Clay Wells on 22 Dec 2015 08:47:57 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] DUAL Booting With "Modern" UEFI & SDD

On 12/22/2015 12:42 AM, Ira Laefsky wrote:
> I have used Ubuntu extensively and am considering buying a new PC
> based upon the ASUS X99 USB3.1
> containing a 256 GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO as well as 2 2TB Seagate
> HDD(s) I need Ubuntu for my research, but unfortunately also have to
> use Windows 10 (preinstalled) for certain administrative and other
> functions
> I have recently had the bad experience of losing a HP All-in-One
> installing Ubuntu 15.10 (dual boot) according to the instructions in
> the Ubuntu/Canonical Forum and am very apprehensive about purchasing a
> new PC workstation with UEFI and SSD and installing Ubuntu Dual-Boot. 
> Could you provide me with accurate pointers or advice on these
> New BIOS/UEFI and SDD technologies, and the terrors of Modern Dual-Boot.
> I would be grateful for any advice.
> Thank you
> Ira Laefsky

Hi, In today's world of systems with 8+ core CPU's and 8+ GB of RAM, I
wonder if there's any real advantage to running a dual-boot machine as
opposed to just running a VM.?


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