Dell is moving forward with offering natively UEFI firmware flashing from the Linux desktop. Via the UEFI firmware capsule feature of UEFI 2.5 and newer, they are beginning to support updating your system's firmware in a standardized and fully open manner. Dell will support the fwupd utility developed by the Red Hat developers for Fedora and has since been picked up by Canonical and others.
February 9, 2016
Dell Moves Forward With Firmware Updating On Linux
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