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The bricking problem has been bypassed with recent kernels, which 12.04.4 should provide. (You might want to wait 3 days until 14.04 LTS is released, though; it will have more up-to-date EFI support generally.)


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Dual boot is not a problem if UEFI is not a problem. To check if UEFI is a problem, you can try liveUSB without installation first, if it can boot into liveUSB, probably with some configuration in BIOS to disable security boot and enable Legacy mode, it can install on your hard disk. I don't think you can brick your computer, UEFI will try to stop you from ...


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May sound weird, but what solved it for me was using the original (white) USB cable that came with the phone. When I used a different cable, it would only charge.


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I have a printer in the same line, the CLX-2160n I prefer these drivers, as they don't over-use the toner like the default drivers in Ubuntu, probably due to the extra colour profiles. http://foo2qpdl.rkkda.com/ You may have to visit the printer options and select color rather than monochrome.


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Try the "Try ubuntu" options from a installation CD/USB. If everything works, it can work. Grab the version you want here Burn it to a CD or make a bootable USB. When booting your computer, interrupt your BIOS and find the option to select a bootable device. Select the USB or CD and you should be able to reach the "Try Ubuntu" option.


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Install the Universal USB Installer for Windows, and once installed, launch it. Choose the Ubuntu distribution you like, and have the app download it for you onto a USB flash drive. Then, reboot your PC, and choose to boot from the flashdrive. That will start the version of Linux you chose as a LiveUSB, which will be able to use data files (music, video, ...


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Ok. . so i have figured it out. and if anyone else should have any issues with installing ubuntu on the ativ 9 here is what you need to do. One of the problems was making the usb. not managing to make it bootable in windows I made a tails os live usb where i made the ubuntu install usb. then it worked. why it didn't in windows i do not know, because the ...



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