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Can Not Boot Ubuntu 14.04 Form USB On W8.1

Excellent! And there it was: Ubuntu / Grub with the option to load the Windows boot loader. And I also don't have anything big enough for backup (but in case of something going wrong I can install windows again), but I suppose there should not happen anything to Within the administrator's command prompt type the following command: bcdedit /set "{bootmgr}" path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi Exit the command prompt. 9. http://ocvninfo.net/can-not/can-not-boot-since-biosupdate-from-v1-16-to-v1-2.html

I have Windows on C: volume, but on the D: one I have more space to shrink.ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell15 May 2014 at 08:10Do you know what your D drive is used for?DeleteRicardo Thank you.ReplyDeleteDavid Bickford10 June 2014 at 16:24I upgraded from windows 8 to windows 8.1 and it was auto-booting into windows, the end of your tutorial worked perfectly for me. Thanks in advance for you reply. :) Reply evilhead Apr 7, 2015 - 10:41 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Hi Evilhead! The only difference is that I have closed the window that shows all the keyboard shortcuts to make it easier to highlight the "Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS" icon.

Step 1: Make a backup [optional] It is always nice to make a back up, just in case if you mess up with the system. It worked perfectly for me. Will keep looking.Thanks for your help anyway, perhaps someone else comes across these problems and can shed some light on the cause.Cheers,lolero Reply lolero Feb 26, 2015 - 7:37 AM - Yes I have disabled the secure boot in the BIOS.

Please note that "Secure Boot" is not a requirement for any Operating System (as far as I know), rather an attempt by hardware manufacturers to get PC's more "secure" … (can you To shrink the drive, right click on the "OS (C:)" volume and select "Shrink volume". Saved and restarted again.6. An option should be available called "Turn on fast startup" (recommended).

So in UEFI mode. Any help would be appreciated. What you could try: try to install Freya (for those of us, including myself, not familiar with this OS see Elementary OS, it appears a distro based on Ubuntu) as described https://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/46192-can-not-boot-ubuntu-14-04-form-usb-w8-1-a.html Thanks in advance.

For weeks. Set "Secure Boot" to "disabled"! I have NEVER had a problem. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

Say, I chose to replace Windows with Ubuntu, but then realized that I needed Windows (I don't really want to but warranty issues). http://askubuntu.com/questions/576666/cant-boot-liveusb-in-windows-8-1 I have made a LiveUSB with UNetBootin, as recommended. So at this point you can either take my word for it and stay in the live session or you can reboot and see if the installation has worked without any I was ok with your way (a couple of different results but still with you) until the line: sudo sh -c "sed -i 's/trusty/saucy/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yannubuntu-boot-repairI got a single ">" prompt.

Select your chosen USB drive letter and make sure that the "We will format" option is checked. If you don't then I would recommend copying any file that that isn't stored in these folders manually using Windows Explorer. 2. as machine comes with 500mb)install windows 8.1 and ensure activation. You will now be booted back into the live session of Ubuntu.

I need to expand on the last few steps a bit more. It's older and don't have to worry about it as much.. Your tutorial was really helpful. Either with PC Setting (like for UEFI) or pressing shift key while clicking on Restart.

For determining the proper size you will need to know how much swap space you want to use and I used the 2x RAM rule. Installed and running dual boot perfectly. Reply hans Jun 10, 2015 - 9:07 AM - Asif Comment Link Thanks for the great article.

This makes it possible to install software when using the live Ubuntu version and it will still be available the next time you boot from the USB drive.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled UbuntuCommunityAsk!DeveloperDesignHardwareInsightsJujuShopMore ›AppsHelpForumLaunchpadMAASCanonical current community chat Ask Ubuntu Ask Ubuntu Meta your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Grub64 came up and allowed me to select which OS to boot. Universal USB Installer - Planned Actions After clicking "Yes", a few windows will fly by indicating work in progress … Universal USB Installer - Prepping USB Drive Note that during this However, I cannot boot into LiveUSB.

OK, so I will end up with a 84Gb (88.857 MB) Ubuntu partition and a 16Gb Swap partition - let's do it … Select the "free space" row that looks like Not the answer you're looking for? I left secure boot on in the bios, but disabled the other options. Hold down the shift key and select to restart your computer.

Do we have "blades of hay" like "blades of grass"? I followed your instructions closely, except that I live booted from a DVD. Thank you ver much @LiveWireBT for your help on the issue. Thanks for posting the solution and your hardware as well!

Although had a bit of trouble with boot repair it kept changing grub to shim64x which didnt work. Although myself I always remove ( since 1996) windows completely from my machines (once I paid the MS tribute), she keeps keeping it. Not the answer you're looking for? Great job.ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell9 May 2014 at 08:23Thankyou for the nice words.

Puke to you Windows 8! I did not disable the Secure Boot as in step 5, from a USB stick installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the space freed up in Windows 8.1, and once it had completed Everything works fine. Thanks for putting in the time to get this together.ReplyDeleteLester Embree24 May 2014 at 07:48I have been using Ubuntu/Linux for about 8 years now as a duel boot on any computer

If you don't then I would recommend copying any file that that isn't stored in these folders manually using Windows Explorer. 2. The post was really helpful ! :) :)ReplyDeleteAnonymous4 June 2014 at 00:50Hi Gary. Fast Boot can be found in the Power Options (Control Panel) and to get there, open a Windows Explorer window and paste "Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options" in the address bar and I was able to login to both Ubuntu and Windows. :-) I just elaborated, so that it may help other users..

What kind of computer was it?Most UEFI implementations are getting to be pretty flexible and pretty stable now, and the radical procedure you suggest of replacing the Windows bootloader with Ubuntu's You can read them below.You can post your own comments by using the form below, or reply to existing comments by using the "Reply" button. Nov 8, 2014 - 4:23 Select Ubuntu from the "Select a Linux Distribution" drop down. Every time I boot into ubuntu, the next time I shut down then turn my computer back on it auto boots into windows, does anyone know why?ReplyDeleteAnonymous14 June 2014 at 06:40Gary,

I also had both UEFI and SecureBoot enabled in the BIOS. Make sure all the commands have run correctly. When done, click the "Save changes" button. Provide ways that a user can verify that the new bootmgr (grub64.efi) actually exists, before committing to using it.6.