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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RE: I did my homework
by Lennie on Thu 6th Dec 2012 23:44 UTC in reply to "I did my homework"
Lennie
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2007-09-22

Actually, that is not true.

They can still implement UEFI without a TPM. It will just be a lot easier to break for 'hackers'. But that doesn't mean easy to circumvent for consumers.

But what you should be asking is: can I provide my own keys or if that isn't possible: at least disable it.

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