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[6]: I did my homework
by zima on Tue 11th Dec 2012 00:40 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: I did my homework"
zima
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the trouble is that non-windows computers are a niche commodity. It's often difficult to get a no-os computer from a brand name vendor with the benefits of scales of economy. They don't want the trouble of supporting non-windows users [...]
I build my own desktops, but for laptops I still don't have a good solution for my vendor/hardware/price/os requirements.

But those big PC makers do sell no-OS (or Linux) computers... But I take it you still haven't found your local equivalent of ceneo.pl product & online shop catalogue? (you know, "no OS" & "Linux" filters for http://www.ceneo.pl/Laptopy;017P8-250094-250095.htm few hundred results; looks like all big vendors present at the first page... PL->EN GTranslate works decently)

Edited 2012-12-11 00:41 UTC

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