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[2]: Comment by marcp
by zima on Tue 11th Dec 2012 01:06 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
zima
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>Of course, you can also do nothing, buy random crap and keep whining it doesn't support your OS. But you are the one who made that choice. Be wise, vote with your wallet.

In a free market, with participants thinking prior to buying, that would be the default. With enough momentum, things would change. But I sadly don't see this happening. Hopefully I'm wrong.

Oh it's worse - Linux fans keep whining about having to buy Windows ...even when they really do have plenty of choice with "no-OS" or even "Linux" machines ( http://www.osnews.com/permalink?544628 ) from big vendors.

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