Xfce and UEFI

Neil Winchurst neilwin at drofle.co.uk
Tue Jun 18 17:47:53 CEST 2013

On 18/06/13 14:35, killermoehre wrote:
> 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].
> Regards
> [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/UEFI
> [2] http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/EFI_Bootmanagement
Thanks for that. As my German is almost non-existent (French I can 
manage quite happily) I will check no 1.


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