More experiments with Linux-only UEFI Secure Boot installation

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My recent series of posts concerning UEFI and Secure Boot technology has drawn several comments and questions about the possibility of installing only Linux on such a system.

I have just had to completely reload my HP Pavilion dm1-4310 system (don't ask), so before reloading Windows 8, I decided to take the opportunity to do a bit of testing. The results have been quite interesting and encouraging.

I made the installations from the standard openSuSE 12.3 and Fedora 18 ISO images, both of which are compatible with UEFI Secure Boot. I decided to do the testing in four steps -

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