

I was trying to get Windows 8 and Ubuntu get along and dual boot. Somewhere along the process of trying to boot from usb (over and over while testing different uefi settings), the usb got damaged ...
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1answer
41 views

formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
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40 views

How to boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 on Aspire One 765

I can't seem to get Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04 installed properly alongside Windows 8 on a netbook Acer Aspire One 765. First thing I tried was with a live usb/bootable usb. This failed after disabling ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 using Windows 8 Boot Manager [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with the installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. First of all, after completing the installation process, my PC just boots into Windows straight away. I fixed this issue by ...
3
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2answers
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Dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu 13.10, unusable drive space [duplicate]

I have Windows 8.1(64-bit), i want to dual boot it with ubuntu 13.10(64bit), I shrunk the C: drive by 20 GB. created a bootable pendrive and booted through it Partitions when i clicked on ...
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17 views

Don't get first menu where you choose between operating systems

I have just finished installing Ubuntu again. This is not the first time I have done this, but I had to restart from a computer that only had Windows on it. And I wanted to install it alongside ...
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64 views

dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 & Windows 8.1 problem

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 in separated HDDs. My windows 8.1 pro installation is an upgraded windows 7 home premium one, so, it's installed as the same way as windows 7. now, I installed Ubuntu ...
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1answer
51 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 ...
0
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1answer
189 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
90 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 ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Cannot Install Ubuntu 12.04.3LTS

I am having installation problem on Asus K55VD laptop.I selected Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 and after clicking to Continue it restarts my laptop and I cannot install Ubuntu. Please help. ...
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1answer
48 views

Ubuntu keeps restarting while installing with alongside win 8 option

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Win 8.1. I have downloaded the image and written to an usb and trying to install. I tried install Ubuntu option. I am able to reach the Install ...
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0answers
12 views

Get back Ubuntu data after reinstallation of windows

I found a similar question here, Is there any easy way to get Ubuntu back after reinstalling windows 8? but the description of the question seems too technical for me, so apologies for posting this ...
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0answers
562 views

problem installing and dual booting ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8 on dell inspiron 3537

I recently bought a windows 8 pre-installed dell laptop. I created a boot-able USB using LiLi bootable USB creator with 13.04 iso file for 64-bit (amd64) downloaded from ubuntu official site and ...
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37 views

No operating system found - Windows 8 retail install

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside my current Windows 8 installation. I have already deactivated Fast Startup and have confirmed that my laptop does not support UEFI. I can successfully ...
0
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1answer
83 views

Is it possible to do a dual boot for Acer Iconia W700?

I'm afraid to do this on my own, because this is my daily driver. Anyone have any instructions of a video that could guide me. Help!!! Windows is killing me....
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1answer
113 views

Partitions created in Windows are not showing in Ubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit alongside Windows 8, so I created some free space in Windows 8. When I try to install Ubuntu using a Live USB, the free space created is not visible and the ...
0
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1answer
119 views

Getting just Windows 8 (no dual boot) back from Ubuntu?

My Acer v5 was originally Windows 8 but I loaded Ubuntu 13.04 and I think overwrote the Windows 8 OS. I have tried every way I could find to see if I could locate the Windows 8 or Acer eRecovery ...
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0answers
44 views

error when Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 (32-bit) System

i'm a Windows 8 user. recently, i wanted to use Ubuntu along with Win8. so, I downloaded WUBI and started installing it. It successfully installed and rebooted. during rebooting it asked me which ...
0
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1answer
240 views

Ubuntu Replacing Windows 8 [duplicate]

I had 3 Partition(C(150gb),D(350gb),E(400gb)) and Windows 8.1 installed on C drive. I replaced Windows 8 with Ubuntu 13.04. Now I have only one file system(900gb). Is there any way to access data of ...
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1answer
66 views

Can I use Ubuntu installers partition tool (Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04)

I have laptop less than year old with preinstalled Windows 8 (now updated to 8.1). I'd like to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows, I have read many instructions on web and watched tutorials on ...
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1answer
631 views

Boot problem after installing Ubuntu 12.04.3 alongside Windows 8 - only get to grub prompt

I tried to install ubuntu 12.4.03 (64bit) alongside the pre-installed windows 8 (64bit) from a live DVD. The hard drive is HP 110-13 EG desktop computer with intel Core i3-324oT and NVIDIA GeForce ...
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1answer
195 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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Having trouble booting into Ubuntu: May or may not involve that “/dev/mapper/cryptswap1” issue

Complete noob here with a problem... I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my computer (default OS is Windows 8). When I tried to boot Ubuntu, the first thing that flashes on screen is the ...
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1answer
141 views

how do you get ubuntu for android via windows 7

I personally think that ubuntu touch is a great idea, but there is a problem with it: As far as I can tell, Ubuntu for Android can't be installed unless you have ubuntu on a computer. And my PC runs ...
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Will installing Windows 8 remove Ubuntu?

As of now I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7. I'm planing on upgrading Windows 7 to Win8. After upgrading will Windows 8 delete my current installation of Ubuntu?
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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 ...
0
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1answer
140 views

Installing ubuntu to my windows 8 tablet pc

I bought a samsung tablet pc and there comes windows 8 at the beginning of my tablet pc I want to install latest ubuntu version and delete windows totally but when i am trying to install ubuntu while ...
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1answer
92 views

Can I install Ubuntu on this SSD? [duplicate]

I reseted my Windows 8 notebook (Lenovo U410) and reinstalled. Now W8 is installed on my C drive and nothing is on my 24 GB SSD. That mean that SSD is free and I can use it for Ubuntu install? I don't ...
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0answers
597 views

Ubuntu Doesn't Boot on the Toshiba Satellite C55-A

I downloaded the most recent version of Ubuntu 64 Bit on the Site (13.10 I believe), and I installed it. This laptop had Windows 8 pre installed on it. I have looked everywhere but can't seem to find ...
0
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2answers
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Can not install ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I wanted to install ubuntu 12.04 alongside my windows 8.1 (model Asus X55c) . I followed instructions of the forums and disabled fast boot. But I didn't find any option to disable UEFI mode in boot ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Windows 8 Install No Disc/USB

I absolutely abhor Windows 8. I wanted to install Ubuntu, so I downloaded it and it took me to a bundle of folders. I went back to read the specific instructions for the download, and the first ...
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0answers
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Problem with loading ubuntu 12.04 besides windows 8 pre installed

I'm a Ubuntu newbie so forgive me when i need some time to understand your answers. I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 besides a pre-installed windows 8. When I start I get a grub interface with a ...
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“Successful” install allongside Win 8.1 but not showing as option in boot

I downloaded to DVD, installed it and it gave the message that it had installed successfully but when I boot the pc (HP Pavillion G6/win8.1/8gbRAM) it does not show up as a dual boot option, like it ...
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1answer
159 views

Install Ubuntu on windows 8 HDD / SSD system

I have recently bought a laptop with an SSD of 128 GB and a HDD of 1 TB. Currently I am running windows 8. Windows is installed on the 128 GB SSD (C drive) and I use the 1 TB drive for data storage ...
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1answer
663 views

How to install Ubuntu on windows 8.1 Pre-Installed [duplicate]

Ive been reading all of the ask ubuntu questions i can find, but im still having trouble getting ubuntu installed on my new laptop! it came pre-installed with windows 8.1 and id like to dual boot with ...
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1answer
64 views

Installation of Ubuntu with windows 8

I´m new on Linux and I have the Problem that i can`t install it on my PC. The PC is original with Windows 8. I don't need the Windows I only want ubuntu on the PC but I am not able to install it. I ...
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1answer
536 views

Created Partition but not showing up on install wizard - dual booting ubuntu 13.10 on WIndows 8

I know there are dozens of similar questions and sorry for asking another one, but I can't find an answer that tells me about my problem. I created a 10gb partition in windows 8 which is now ...
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Dual Boot: Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows8 Grub doesn't detect Windows and even Boot repair didn't work

I have installed windows 8 in the partition sda4 (and ubuntu 12.04 was pre-installed) - partition screenshot below - and then tried recommended repair using boot-repair. But after boot-repair, Grub ...