Dual boot with Windows 8 on Toshiba failed

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Thu Oct 10 16:26:36 UTC 2013

On 10/10/13 15:05, Wes James wrote:
> I had a user ask me to put linux on a laptop,  I put xubuntu 13.04 on,
> but had to disable uefi to boot in to xubuntu then enable uefi to boot
> in to win8.  If you just want ubuntu, try disabling uefi in the bios.

Acknowledging the rest of the thread wherein it's explained that what 
you're probably toggling is actually BIOS emulation in the (U)EFI - 
13.04 supports installations that boot in EFI mode. Dual booting is 
trickier, but the second bit of this page (which is also linked 
elsehwere in this thread) explains how to do that: 


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