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Installing Linux (Ubuntu 13.04) dual boot with Windows 8 (secure boot and UEFI enabled)

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Published on Nov 23, 2013

This complete step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to install Ubuntu 13.04 (should also work with any release later than 12.04.2) alongside Windows 8, in a pre-installed 64 bit computer with 'secure boot' and 'UEFI' systems enabled.
(Warning:The Laptop used is Sony Viao SVS1312. May not be same for all brands, so perform at your own risk. Please make sure to back-up your Windows 8 before this practice. And follow the steps in the correct order.)

Must have:
Ubuntu 12.04.2 or later (Should work with Ubuntu 12.04.2, 12.04.3, 12.10 and 13.10 as well; only 64 bit. Download them at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop).

Ubuntu 64 bit iso DVD (How to burn an Ubuntu ISO file onto a DVD: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bur...)

8 - 20 GB free space, partitioned from Windows (by shrinking your available disk).

Note more than 3 partitions that are 'primary'. (http://askubuntu.com/a/316319)

In windows 8, disabled the 'fast start-up' (see how to: http://askubuntu.com/a/228069)
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Another very helpful pages:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI
http://askubuntu.com/questions/221835...

More details on previous experience, issues and results are explained at:
http://vinayarts.blogspot.be/2013/11/...
http://vinayarts.blogspot.be/2013/05/...
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Boot-repair (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boo...) commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install boot-repair

This must be done when you boot Ubuntu DVD second time, in live mode and make sure you can connect to the internet.
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After fixing the grub menu using boot repair, the third mount point in my case:
the mount point 'windows UEFI xxxxxxxxxxx.efi' works perfect to enter the Wndows 8

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Video made using Canon Powershot IS200 at 640x480.
Thanks to:
Video recorded using Camstudio (http://camstudio.org) opensource screen recorder
Audio recorded usinng Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net) opensource audio mixer.
Video edited using Virtualdub (http://www.virtualdub.org) opensource videocapture/processing utility.
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Note: This video is specifically for more recent computers (later than 2010) having UEFI type bios system. Installing Ubuntu 12.10 to dual boot with 'Windows 8 non-UEFI type' (older computers with 'legacy' bios firmware) can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNCSb...

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