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I have tried boot Ubuntu 16.10/17.04 (the latest daily build with kernel 4.10) on my Acer Spin1 (CPU: Apollo Lake Intel Celeron N3450/GPU: Intel HD Graphics 500/BIOS: InsydeH20 Setup Utility Rev. 5.0, Version: 1.01/RAM: 4GB/HDD: eMMC 32GB) but I had no luck with it (originally there was Windows 10 installed). I have tried:
- disabled Secure Boot option in BIOS
- added an UEFI file as trusted for executing from the USB with installed Ubuntu in BIOS
- created bootable USB with "rufus" or directly from a computer with Ubuntu installed
The problem is when I try to boot the Ubuntu from the USB I only see white underscore character (_) in the upper-left corner and Acer logo in the middle of the screen. So now, after testing, I have no idea if it is possible to boot and install Ubuntu (or Debian based linux distribution) on the Acer Spin1 (maybe I need some different BIOS version). Thank you in advance for any help you can provide (and sorry for my English).