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RE: ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 166, Issue 9

Peter Hutchison
Have you tried installing rEFInd Boot Manager. I use it on my Windows 10 machine with Linux Mint?
See http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/


Peter Hutchison MCP
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> From: Dave Stevens <[hidden email]>
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> Subject: OT?
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> I've got an Acer laptop that came with Windows 10 installed and I'd like
> to make it dual boot with Ubuntu, don't much care what version.
> I've prepared a bootable usb stick. It boots fine with other computers
> but not on the Acer. I've disabled secure boot in the BIOS and have no
> option to change the boot order, Windows Boot Manager is the only
> choice.
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> Can anyone point me to an information source for this issue? Off-list is
> fine.
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> TIA,
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> Dave
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> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:27:32 +0200
> From: Nils Kassube <[hidden email]>
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> Dave Stevens wrote:
> > I've got an Acer laptop that came with Windows 10 installed and I'd
> > like to make it dual boot with Ubuntu, don't much care what version.
> > I've prepared a bootable usb stick. It boots fine with other computers
> > but not on the Acer. I've disabled secure boot in the BIOS and have no
> > option to change the boot order, Windows Boot Manager is the only
> > choice.
>
> Maybe this helps (sorry it is in German):
> <https://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/wie-unter-win8-und-windows-boot-
> manager-ubuntu/>
>
> The main point: In the UEFI setup the person who asked the question
> disabled the Windows boot manager. Then he could boot from the USB
> stick.
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> I hope it works for you the same way. BTW: Your question is definitely
> not OT:
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> Nils
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> Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2018 23:12:35 -0700
> From: "Bob" <[hidden email]>
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
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> Subject: Re: OT?
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> ** Reply to message from Dave Stevens <[hidden email]> on Sat, 9 Jun
> 2018
> 15:27:42 -0700
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> > I've got an Acer laptop that came with Windows 10 installed and I'd
> > like to make it dual boot with Ubuntu, don't much care what version.
> > I've prepared a bootable usb stick. It boots fine with other computers
> > but not on the Acer. I've disabled secure boot in the BIOS and have no
> > option to change the boot order, Windows Boot Manager is the only
> > choice.
> >
> > Can anyone point me to an information source for this issue? Off-list
> > is fine.
>
> On a UEFI computer you ned to get to the UEFI boot menu and select the
> USB
> device.  On my computer I have to hold down the Esc key when I power on.
>
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