Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 6th Dec 2012 05:26 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes With computers now shipping with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, users of any OS other than Windows 8 will want to know how to circumvent it. Jesse Smith of DistroWatch tells how he did it here. The Linux Foundation describes its approach here. If you want to boot an OS other than Windows 8, you'll want to figure this out before you buy that new computer.
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How about motherboards.
by Bennie on Thu 6th Dec 2012 14:44 UTC
Bennie
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2012-06-14

Because i usually build my own computers from lose components: What i would like to know is if secureboot is also standard set in newly manufactured motherboards?

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RE: How about motherboards.
by zaine_ridling on Fri 7th Dec 2012 13:29 in reply to "How about motherboards."
zaine_ridling Member since:
2007-05-13

Yes, almost all of them. I've bought two since March and both had UEFI on them. I disabled it easily in the BIOS settings and was able to install openSUSE (and Fedora) on them, although I had to wait until Fedora 16 to get it to work. openSUSE blew right past it since there was no other OS on the HD.

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