Good news for those extreme adventurous types....or those who knew nothing of
the headaches caused by Windows 8 and have purchased Windows 8 computers...
Two Ubuntu Linux versions can now work with Secure Boot ( - Software )
15.02.2013 kl 23:51 | PC World (US
..........but only last week--after considerable delay--did the Linux Foundation release its Linux Foundation Secure Boot System, a Microsoft-signed mini bootloader for making that possible across the board.
Now, the capability is quickly spreading, and Ubuntu 12.04 Long Term Support (LTS)--a popular choice among business users--is the latest distro release to gain Secure Boot support...........
Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS released
To help support a broader range of hardware, the 12.04.2 release adds
an updated kernel and X stack for new installations on x86
architectures, and matches the ability of 12.10 to install on systems
using UEFI firmware with Secure Boot enabled.
As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated
installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to
be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and
corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining
stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, Edubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, Xubuntu 12.04.2 LTS,
Mythbuntu 12.04.2 LTS, and Ubuntu Studio 12.04.2 LTS are also now
available. For some of these, more details can be found in their