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Offline Damien

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UEFI/Secure boot install
« on: October 20, 2014, 02:00:14 am »
Could anyone pls tell me if it's possible to install PP5 on a UFEI drive? I tried Mint at some point and it turned out to be an ungodly mess - even after managing to finally install it. it could never endeavor to boot properly - I wish I could avoid going through all that again if I can. Anyone? (specifically on an Acer V5)

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Re: UEFI/Secure boot install
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2014, 05:26:42 am »
As Peppermint 5 is based on Ubuntu 14.04 (as is Mint 17), I'd expect the installation experience/results to be similar.

Are you talking about dual booting, or Linux as a sole OS ?

From what I'm reading online, there are people that say Ubuntu works, but probably as a sole OS.
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Re: UEFI/Secure boot install
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2014, 02:42:32 pm »
I have not had to do this yet, but likely will have to soon. Here's something from the ubuntu folks mentioning using 64 bit rather than 32 bit:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI

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Re: UEFI/Secure boot install
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2014, 09:55:58 am »
Hi,
Unsure if this helps. But if you are looking for a dual-boot and the issue is uefi and your already have a windows-machine and Peppermint5 will install but the machine will not accept/ignore Peppermint5 during boot. This is exactly the issue I had.

What I did. And by this is presume that you have a legal Win-key and could make a DVD/USB medium.

1). You must change in the boot  uefi to legacy mode.
2)  Install Peppermint over windows.
3) install windows over Peppermint5
4) install Peppermint 5 beside windows.

Cumbersome...Yes.
But at least that worked for me in the last run I had. Now I happily can make them live side by side.

/Henrik