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Cant install Ubuntu

2021-02-26, 18:47 PM

I've been trying to install ubuntu on my c940. I have created a bootable usb using rufus. After using it to install ubuntu, I cant seem to find it on the boot menu. Any help will be highly appreciated. 

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Re:Cant install Ubuntu

2021-02-26, 19:07 PM

Have you disabled Secure-Boot?

Can you confirm those settings in BIOS / Lenovo Setup Utility:

Security -> Secure boot: disabled

Boot -> Boot mode: UEFI

 

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Re:Cant install Ubuntu

2021-02-26, 19:12 PM

Rufus has a bunch of options that sometimes lead users astray...

 

To simplify: copy the contents of the ISO - using Windows Explorer, 7 zip, loop mount in Linux, or your favorite ISO/archiving tool - to a FAT32-formatted flash drive.

 

That should do it if you're booting in UEFI mode.  Ubuntu should not require turning off secure boot, but it won't hurt.

 

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