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Old 11-05-2010, 09:45 PM   #1
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dual Boot response time

Hi there. I have installed Ubuntu 10 alongside with Windows XP. Consequently I need to make a choice at boot time. However, I feel that the system is not waiting very long, maybe 5 seconds or so, before going automatically into Ubuntu. Can that time be increased? If so, where or how? Thanks.
Old 11-05-2010, 10:23 PM   #2
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If running grub v1, look in /boot/grub/menu.list for an entry like

timeout 2

Alter it to any seconds you want to wait, and then run update-grub

For grub2, I'm not sure..


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