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Dividing the Linux desktop
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Somehow I do not want Microsoft to effectively hold a kill switch to my hardware. Please explain, if I got it wrong.
Implementing UEFI Secure Boot in Fedora
Posted May 31, 2012 13:52 UTC (Thu) by thumperward (guest, #34368)
Posted May 31, 2012 14:04 UTC (Thu) by cortana (subscriber, #24596)
Posted May 31, 2012 14:21 UTC (Thu) by thumperward (guest, #34368)
On ARM it's almost always been the case that installing Linux has involved fiddling at least and outright cracking at most. MS legislating that one can't allow the bootloader to be unlocked makes no difference if the vendors don't currently allow that anyway.
The important use case here remains "putting a CD into an x86 system", because those are the only ones where a) Microsoft has a monopoly and b) installing Linux is never more complicated than sticking a CD in the tray and rebooting.
Posted Jun 1, 2012 16:53 UTC (Fri) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
Posted Jun 1, 2012 21:04 UTC (Fri) by cjwatson (subscriber, #7322)
Posted Jun 2, 2012 4:57 UTC (Sat) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
Posted Jun 2, 2012 8:59 UTC (Sat) by cjwatson (subscriber, #7322)
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