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Alternative to winsub? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a live USB for Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu 14.04. After a bit of googling I came to winusb. However, it is available only for Ubuntu 13.10 and below. I tried to manually install the ...
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Can't boot from live USB 13.10 on Windows 8.1

I have problem in booting from live USB 13.10 on my windows 8.1 Toshiba Satellite c640. It gets struck at "SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C)1994-2013 H. Peter Anvin et al" with blinking ...
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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
142 views

Why wont my computer boot Ubuntu from my flash drive? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 Gateway desktop PC and I was wanting to install Ubuntu (13.10) on it. Firstly I created a bootable USB using PenDriveLinux, the process was successful, and when I plug the ...
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No boot from USB option after booting to Windows 8

I removed a hard drive with only Ubuntu on it from my laptop (a Lenovo Z710) and replaced it with a hard drive containing only Windows 8. Before booting to the Windows drive, I put the Ubuntu drive ...
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0answers
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binary white-listed? with usb [duplicate]

I was intalled ubuntu 12.04 in my Asus S7765 w8 x64 with USB, when I restar my notebook apears this "binary white-listed" after this only show the console and the commands. please help me What I make ...
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0answers
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USB boot hangs on scanning hard disk partitions to create /etc/fstab

I'm trying to dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu on a Lenovo Ideapad y510p. I shrank my windows 8 partition from ~900gb to ~600 gb (leaving ~300gb) for ubuntu. I have UEFI. I have disable SRT, ...
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1answer
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How to create GPT partitioned bootable USB for uefi? I am on ubuntu and am trying to get back to windows

Basically I am trying to get back to windows so I can play league of legends on this pc. Any and all help is appreciated. I am not enjoying playing on ubuntu with playonlinux.
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2answers
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no grub2 boot menu

i installed Ubuntu 13.04 after using windows 8 for a while. everything during installation went smooth and fine but after the reboot, i am unable to boot into Ubuntu as my computer directly boots into ...
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Ubuntu USB Installer Boots to Command Line

I just purchased an ACER Aspire v5 laptop (pre-loaded with Windows 8 using UEFI), and I want to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04. At first I had a hard time getting the installer to take at all (I'm using ...
2
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2answers
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Problem with installing ubuntu on Windows 8

So I have set up the Ubuntu installer by installing it onto my memory stick using the USBInstaller. I am then faced with a problem. The Ubuntu Installer loads up and I start going through it making ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 13.04 on my USB stick and make it bootable to Windows 8? [duplicate]

I used the instructions listed on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows and I used a 4GB flash drive to try to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo P500 preinstalled with ...
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Black Screen when booting live usb (Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04) [duplicate]

this forum is my last chance. I have a Acer Aspire X3470 and I am trying to boot ubuntu live USB. I already tried to boot from the Ubuntu desktop image 12.10 and 13.04 but with the same result. When I ...
1
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1answer
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Will running Ubuntu from USB on a Windows 8 pc damage Windows?

I have a laptop with Windows 8 64bit pre-installed. I made a bootable USB stick of Ubuntu 12.10 64bit using PenDriveLinux with persistence. Is it safe for me to run it on my Windows 8 pc without ...
2
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608 views

Unable to try/install Ubuntu 12.10 from LiveUSB

I've got a computer that shipped with Windows 8, installed in EFI. I want to install Ubuntu in dual boot, so I have to install it in EFI as well. I disabled the 'Secure boot' in the BIOS. I created a ...
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2answers
193 views

How do I upgrade my Windows 7 install to Windows 8 while booting from Ubuntu live USB? [closed]

My Windows 7 install recently broke, and instead of reinstalling I decided I might as well upgrade it to Windows 8. To save money, I got the cheaper downloadable version of the Windows 8 installer and ...
10
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1answer
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Cannot detect Windows 8 from Ubuntu 12.04 Live USB installation on Toshiba qosmio x870

From other questions raised, I read that if Ubuntu Live USB boots in UEFI mode then it should detect Windows 8 during installation. During installation, I only see two options, Erase disk and install ...
2
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3answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits not booting on a Dell Inspiron 15z Puissance (French) in UEFI mode

When trying to start Ubuntu from my USB key in UEFI mode (it works in Legacy mode, but I have to keep Windows) on a Dell Inspiron 15z , Grub starts, but when I choose any option, I get a black screen ...
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2answers
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Installing along side of Windows 8

It appears as though many people are having problems installing Ubuntu along side Windows 8. My problem, however, seems to be sufficiently different to be unique among such problems. I can't get the ...