Linux Developers Step Up to the Secure Boot Challenge
The prospect of Windows 8's planned Secure Boot restrictions has caused no end of controversy in the Linux world, where distributors and users of the free and open source operating system have been struggling to figure out just what it's all going to mean for those who don't embrace Windows.
It wasn't long ago that the Free Software Foundation spoke out for a second time on the topic, but recently there have been signs that a broader effort is in the works in the Linux community.
“The purpose of this email is to widen the pool of people who are playing with UEFI Secure boot,” began a message late last month from James Bottomley, chair of the Linux Foundation's Technical Advisory Board.
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