After the installation process reaches its end hit on Restart Now button in order to complete the installation. So i am just posting to say thanks for your help and when i have time y will post a proper guide with screenshots and all the steps. After the installation process reaches its end hit on Restart Now button in order to complete the installation. Thanks again Hans for the quick reply. For this purpose, I have a cheap Acer laptop that came with Windows 8.
Not likely that this will happen, total destruction, but the steps we take in this guide can result in a computer that will no longer boot your Windows setup, and might require a total reinstall of everything from scratch. Your problem will be solved if you will not make changes in Grub manually. Once the media boot-up a new grub screen should appear on your monitor. Figure 1: Partition methods of Ubuntu 16. Actually now that I think about it, there was one difference in my installation procedure and the tutorial.
I failed but I did not insist. Hi guys, My problem is reolved. Boot Repair — Execute these lines in Terminal You might notice that the first statements will be executed, but the last statement is just sitting there. From here on the installation process will run automatically until it reaches the end. Hope the tutorial was easy enough to follow. I went forward with Something Else and created the partitions for Ubuntu and the rest of the installation process was smooth.
Once the media boot up, a new grub screen should appear on your monitor. Go the download link from the topic description and grab Ubuntu Desktop 16. We still need to tweak a few things, because at this point your computer will boot straight into Windows again. In that condition you have to use tab to move courser and space to select. I have elementary os on my computer for 2 years now and is fantastic.
I could have installed if I searched more. This post guides you on how to perform the installation of in dual boot with a such as or which comes pre-installed with a laptop or desktop. Before we begin … This guide is intended for a computer that is already running Windows 8. Dual booting Linux with Windows is always suggestible for the beginners. In similar fashion, create a Home partition. Click on the desired partition and press the — to delete the partition. If you're convinced that the disk is correctly partitioned, you can.
So I found this cool tool Link to where I found it:. Step 1: Resizing and create Windows partition. Also, shrink you C drive to make room for installing Ubuntu 16. From the Device for boot loader installation, select the efi partition. Ubuntu, Xubuntu, which one is it? Ubuntu Setup — Partition table The next screen, after a few seconds, shows the layout of your hard-disk partitions.
But there are a lot of other reasons you might want to have both Windows and Ubuntu on your machine. Since you have just installed Ubuntu 14. I have not tried this, but I would assume that the regular dual boot install for Ubuntu would work just fine. In the course of time, I upgraded to Windows 8 and subsequently to Windows 8. Windows Partition for Dual Boot Ubuntu 16. In my case, I shrank the C drive to make some free space: You can leave the free space as it is.
I hope you found this guide to dual boot Ubuntu 14. I prefer to install Linux in dual boot with Windows. It's truly AwEsOmE to see that folks like our articles and small applications. The other two looked like none-sense 1Mb partition? Sorry for writing so much but i want to give the whole problem,because i need a solution before total format. You can do the math with Google.
I am stuck and no matter what I do, any command, etc will not work. Press Enter in while your selection is Ubuntu to boot into Ubuntu 18. Hi, i am new to the Linux world and have been using numerous sites to install Ubuntu 14x alongside windows 8. In case you want a custom partition layout, check the Something else option and hit on Continue button to proceed further. On my Acer this will enable a menu to select a boot device by press F12 during boot as soon as you see the Acer logo. It will then do some checks on available space, power and internet connection etc.
There are other ways of doing this, so be my guest to pick your preferred method and tool. Next you will be asked to set username password etc. One fine day, my laptop booted to windows 8. You made a Windows backup right? Choose the language you wish to perform the installation and click on Continue button to proceed further. Hi, I have dell3543 laptop which cam with ubuntu 14.