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Which Distros Work on New Windows 8 Machines

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Which distribution can I download and install that will just work out of the box on my new certified Windows 8 machine? That's a question many Linux users, new and otherwise, are probably asking themselves about now. Thank goodness Matthew Garrett stepped up to the plate with a post to let us know.

In a post titled, "Secure Boot distribution support," Garrett states that he's been getting that question a whole lot lately. So he listed several that should install "without fiddling with firmware settings."

These include:

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