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Old 04-17-2003, 09:29 PM   #1
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Some questions. Please Help!


Ok, I have some questions that I will state below.

I have just successfully installed a copy of RedHat Linux 9 and it works great but I do have a few problems. My first problem is when I boot up my computer it goes to the "Grub" is what I think it is called. There are two options "RedHat Linux 9" and "DOS". RedHat is the default and will boot up in 10 secounds. I reall want it to be Windows XP instead of "Dos" and I want the Windows XP option to be the default. Is this possible and does anyone know how to do it? Also I was wondering if anyone knows any good Yahoo Clients and P2P sharing for linux and where to get them.

Thanks in advanced.
 
Old 04-17-2003, 09:38 PM   #2
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Edit /boot/grub/grub.conf

1) change the title
2) put the windows entry above linux (each entry is about 4 lines)

Make a backup first!
 
Old 04-17-2003, 09:40 PM   #3
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I am very new to linux can you explain how to do it in alittle more detail.
 
Old 04-17-2003, 10:06 PM   #4
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*bump. can anyone help?
 
Old 04-17-2003, 10:35 PM   #5
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Have you opened it it yet? If not go into x, find a bar called find and type in gurb.conf. Before you do any of this make sure to save an original copy someplace else. Make sure you set the find file tool to search the / directory not /home and give it awhile. When it finds the file double click and look through. Is there anyplace that has something like "Dos" "Redhat". Change the "Dos" to "Windows XP" This help at all?
 
Old 04-18-2003, 01:18 AM   #6
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For P2P sharing use Limewire http://www.limewire.com/
Msn messenger clone for linux is Alavaro messenger - http://amsn.sourceforge.net/
Yahoo messenger can be downloaded from yahoo messenger website.
 
  


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