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No, Apple's not locking you out of Linux on Mac with the T2 chip

5 monthes ago   |   By iMore

By default, Apple's custom Mac silicon, the T2 Security Chip, prevents it from booting into unrecognized OS environments. But, Apple's not stopping power-users from changing that in settings.
Apple's T2 Security Chip provides a lot of great features for the vast majority of people, including secure boot, real-time AES 256-bit data encryption, and even Touch ID authentication for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. For them, it's on by default and should just be left on by default.
Because of that security, it's led some power-users to believe that Apple is locking down T2 machines, including...
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