Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 22:22 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows The story about how secure boot for Windows 8, part of UEFI, will hinder the use of non-signed binaries and operating systems, like Linux, has registered at Redmond as well. The company posted about it on the Building Windows 8 blog - but didn't take any of the worries away. In fact, Red Hat's Matthew Garrett, who originally broke this story, has some more information - worst of which is that Red Hat has received confirmation from hardware vendors that some of them will not allow you to disable secure boot.
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RE[2]: Sign your code
by MollyC on Mon 26th Sep 2011 22:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Sign your code"
MollyC
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2006-07-04

Yet another GPL/RMS fail.
You can't even sign compiled GPL code? Wow.
There comes a time when a license is too restrictive to be of use.

Instead of Linux fanboys demanding that everyone else live within the restrictions of RMS/GPL religion, why not dump GPL and pick a different OSI-approved open source license?

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