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Lenovo G500 how do I turn off secure boot to install Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows 8.1. I have gone through the manuals in the internet and in "askUbuntu" but I have found no solution. I have turn off "fast boot" option in Windows as ...
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Laptop doesn't show systems menu while booting

Welcome all, I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 lts on win 8 with secureboot enabled now after installing it the PC boots directly to Ubuntu and I cannot access win 8 When use boot repair it asks me to ...
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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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Unable to boot from USB drive [duplicate]

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB Drive. I was expecting a regulation procedure: BIOS>BOOT-order-tweak>boot-from-USB. But it didn't work. I recently upgraded from a 7 year old laptop, and am ...
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Boot-Repair Ubuntu 12.04.3 whilst leaving SecureBoot on

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3, and afterwards Ubuntu boots perfectly (even with SecureBoot still enabled etc), however selecting Windows 8 leads to the common errors: Secure Boot forbids loading ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.10 still encounter issues with UEFI and Windows 8?

It is time for a Laptop upgrade, I am going to buy a sub £300 laptop that comes with Windows 8 pre-installed. I then plan to either wipe it clean and install the new Ubuntu 13.10 or dual boot it with ...
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Unable to boot into Ubuntu 12.10 installed outside windows 8 [duplicate]

I am using Sony vaio E series. I installed Ubuntu in one drive. But when I restarted the system it directly goes into windows without showing any options for ubuntu 12.10.I am new to Ubuntu. Please ...
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0answers
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Linux Mint install failed, trying Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install Linux Mint 15 on a Windows 8 laptop. The install went fine, but after rebooting, all I got was a command line. After spending most of the day dealing with that unsuccessfully, I'm ...
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1answer
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Will Windows 8 removal and secure boot disable cause no problem in using Ubuntu?

I heard that recent laptop computer with Windows 8 operating system enables secure boot which can cause problem while installing or using Ubuntu, and worrying because I have a plan to buy laptop with ...
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How can I dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I've been trying to dual-boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 on my Thinkpad T530, with no consistent success. I was able to burn the .iso image for 12.04 onto a DVD and then boot the DVD at startup, and ...
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1answer
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How to dualboot 12.4.2 alongside Windows 8 without Wubi? [duplicate]

I've just bought a new Acer laptop that came preinstalled with Windows 8 in Secure Boot (enabled). Since Wine can only do so much, I want to keep my Windows8 and install Ubuntu 12.4.2 alongside it, ...
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Installation from Live USB doesn't find my partitions

I have a Sony Win8 ultrabook. When I boot from a live USB, Ubuntu 12.10 will access my partial SSD to access data. But when I go to install it, it gets to the point of changing partitions, but shows ...
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answered Windows 8/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot

I've had trouble with installing on an external hard drive like I planned to, so I've decided it would be better just to set up a dual boot on my system. I've been searching to make sure I do it ...
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install ubuntu on dell xps 8500 with preinstalled windows 8

I got a Dell xps 8500 pre-installed window 8. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and after reboot the system directly enter into ubuntu. I use boot-repair and I got the grub menu with ubuntu and windows 8. If I ...
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Dual Booting Pre-installed Windows 8

I've recently purchased a Lenovo T430, and sadly when configuring it, I forgot all about the Linux UEFI Fiasco, and kept the default option of pre-installing Windows 8. I'm able to disable ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 on UEFI along Windows 8 (GRUB - error: can't find command drivemap)

Hello after a successfull installation of Ubuntu 12.10 amd64, I am now unable to boot Windows 8. Here are my actions: Made room (15 GB) for Ubuntu from Windows 8 Computer Managment Boot Ubuntu ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 on HP p7-1449 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system So I recently bought a HP p7-1449 with Windows 8 pre-installed. I want to dual boot the system with Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on new computer with Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I recently purchased a new HP computer (P6-2330) with Windows 8. I have tried unsuccessfully to ...
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Wubi on Windows 8 without secure boot?

I have a MacBook Pro. I've heard rumours that if Windows 8 is going to have this thing called "Secure boot", Wubi cannot work. At first I plan to install Ubuntu on my mac via Wubi(and windows via ...