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actually I disagree...if it works for you good but its actual function (savedefault) is for those people who do not like to edit their menu and want the last booted operating system made the default to the next boot
Just so you know in the future how to edit read only files in Ubuntu, from a command line type sudo gedit /path/to/filename where the /path/to/filename is the correct path. That will let you edit as root user using the gui gedit program. If you want to use an simple command line type editor, just change gedit to nano...