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i ve shifted recently to fedora..i have both windows(XP) and fedora as OS ..i want to set fedora as Default OS when Dual Booting...how to do it??? plz tell...
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    automatic booting


    i ve shifted recently to fedora..i have both windows(XP) and fedora as OS ..i want to set fedora as Default OS when Dual Booting...how to do it???
    plz tell

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    Hi and Welcome !

    Login as root user and open /boot/grub/grub.conf file. Set default value to title Fedora line no. -1.

    Let say, title Fedora is 3rd title line in file. Set default value to 2.

    Code:
    default     2
    In case it doesn't work, post the contents of /boot/grub/grub.conf file here.
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    bash: /boot/grub/grub.conf: Permission denied.....
    this is what im getting..

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    You must be logged in as root user
    Or execute this as Regular user
    Code:
    su -
    nano /boot/grub/grub.conf
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils_casper View Post
    You must be logged in as root user
    Or execute this as Regular user
    Code:
    su -
    nano /boot/grub/grub.conf

    not able to save the changes.How to save the changed value ??

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    Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key.

    If you are logged in as Regular user then dont forget to execute su - command before nano.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils_casper View Post
    Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key.

    If you are logged in as Regular user then dont forget to execute su - command before nano.

    thanx dude...

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    Glad to help you shikhar !
    Do start a new thread if you have any other question !
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