An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2012 and the successor of Windows 7. Introduced UEFI as a replacement for legacy firmware/BIOS and required computer manufacturers to enable the "secure boot" feature.

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Problem installing Ubuntu 15.10 acer

I can not install Ubuntu appears to me as it is shown in the picture System Information OS: Windows8.1 Please to help me quickly please.
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boot-repair error message meaning, and assistance on next step

Please help me understand what this means, also what is the next step to recovering my initial operating system Win 8 ? I've been wrestling with this for so long. For crying-out-loud they now have ...
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Error and command screen when booting from USB flash to install it

Boot screenshot I get this error when I boot from USB flash to install Ubuntu.
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GRUB doesn't load windows 8

Here what I am getting: Windows loads fine only if I switch to UEFI via "Boot options(F12)". I get the GRUB menu only in legacy mode. In GRUB 2.02 beta2-9ubuntui1.3 menu the only selection for ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Windows 8 on a separate partition

I used a lIVE CD to install ubuntu and I selected the option install with windows 8. But I wanted the root to be mounted on a separate partition which I have created. How do I do this ? When I say ...
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Grub menu doesn't appear on dual boot with win8.1

After installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a HP Pavilion G6 that had windows 8.1 pre-installed, I am unable to see the grub menu. I can see two entries of Ubuntu if I hit the 'esc' key while booting and press ...
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Edit EFI file paths for Windows Boot Manager from Xubuntu 14.04

I've been trying for some time to fix a mistake I have made around a month ago with Windows 8 after installing Xubuntu beside it. In order to make my laptop run GRUB2 instead of the original Windows ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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(initramfs) mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on //filesystem.squashfs failed: No such device

I have a PC with a Intel Core i5-4460 CPU 3.20GHZ, 12GB of RAM with Windows 8.1 installed. I want to make a Dual Boot install Ubuntu + Windows8.1. So I downloaded the Ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso ...
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Ubuntu missing from HP boot menu

I have a HP laptop with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual booted. I used to use F9 key to enter boot menu and chose Ubuntu and then GRUB would appear where I would chose Ubuntu again. This was working ...
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Paste text copied from Windows 8

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 inside Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 8.1. I am not able to paste the text into the terminal which I copied from the browser on windows. How do I get this to work?
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DualBoot: Windows doesnt load anymore

I have a dualboot system with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my pc. When I boot the pc grub shows up with Xubuntu and Win 8.1. I can load Xubuntu normally but if I try to boot Windows I'm getting a '...
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Ubuntu only booting sporadical

First of all, hi @all :) I have a problem with my new Ubuntu 15.10 installation, here is what i did: I had Debian and Win 8.1 installed on my 2 SSD's. To try Ubuntu I installed it on the same SSD as ...
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How to remove Grub Rescue from my friend's laptop

I have no idea how Linux works, but my friend has dual booted his laptop with Ubuntu and Windows 8 and he has formatted his Linux partition (I don't know why) and he gets into Grub Rescue every time ...
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how to install windows along the ubuntu 14.04. lts [duplicate]

I want to install windows 8 along ubuntu 14.04 lts. I have ubuntu allready instaled. Can I make this? Thank you.
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Getting grub rescue every time after using windows

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside Windows 8.1 and they've been living happily next to each other until a recent Windows update. Now every time I use Windows and restart to boot to Ubuntu I get ...
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Laptop reboots while after selecting windows 8 option from grub

I use grub as a multi boot option and I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongwith windows 8.1, and prefer to have default boot as windows 8.1 Few hours back I had powered up the HP laptop and landed up on the ...
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.Windows 8 unable to boot after installing ubuntu 14.04 on HP pavillion g6

Here is my boot-repair http://paste2.org/5jPE9vAk?.I have installed ubuntu by the option something else.
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WIndows 8 stopped booting

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop which came with Windows 8 installed. It was working fine for almost a year and I was able to boot Ubuntu and Windows from grub screen but from few days ...
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Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda

I had windows 8 and then i tried to install Ubuntu14.04. Installation completed successfully, but boot up failed & i got the initramfs prompt. I decided to install ubuntu again, but now my ...
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How to make a bootable USB IN Ubuntu?

How do you make a bootable USB INSIDE Ubuntu. My PC broke and I had to install Ubuntu to fix it. Now I need to make a bootable USB of Windows as I have the .iso file. So how do I make a bootable USB ...
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Webcam not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubunbtu 14.04 using vmWare with Win 8.1 as the host. I am having a HP laptop and there is an integrated HP TrueVision HD webcam on it. The webcam is working fine on Windows but on ...
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GRUB only shows Windows 8 loader option, clicking on it brings back the GRUB menu

I think I've overwritten Windows boot loader with GRUB. My question is how to configure GRUB so that it starts listing my Windows 8 installation. Following is the content of the boot-repair ...
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No wifi internet connection on ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 8.1)

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with windows 8.1 but ubuntu won't connect to wifi. I am using ASUS G771JM and here is the output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' on terminal. 03:00....
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Access Windows Drives

during the installation I had overwritten it on previously run Windows 7. Now I am unable to access the Windows partition D Drive, E Drive, F Drive from Ubuntu.
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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Dual boot- Windows 8.1+Ubuntu 14.04.3->Not getting dual boot option

I had Windows 8.1 and wanted dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04.3.I followed the steps from this site and installed Ubuntu.I restarted my laptop and and I'm not getting dualboot option,it gets straight to ...
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Cannot Change the boot order in bios or F9 Anymore after installing Ubuntu

other Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) hi I have a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15 touchsmart I cannot change the boot order in the bios boot order menu ( i tried to disable the legacy ...
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Windows 8 host, Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 15.10. Reinstall with more VRAM, is it possible ? Or…?

I'm brand new to VirtualBox and Ubuntu, both. I have an HP 2000 laptop, 4 GIG of RAM and plenty of VRAM, 1.30 gigahertz AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics,128 kilobyte primary memory cache, 1024 ...
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Permanently Remove GRUB and Linux from Triple-Boot System (GRUB Lingering After Attempted Removal)

I had a triple-boot system consisting of Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 15.04, and Kali Linux (can't recall version, should be irrelevant anyways). I have no further need for a triple-boot system so I've ...
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How enable hibernate option in dual boot with Windows 8

I'm using Ubuntu with dual boot option with Windows 8. I need help with enable hibernate option in both OS. because I always want to change between OS without affecting my ongoing works. help...!!
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Help in manually adding Windows 8.1 to grub loader

I have just repaired my boot loader using the instructions in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i97y5Y2nChs Although it can detect Linux Ubuntu, it can't detect my Windows 8.1. The Youtube ...
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Can't boot on Win 8 after installing Ubuntu : “A required device isn’t connected or can’t be accessed”

I have a lot of troubles setting up a dual boot on my new computer. After I set up and wired up the hardware I installed W8 as I guessed it would be harder to install with Ubuntu already installed. ...
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Problem with install Ubuntu - don't see partitions [duplicate]

Hi I have win 8 and problem with install ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64 I can create USB pendrive bootable and when installer search any other system (I have win8) he can't see it and want clean disk. ...
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I have Ubuntu-14.04 installed ..How do i install windows 7on a seperate paritation [duplicate]

How do i use efuse I have never dual booted Ubuntu this is a new laptop with only one program installed
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Dual Boot on win8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My system is not going to dual boot options. I'm new to linux, just wanted to see how it works and so I installed it using a liveUSB after creating a separate 30 Gb partition alongside with my 3 ...
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Dualboot second time problem

I had Windows 8 64 bit and Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. I have deleted Ubuntu and restored windows but now I want to install Ubuntu again but, this time I want to install a different version of Ubuntu however,...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...
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Problems encountered when installing Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I was trying to install linux Ubuntu version 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on my Toshiba Satellite but when I restart I can't find the place to switch between the windows and Ubuntu. I have tried using ...
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I want to install Ubuntu and keep my Windows

yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on Windows 8.1, my BIOS was set to Legacy Boot mode like the following photo, in the installation process of Ubuntu I chose to install alongside my windows, but ...
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How to install windows 8.1 boot loader which is damaged by ubuntu?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 8.1, I chose install alongside my windows, but after finish installation I cannot find my windows in the boot menu, I can see all my partitions and all my ...
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Cannot find Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 15.10

I'm absolutely new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on Windows 8.1, I chose the option to install alongside windows, but when I finished the installation I cannot find the Windows option in the ...
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how do i remove ubuntu 15.10 (thats encypt)whithout having windows installed

Recently I tried dual booting Windows, and was very unsuccessful. Instead of installing it as "something else," I chose the encrypt option, lost all of my Windows files and drives. So for the last ...
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Install Ubuntu in dualboot on drive “D” while keeping data on “D” (accessible from Ubuntu and Windows) [duplicate]

I have had Ubuntu on my laptop for 3 years now, but this laptop was delivered with Ubuntu, so I am new to Ubuntu installation. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on the desktop computer at home, which ...
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Ubuntu gone after installing windows 8 [duplicate]

I had two OS on my PC Windows 7 and Ubuntu in separated partitions. After trying to change windows 7 to windows 8, it works good but Ubuntu has disappeared and the weird thing is that, its partition ...
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Restore an HP Recovery Manager save on Ubuntu

I had a few problems on my HP Pavilion 15 running Windows 8 and decided to install Ubuntu instead. In order to save my files, I did a save using HP Recovery Manager. Is there a way I could restore ...
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Can I dualboot UBUNTU with Windows 8.1 on my pc? [duplicate]

My PC specs: NVIDIA GeForce GT610 Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz 64-bit 8GB RAM Windows 8.1 Enterprise I was planning to install 14.04 but I need to know if I can run it on my pc.
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install ubuntu and pre-loaded windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am already using Windows 8.1 and wanted to install ubuntu but i wanted to keep both the windows. Could you please tell me how can i do it and tell me the complete step. I have also downloaded Ubuntu ...
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Install Ubuntu in my Windows laptop in c drive without lost my data

I am New to Ubuntu. I'd like to install ubuntu on my laptop. Right now I am using windows-8.1 my drive iis partitioned into 4 parts C:,D:,E:,F: I want to install ubuntu in C:\ drive without lose of ...