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Ubuntu UEFI Windows 8.1 Dual Boot

I have installed Win8 and Ubuntu side by side before in the past and had issues with booting which were fixed perfectly the first time using boot-repair. This time, I installed Win8.1 and Ubuntu with ...
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Installing Problem

Today I installed a fresh and clean windows 8.1 pro in legacy mode and the problem is when I am trying to install Ubuntu latest version (14.04) or any other version of Ubuntu, I get an option u have ...
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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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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Boot Repair doesn't work after Windows 8.1 Update

(The original title of this post was "Boot Repair doesn't work after April 2014 Windows 8.1 Update" since I wanted to highlight that this is not about the 8.0 -> 8.1 update, but the update for 8.1 ...
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I cannot dual - boot windows and ubuntu 13.10

Disk Information: I have 10 partitions on my disk currently. Here is the gparted image of my disk. PARTITION--FILE SYSTEM--MOUNT POINT--LABEL--SIZE--USED--UNUSED--FLAGS 1. ...
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Virtual Box 4.3.4 Ubuntu 13.10 blackscreens after login

I've got a little problem with my Ubuntu 13.10. I have it installed on a VM, with Windows 8.1 as host. Until today everything went just fine, but all of sudden, when I Host+F to get out of ...
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sharing between ubuntu 12.04 and windows8 with online user

I've searched for solutions and tried numerous things but nothing so far has worked. I'm trying to access shares on an ubuntu 12.04 pc from my windows 8 pc. In my win8 machine I can see the shares, ...
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Dual Boot System: Windows 8 starts up with black screen if started from GRUB

i don't even know if this problem has anything to do with GRUB or Ubuntu. It could be just a hardware problem. my problem started after i installed my new graphics card (Radeon HD7970). Everything ...
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Windows 8 overwrites boot with Ubuntu 12.10

I have a Sony VAIO S series with Windows 8 preinstalled and then I installed Ubuntu 12.10 partition. The first time I was booting the Grub appeared, and I was able to choose between Windows 8 and ...
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Mouse scroll wheel does not work for ubuntu 12.04 running under Hyper-V for Windows 8 Pro

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 lts on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows 8 Pro) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the cursor's moving, left/right click works ...
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Ubuntu One fails after install on Windows 8

The UbuntuOne 4.2.0 installer completed and then reported an error when the config dialog box appeared. "TypeError Required argument 'Type' (pos 2) not found". Installer was run as 'Administrator'. ...
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Cannot get windows 8 to boot after ubuntu 12.10 install (different hdds)

I just took the plunge into Linux, with Ubuntu 12.10. Not knowing if I would like Ubuntu enough for it to become my main OS, I installed it alongside of my existing OS, windows 8. When installing ...
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Ubuntu One: why do I get an Account Status Error?

My Ubuntu One account has displayed the following for several days now: We are sorry, but while our system updates your account, you cannot see details of or make changes to your subscriptions. ...
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Unable to try/install Ubuntu 12.10 from LiveUSB

I've got a computer that shipped with Windows 8, installed in EFI. I want to install Ubuntu in dual boot, so I have to install it in EFI as well. I disabled the 'Secure boot' in the BIOS. I created a ...
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Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Unbuntu is recognising my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04

After installing Win8 and then used WIMI to install Ubuntu. The operative systems work fine, now to my trouble. I Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04. Is this a known error? How can I fix ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Installation using Windows Installer

I use Alienware laptop and have Windows 8, and tried installing Ubuntu using the Windows Installer. After installation I was prompted to restart, the PC then restarts and goes into a blank screen. If ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time trying to install ubuntu. I have a flash drive that will boot to the installation. But once I egg there it says it can't find an os on the computer. What do I do?
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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Can't see grub after running boot repair. Please Help!

I've a machine with Windows 8 and I've just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. After this I couldn't see the grub while booting. So, I ran boot repair, but still it didn't work. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Windows 8.1 clock time always wrong

I am using dual boot operating systems on my Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10. The time in Windows remains correct while I keep using it. But when I log into Ubuntu and ...
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Dual boot with windows 8 and heating

I have a laptop, model: HP dv6 6116tx. Its an entertainment laptop. It works with Windows 7 but I upgraded to Windows 8. Now I am willing to use Ubuntu for my final year project as it is easy to do ...
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ubuntu&win8 dual boot from ssd. Grub sometimes works, sometimes not

The situation is quite complex. I have a thinkpad x230. I recovered windows 8 to a msata SSD, and install unbuntu 12.04 in the same SSD. I have used boot-repair to fix the boot problem(By the way, it ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu 12.04.3LTS

I am having installation problem on Asus K55VD laptop.I selected Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 and after clicking to Continue it restarts my laptop and I cannot install Ubuntu. Please help. ...
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problem installing and dual booting ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 8 on dell inspiron 3537

I recently bought a windows 8 pre-installed dell laptop. I created a boot-able USB using LiLi bootable USB creator with 13.04 iso file for 64-bit (amd64) downloaded from ubuntu official site and ...
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No operating system found - Windows 8 retail install

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside my current Windows 8 installation. I have already deactivated Fast Startup and have confirmed that my laptop does not support UEFI. I can successfully ...
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Boot loop on windows 8.1 dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502x running windows 8.1 on the onboard HDD. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my external hard drive, with grub boot menu.However when I try to boot into windows 8.1, it goes into ...
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no bootable devices | Win8 UEFI + Ubuntu | after boot-repair “winEFI detected, do you …”

I have a Dell Precision M6700 with Win8 preinstalled. Wanted to install Ubuntu. I am not an expert on grub/boot/UEFI stuff, so followed advice on different forums. Did the following: unchecked ...
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Windows 8 Boot problems after using chntpw utility

After recently being a victim of triplescomputers.com I used the chntpw utility password recovery to reset/disable the Syskey password encryption. I ran into a few hurdles such as mounting my windows ...
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error code 0xc0000225 after installing dual boot linux

When I try to boot to Windows 8 I get error code 0xc0000225 ever since I installed ubuntu. I was using windows 8 developer preview so I don't have an installation disk disk to do a recovery. ...
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Change default bootloader to Grub2

I had changed the bootloader to Windows using EasyBCD. I had added Grub2 as one of the boot options via this. Unfortunately, when I tried to boot to Grub2 I got the error "NST/AutoNeoGrub0.mbr is ...
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How to restore Windows 8 after Debian then Ubuntu installs

I have lost the ability to boot into Windows 8 on my new computer. Here is the sequence of events that led to this: I installed the newest version of Debian by resizing the main partition and ...
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Can't boot into Windows 8 after boot repair

I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop and managed to get Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting. But then after grub was updated, I had to run boot-repair and now I can't boot into Windows. When the computer ...
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Bootloader issue on dual-boot

First of all I would like to mention that, I'm completely aware of the duplication rule of this forum and this post has been made only after due research on the topic. Problem I dual-booted a ...
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windows 8 not able to boot along with ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 along with windows 8. Ubuntu works fine, but when i try to open windows 8 from grub loader the screen turns black and within 3 seconds the same grub loader appears again. How ...
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Ubuntu One windows 8: cannot edit shared files

I have a problem with Ubuntu One on windows 8: When I upload a file from the UO website, this file is transferred on my computer into the Ubuntu One directory, but I cannot edit this file (it is read ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in ubiquity for Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to dual-boot a laptop with Win8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10. I can get it to boot to the live USB easily, but on the part in ubiquity where you select what to do with existing OS's, it does not ...
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Network access from Ubuntu 13.04 guest to Windows 8 host machine

How can i access my Ubuntu 13.04 guest vm from my Windows 8 host machine? The virtualization is done using VMware Player 6 Network Details Host: Windows 8 IP Address - 192.168.200.10 Network ...
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Dual boot windows 8 & ubuntu

I have 3 partitions with windows 8 installed in the first one then i installed Ubuntu in the second one. By the end of the installation, my PC reboot on Ubuntu and doesn't show Windows8. So I run boot ...
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error: file'/boot/grub/x86_64-efi/normal.mod' not found

I get this error: error: file'/boot/grub/x86_64-efi/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue> I am on a ASUS U38DT which came pre-installed with windows 8 and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.04 instead ...
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How do I fix dual boot startup for Ubuntu installation on Windows 8 Laptop

I have a Lenovo laptop with preinstalled windows 8 64bit- I did an installation of Ubuntu 13.04 - however after installation I was faced with the GRUB loader. From the Grub loader if I try to start up ...
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Windows 8 won't boot after installing Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 today and it works fine, but I can't boot Windows 8 anymore. (I've installed it on Legacy mode.) It says "invalid EFI file path". What could I do? Here is my boot info: ...
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Which version of ubuntu for installing alongside windows 8 OR formatting windows without touching ubuntu 12.04 in its partition

I have windows 8 and ubuntu 12.04 installed alongside, within a partition each. Since I had upgraded from windows 7 after having installed ubuntu, I had no problem with the ubuntu installation back ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Making Ubuntu Default OS

Yes, I know this question has been asked many times, but I've read through those Q&As and haven't figured it out. I'm trying to have 12.04 boot up upon turning on the computer. As of now, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Dell with windows 8 for dual booting

I realize many such questions have been asked and answered. BUT the answers are STILL above most peoples heads (at least mine!) I'm new to this and when the prompt says no OS detected that is where I ...