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UEFI Articles & Reviews

Benchmarks & Trying Out DragonFlyBSD 4.8   Operating Systems   28 Mar 2017
MSI: Update Your BIOS From The Linux Desktop   Motherboards   07 Oct 2014

UEFI Linux News

A Specification Is Being Discussed For Passing...   Standards   15 Nov 2020
Initial Support For Booting RISC-V Hardware Via EFI...   Hardware   20 Oct 2020
There Are Many Changes To Look Forward To With The...   Linux Kernel   11 Oct 2020
Linux 5.10 To Have Initial Support For UEFI Booting On...   RISC-V   06 Oct 2020
XCP-ng 8.2 LTS To Bring Rewritten UEFI, Core...   Virtualization   03 Oct 2020
Debian 10.5 Released To Address The GRUB2 BootHole...   Debian   01 Aug 2020
BootHole Blows Hole In GRUB2 Bootloader Security,...   Linux Security   29 Jul 2020
GNOME OS Is Taking Shape But Its To Serve For Testing...   GNOME   22 Jul 2020
Fedora Developers Brainstorming Options For Better...   Fedora   21 Jul 2020
Fedora Developers Discussing Possibility Of Dropping...   Fedora   30 Jun 2020
RISC-V UEFI Linux Support Under Review   RISC-V   28 Jun 2020
Another Attack Vector Uncovered For Bypassing Linux...   Linux Security   15 Jun 2020
Ubuntu 18.04's Heavily Patched Kernel Opens Door To...   Ubuntu   14 Jun 2020
Haiku R1 Beta 2 "Open-Source BeOS" Operating...   Operating Systems   09 Jun 2020
Fedora 33 Looking To Use Swap On zRAM By Default With...   Fedora   06 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Adds initrdmem= Option For Cases Such As...   Linux Kernel   01 Jun 2020
Oracle Working On "PKRAM" For Memory That...   Oracle   08 May 2020
Ubuntu 20.04's Server Installer Sees Last Minute Work...   Ubuntu   22 Apr 2020
Intel Working On Slim Bootloader Integration...   Intel   21 Apr 2020
Canonical Contributing Upstream Improvements To...   Ubuntu   06 Apr 2020
Linux 5.7 EFI Changes: "The GRUB Project Is...   Hardware   31 Mar 2020
Android-x86 9.0-r2 Released With Updated Kernel, UEFI...   Operating Systems   25 Mar 2020
Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 Released - Finally...   Operating Systems   20 Mar 2020
Android-x86 9.0-r1 Finally Released For Bringing...   Operating Systems   27 Feb 2020
UEFI Boot Support Published For RISC-V On Linux   RISC-V   26 Feb 2020
Weekend Discussion: How Concerned Are You If Your CPU...   Hardware   23 Feb 2020
Linux EFI Going Through Spring Cleaning Before RISC-V...   Linux Kernel   21 Feb 2020
Fwupd 1.3.8 Brings More Improvements For Firmware...   Hardware   15 Feb 2020
Bareflank Hypervisor 2.0 Released With UEFI Support,...   Virtualization   05 Feb 2020
The Meteoric Rise Of Fwupd+LVFS For Linux Firmware...   Intel   04 Feb 2020
Haiku R1 Beta 2 Is Hopefully Not Too Far Away   Operating Systems   03 Feb 2020
XCP-ng 8.1 Beta Rolls Out While Becoming Part Of The...   Virtualization   28 Jan 2020
GhostBSD 20.01 Released For FreeBSD 12.1 + MATE 1.22.2...   BSD   22 Jan 2020
Debian Enabling Support For Booting From Root F2FS...   Debian   11 Jan 2020
Coreboot Had An Exciting Decade Thanks To Google's...   Coreboot   28 Dec 2019
Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2019
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora...   Fedora   24 Dec 2019
Systemd In Ten Years Has Redefined The Linux Landscape   systemd   20 Dec 2019
FreeDOS 1.3 RC2 Released With "Live CD"...   Operating Systems   15 Dec 2019
VirtualBox 6.1 Released With Better 3D Support, UI...   Oracle   12 Dec 2019
Some Of The Possible Changes Coming For The Desktop...   Ubuntu   05 Dec 2019
Debian Installer Bullseye Alpha 1 Released   Debian   05 Dec 2019
System76 ACPI Coreboot Laptop Driver, Huawei Laptop...   Hardware   30 Nov 2019
Linux 5.5 To Finally Wire Up EFI RNG Code For x86 As...   Hardware   26 Nov 2019
VirtualBox 6.1 Close To Release With 3D Improvements,...   Oracle   24 Nov 2019
Android-x86 9.0 Nearing Release - RC1 Brings...   Google   15 Nov 2019
OpenIndiana Hipster 2019.10 Released For Advancing...   Operating Systems   07 Nov 2019
GhostBSD 19.10 Released With Installation / UEFI...   BSD   27 Oct 2019
FreeBSD 12.1-RC2 Has Update For UEFI 2.7A, Various Bug...   BSD   19 Oct 2019
Linux 5.4 Pulls In LOCKDOWN Support For Opt-In...   Linux Kernel   28 Sep 2019
Linus Torvalds Hasn't Yet Decided On...   Linux Kernel   27 Sep 2019
Lennart Talks Up systemd's SD-Boot + Boot Loader...   systemd   22 Sep 2019
Kernel Lockdown Feature Will Try To Land For Linux 5.4   Linux Security   13 Sep 2019
Linux 5.4 Pull Requests Begin With AMD EPYC Rome EDAC...   Linux Kernel   13 Sep 2019
Acer Begins Publishing UEFI Firmware Updates For Linux...   Hardware   11 Sep 2019
Thank The NSA For Their Ghidra Software Now Helping...   Coreboot   01 Sep 2019
AMD Is Hiring For Coreboot Development, Sponsoring...   AMD   30 Aug 2019
ACRN 1.2 Hypervisor Released With Kata Containers...   Virtualization   30 Aug 2019
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Power Usage Is Running Measurably...   AMD   30 Aug 2019
U-Boot Has Been Seeing Better x86 Support, EFI...   Free Software   22 Aug 2019
Linux "Lockdown" Patches Hit Their 40th...   Linux Security   20 Aug 2019
Google Engineers Get Windows Booting When Kexec'ed...   Google   06 Aug 2019
NetBSD 9.0 Prepping For Release With AArch64 Support,...   BSD   31 Jul 2019
XCP-ng 8.0 Hypervisor Released - Based On Xen 4.11,...   Virtualization   25 Jul 2019
Systemd Introduces A New & Practical Service For...   systemd   20 Jul 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 To Ship With Flicker-Free Boot Support   Ubuntu   16 Jul 2019
Raspberry Pi CPUFreq Driver & Other Power...   Hardware   10 Jul 2019
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Now Available - Powered...   Debian   06 Jul 2019
GRUB 2.04 Bootloader Released With RISC-V Support,...   GNU   05 Jul 2019
With An Out-Of-Tree Kernel Patch You Can Finally...   Hardware   03 Jul 2019
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Release Images Are Up...   Debian   01 Jul 2019
Debian Installer Buster RC2 Released   Debian   26 Jun 2019
Fedora's GRUB2 EFI Build To Offer Greater Security...   Fedora   24 Jun 2019
Linux Kernel "LOCKDOWN" Ported To Being An...   Linux Security   23 Jun 2019
Coreboot Adds Support For Apollolake-Powered...   Coreboot   20 Jun 2019
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Lining Up To Release In...   Debian   11 Jun 2019
Firmware Reverse-Engineering Using NSA Software...   Coreboot   11 Jun 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 Released With A Lot Of Polishing, File...   KDE   11 Jun 2019
UEFI 2.8 Specification Released With REST & Memory...   Standards   04 Jun 2019
FreeBSD Had A Very Busy Q1-2019 As It Approaches Its...   BSD   04 Jun 2019
Coreboot Project Is Leveraging NSA Software To Help...   Coreboot   04 Jun 2019
Plymouth Adds New Firmware Upgrade Mode For Better...   Red Hat   30 May 2019
Intel Baytrail & Cherrytrail Systems Can Now...   Intel   06 May 2019
Haiku Continues Progress With Its New NVMe Driver,...   Operating Systems   01 May 2019
Fedora 30 Now Available With GNOME 3.32, Flicker-Free...   Fedora   30 Apr 2019
ZFS Indications Have Us Already Eager For Ubuntu 19.10   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2019
Debian 10 Buster's Installer Reaches RC Phase -...   Debian   15 Apr 2019
GRUB 2.04 Release Candidate Brings Globs Of New...   GNU   09 Apr 2019
32nd Time The Charm? Latest Linux Lockdown Patches...   Linux Kernel   04 Apr 2019
Gentoo-Based Sabayon 19.03 - Finally Supports Full...   Operating Systems   01 Apr 2019
GRUB2 EFI Support In Fedora 31 Likely To Include New...   Fedora   26 Mar 2019
LOCKDOWN Aiming To Be In Linux 5.2 For Tightening Up...   Linux Kernel   25 Mar 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 Will Let You Reboot Into The UEFI...   KDE   17 Mar 2019
A DRM-Based Linux Oops Viewer Is Being Proposed Again...   Linux Kernel   10 Mar 2019
System76 To Explore Offering High-End ARM Linux...   Hardware   04 Mar 2019
Systemd Lands Support For "XBOOTLDR"...   systemd   01 Mar 2019
Linux Fix For Issue That Prevented Some MacBook Pros...   Hardware   01 Mar 2019
Linux Lock-Down Kernel Patches Get Revived, Seeking...   Linux Kernel   01 Mar 2019
Measured Boot Support Is Heading To Coreboot   Coreboot   26 Feb 2019
RISC-V Support Added To The GRUB Bootloader   RISC-V   25 Feb 2019