Suspend bitlocker before updating bios
In addition to the EFI partition, I prefer separate /, /home and /boot mount points; but that is up to you. We’ll need to compile our own bootia32to use with Grub. So we’ll boot manually, fix up wireless, and fix Grub.You could squish down the Windows partition and created the additional partition(s), or just delete the Windows partition altogether if you don’t need it. Boot back to the Grub welcome screen on the USB stick. You’ll need to provide Grub with the path to your kernel and initrd to boot.However, I found wifi performance to be very poor — there are some bugs in the driver.This is improved somewhat with the latest kernel, which we will upgrade to in a later step. This assumes you now have a working Internet connection.On my 32GB model, Grub assigns the USB stick as hd0, the read-only recovery flash chip as hd1, and the main internal flash as hd2.gpt5 is the fifth partition, but it will depend on how you installed.At the bottom, check “Create a bootable disk using: ISO Image” and select your downloaded Ubuntu image, then hit “Start”. This bootloader was compiled from source using the latest Grub2.If you don’t trust random downloaded files from the Internet (and you shouldn’t), you can find the instructions for building it yourself here.
Before you boot, let’s add the default command line options to Grub.Open /etc/default grub in a text editor: Congratulations!you should now be able to boot/reboot directly to the Ubuntu desktop! The best way to improve hardware support further is to use the latest development branches of the kernel.In Rufus, for “Partition scheme and target system type”, choose “GPT partition scheme for UEFI computer”.For “File System”, choose “FAT32″, and leave the rest at default. Browse to the EFI\Boot directory, and place this bootloader (named bootia32.efi) there.