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How do I go about using a dual OS of Windows 8 and Ubuntu

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    Windows 8.1

    How do I go about using a dual OS of Windows 8 and Ubuntu


    I've had this Windows 8 computer for a while and I've decided that I want to dual-OS Ubuntu 13.10, but I have no idea how to partition disks or backup system images or anything like that. I'm not even sure how to check what kind of ASUS my laptop is, but I'm fairly certain it is compatible with Ubuntu. If I can, I'd like to avoid using external harddrives and CD's because I don't have easy access to either. I realize there are a ton of guides out there, but I have yet to find one that is understandable for me.

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    Windows 8.1 x64




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    Windows 8.1


    I get an error during the installation and my computer eventually goes into sleep mode. I'm using a USB to boot and I'm fairly certain that is the issue.
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How do I go about using a dual OS of Windows 8 and Ubuntu
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