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Grub issue in 12.04: “Booting in blind mode.”

I just turned on my PC where I'm dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 8 and I had the following message at startup: Invalid video mode 'text' Booting in blind mode Fortunately for me the laptop booted ...
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Why can't I login after Ubuntu is installed on my VM? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5 on Windows 8. During the installation, it asks for my name, username and password (requiring a confirm on that password). When everything is done, a ...
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binary is whitelisted installin from live-cd win8

i'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04.2 64bit on a asus k55n running a preinstalled win8. the bios (of uefi o this computer) are set to load from UEFI usb device, the fast boot is disabled and the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an Asus Vivotab Smart Windows 8 32-bit processor tablet

Good day, I just got an Asus Vivotab Smart with Windows 8 but the processor is actually a 32-bit type. I am kinda confused with the Ubuntu version to install (32-bit or 64-bit). I have read all the ...
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I was able to run Ubuntu from the LIVE CD on an ASUS Windows 8 Touch screen Laptop. However when I take the CD out I am not able to boot into Windows

I used this method Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system. I followed the process as described by Luis The Live CD installation works, I can see the my data that was ...
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I Want To Install Ubuntu 13.04 On Windows 8 With Dual Boot [duplicate]

Laptop: HP Probook 4520s Windows: Windows 8 x64 This is what I want I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 When my computer starts, I want it to give me option to choose to load Windows 8 or Ubuntu As ...
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unable to boot in windows 8

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't boot in Windows 8, I can only boot in the recovery. Before that, I installed fedora over a Ubuntu installation and I was having the same problem. Here is my ...
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(U)EFI > Ubuntu vs Windows 8 - problems with booting Windows [duplicate]

I have a problem with a screwed dual-boot of ubuntu 13.04 and windows 8 on a new DELL XPS 12 (EFI/grub2) System not loading windows8 at all,... here is a story: I've got a new DELL XPS 12 System with ...
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Binary White-listed?

When I try to install on a Win8 64bit using the live CD I get a black screen with the words " Binary Whitelisted". I have searched around but the only thing I found was " add "nomodeset" in grub" ...
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Fixing Windows 8 after removing ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried installing Ubuntu (successfully) on my Windows 8 machine so i could develop in c and it worked decently for a while. I did this without wubi. However, I later got a virtual machine to run ...
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Boot issues with dual boot windows and ubuntu

I am facing an issue when I did following. Initially my pc had Windows 7 ultimate x64 installed. Then I made it dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 x64. Everything used to work fine then. Problem started ...
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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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Problems installing Ubuntu 13.04 on Windows 8 PC

Exception: Error executing command >>command=C:\Windows\sysnative\bcdedit.exe /set {59a7630e-b8b3-11e2-b90c-d3fbf29a86ca} device partition=E: >>retval=1 >>stderr=An error has ...
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Help installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 DVD in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I downloaded the 12.04.2 Desktop amd64 ISO from the main website. Then I burned it onto a DVD, but when I restart, the computer won't recognize the DVD when it boots. [ ] Have I downloaded the ...
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Boot issues after attempting dual-boot setup with Windows 8

(I did quite a bit of messing around before asking for help, which in retrospect was a mistake, so the BootInfo might be more useful than my retelling of the events: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5659500/) ...
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Windows 8 doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu (UEFI)

I installed Ubuntu with my UEFI installation of Windows 8 (with windows 7 boot-loader because I don't know how to recover it), and after grub installed, I was no longer able to boot Windows 8. I tried ...
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Resize Ubuntu side of dual boot UEFI

I have a correctly running setup with dual-booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. However, I would like to increase the root "partition" on the Ubuntu side, which has been complaining of low disk space. I ...
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Error message when booting ubuntu on windows 8

I have installed Ubuntu onto my Lenevo idea-pad, and it says when i choose to boot Ubuntu that its missing a file, or something. I free'd up about fifteen gigs of memory for Ubuntu to run but there is ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8: Windows doesn't boot

I have installed Ubuntu with dual boot to a preinstalled windows 8 on a Lenovo E-135. I disabled fast start in windows 8 before installation and shrank the partition to give place for Ubuntu. All went ...
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Problem in dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and windows 8 (can't choose an os when boot)

In my laptop initially it was Windows 7 and 8 to dual boot.The status of the partitions are "system" for win 7 and "boot" for win 8. Then I formatted win 7 which was the system partition and installed ...
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trying to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 12.10

I have been trying to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ( 64 Bit ) on a Lenovo twist notebook. I have now installed Windows 8 ( with UEFI, secure boot disabled ) and I am following the instructions ...
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Planning on switching to Ubuntu!

I'm planning on taking my HP Envy M6 AMD A10 CPU, with a AMD Radeon HD 7660G discrete-class GPU, and I was wondering if there's any packages I should install to make it run effectively when I first ...
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How can I boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 on a PC with an EFI bootloader? [duplicate]

I just bought a Lenovo ideaPad Z400. I installed the ubuntu 13.04 without problem. Now, I cna't boot the windows 8. Eaither in secure boot mode enabled or disabled. I am frustrated. this is my ...
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Can I eliminate windows 8 as I install ubuntu studio?

I can't seem to get any of the instructions online here to work. I have yet to get Ubuntu to boot at all. I have a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am happy to completely eliminate W8 and start fresh ...
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How to set up SAMBA / CUPS print server?

I am using 13.04 on an old laptop hooked up to a printer that I would like to access from my Windows 8 PC. I have been working on this for hours and I cannot seem to get the right configuration of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 CD-R doesn't start when i start the PC [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu CD-R and a Samsung Laptop with Windows 8 64 Bit. When i start the Laptop with the Ubuntu CD-R in it, it shows the Samsung-sign, makes a "Beep" tune, shows the normal ...
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No operating system will boot after attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 on a Lenovo T530

I've had to retry this a million times, and it's doing my head in. Please help me. I resized my partitions from within Windows 8, and disabled everything I was supposed to, I installed 13.04 from a ...
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updating ubuntu while dual booting win8

ive had great help from u guys and you guys are doing a gr8 job ..thanks for that i had a small doubt , i have a laptop that comes with win8 pre installed ,so the UEFI crap is there ... :( i have ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 overheating on S46CA

I bought a new notebook ASUS s46ca with Windows 8 preinstaled. And I noticed that the left side from the touchpad gets warm. In windows 8 it does not happen. I think that fan is running faster in ...
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New XPS, Starting on Linux, Still a Windows power user, configuration question

I just bought a Dell XPS with Windows 8. Spent several months making the choice. The OS is on the 500GB HDD, and the 32GB SSD is used as cache.. seems standard. I've been wanting to get into Linux ...
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ubuntu alongside windows 8 [duplicate]

i just bought myself a new laptop that comes with windows 8 pre installed .. now i hate windows 8 .. i wanted to know ..if i uninstall windows 8 and install windows 7 ,will the UEFI thing go away ? i ...
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ASUS windows 8 desktop dual boot is not working

ASUS windows 8 desktop dual boot is not working - After I download tbe ubuntu ISO file and burn onto a CD , and select the boot sequence priority as CD , it won't come up. Showing that load valid ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I want Windows 8 64bit (system-builders) and Ubuntu Linux 13.04 on different partitions on the same drive in my new self-built machine. I've previously been using only Ubuntu 12.04LTS and no once my ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 13 without risking damage to windows 8? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13 on my laptop, which came with Windows 8. It also came with an empty partition, along with the three that windows 8 uses. I want to install Ubuntu on that partition. ...
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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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Updating Ubuntu to the latest

I've been using Ubuntu for quite some time now and I absolutely love it. I recently purchased a laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r 5521) which is supported by Ubuntu (I checked in the certified hardware list). ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung series 7 Chronos. Advice please?

I just bought a refurbished Samsung series 7 (NP700Z5C). I got a great deal on it from Best Buy so that's why I went with it. My intention all along has been to remove windows 8 completely and install ...
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Won't load Windows 8 from Grub 2.0(Ubuntu 13.04)

Just installed Dual-Boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my self-built Windows 8 Pro PC, and after the installation I restarted, and once I was prompted with Grub 2.0 I tried to boot off of windows 8, and a few ...
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Wont load Windows 8 Pro from Grub 2.0(Ubuntu 13.04)

Just installed Dual-Boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my self-built Windows 8 Pro PC, and after the installation I restarted, and once I was prompted with Grub 2.0 I tried to boot off of windows 8, and a few ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Windows 8 with WUBI [duplicate]

I have a computer with Windows 7 pre-installed and I recently upgraded it to Windows 8. Will WUBI work on Windows 8? Also, is it safe to upgrade to 13.04 after installing Ubuntu with WUBI on my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 install along windows 8 fails [duplicate]

I have a MSI FX-600 laptop with core-i3 330M, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Disk. My laptop comes with windows 7 pre-installed. I have upgraded it to Windows 8 recently. As it is with windows 7 pre-installed ...
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Accidentally Wiped out Hard Disk With Windows 8 while installing ubuntu 13.04, Is there any way to recover? [duplicate]

I brought my Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) laptop yesterday only, I tried to installing ubuntu 13.04 as I go along with installation (I selected first option for selecting disk) I think wiped out entire ...
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How to set up Ubuntu + Win 8 in virtualbox, when Win 8 is pre-installed?

I have a Samsung i3 Ultrabook. It runs Windows 8. I used to run Ubuntu in Virtualbox. I hate it. I want to run Ubuntu as host. But Win 8 should be running in Virtualbox (for Office + Acrobat). But the ...
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invalid magic number

I want to install the UbuntuKylin 13.04 on a pre-installed win8 system. I follow the Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system But when i choose to install the UbuntuKylin ...
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How can I install ubuntu 12.10 with a UEFI boot (win8, without DVD driver)? [duplicate]

Dual boot. I tried with a bootable USB, but my computer still went straight to Windows 8. Then I followed the instruction on its website, tried with a windows-installer ...
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Stop windows 8 from running in background

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my windows 8 pc using Wubi. Though i choose to boot with ubuntu os, win 8 still runs in background. Is there any way to shut win 8 completely?
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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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Making Windows Boot Loader the default instead of Grub 2 [duplicate]

So basically before Ubuntu 13.04 I was running 12.10. I had Windows Boot Loader the default. If I chose to boot to Ubuntu, it would go into grub, but grub was set to 0 seconds so it would basically ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not boot after I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't boot up after I upgrade from 12.10. I have tried to edit the grub (nomodeset), but it still doesn't work. I have a HP Pavilion dv6-2153eo PC and a ATI Radeon graphics card.
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Create image from older to newer

I have an older hp-540 laptop and bought a new dell-inspiration-14r. Now I want to create a complete image of my older into the new one.Is this possible? if possible than how? I have ubuntu 12.04 in ...