Dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 in UEFI mode

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http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.Dual-booting Windows 8 and a Linux distribution in UEFI or EFI-compatible mode can be a very frustrating and unpredictable adventure. You just never know how the system will boot or whether it will even boot at all. I have a computer that I built (assembled) using a motherboard with UEFI firmware. By default, it boots in Legacy mode. In that mode, setting up a dual-booting system between Windows 7 or 8 and any Linux distribution works as expected – all the time. But if UEFI mode is enabled, setting up such a system becomes a painful and frustrating adventure. This was (General)