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« on: March 08, 2014, 09:20:57 pm »

Hurrah! Linux can now run on UEFI Windows 8 PCs
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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. Surprisingly, the work was done ...
http://blogs.computerworld.com/linux-and-unix/21768/hurrah-linux-can-now-run-uefi-windows-8-pcs-itbwcw

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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2014, 09:21:45 pm »


Secure boot loader now available to allow Linux to work on Windows 8 PCs
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"The Linux Foundation wishes not only to enable Linux to keep booting in the face of the new wave of secure boot systems, but also to enable those technically savvy users who wish to do so to actually take control of the secure boot process by ...
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2027864/secure-boot-loader-now-available-to-allow-linux-to-work-on-windows-8-pcs.html
 
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2014, 09:22:22 pm »


Linux developers working on uniting Windows 8 Secure Boot fixes
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Thanks to Microsoft's Windows 8 UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot there was no easy way to boot Linux, or any other operating system, on Windows 8 PCs. Now, there are two ways, the recently released Linux Foundation (LF) UEFI ...
http://www.zdnet.com/linux-developers-working-on-uniting-windows-8-secure-boot-fixes-7000011094/
 
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2014, 09:35:52 pm »

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 ...
http://www.zdnet.com/linux-foundation-support-for-booting-linux-on-windows-8-pcs-delayed-7000007673/
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2014, 09:40:29 pm »

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 ...
http://www.zdnet.com/linux-foundation-uefi-secure-boot-key-for-windows-8-pcs-delays-explained-7000007841/
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2014, 09:56:31 pm »


Shimming your way to Linux on Windows 8 PCs
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Getting Linux to boot and install on PCs locked down with Windows 8's UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot is still a major headache. However, Matthew Garrett, a well-known Linux developer who's been working on fixing the Secure ...
http://www.zdnet.com/shimming-your-way-to-linux-on-windows-8-pcs-7000008246/

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