Reorder your Boot Menu with KGRUBEditor

Maybe you've just installed a dual boot system. It's all going well and good, but when you start the computer, Windows appears at the bottom of the boot menu.

You might still want to use Windows as your primary operating system, and so pressing down a few times and Enter each boot time could get frustrating. You'd ideally like Windows at the top of the boot menu ...

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Adding System Services with Upstart

We took a look at upstart more than half a year ago, and at that point it was only beginning to emerge. In Ubuntu 7.10 and beyond, we are beginning to see the result of what eventually will be a complete replacement for System V. Since we'll be seeing more of upstart in future Ubuntu versions, in Fedora 9, and other distributions, let's take a look at ...

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Colour your GRUB boot menu

That boring white on black GRUB boot menu you get when you switch on your computer is a bit, well, boring, isn't it?

Thankfully, there's an easy way to change it if you go into your GRUB configuration file. A word of warning, though, editing the GRUB configuration file without knowing what you're doing can result in bad things happening and can cause you to not be ...

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