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Try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVppdkOThCs It is an easy way to boot Ubuntu on an existing windows computer, to try, and very easy to remove it if you don't like it after trying it.


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On installation, choose the Soomething else option to open the advanced partitioning tool. Make a separate partition for /boot (500 MB in size is enough): and another one for root: You can make a separate partition for /home for your data and settings and also one for swap if you want to use hibernation on Ubuntu. Before continuing to install, you ...


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If you manage to boot Ubuntu from the BIOS/UEFI boot options you could try to install boot-repair locally and then apply recommended repair again. If you're using UEFI, try with the advanced options, selecting a separate boot/efi partition (pay attention to choose a suitable partition it already exists). That worked for me having your same problem.


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The partitioning a GPT disk is to proceed to: Delete the msdos partition table. Create a gpt partition table Create a bootloader partition. Create a swap partition. Create a linux partitions. Create other data partitions. There are two options to format the boot sector of a GPT disk. Your machine is (U)EFI aware via the Bios and turned on, and ...


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I would first repair your MBR with Windows DVD. After you repaired your MBR, check if Win8 is booting. Backup externaly all important stuff. Now you can create a minimum/recommended 8GB big FAT32 partition under Windows for use with Ubuntu and some 2GB FAT 32 for Ubuntu SWAP. BEWARE: If you resize Windows made partitions under Ubuntu, your MBR will get ...


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http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Festplatten_Problembehebung sounds like a partionlos? google testdisk to find more help. or apt-get install testdisk if you woud like to grow/shrink your pation then use the right tools (ntfs - resize should be done on Windows) for others look at resize2fs


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To Fix your MBR. I recommend you try Fixing it using THIS (i recommend you created the boot-repair bootable method, that worked for me) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair THen see if ubuntu sees your partitions, or Make one using gparted and your bootable (Install Gparted on your bootable using:) (Before using this command make sure that ...


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It seems like the same issue I had on my Vaio SVS with UEFI. Go to BIOS and set it on Legacy mode, turn off Secure Boot. Try to boot normaly to GRUB. If not working, boot the Live CD open Gparted Partition Editor. Check your disks and partitions for errors, check where the Windows boot flag is. Where are you trying to install GRUB? /sda and /sdb? Week ago ...



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