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Netrunner and windows 8 dualbooted replace netrunner with ubuntu while keeping windows 8?

So i have netrunner and windows 8 (I have a normal bios no new windows 8 bios stuff, used to be a windows 7 machine) and i wanna replace netrunner with ubuntu 13.10. I have grub installed so no wubi ...
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Ubuntu on an external HD windows 7 and 8 machines

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto an external hard drive using my windows 7 hp laptop. When I installed it on the HD I put the bootloader onto the HD itself, however when I plug the external hd ...
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Issue: Time is not in sync between Ubunut and Win8

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 dual booting with Win8.1. Recently I am noticing that whenever I boot alternative OS the time is not the same i.e When I switch from Ubuntu to Windows,system time in Windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no longer boots on Toshiba Satellite after Windows upgrade

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-S5372, which came pre-installed with Windows 8. I succeeded to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it (intending to dual-boot), but the UEFI refused to recognize it and went to ...
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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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how to put windows back on [duplicate]

i wanted to install ubuntu and windows alongside but I accidently installed Ubuntu 13.10 using the option "LVM" although i've not selected erase disk and fresh install. Now my systems boots direclt ...
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Cannot choose windows in GRUB

I have installed edubuntu 13.04 in one of my computers. Now I am unable to select or rather even move the selection in the GRUB during boot time. So Ubuntu is automatically loaded. I am unable to get ...
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Dual Boot 2 Hard Drives. Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 64-bit

Dual Boot 2 Hard Drives. Can you: Install Ubuntu on Hard Drive#1 Take out Drive#1 and then Install Windows 8.1 on Drive#2 Install both Drives and then pick which one to boot from on start up? I ...
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How to delete Ubuntu's hidden or trash files and folders (like .trash-1000) on Windows volumes, from Windows?

Previously I used have Ubuntu on my laptop, but currently I am using Windows 8. I found .trash-1000 file appearing in my drive. I knew that this is due to deleting few files while using Ubuntu. How ...
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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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How to share files between Windows 8 and Ubuntu in the LAN?

I have Windows 8 PC and Ubuntu 13.10 notebook. They are connected to D-Link DIR-100 router: IP: 192.168.0.100 PC directly through cable IP: 192.168.0.103 Notebook through Wi-Fi Access Point (Edimax) ...
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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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Install Linux next to Window after reserved Linux SSD is broken

I have (or had) two disks in my laptop: a SSD, where I had Ubuntu installed, and a HDD, where 50% was used for Windows 8 and the other half for lvm2 used in Linux. However, unfortunately my SSD is ...
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Boot, reboot from win 8.1 error

I have win 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed, both are working fine but.. When coming from win-8 and rebooting the PC I will get an "Error: no boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed". I then ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside, 13.04. Potential boot loader issues

Below is an image of my hard drive partitions as they exist currently. /dev/sda4 is Windows 8 /dev/sda9 is Ubuntu 13.04 /dev/sda5 is where I plan to install 13.10 as I am currently not using it ...
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I dual installed ubuntu and now can't access windows 8

When I try to start window8 boot from the start up menu I get the error file roadmap doesn't exist How can I fix this and access my windows8?
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Can't boot to Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

First of all, I know a lot of people has asked this question, but after revising a lot of questions, I didn't find my answer so I ask here because I'm desesperated and I need a solution... Here's my ...
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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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System BIOS doesn't show Ubuntu as boot option after installation?

After trying and failing many times to create a bootable USB, I finally managed to create one using Universal USB Installer from PenDriveLinux.com. I created a bootable USB with Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit ...
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Dual boot problem Windows 8 & Ubuntu

new to Linux and am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm having problems with the boot manager, as the GRUB2 menu is not allowing me to launch Windows 8. The Windows 8 Launcher option gives me this message ...
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How to get options of choosing between windows 8 and ubuntu at start up? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8.1 in a separate partition. But on start up , windows 8.1 automatically boots without giving me options to choose between windows and Ubuntu. Plz help! I ...
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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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How to recover data lost when connecting a USB drive to a VirtualBox VM

I have just installed/configured my machine to run Ubuntu 13.10, with Windows 8 running in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992. I was just experimenting with mounting and unmounting ...
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Windows 8.1 Uninstall Ubuntu [duplicate]

Im am very new to Ubuntu (and linux in general). I downloaded it onto a CD to use on a different computer, and now i want it off my main computer. When I started it up, i was prompted with the ...
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Trouble with booting Win 8 alongside Ubuntu 12.04

I am having problems with my Lenovo E531. I have decided to try and install Ubuntu. So I did a HDD partition in Windows (with a program from AOMEI), then downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and installed it from ...
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Unable to unlock after locking when VirtualBox is in full screen mode

I'm running 13.10 as host, with a VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu running Windows 8.1 as guest. I had the virtual machine in full screen mode when Ubuntu locked due to inactivity. I tried to wake the ...
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Ubuntu/Windows 8 Dual Boot Issues

Recently I was able to dual boot my pre-installed Windows 8 laptop with Ubuntu 13.04; however, I had to delete the Ubuntu partition. Because of this I had to restore my laptop to factory settings. ...
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Ubuntu Windows 8 Bootloader Not working [duplicate]

I have another to add to the list of Ubuntu/Windows 8 bootloader problems. I installed Ubuntu, but the computer continually loaded Windows 8 without giving me the GRUB menu option to choose between ...
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Can't boot cant do anything [duplicate]

I did everything written here http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2013/09/install-ubuntu-linux-alongside-windows.html?m=1 and when finished installing Ubuntu I rebooted my laptop and chose "Windows 8 ...
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Dual boot disaster. Professional help needed

I've had a disaster and need professional help. To establish if I have lost Windows 8 entirely from No1 disk, this was professionally installed by the local Microsoft dealer, along with a second ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP system pre-installed with Windows 8

I don't want Dual Boot system with windows 8. I would like to replace it with Ubuntu 13.10. What would be a safe method to do so. I've tried to have the dual boot. But despite running boot repair, ...
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Ubuntu consumes more power than Windows-What to do? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 15 (i3). However, I found that the battery drains much faster than Windows 8. I read that Windows controls load to the processors, graphics card and fan, ...
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Cannot Restore Grub After Windows 8.1 Upgrade

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 dual-boot working properly, and upgrading to Windows 8.1 breaks grub2 as expected. However, this time boot-repair was not able to bring grub back for me. My laptop ...
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Get back windows 8?

So, I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, and I "lost" windows 8.I clicked the wrong button... I've tried so many things to get it back, but I have lost my hopes now. Please, I hope someone have knowledge ...
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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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Why Windows 8 is a lot faster than Ubuntu 13.10 on the same laptop?

I am not a Windows fan. I don't like Windows. But, for my curiosity, I temporally installed Windows 8 on my machine (a Samsung NP300, Intel Core i3, 4GB Memory). I observed that it's a lot faster ...
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Would Ubuntu 13.10 work on unallocated space with Windows 8.1?

I've not been able to find this answer anywhere else. Are you able to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on unallocated space? I did this with Windows 7, but I had to cover all of those ...
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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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Uninstall Grub and use Windows bootloader

I have Windows 8 pre-installed and then installed Grub with Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not my thing so now I want to remove it along with grub. From what I have learned, with UEFI, Grub does not overwrite the ...
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Windows 8.1 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

So I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 to my computer. So I created a live USB and it does work. I selected the dev5 for the installation (Dev 5 is ext2 and have a enough space.) Magically my computer ...
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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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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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I don't get this message: “If you have Linux installed, please reinit its boot loader”

I just used Paragon Partition Manager Free Edition 2014 on my Windows 8 to transfer space from one of my Windows logical partition to my Ubuntu Linux partition (I have only one partition for Ubuntu). ...
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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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Dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 - getting efi disk read error

I am new to this dual booting and Linux thing. At first I got pre-installed Windows 8 Laptop with UEFI thing ( I heard its mess for dual booting ) I wanted to try Linux and its pretty cool :) I ...
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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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How to make GRUB menu for two different already installed OS in two different hard drive?

The desktop has two different hard drive; 120GB SSD and 2TB HDD. I have Ubuntu 13.04 already installed in SSD and I partitioned HDD as 500GB, 750GB and 750GB. I used 750GB partitions to store files so ...
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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 ...
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It's not possible to install Ubuntu on Acer V5-122p computer

Hi everyone from Ubuntu! I come here with tremendous disappointment to inform that it's not possible to install Ubuntu on the hardware from Acer V5-122p. However, even more serious is that a bunch of ...
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Why can't I boot into Windows boot manager from GRUB?

I just recently, recently being last night, installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop for school. I really want to learn about Ubuntu and how to use it. The main problem I am having is trying to start into ...