*countable infinities only

Cosimo Cecchi cosimoc at gnome.org
Fri Jun 1 16:02:10 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 17:54 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> > Cosimo Cecchi wrote:
> >> I don't want to jump in the technicality of this discussion, but I can
> >> only hope any "solution" that requires users to fiddle with BIOS
> >> settings in order to install Fedora won't be seriously considered as
> >> viable.
> >
> > Sorry, but it's the ONLY viable solution. Any "solution" that removes users'
> > freedom (and that's the case of ANY "solution" which leaves "Secure" Boot
> > enabled) cannot be seriously considered as viable.
> Secureboot support does *NOT* limit your freedom as long as it is
> optional (the default setting does not matter).

The point I'm trying to make is the default setting might actually be
the most important thing that matters when it comes to new users that
want to install Fedora.

- "You need to disable SecureBoot in the BIOS settings in order to
install Fedora"
- "BIOS settings? What's that? Oh a blueish DOS-like command-line thing?
Freaky. Disable SecureBoot? Why on earth would I want to make my system
less secure? *screw this Linux thing*"


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