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Basically I've dual booted windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10 using this guide: http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/11/05/dual-boot-windows-8-and-ubuntu-12-10-on-uefi-hardware/1/

It all works perfectly but there are 2 minor things I dislike and cannot change:

  1. On the Windows 8 Dual Boot screen, as seen in the link I posted on image 1, there are 2 options, windows 8 and ubuntu, each with its own icon; now windows 8 has its own logo but ubuntu has a crappy window, wondering how to change this to my own metro icon for ubuntu?
  2. After clicking the option for ubuntu, I go straight into Grub2, asking me to choose a boot option again, how would I go about editing GRUB2 and changing the timeout to 0.
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I do not have an answer to your first question. In any case, on this site it is recommended to ask ONE question at a time.

Regarding the second, you can update grub by typing in a terminal gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub Change the line GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 to GRUB_TIMEOUT=0. Then run sudo update-grub.

If in the future you need to access the grub menu, press shift and the menu should show.

  • Thankyou, i will in the future only ask one to stop confusion, yup seems to be skipping GRUB2, thanks – Kris Jan 20 '13 at 20:20
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The guide provided by the link is for BIOS/MBR installation.

(http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/11/05/dual-boot-windows-8-and-ubuntu-12-10-on-uefi-hardware/1/)

IT IS NOT FOR UEFI/GPT !

People are writing tutorials without understanding basic things:

  1. Loaders for EFI/GPT have .efi extension not .exe !
  2. There are no logical partitions on GPT disks !

Complete bullshit.

I think this is cheap EasyBCD spamming.

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