Xfce and UEFI

killermoehre killermoehre at gmx.net
Tue Jun 18 15:35:18 CEST 2013

Am 18.06.2013 13:37, schrieb Neil Winchurst:
> My laptop died on me recently so I am looking to buy a new one. (It is
> not my main machine, but I still expect to use it a lot.) Since it will
> be new I suppose it will be set up to use UEFI as opposed to the old
> BIOS system which I am used to.
> The machine will be running Xubuntu only, I have not gone near Windows
> for years. I have had a look at various help files via Google and am
> feeling rather baffled.
> Does anyone on the list have any help/advice for me about this please?
> This could also be of interest to others on the list. One of the
> problems I have found while doing my research is that most of the
> writers assume that everyone who uses Linux wants to dual boot with
> Windows.
> Thanks
> Neil

Hi Neil,

Since Canonical has money and such, *buntus should just start and
install complete normal on UEFI-hardware.
For an indepth-look I suggest the Arch Wiki[1]. If you know german there
are very good How-Tos at ubuntuusers.de[2].


[1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/UEFI
[2] http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/EFI_Bootmanagement

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