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Old 07-29-2008, 10:03 AM   #1
Edstorm
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Hidden GRUB!


Alright, so I was thinking about running linux on my school's computer.

So first, I removed the CMOS battery to reset the supervisor password set on the BIOS.. then after that i changed the boot sequence to allow me to run a live cd. Then I managed to run my cd! (slax).

But I want to move on to other stuff. I want to install a full fledged system, which is installed. Sadly, From my knowledge, GRUB pops up very prominently at boot, and it will e obvious linux is installed.

Is there anyway in which I can make it such that GRUB will only popup upon the pressing of a certain special set of buttons.. or maybe such that I would have to put in the CD to activate GRUB? Somewhere along that line, where GRUB will only be run when I want to, if not, it defaults to windoze.

Does anyone have any idea on how to do this? Thanks a billion for your help!
 
Old 07-29-2008, 10:07 AM   #2
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Ummm.. circumventing rules on machines you don't own or administer of is probably not only against the school's rules but against the law as well, a felony at best. I don't think any member here at LQ is going to help you.
 
Old 07-29-2008, 11:18 AM   #3
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You questions involve doing something potentially illegal and against your school rules, so thread closed.
 
  


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