Linux on Surface pro 3 windows 10

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  1. GegeNY

    GegeNY Member

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    Hello,
    Is it possible to run Linux Mint from USB stick, not installed, with my Surface pro 3 with windows 10 without messing anything?
    Thank you very much.
     
  2. daniielrp

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    I don't believe so no. I think the UEFI makes it a bit tricky.

    Also, why would you want to do such a thing?!?!?!?!
     
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    Thank you.
    I just wanted to play with Linux to see how it work.
    I know it was possible with windows 7, but I don't want to mess my Surface by trying.
     
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    "Possible" is one of describing it. You can get Win7 installed, but half the stuff doesn't work and it would be even less with Linux, even an Ubuntu variant.

    I'd just do it in a VM.
     
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    Use Hyper-V and load it there....
     
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    I was going to suggest the same thing as jnjroach. Hyper-V is the way to go.
     
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    VirtualBox will break Miracast with the default configuration and breaks Connected Standby. Hyper-V in Windows 10 doesn't ....
     

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