[xubuntu-users] UEFI vs xubuntu

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 21:25:04 UTC 2012

On 08/02/2012 12:29 PM, newcontact at comcast.net wrote:
> I plan to get a new laptop soon, and I'm looking for advice re window
> 8's UEFI.
> The laptop I am interested in has not yet been extensively reviewed
> (especially concerning compatibility with (x)ubuntu); normally I would
> wait until I read more about it.  But window 8 will come out at the end
> of October and I don't know when OEM will start putting window 8 image
> on new orders.   I am aware that ubuntu has made a deal with the devil,
> I mean microsoft, to allow ubuntu to be installed on OEM window 8 machines.

You're supposed to be able to disable that bios UEFI scheme. You've 
lived without it for years, I assume. I wouldn't mourn it's loss nor 
lose a minutes sleep over it. Just Say No! :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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