Linus Torvalds: I will not change Linux to - deep-throat Microsoft -

Posted by BernardSwiss on Feb 27, 2013 1:01 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Jon Brodkin
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The latest example comes from an argument between Torvalds and other Linux developers over whether the Linux kernel should include code that makes it easier to boot Linux on Windows PCs. This goes back to Microsoft requiring that PCs designed to run Windows 8 use UEFI firmware with the Secure Boot feature enabled. This has complicated the process of booting Linux on PCs that shipped with Windows 8, but it hasn't prevented people from doing so. There are workarounds, but some people are looking for a solution in the Linux kernel itself.

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