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I need to install a linux distribution on my laptop (an Asus UX302LA). I tried again and again but I couldn't even begin the installation. To explain you my problem, I know that Windows 8 is installed on UEFI mode. Furthermore, I have discovered that I have a raid0, probably a software one, in my laptop. I tried to install the latest version of Ubuntu and Mint, both 64bits. I find some tutorials on the internet but I'm so afraid about formating all my datas (and also the recovery partitions). Can someone help me by giving me a good tutorial or by explaining all I have to do ?

Thank you for your help !

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First of all, you could give a bit more information about the system you're trying to install on (manufacturer, model, kind of disk controller, …). – Andreas Wiese Apr 23 '14 at 15:52
Maybe you want to disable EFI mode in BIOS before beginning installation? – darnir Apr 23 '14 at 16:07
Hi guys, my laptop is an Asus UX302LA with an HDD of 256 GB. I thought there was only one HDD but I discovered that there is a raid0. I know also that Windows 8 is installed in UEFI mode. I don't know if you need more information ;) I tried already to install by disabling UEFI mode but I got an error directly after the begining of the installation :-\ – user1382272 Apr 24 '14 at 8:07

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