How-to Install Linux Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 with Uefi Secure-Boot Easy Visual-Guide

March 17th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Kubuntu Linux 14.04 Trusty Tahr i386/amd64 on a PC with Windows 8 Uefi and Secure Boot Barrier Pre-Installed.

The Guide Shows You also How-to Prepare or Burn the Kubuntu Linux Installation Media but if You Need then Consult the Online Kubuntu Documentation.

The Ubuntu Based OS Installers are Now Just Fantastic in the Ability of Easy Drag Partitioning and Resizing the Windows 8 Disk.

To Make the Entire Kubuntu 14.04 Installation Windows 8 Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The content and details are expressly reduced to give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Featured
  1. How-to Burn Kubuntu Installation Media to CD/DVD:

    Burning Kubuntu ISO to CD/DVD
  2. Windows 8 Disabling “Secure Boot” and Enable Boot from CD/DVD:

    Win8 CD/DVD Booting Setup
  3. Boot with the Kubuntu Linux Installation Media
  4. Start Installation of Kubuntu
    Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Start Installation
  5. Prepare Kubuntu Installation

    May Check the Third Party Software Option.

    Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Preparing Installation to Hard Drive
  6. How-to Free Up Space for Kubuntu on Disk:

    Disk Partitioning with GParted Live
  7. Formatting Kubuntu Hard-Drive

    See Above for Making Space for Linux on Disk…

    Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Formatting with LVM SetUp
  8. Set the Time-Zone
    Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Set Time-Zone
  9. SetUp a Regular User
    Kubuntu Linux Installation - User SetUp
  10. Installing Kubuntu Trusty
    Kubuntu Linux Trusty Installing
  11. Reboot Into Kubuntu 14.04 Unity Desktop! :)
    Install Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty on Top of Windows 8 - Success and Reboot

Kubuntu Linux Trusty Desktop

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