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    Smiling Down On Youse SurferJoe46's Avatar
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    Default I Need My Hand Held Here

    I have this set of instructions and I am afraid to mess things up badly.

    Code:
    Open terminal (CTRL + ALT + T) and edit '/etc/default/grub'.
    Now whenever you will boot your computer, you don't need to press down arrow key to your primary OS. It'll be booting automatically.

    Now you can set the default OS with the following command followed by the number of the entry in the grub menu.
    Code:
    $ sudo update-grub

    I do not fully understand the instructions and I can't seem to find which truly IS the distro line in GRUB that I want as there are multiples of linux lines there.



    Help.


    I figger that as far South as I have gone so far, I may now get a break in bad fortune
    until the rest of the world catches up with me.

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    Default Re: I Need My Hand Held Here

    Looks like half the instructions are missing.

    I'm no expert of GRUB, but the following looks more like something I would try ( read the complete article). OR wait until the linux experts are here. (theres only a couple of them)

    http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/h...er-derivatives
    Update / Upgrades = Replace old bugs with new ones.

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    Default Re: I Need My Hand Held Here

    Kinda what I thought.

    I just dumped the current repositories for new, faster ones and got a message that told me I needed faster repositories.

    I got new ones, checked REFRESH and wnet ahead and updated all that I was allowed to update.

    The RED CONDEMNATIONS are gone --- and I'll try to look at what you sent....................


    I figger that as far South as I have gone so far, I may now get a break in bad fortune
    until the rest of the world catches up with me.

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