Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Dec 2012 16:37 UTC
Linux It's sad that we need this, but alas - Matthew Garret has made a list of Linux distributions that boot on Windows 8 PCs with Secure Boot enabled. Tellingly enough, the list is short. Very short. Can someone hack this nonsense into oblivion please?
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RE: Comment by kurkosdr
by WereCatf on Sat 29th Dec 2012 18:33 UTC in reply to "Comment by kurkosdr"
WereCatf
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We 've been through this before with libdvdcss. A working workaround exists and yet distros are not using it as to make a "statement".


You do realize that libdvdcss is illegal in many parts of the world? That is one of the reasons for not including it, no sane Linux-distro maintainer wants to be found guilty of illegalities. There are workarounds, but alas, there's always this or that hoop to jump through.

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