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Is there any kind of relationship between Windows and Ubuntu installation?

I've just experienced incredibly weird behavior in Ubuntu. I've written lately some questions here regarding my shitty tablet not working correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 . I've left it that way having it ...
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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 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 via USB with UEFI [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a dual boot on a Windows 8.1 machine. I have a bootable USB drive, and it shows up in the boot menu, but when I try to select the USB to boot from that and install ...
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Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
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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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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 ...
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Unable to mount Windows usb

So I tried to make a bootable Windows 8.1 USB, when i did that and plugged the USB into the USB port I got this message: Unable to mount Windows USB Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: ...
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how to dualboot with Windows 8.1, for the comically inept

So I have a Lenovo Laptop (1TB, 4 GB RAM, AMD) running windows 8.1, and I've basically spent the past day trying to get Ubuntu dual-boot up-and-running on my laptop (I need it to run programs for ...
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USB memory stick is “broken” after files are copied

I have installed on my computer both Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 and lately noticed that while a large file is copied with 5-6 MB per second on Windows 8 its transferred with up to 80 MB per second on ...
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1answer
151 views

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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1answer
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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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What do I have to do in order to Install Windows 8 os via USB when I already have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10(The latest version) onto my laptop from a USB. Now, I want to completely erase Ubuntu 13.10 and go back to Windows 8. Is there anything special I have to do besides ...
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1answer
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Loading up Ubuntu from a USB

When I try to boot Ubuntu when it gives me a choice between Windows 8 and Ubuntu, it comes up with a screen that tells me to put in the Windows Installation Disc. I started to use a USB. I ...
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How can I fix Ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detecting Windows 8 while installing?

I'm a newbie here and I apologize for posting this question inspite of there being numerous people with the same problem who've posted similar questions. I can't seem to understand what to do. I'm ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 Not Recognizing USB

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.04, installing it over Windows 8. However, I then later reinstalled Windows 8, and now Ubuntu doesn't recognize any USB devices. Why doesn't Ubuntu recognize any ...
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Black Screen after boot menu for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS & 13.04? [duplicate]

Every time I try and install Ubuntu on my laptop from a USB I get it to the first page where you select if you want to install or try it but no matter which i choose, I get a blank screen forever. I ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo y500

I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my new lenovo y500 with windows 8. Using an external hard drive I downloaded the 64 bit version of ubuntu 13.04, and used the recommended tool to put ubuntu on to the ...
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280 views

Can't install Ubuntu on Windows 8 using USB stick

I have an HP Pavilion g6 that came with Windows 7 but I upgraded to Windows 8 pro. Now I try to install Ubuntu so I made my bootable USB. Once booted on my USB, I can use Ubuntu just fine using the ...
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How do I duel boot windows 8 and ubuntu and still have win8 still work? [duplicate]

Here's the things that I've done so far but my computer (Hp 2000 notebook pc) will not see my ubuntu download (which is on a usb) still. - I've disables secure boot - I've enabled legacy - I've ...
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2answers
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Booting from USB

I created a bootable USB and booted from the USB drive, but I don't get the Ubunutu screen when the computer starts. I get my usual windows desktop. I don't get the welcome screen with the options ...
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Problem with installing Ubuntu 13.04 alongside with windows 8 [duplicate]

I have tried the written tip but it doesn't work so any idea how to solve this? By the way this happened with my only with windows 8. This is Ubuntu installation from USB flash memory, Screenshot:
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Ubuntu on USB is not consistent between computers

I'm very new to Ubuntu (second day using it) so I may not know all the terms of what I'm trying to say. I set up Ubuntu on a 32GB USB drive with a 25GB partition to save all my data on. This works ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from a USB on my Windows 8 laptop

Yesterday I set up Ubuntu on a 32GB Sandisk flash drive. I booted it up on my Windows 7 PC, and it works flawlessly. I haven't had any problems getting it to boot with USB priority on that machine, ...
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How to change from Legacy boot to UEFI boot?

SO, I have been trying to get ubuntu linux on my windows 8 pre-installed VAIO laptop. The USB stick containing the ubuntu boot wasn't working right, so I went into the BIOS and changed UEFI boot to ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.10 (stuck on black screen with a lot of text)

I have a HP Pavilion g7 1303 which has Ubuntu 12.04.1 and Windows 8 currently installed (both are x64). I decided to get Ubuntu 12.10 (not upgrade, new install). I downloaded the .iso and used the ...
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How to install and use Ubuntu from a USB flash drive on Windows 8?

I'd like to fully install Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 16GB USB 3.0 flash drive, not create a LiveUSB, but to treat the flash drive as an external hard drive. I've read it's possible and I know my computer ...
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How can I get my HID device working in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox I'm running the latest official Ubuntu build of VirtualBox (4.1.12), with Windows 8 running as the guest OS. I have a Windows app that works ...