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Thread: how to edit&save menu.lst (grub)??

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    how to edit&save menu.lst (grub)??

    I've a laptopt with Win and Knoppix installed

    On startup I've Grub to select the OS to launch

    I really like to edit grub: I've found the file menu.lst, but I couldn't save it, since I was not acting as root
    how can I do that??

    thank you!

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    Code:
    su
    mcedit /boot/grub/menu.lst

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    thanx, I'll give a try!

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    Editing menu.lst to change default System Booted

    What can I do in menu.lst to have GRUB boot Windows instead of Linux?

    Can GRUB Power down a system as an menu option?

    Also would like to be able have a shutdown done if GRUB is password protected and a invalid password is entered.

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