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Can I install Linux on a Windows UEFI Bios Mode computer?

I plan to dedicate a Windows computer totally to Linux. The computer has the Bios Mode UEFI. Will this could cause issues installing Linux? I am very new to Linux with much to learn. Appreciate any help thanks.
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Replacement for xp on a tower

need a download to replace the windows xp on my dell dimension 4700 to my usb drive so i can load it rather then risking taking it on the net to download
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How to choose OpenSUSE vs. Ubuntu as a dev desktop?

How to choose OpenSUSE vs. Ubuntu as a dev/testing desktop? Best to have the combination with Ubuntu + CentOS, and OpenSUSE + SLES. What is the advantages and disadvantages etc?
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Desktop doesnt load after update from Mint 13 to 15

I wrote in the sources.list accidently Olivia instead of Nadia, updated and rebooted. Then a message popped up which says: "Configuration is not correct The configuration file contains an invalid command line for the login dialog, so running the default command. Please fix your configuration."...
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What shall be best suited Linux distro for me, an end user?

I am a non technical end user of my desktop. My use of computer is chiefly for typing, paying my bills online, use of office suite etc.My concern relates to internet security and ease of use of my computer. I failed pathetically to install Ubuntu 12.4.2. Could my experienced friends guide me which...
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Which Linux Distro is for me?

I just bought an old HP Compaq dx2200 Microtower Business PC that has the following specifications: 2002 Windows XP Professional, with an Intel(R) Celeron(R) CUP 3.06 GHz/3.07 GHz with 1.87 GB of RAM Which Linux distro should I run on this? I don't want to mess with incompatible drivers. I was...
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Pear os7 won't shut down?

I (am the only one) have a Multi boot Linux desktop. Linux Mint13 & Pear Os7. Recently the Pear os will not shut down. I have added some apps latley, all throgh Synaptics. The Mint side is fine. When I try to shut down I get; end_request IO error, dev fd0, sector 0. I don't have a floppy. I hit...
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How can I launch a download app e.g. YouTube?

I can download but it does not launch and create a desktop icon. Thanks.
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Why app launcher doesn´t open?

Once I download youtube downloader, I'm not able to launch the app nor do I get an icon on my desktop.
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My Screen has Shrunk !?!

I turned on my computer this morning to find my screen is around 20% smaller (ie it has big black borders), things look slightly more pixelated and stretched horizontally. I think it is probably due to updates I did last night. How can I change this, and/or how can I undo my previous updates?...
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