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I have WindowsXP installed on one partition and i have installed Xubuntu on a second partition. It also installed grub so i can choose with OS to start.

The problem is that i am connected to the computer from remote connection using VNC. When the Xununtu is on and i want the XP, there is no problem. I just change the grub startup order using startupmanager to XP and i restart the computer, wait a few seconds and reconnect with VNC.

But now when i am in the XP, How can i change back to the Xubuntu? Any other idea?


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Which file system are you using in Ubuntu? – Tog Nov 8 '10 at 18:45
I am using ext4 - but i don't want to just read the linux partitions - i want to be able to reboot with linux again. – Aviv Nov 8 '10 at 19:19
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Mount /boot with ext2tools or whatever and modify the boot order

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Would this do the trick?

It will also run under XP

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