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Old 09-13-2013, 11:26 PM   #1
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Question Dual boot linux Mint - Windows 8


Hi Everyone. I'm vixa and i'm new on this forum. I bought a new computer "ASUS vivobook" with Win8 installed. But i want to install Linux for dual booting, as you know it's impossible. Help me to do so or help me to kill my win if necessary.

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Old 09-13-2013, 11:35 PM   #2
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Which distribution of Linux?
You need to check in the BIOS to see if you have an option to disable Secure Boot and/or enable Legacy Boot.
 
Old 09-14-2013, 02:45 AM   #3
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Which distribution of Linux?
You need to check in the BIOS to see if you have an option to disable Secure Boot and/or enable Legacy Boot.
I want to install Linux Mint 15. In the BIOS i desabled the "secure boot" and when i launched the boot from the DVD drive, the screen stayed black during hours and hours. I tried also to boot from a USB stick, but it was the same. Even i tried the dual boot with Win7 it doesn't work. I also followed this step: Setup/Change PC setup/General/Advanced setup-Restart now/ . . .
Nothing happened.
 
Old 09-14-2013, 03:17 AM   #4
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Have a look here.
 
Old 09-14-2013, 06:42 AM   #5
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Hmmm..i was able to install mint14x64 on a i5-xxx with SecureBoot enabled, mint14 has EFI & SecureBoot support (Windows8 didn't even boot with SecureBoot disabled). Mint15x64 release notes say: "EFI support..If your system is using secureBoot, turn it off.". So perhaps you should try mint14. A tip: you really don't need windows 8 ;-) linux has it all :-) just install vmware player with a XpPro machine for the app's that only work in windows...
Grtz..
 
  


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