re dual boot Kubuntu 8.0.4/Ubuntu 8.0.4

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Aug 14 00:40:41 UTC 2008

Alan wrote:

> On Wednesday 13 August 2008 5:14:02 pm you wrote:
>> Alan,
>> What about "and when I get it up and running how do I change the
>> bootloader so as XP pro sp3 is the defaultO/S?????????? ,

change the "default" line in /boot/grub/menu.lst as specified by the
comments in that file.

>> also does Kubuntu give me a broswer like firefox 3 and hot do I set up
>> dialup to he net??????????
> To change the default OS to XP you will have to edit one file. I have to
> look at something to give
> you the exact answer.  Until then you just have to press the down key
> twice and hit enter. Kubuntu does not give you a browser *like* firefox 3,
> it gives you firefox 3.

Well, it's available - I don't believe it's installed by default.

> You have to set up dialup to the net in the program Kppp.  I have never
> used it, but I have looked at it and it seems just like anything else I
> used in the Win 3.11 days.

Haven't used it in years, but you're right.

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