Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 11:11 UTC
Fedora Core "Fedora 18 will be released at around the same time as Windows 8, and as previously discussed all Windows 8 hardware will be shipping with secure boot enabled by default. [...] We've been working on a plan for dealing with this. It's not ideal, but of all the approaches we've examined we feel that this one offers the best balance between letting users install Fedora while still permitting user freedom." Wait for it... "Our first stage bootloader will be signed with a Microsoft key."
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RE[2]: Wonderful...
by Soulbender on Fri 1st Jun 2012 00:28 UTC in reply to "RE: Wonderful..."
Soulbender
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Plus, of course, Fedora having secure booting is a good security measure in itself


Sorry, I fail to see what's so awesome about "secure" boot. It still does not prevent companies (like Sony) from installing signed, malicious code so what real-world security problem does it solve?

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