Grub screen when booting

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Tue Jan 25 06:11:14 UTC 2011

On 25/01/2011 16:29, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 25/01/2011 11:04, ray burke wrote:
>>> I have just installed U 10.04 on a spare 20gb ide drive to test if
>>> I like, and when I boot it boots
>>> diredtly to U 10.04, and I want to boot dirct into the grub screen
>>> to select either 10.04 or recovery,
>>> can anyone help with the right procedure as hiting the escape key
>>> when booting does nothing?
>> Hit the SHIFT key at boot.
> And if that's not what you were looking for, have a look at
> <>.
> Nils

Now, this is a most interesting thing which I don't believe that I have 
noticed before (I often check my own posts and have never noticed this 
behaviour, or, at the least, paid attention to).

Clicking on the URL you provided above doesn't take *me* to the 
BEGINNING of that Ubuntu doco. entry but to the point/spot at which it 
appears that you *copied*/saved the URL and which is some screen pages 
down from the beginning of the article you quote above in your post.

I wonder why this is so?

I can see that you are using Kmail for your mail but don't know what you 
are using as a browser. Is this where the answer lies :-) ? (I use FF as 
the browser.)


Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.

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