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Samsung, Linux and the Bothersome Bricking Problem

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If Linux Girl didn't have to spend such a large proportion of her salary dry-cleaning her cape each week, there's no doubt she would invest those extra fortunes in some of the many purveyors of ibuprofen and other pain-relieving medicines.

Why?

Because of all the headaches FOSS fans are forced to endure here in the Linux blogosphere.

Not only have we been presented in recent months with the ongoing Secure Boot saga on Windows 8 PCs -- migraine material if ever there was any -- but now it looks like Samsung laptops can get bricked when you boot Linux using UEFI.

Believe it? Well read on.




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