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OSNews, Generic OSes With computers now shipping with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, users of any OS other than Windows 8 will want to know how to circumvent it. Jesse Smith of DistroWatch tells how he did it here. The Linux Foundation describes its approach here. If you want to boot an OS other than Windows 8, you'll want to figure this out before you buy that new computer.
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RE[5]: I did my homework
by lucas_maximus on Thu 6th Dec 2012 15:59 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: I did my homework"
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

There has been a lot of forum posts on problems with things not working with Linux after kernel upgrades etc.

This is the most notable posts and would put me off:

http://estrip.org/articles/read/tinypliny/54588/System76_Ubuntu_Dis...

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1979573

if you google there are quite a few complaints about misleading product photos and patchy quality on the second page

https://www.google.com.gi/search?q=system+76+problems&oq=system+76+p...

IMHO with laptops in my experience, it best to buy dell latitude or lenovo.

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