If you got stuck anywhere during the process, be sure to shoot us a line in the comments below or over on the! The one thing you can't do with these is use them to judge performance. Note that you want the boot loader on the external drive as this allows for you to use it with other computers as well, it also leaves the windows loader alone so if you boot without the external drive attached you can still run windows. Sorry for the long story, but i wanted to make things clear so people can help me easier. Because of that windows boot loader too corrupted at that point. And because i indeed don't want to screw up i thougt i'd better ask to be sure.
Hi fella's How do i properly install Linux Mint 16 or 17 on my pc with uefi? Where can I acquire this file then how do I go about replacing Windows? Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 0 Jan 1, 2019 1 Dec 10, 2018 2 Nov 4, 2018 5 Aug 1, 2018 3 Jan 7, 2018 4 Sep 10, 2017 6 Jul 13, 2017 0 Mar 23, 2017 0 Jan 18, 2017 8 Sep 23, 2016 1 Dec 2, 2015 5 Dec 1, 2015 3 Sep 17, 2015 1 Sep 6, 2015 3 Sep 4, 2015 3 Feb 28, 2015 11 Sep 27, 2014 2 Aug 30, 2014 1 Aug 9, 2014 1 Nov 3, 2010. So, you're finally considering giving Linux a try. Method 1: Run the Hardware Troubleshooter The Hardware Troubleshooter is an automated tool which checks the hardware connected to the computer for any known issues and provides the details on how to fix them. If you do install Linux, you'll be asked if you want to allow the installation program to partition your hard drive or do it manually. This idea was for the purpose of getting into Linux quickly so I could start moving my files over and possibly upgrade at a later date when I get a new usb drive. You can find a comprehensive list of these distributions on the. I like that it can be used as a laptop.
About which target to select for bootloader install. Your computer will restart into the advanced boot options screen. You can download it for free at the official website. Next a new pop-up window will ask you if you agree with committing changes to disk. I've found this to be very handy and there's always at least one Linux stick in my laptop bag.
Once you have one of those in hand you have three main options. Specs: It is unlikely that the touchscreen will work in Linux. These are to set up a system snapshot with Timeshift. Click Restart Now under Advanced startup. Then you're good to go. Step 2: Installation of Linux Mint 18 5. However, I think you have a better chance of them being supported with Fedora than with other distributions.
I know that Windows is a beast using enormous amounts of resources. This tutorial will guide you on how you can install Linux Mint 18. In case of a system failure you can reinstall the operating system for scratch without touching or losing the settings and documents of all users. I've upgrade my windows 8 to windows 10. From this point, follow the screenshots and written steps below to finish installing Ubuntu click on first image to launch full-screen slideshow … 11. Ubuntu is probably the easiest Linux distro to install and comes packed with fantastic free software, rock-solid stability, support and excellent documentation. If the issue persists, then I would suggest you to go ahead with the next method.
But it is unbelievably S-L-0-W! On the next screen hit on Continue button to proceed further. But yes i have created a backup image and everthing so that's fine. If you don't spot it the first time, don't worry about it. . Since you're just getting to know Linux at this point, go ahead and let the program partition your hard drive for you. But i cant boot to Linux, there is no mention of grub, it just boots straight to windows, even with another hdd with win 10 in the second slot which normally brings up the windows boot loader, but i get nothing at all, it still goes straight to the new win 10 install. Or try redoing the hdd shrink? While you're at this, set up a regular Timeshift schedule.
But i asked which target i should choose and this was the recommendation. Or as beachboy2 suggested, you can make recovery media for the Win10 and then overwrite it. Now, check if you are able to print. The second is that you can also save files and data to the drive. Next, you can have it check to see if your computer needs any additional drivers.
Let me know how you go mate! I disabled the secure boot and try to install but it trying to install and at the time of boot loader or rather boot partition installation it failed saying it cannot install. Just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 with Intel N3540 2. Secureboot, and fastboot are disabled, uefi is enabled but this shouldn't be a problem. Boot From Removable Media You can boot from removable media by accessing the boot options menu in the same way — hold Shift while you click the Restart option. Third-party software can be automatically download and installed on this step by checking the check-box. So windows in installed and boots great, now i install Linux mint, everything goes to plan. If not please suggest how i should do it instead.
If you wish to keep the Windows, you might want to shrink the Windows partition from within Win10 using its disk manager and then install Linux alongside. I am now up and running again with a clean install. If you don't absolutely need a dedicated Linux installation I recommend trying that. Maybe this kept me from screwing up windows efi as well. Note that you want the boot loader on the external drive as this allows for you to use it with other computers as well, it also leaves the windows loader alone so if you boot without the external drive attached you can still run windows.
First create the swap partition. Select the free space and hit on the + icon from below. Read also: I got a number of requests about switching out from Windows to the latest and best Linux. Finally, create the home slice with the below settings use all the available free space to create home partition. For a more flexible partition layout you should go with Something else option and hit on Continue button to proceed further.