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I am having trouble changing the order of the bootloader. I have the instructions for it and I know how to do it, but it says I need to be the root user. I do not know how to access it to change it. I do not like linux loading up first before windows. Also, anyone knows why sometimes when I load up linux it is fine, but sometimes when I load it up the monitor is blurry and it doesn't get the right resolution or the refresh rate. The OS is Ubuntu 5.10
Last edited by tylerjroach; 12-27-2005 at 11:04 PM.
since I absolutely HATE vi, I finally realized that you can open a terminal, type su and your password, then type gedit (it is probably my favorite editor, but I am sure this works with other editors), and it opens an instance of the editor that has su privledges. It is much easier than trying to deal with the cryptic vi commands!
So once you get your su instance of your GUI editor running, you can browse to the file you want to edit, and make your changes and save it all from the gui editor. This little tip would have saved me SO much time when I was starting out!