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Old 10-17-2008, 10:21 AM   #1
lifeisgood
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How to change the order of OSs in the grub boot menu?


Hello all -

This is my first posting to LinuxQuestions.org.

I just started at a new company and they have given me a laptop with both Kubuntu and Windows XP on it. When the computer boots Kubuntu is the top (default) choice and if I don't hit the down arrow in time to select Windows XP it boots in Kubuntu.

How can I change it so Windows XP is on top of the grub boot menu and therefore the default choice?

Thanks for your help!

John
 
Old 10-17-2008, 10:27 AM   #2
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Change the order of the entries in the GRUB config file (usually /boot/grub/menu.1st). You can of course just change the default entry by changing the "default x" line in the GRUB config file. The first entry is 0, the second 1 and so on.
 
Old 10-17-2008, 10:54 AM   #3
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before starting this thread.you better have searched for the same topic.refer below for similar threads.

Last edited by mobinskariya; 10-17-2008 at 10:56 AM.
 
Old 10-17-2008, 11:15 AM   #4
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Awesome! Thanks!

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Change the order of the entries in the GRUB config file (usually /boot/grub/menu.1st). You can of course just change the default entry by changing the "default x" line in the GRUB config file. The first entry is 0, the second 1 and so on.
 
  


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