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I just installed mandriva spring and i currently have it set up so that the GRUB menu only flashes for one (1) second then boots up windows XP, i have ...
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- 05-03-2007 #1
Boot to linux floppy
If i want to use linux i have to press the "esc" key continually until i see the GRUB menu, so i don't miss it.
I was wondering if there is any way that i can create a floppy disk that when inserted makes the computer automatically load to mandriva linux instead of windows XP. eg, before i start the computer i put in the floppy then i can walk away for 3mins and be happy knowing that it will boot to mandriva and i don't have to sit and watch it and press esc over and over.
Is what im saying even possible? and if so how would i go about it?
Three more questions:
1) how can i remove the floppy drive desktop icon, not unmount it or anything just get it to not show on the desktop - especially when theres no disk in the drive.
2) how can i remove the "ekiga camera" icon from the desktop?
3) how can i remove the trash bin icon?It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- 05-03-2007 #2
Can you force them to use GRUB?'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.'
- 05-04-2007 #3
At the risk of seeming like an idiot. What are you talking about, exactally...It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- 05-06-2007 #4
- 05-07-2007 #5
Ohhhhh, now way that can happen. See i didnt pay for the computer and the person who did certainly doesnt want to use the GRUB menu, so i guess i carnt complain really.It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.