Windows 8.1 & Ubuntu

Tek Ang rugbeeprop at
Sat Apr 19 00:28:53 UTC 2014

Thanks for the feedback... your issue is what I am concerned about.

To be fair with Microsoft, I find Windows 8.1 is much better than the other Windows versions, however, typical Microsoft, they introduced the EFI... which technically monopolised the used of the computer solely for Windows.

Tek Ang
rugbeeprop at | tekang at

On Friday, April 18, 2014 7:45:24 PM, Lawrence Houston <ubuntu at> wrote:

I had Issues with EFI/Secure Boot when installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 along 
side Windows 8.1 (which Boot-Repair could NOT resolve to my 
"Satisfaction"), hence I went with OpenSUSE 13.1 (which just "Worked" out 
of the Box) on my ASUS Desktop.  Although with Ubuntu 14.04 just being 
released, I can NOT tell you whether its EFI/Secure Boot Support has 

Lawrence Houston  --  (ubuntu at

On Fri, 18 Apr 2014, Tek Ang wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have been on the fence in installing dual boot on my new Windows 8.1
> laptop, after I read different online opinions. My laptop is Samsung Ativ
> book.
> Any thoughts? Issues? Suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Tek Ang
> rugbeeprop at | tekang at
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