Monday, June 14, 2021

Linux’s Win8 workaround still missing

When Microsoft Corp. releases a new version of Windows inevitably someone has a problem.

Among them is the Linux Foundation, which has known for some time that Windows 8’s Secure Boot function that prevents Win8-certified devices from booting with non Windows-based operating systems.

As this story from NetworkWorld U.S. notes, a long-awaited workaround for Linux is near and yet so far.
 
 

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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