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HP BIOSes are a bit weird, I've been struggling with that, too. Does your BIOS Setup look like this (found on newer HP ProBooks), then follow below instructions. This was the only way I managed to get Ubuntu to boot on my laptop with Secure Boot enabled. In the BIOS setup, under System Configuration → Boot Options, you should find the option ...
Yes, your first drive (/dev/sda) should be set as the device for the boot loader installation. Make a full system backup before proceeding! (You've been promoted to user type 4)
Most software is available as a .deb package. You could download that, save it somewhere Ubuntu could find it, and use that to install the application. However, if there are any dependencies not already installed or included in the .deb, then you'll have trouble. A better plan is to fix the WiFi. You might need internet access to do that, but surely you ...
It is a very common installation type. Just choose manual disk partitioning, when install. Create / partition on your SSD and /home on you HDD. Do not forget to set mount points correctly.
If you want separate home directories but only shared access to "music, documents, videos, pictures" - then yes, I'd suggest to store them somewhere else (e.g. separate partition or disk) and use symlinks to access them. With the same UID/GID on both installs, no permission issues should arise. Except when one of the installs is e.g. using SELinux or some ...
Use this image and start from USB, when using yumi (pendrivelinux.com) choose install unlisted ISO (grub) option. http://www.supergrubdisk.org/super-grub2-disk/ You can detect OSes and also repair grub. HowTo: Insert bootmedia in to its drive (e.g. USB or CD/DVD) Set the media to be the first booting device in BIOS Then boot; if you used yumi select ...
Well My BIOS was really different i didt find the customized option, so i mounted the Efi partition and replaced windows EFI file with th Refind one and it seems to work, now computer Boots into Refind Main menuand i am able to pick systems it seems that did the trick now its working perfectly :D
Gedit comes with Ubuntu out of the box. Just open a terminal with ctrl + shift + t and type Gedit
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