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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I am trying to get ubuntu to dual boot with windows 8 on my notebook. Whenever I boot up, it goes directly to windows. The notebook is a lenovo z580 that came preloaded with windows 7. I did a clean install for windows 8. I am a newbie to linux so please bare with me. My bios states that "UEFI Boot" is enabled in boot settings, but its seems that the windows 8 partition is ntfs and loads through mbr. (windows Diskpart doesn't indicate that its gpt either) Here are my steps. I shrunk the windows partition to free up space using a third party program in windows since windows (Hardware)