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Old 11-29-2014, 04:51 PM   #1
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Question dual boot on a efi system


hey guys
i have a system with windows 8 installed and want to install ubuntu along with it
i have done this on old system tht shipped with BIOS but have no experience as such on how its done with efi systems

simple guidance in the right direction would be much appreciated

thanks in advance
 
Old 11-29-2014, 05:38 PM   #2
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hey guys
i have a system with windows 8 installed and want to install ubuntu along with it
i have done this on old system tht shipped with BIOS but have no experience as such on how its done with efi systems

simple guidance in the right direction would be much appreciated

thanks in advance
Ubuntu should boot right up in EFI mode as debian Jessie does & I believe that Ubuntu paid for the Secure Boot keys also.
So you should be fine. If ubuntu doesn't boot right away disable Secure Boot.
 
Old 11-29-2014, 06:21 PM   #3
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Read the instructions at the Ubuntu site before beginning.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
 
Old 11-30-2014, 02:50 AM   #4
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What exactly is the difference between BIOS systems and efi systems..i havent quite got a hold of that..
what is role of that efi partition..!!
 
Old 11-30-2014, 02:59 AM   #5
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Read this - should you get your head around all that, you'll know all.
 
  


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