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Windows 7: support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed


20 Dec 2012   #1

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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



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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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20 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

And this is supposed to be 21st century computing?

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21 Dec 2012   #3

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I really wish they weren't trying so hard to look like cartoon villains....
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24 Dec 2012   #4

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

This is what I want for Christmas

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28 Dec 2012   #5

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Well, That is ANOTHER reason im not upgrading just yet... I use ubuntu for some prgraming and android programing/debigging so not, il rather wait...
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