[Lubuntu-qa] make the i386 *buntu version check for UEFI

Erick Brunzell lbsolost at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 27 14:34:53 UTC 2013

On 04/27/2013 03:31 AM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
> sanderj at ubuntuforums suggests
> 'http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop indeed says "If you have a PC
> with the Windows 8 logo or UEFI firmware, choose the 64-bit download.".
> I would find it useful if the i386 Ubuntu version would check for UEFI,
> and if so, bail out and advice the 64-bit version. Just like the 64-bit
> install does when you try to run it on 32-bit'
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2139499&p=12621271#post12621271
> And I think this is a good idea :-)
> Best regards
> Nio alias sudodus
I like your thoughts on this, but I also decided to take a look at
documentation. You'll notice the Ubuntu download page mentions it:


But we don't either here:


Or here:


I'm guessing we probably should, eh?


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