Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 6th Dec 2012 05:26 UTC
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[7]: I did my homework
by westlake on Fri 7th Dec 2012 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: I did my homework"
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Yeah, I understand that scale has something to do with it. But with everyone outsourcing all the work to foxconn and the like, at some point I'd imagine those to diminish a bit.

The economies of scale in Windows extend to marketing and sales, service and support.

Then there is the lucrative after-market in sales of Windows hardware, software and peripherals.

The Windows-only THQ Humble Bundle is closing in fast on a $4 million return from 700,000 sales, with five days left to go.

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