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Ubuntu Plans to Drop GRUB 2 for Implementing UEFI SecureBoot Compatibility

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http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – Canonical has been researching on UEFI SecureBoot for quite some time and now they have proposed a new solution to implement it. Intel's efilinux loader with some modifications will be used instead of GRUB 2 to add a relatively simple menu interface. So there will be no GRUB 2 by default on systems with secure boot enabled. Rationale behind the decision: Microsoft's Windows 8 logo requirements say that there must be a way for users to disable secure boot or to install their own keys but in the event that a manufacturer makes a mistake and del (HowTos)