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morgan9
June 10th, 2014, 06:38 PM
I installed ubuntu 14.04 via a bootable usb drive to a new laptop, an acer v5-573p-9899. Grub is not being displayed at boot time, it goes straight to Windows.

I then disabled fast boot/secure boot in Windows 8.1. I attempted to run boot-repair as directed at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI I tried the recommended settings, which did not work, then I tried again with an advanced configuration - no change. This is the link I was supplied at the end http://paste.ubuntu.com/7624239/ (it did not fix the problem, grub does not load at boot up, instead boots straight into Windows)

ubfan1
June 10th, 2014, 08:40 PM
The last efibootmgr output you posted does look like ubuntu (grub) is first in the boot order. Can you invoke the efi boot menu (some function key usually at power on), which gives you boot choices for devices and maybe OSes? If you select ubuntu, do you get grub? You have secure boot off now correct?