*countable infinities only

Steve Clark sclark at netwolves.com
Fri Jun 1 18:57:16 UTC 2012

On 06/01/2012 12:02 PM, Cosimo Cecchi wrote:
> 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*"
> Cosimo
How many people that aren't somewhat technical are even going to think about installing another OS?
No many I would guess.

Stephen Clark
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