elk dolk elkdolk at
Sat May 7 17:22:33 UTC 2011

Hi all,

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04 ,I have a dual boot box and want to set Windows Xp as default OS . I try to edit /etc/default/grub
and change GRUB_DEFAULT to 4
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
# For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
#   info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'

GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`

# Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
# This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains
# the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'

# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries

# Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

and when I save it,  gedit gives the following error:

******@DeepBlue:~$ sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
[sudo] password for *******: 

 Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to store changes into 
`/root/.local/share/recently-used.xbel', but failed: Failed to create 
file '/root/.local/share/recently-used.xbel.SQ21UV': No such file or 

what is the problem?

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