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Remove Windows 8.1 & Install Ubuntu 14.04

I have HP G049AU laptop powered by AMD A8 & Radeon r5 gpu. It comes with pre-installed Windows 8.1. I would like to replace Windows with Ubuntu 14.04

I checked that it is secureboot, so i disabled secureboot from BIOS & also changed priority so that Ubuntu can boot from pendrive.
Now can I simply proceed in installing Ubuntu by deleting partitions that are consumed by Windows 8 ?

partition are something like :
/dev/sda1 ntfs 681 MB 280 MB
/dev/sda2 efi 272 MB 108 MB
/dev/sda3 134 MB Unknown
/dev/sda4 x MB yMB

I would like to know can I delete all the partitions here & recreate partitions for my Linux setup ?
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  1. The Ubuntu installer will give you the option to delete the entire drive and install Ubuntu automatically.
    Alternatively you can use Gparted to delete all partitions first and set up your new partitions manually.
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    Newbiegamer00 said:
    I have HP G049AU laptop powered by AMD A8 & Radeon r5 gpu. It comes with pre-installed Windows 8.1. I would like to replace Windows with Ubuntu 14.04

    Just in case you decide someday that you like Windows - make recovery media before yanking all partitions. This will allow you to return your laptop to factory state (rebutt any claims that possible hardware problems are because of Linux OS)
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