How to Install Ubuntu and Windows as a Dual Boot


You are want to install Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 as dual boot for completing some machine learning tasks.


You need to have a 8Gb USB stick.


Step 1: Go to BIOS, select the UEFI option in Boot List Option, disable the Enable Legacy option ROMS option, disable Secure Boot.

Step 2: Install Windows 10 and create a free partition for Ubuntu.

Step 3: Download the Ubuntu desktop 18.04 image.

Note: The Ubuntu server 18.04 image may NOT contain driver for your wireless adapter network card.

Download and use Rufus to create a bootable USB with Ubuntu.

Step 4: Install Ubuntu. Select Something else in Installation type screen. Select the free partition. Click the + sign.

Create an EFI partition and set its size to be 552MB if it does not exist.

Create a Swap partition. Set its size to be twice as your RAM size.

Create a Root partition. Set its size to be all the remaining free space to optimize your space.





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