Coping with the UEFI boot process
The UEFI boot specification offers new capabilities – and new headaches – if you aren’t ready for it. Learn how one Linux user came to a truce with the new sheriff.
Some firsts you should never forget:
- first car
- first computer
- first kiss
However, one of these first shouldn’t be how you borked your new laptop’s partitions. Unfortunately, I had that experience because I was just a bit too casual while installing Kubuntu 12.04 dual-boot with Windows 7. The main reason I had problems was that the laptop and the original preinstalled Windows 7 system were configured to use UEFI, and the new Linux, which I added later, was not UEFI-aware.
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