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Linux distros on Windows 8 are GO!
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James C

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PostPosted: Fri 15 Feb 2013, 16:34    Post_subject:  Linux distros on Windows 8 are GO!  

Some interesting reading....


The Linux Foundation is happy to announce that its Secure Boot System allows most PCs with pre-installed Windows 8 to boot Linux. It gets around the UEFI key requirement to permit the open-source kernel to get started.
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PostPosted: Tue 12 Mar 2013, 09:48    Post_subject:    

Fascinating reading Jim. I've been wondering about this UEFI but haven't had much chance to read up on it where my online time each day is so very limited. I may be in the market for a computer in a few months and I've even wanted to steer away from a new model simply due to "secure boot" and find some older used model which hasn't been tinkered with. -sigh-

M$ forgets how they were taken to court for being a monopoly. I guess they were hoping that with all our problems in the USA the gov't would forget? And seems so they're correct. Sad... Sad

Anyway, thanks again!


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