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Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system

I bought a new Sony Vaio laptop with windows 8 pre-installed. I want to install ubuntu and dual boot between windows 8 and ubuntu. I've done this many times on Windows 7 machines but I have no idea how to deal with this new UEFI stuff. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi Jan 22 '13 at 19:56

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You need to use the Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version and be sure to boot it in UEFI mode not BIOS/legacy/AHCI mode.

Prolly after installing you will have to use boot repair on a live session since it will keep booting windows 8.

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