Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ubuntu to Use Signed GRUB2 Bootloader for Secure Boot

Filed under
Ubuntu

A signed version of GRUB2 that will enables Ubuntu to work with Secure Boot devices is to be added to Ubuntu 12.10.

This approach is different to the one Canonical previously announced in which they decide ‘for security reasons’ to use a custom non-GRUB based bootloader – a decision for which they were publicly admonished by the Free Software Foundation.

But, as is developments prerogative, that plan has come unstuck. Ubuntu 12.10 will now use a GRUB2 based bootloader.

Rest here




More in Tux Machines

macOS 10.12 Sierra vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Linux Benchmarks

Apple released macOS 10.12 "Sierra" last week as the successor to OS X El Capitan. Given this annual update to macOS / OS X, here are benchmarks of macOS Sierra compared to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBook Air and Mac Mini computers. Read more

Games for GNU/Linux

Linux Graphics

Alpine Linux 3.4.4 released

The Alpine Linux project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 3.4.4 of its Alpine Linux operating system. Read more