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 Post subject: Re: Microsoft Blocks Linux From Windows 8 Machines
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:47 pm 
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Microsoft Blocks Linux From Windows 8 Machines
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Custom boot mode allows users to add new operating system signatures to the system's database, enabling them to install, for example, Linux-based systems on their machines. With custom boot disabled, that capability is taken away. ...
http://www.webpronews.com/microsoft-blo ... es-2012-01


Microsoft Bans Linux From ARM PCs
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When Microsoft published The Certification Requirements for Windows 8 it was evident that the company wanted to use the secure boot to lock Linux out of such hardware, thus creating a Windows only hardware. The discovery lead to a strong protest from ...
http://www.muktware.com/news/3210/micro ... ux-arm-pcs

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 Post subject: Microsoft Bans Linux From ARM PCs
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:32 pm 
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Microsoft Bans Linux From ARM PCs
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When Microsoft published The Certification Requirements for Windows 8 it was evident that the company wanted to use the secure boot to lock Linux out of such hardware, thus creating a Windows only hardware. The discovery lead to a strong protest from ...
http://www.muktware.com/news/3210/micro ... ux-arm-pcs

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 Post subject: Windows 8 hardware rules 'derail user-friendly Linux'
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Windows 8 hardware rules 'derail user-friendly Linux'
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The question of whether Secure Boot technology in UEFI firmware could exclude Linux from PCs running Windows 8 has taken a fresh twist. Red Hat engineer Matthew Garrett, one of the first to flag up the ...
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01/18 ... cure_boot/

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 Post subject: Windows 8 secure boot: Is it really Microsoft vs. Linux?
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Windows 8 secure boot: Is it really Microsoft vs. Linux?
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By 1105 Media Staff Microsoft's Windows 8 "secure boot" feature is the controversy that just won't die, at least among Linux users. Initial fears by the Linux community -- that Microsoft's requirements for secure boot on future Windows 8-based machines ...
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 Post subject: Kicking Around Windows 8 Boot
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:52 pm 
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Kicking Around Windows 8 Boot
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The dustup rose when it was learned that secure boot, if enabled, would disable Linux launches. There is a fix to that. What is still in play is the ability
to dual boot Windows and Linux on ARM-driven machines. Here Microsoft is more mum than June ...
http://redmondmag.com/blogs/doug-barney ... -boot.aspx

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 Post subject: Canonical Promises Ubuntu Compatibility with Secure Boot
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Canonical Promises Ubuntu Compatibility with Secure Boot
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A specter is haunting the open source world — the specter of UEFI Secure Boot, or so some Linux fans fear. Recently, Canonical spoke out about its efforts to ...
http://www.thevarguy.com/2012/06/25/can ... cure-boot/

UEFI and Secure Boot: Canonical develops an Ubuntu key
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"Microsoft will provide keys for Windows and Red Hat will provide keys for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora". So that Fedora 18 can work with UEFI's Secure ...
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 Post subject: Another way around Linux's Windows SecureBoot problem
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Another way around Linux's Windows SecureBoot problem
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Summary: Yes, it's true that you won't be able to easily install Linux, or any other operating system, on Windows 8 PCs, but there is a way around the problem. Open hardware for open-source software....
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 Post subject: Linux support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed
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Linux Foundation support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed
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By design, Microsoft has made installing and booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs with UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot troublesome. Many of the major Linux distributors, including Fedora, openSUSE, and Ubuntu, have proposed ...
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 Post subject: Microsoft dragging its feet on Linux Secure Boot fix
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Microsoft dragging its feet on Linux Secure Boot fix
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To help get around UEFI's restrictions, the Linux Foundation has been developing a signed "pre-bootloader" as a stop-gap measure that will allow Linux distributions to boot, until such time as open source developers can come up with more effective ...
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 Post subject: Linux UEFI Secure Boot key for Windows 8 PCs delays explaine
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Linux Foundation UEFI Secure Boot key for Windows 8 PCs delays explained
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Despite the best efforts of Fedora, openSUSE, Ubuntu, and the Linux Foundation, booting Linux on UEFI Secure Boot Windows 8 PCs continues to be a problem . The easiest way to avoid Windows 8 lock-in is to disable UEFI Secure Boot from your system ...
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