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support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed

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    support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed


    Linux Foundation support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed | ZDNet



    Thanks to Microsoft's implementation of secure boot, installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs is tricky. Unfortunately, the Linux Foundation's plan to address this problem has been stalled.

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    As I explained in my previous post, we have the code for the Linux Foundation pre-bootloader in place. However, there was a delay while we got access to the Microsoft signing system.

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    Oh well, won't lose any sleep. . .
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