Sure, you’ll be able to natively run working programs past macOS on Apple’s M1 Macs — when you’re prepared to place in some further work. As AppleInsider noted, the staff at Corellium has outlined the way it ported Ubuntu Linux to the M1 chip. Whereas the M1 is a 64-bit ARM chip, the answer was something however simple and would require some further steps if you wish to attempt it your self.
Apple processors have a singular kernel boot, multi-core addressing and interrupt controller, amongst different non-standard tech that Linux doesn’t usually assist. Corellium not solely needed to create a pre-load “wrapper,” however discover another simply to connect USB peripherals to the machine.
You possibly can repeat the method, however you’ll want at the least a 16GB USB drive and greater than slightly consolation with command line interfaces and restoration modes. Suffice it to say you received’t wish to do that when you completely rely in your Mac for work.
That is removed from the dream of merely dual-booting Linux on an M1 Mac, and also you is likely to be higher off utilizing Parallels or different digital machines (after they’re prepared) to run different working programs. Nonetheless, it’s a begin — and it reveals that the tip of x86 Macs received’t essentially shut down your OS choices.