*countable infinities only

Cosimo Cecchi cosimoc at gnome.org
Fri Jun 1 19:13:47 UTC 2012


On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 14:57 -0400, Steve Clark wrote:
> On 06/01/2012 12:02 PM, Cosimo Cecchi wrote: 
> > 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.

I don't think we can have a definite answer to this question.
I'm pretty confident the intersection of people afraid of touching their
BIOS settings and those who want to use another OS is not empty though.

Cosimo



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