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[vox] Windows 8 vs. Linux Dual Boot
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[vox] Windows 8 vs. Linux Dual Boot

I've recently become aware of what is now apparently a relatively old 
controversy: whether Windows 8 secure boot feature will block any dual 

I find the articles I'm reading confusing and inclusive.  Part of the 
problem is that Microsoft has supposedly not been very forthcoming on 
the issue.

Microsoft says that Windows 8 will have a feature that will disable 
secure boot, but then I still get the impression that whether Linux will 
boot depends on settings made by the computer manufacturer.

Does anyone have a handle on this issue?  Will Windows 8 really be a 
problem dual booting Linux?


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