Ubuntu on Dell XPS

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First, prepare a Windows recovery USB. This USB will save you during the process as you might screw things up. You can find the instructions for preparation here. After that, you need to prepare an Ubuntu bootable USB. You can find Ubuntu ISO image here and the instructions for that here. Enable AHCI mode

In order to install Ubuntu, you need to set the storage drive to AHCI mode.

  • Run Command Prompt as an admin.
  • Run:
 bcdedit /set {current} safeboot minimal
  • Reboot.
  • Press F2 when you see the Dell logo.
  • Select AHCI mode in the SATA option under System Configuration.
  • Press “Apply” then “Exit”.
  • Login as usual.
  • Open the Command Prompt as an admin again and type:
 bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot
  • Reboot.

Then install Ubuntu as normal