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Very late answer but in case anyone ever runs into this type of problem again you can type "fwsetup" into the Grub Bootloader Rescue text terminal and then enter the BIOS through that command.


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Having just rooted a Xperia z, I know 4.3 can be rooted so you can put a different os on your phone from there. Having said that only the nexus 4,5,7 and 10 are officially supported by ubuntu touch. Unofficially a few Sony models have ports available you can get the full list here (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices) And at the bottom of the wiki you ...


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As you are using the stable desktop version, you are using Unity 7. Next Unity experience: phone, tablet and desktop is being developed as Unity 8. You have to wait until Unity 8 is officially released for desktops.


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This seems to be a known bug in Ubuntu. I'm not sure if it has a fix. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1362046


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Sony seems to do some strange things with their EFI installations. I've seen many problem reports similar to yours, but I don't own a Sony, so I'm unable to experiment hands-on and figure out the best workaround. If this is a new computer, I'd seriously consider returning it because of these problems. If you do, write a letter to Sony telling them why you ...


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Try use the recommended Boot Repair from a Ubuntu Live CD/DVD/USB Run these commands in a terminal in number order with a internet connection: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair Press the enter/return key after typing each command Answer source.


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I had a very similar issue and had it resolved last night. Try this and see if it works. If you don't see any boot leader and Ubuntu starts directly then you have to edit your grub file. Follow these steps. Press Crtl+Alt+T to open Terminal or search Terminal from dash. Then enter following command: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Change values as below ...


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I had the same problem and it was solved with installation of new drivers for touchpad. Download this archive (from Ubuntu's bug reporting page). Open a terminal, and follow these steps (after step 4, you will have no mouse at all): cd ~/Downloads sudo dkms ldtarball psmouse-elantech-x551c.tar.gz sudo dkms install -m psmouse -v elantech-x551c sudo rmmod ...


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Thanks! Don't think dvd defective as successfully installed on 2nd old windows 7 laptop. Also tried flash same problem. Could virus have infected bios or SSD defective / needing replacement? Each time configured bios to boot from DVD / flash but no success. Laptop want to install on is sony ultra book windows 8. Cheers



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