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Linux Group Files Complaint With EU Over SecureBoot
But to install suse, you need to go into windows 8, and tell windows to boot from dvd at next start up.
This is completely incorrect. you don't even have to boot windows 8 once to install SuSE on a win8 certified PC. You can go straight into the BIOS setup and disable Secure Boot, delete the platform keys and what not (and replace them with your own keys if you wish). This takes 30 seconds, at most.
I just did so on two random production laptops last week. Took me literally that - 30 seconds - before I could install a Linux OS.
The amount of FUD by folks in this thread is just incredible. Please stop spreading nonsense, and educate yourself.
For my edification, on which motherboards can you not install Linux "at the moment"? I'd like to know so I can scratch them off my list.
This is a much more intesting question: Are motherboards sold without OS but with Microsoft keys? I would somewhat frown on that, and I would certainly think that's a very. very slippery slope legally. Also, are these motherboards even shipped with Secure Boot enabled? My guess is, none of that, and this is all misinformation.
But if you find a motherboard like this, please share this information. There's a few folks that would love to know, not just for scratch list purposes.