Not the answer you're looking for? Another hard disk is from my busted old laptop, and I just plug it in. So to the point now,do you think that it worths a try to use your instructions or will i get the same results? The best way to find out is to try to boot the installation media and install Ubuntu onto your hard drive. I am stuck and no matter what I do, any command, etc will not work. Not sure if this is still valid though. How to Install Ubuntu 18.
Deleted entries go to the trash bin but they can be restored at any moment. It's considered a tested and stable build. After this, the Ubuntu installation can finally start. Next you've to fill some basic information about you and your computer name, password and so on, a screenshot below. So we need to repair a few things. A menu should appear with Ubuntu options, although in our case, we got a distorted menu.
This is done in the installation part where it asks you if you want to install on the desired partition or used the Advanced Options. I had some trouble documented. The only difference at what i did is at the boot repair point. Dell can't certify that the hardware will be compatible and we wi ll not be able to support the system in that configuration. Entering bios and just choose F10 to save, ill get the grub boot list and is able to select ubuntu or windows boot. It will right away seek a suitable drive.
Ubuntu is now ready to be used, alongside Windows 8 and with a simplified boot manager. Manual Partitioning Something else — Use this advanced option, if you want to create partitions manually with the custom size. . Depending on your disk space and Ubuntu needs, you can of course decide on different values. Any machine that ships with the recommended Microsoft Third-Party Marketplace keys in firmware will be able to boot Ubuntu under SecureBoot.
The pre-requisites screen has been removed as has the option to connect to a wireless network prior to installing. Choose the applicable options and click Continue. Another way though, is to buy one external hard disk and install Ubuntu in that external hard disk. You will be presented with few screen options to choose the language. Instead, we recommend using basic disks … Unfortunately, their guide is destructive delete all your data. But the other volumes and the data from my drives are still there. We did not find anything useful on the Internet.
I would however expect this version to work as well. Do not matter where I tell the bootloader to be installed. Note : I assume that this Recovery option will look similar for Windows 8. This activity requires an active internet connection. Not only that, but trying to install 32 bit Ubuntu is impossible. Except that time i did it from linux but again at the next restart,when i went to windows no grub just windows as alawys.
We shall use it while installing Ubuntu. In the above command line, the difference between shimx64. If your system has enough memory, then you can choose not to have a swap partition. Installation, depending on your setting, can take a while, so this might be a good time to walk the dog or get a snack. Any help would be appreciated.
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. In the case of Lenovo, you will not have an option to install Ubuntu with Windows 8, the only option is to remove Windows 8 completely. I'll be soon making a video about dual booting stay tuned. Yes, of course you can install Ubuntu on your second harddrive. Press Enter in while your selection is Ubuntu to boot into Ubuntu 18. These normal releases are considered to be cutting edge but can have issues because of this.
As for the installation of Ubuntu itself, if you are new to this procedure, take my advice and you should see some explanatory video, for it is reported that some people had some issues when it comes to selecting the installation type. You can do permanent damages and lose data. I found it at , so to help out, I copied it here, other solutions are discussed there as well, so the StackOverflow post might be a helpful read. It just boots straight into Ubuntu. Then select the Hard Drive that you want to install Ubuntu onto. I suggest using external hard disk or if your giant laptop has 2 hard disk slot,use secondary hard disk for Ubuntu. The computer is now ready to be used with Ubuntu 12.