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Jul
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awarded  Good Question
Jun
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comment No Boot of either Win7 or Ubuntu
Is EFI mode "ON" in bios? if bothe legacy and EFI modes are turned ON, please turn off EFI mode and try again..if it doesn't boot reinstall ubuntu. (does not gparted show any windows partition? try a live cd and make sure that your windows exists or not)
Jun
7
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Jun
7
revised Can we repack an installed application?
corrected title
Jun
7
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Jun
6
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
20
awarded  Curious
Mar
6
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
of course yes... it's like two systems running simultaneously.
Mar
6
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
it's not hard to setup and if you have enough ram and have a good CPU, you can't notice any slowness of a vbox guest OS. sometimes programs run much faster on Vbox
Mar
5
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
@Thallazar you can use vbox instead of a dualboot setup. It's much easier and efficient in every way(only if you have enough memory). I am also using vbox. i.imgur.com/3p3ZG66.jpg << kubuntu 14.10 X64 with 8GB ram, 3.5GB shared with windows guest
Mar
3
awarded  Custodian
Mar
3
reviewed No Action Needed Help me to install NVClock on Ubuntu 14.10
Mar
1
answered Install Ubuntu alongside Win 8.1 on separate physical drives and dual-boot?
Feb
28
awarded  Vox Populi
Feb
28
comment What will happen when the Code Names of the Ubuntu releases get to Z
someone should have a drink...at least me :3
Feb
28
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
check your windows system eightforums.com/tutorials/…
Feb
28
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
unlikel windows, linux can be converted between EFI mode and MBR mode by just executing some commands while running the OS.so don''t get bothered with the linux installation.just install windows correctly... as I understood, your USB disk is not EFI-capable...please make sure you use "GPT PARTITION SCHEME FOR UEFI COMPUTERS" parameter while creating it.other settings (except device) will be generated automatically.
Feb
28
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
if the EFI firmware detects no efi capable boot medium it will fallback to compatible mode and try a MBR capable device, that's why I recommended to turn off compatible mode so you will notice that your USB disk is not working with EFI mode. if you turn both of them ON (EFI, Compatible mode) and your bootable USB did not work with EFI mode then the system will try to boot it with the compatible mode instead. if it worked and booted to the installation setup, you can't tell which way it booted up, EFI or Compatible mode. so better turn the other guy before using.
Feb
27
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
I think unetbootin is only for MBR systems. there is no option to switch between those two system types in it (in rufus you can switch the system type as "MBR PARTITION SCHEME FOR..." or "GPT PARTITION SCHEME FOR...") as I said before,the installation medium used for the EFI system and the installation medium used for the BIOS system are completely two different booting approaches to each system. EFI capable disk has additional folders to boot with efi firmware. that is why unetbootin did not work. learn more about UEFI here >> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface
Feb
27
comment Linux Won't install from LIveUsb
I'm happy it worked :)...yes you need to recreate the live USB even it worked in the Compatible mode (CSM). those two system types has two different ways of booting, so a EFI-capable USB disk won't boot with MBR mode (CSM/compatible mode - ON)