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Old 06-29-2012, 10:50 AM   #1
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LXer: Secure Boot: Red Hat and Canonical present their alternatives

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Secure Boot is a type of mechanism that verifies that the code executed is digitally signed. Thus the computer can only boot an operating system that has a bootloader properly signed. This is a requirement that Microsoft asked to put on computers the badge “Windows 8 Certified”. This request by Microsoft has split the waters among the major Linux distributions , find out why.



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