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Hispalinux takes Microsoft to EC re UEFI Secure Boot

Hispalinux’s complaint called the implementation of UEFI Secure Boot an “obstruction mechanism” and “a de facto technological jail for computer booting systems.”

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Created by finid 3 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 16 weeks ago
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Update on the effort to defeat Restricted Boot

Think twice before purchasing Microsoft's new ARM-based tablet, especially if you are hoping to replace the new Windows RT operating system, with a free software operating system such as GNU/Linux or Android. These new devices ship with Restricted Boot, which prevents you from installing free software on the device.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 36 weeks ago
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Consumers Don't Own Computers "Designed for Windows 8", and They Go to Landfills Earlier

What you should be aware of and concerned about as a consumer is those machines labeled as "Designed for Windows 8". Much more so if you care about the environmental and humanitarian problems caused by e-wastes, for these machines do end up much earlier as e-wastes than the ordinary machines manufactured now.

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Created by ckhung 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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