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Would it be better to install Mate first or macOS? Ill give this ago when i get some spare time quite busy atm.
I doubt it would make too much difference as long as you install on GUID and install the UEFI version of Grub.
What method are you using to install Mate? Downloading the Mate installer from https://ubuntu-mate.org/download/. or downloading a minimum Ubuntu mini-ISO and then installing the Mate Desktop and supporting files?
Mate Installer would be easier IMHO.
 
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I doubt it would make too much difference as long as you install on GUID and install the UEFI version of Grub.
What method are you using to install Mate? Downloading the Mate installer from https://ubuntu-mate.org/download/. or downloading a minimum Ubuntu mini-ISO and then installing the Mate Desktop and supporting files?
Mate Installer would be easier IMHO.

Installing from Pen Drive. Ive testing on a old 4540s i have here. I boot from EFI and select grub.efi files doesn't work with Bootx64.efi.

I download Mate from here. https://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
 
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I doubt it would make too much difference as long as you install on GUID and install the UEFI version of Grub.
What method are you using to install Mate? Downloading the Mate installer from https://ubuntu-mate.org/download/. or downloading a minimum Ubuntu mini-ISO and then installing the Mate Desktop and supporting files?
Mate Installer would be easier IMHO.

Hey works a treat on my HP Prebook 4530s in UEFI :) This is the first time I've managed to dual boot macOS with Linux.

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I ended up creating 3 Partitions when at the macOS installer which worked out a lot easier :) Created 16GB for SWAP and 43GB for ext4.
 
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Hi - I've followed this guide twice but for some reason windows 10 insists on installing as legacy BIOS. Does anyone know how to force it to use EFI? Thanks
 

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Hi - I've followed this guide twice but for some reason windows 10 insists on installing as legacy BIOS. Does anyone know how to force it to use EFI? Thanks
Set your BIOS to boot UEFI only, not UEFI or Legacy.
 

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Hi - I've followed this guide twice but for some reason windows 10 insists on installing as legacy BIOS. Does anyone know how to force it to use EFI? Thanks

You'll need to make your Windows 10 USB installer differently. I use Rufus and these settings. Works every time.

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If you format the USB NTFS and use MBR scheme for BIOS/UEFI computers, you won't have success installing Win 10 for UEFI booting.
 
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It tells me that:

Windows cannot be installed to this hard disk space. Windows must be installed to a partition formatted as NTFS. [Obviously but no option to reformat my HFS+ partition as NTFS...]
Windows cannot be installed to this hard disk space. The partition is of an unrecognised type.

So I was forced to delete it and create an NTFS partition from the free space using the installer which presumably messed me up.
 
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