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The boot order and default is determined by GRUB, the boot loader. The default entry is determined by the GRUB_DEFAULT= setting in /etc/default/grub; the first "menuentry" has a value of "0". So, if Ubuntu is the second entry, just edit this file: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub and change it to: GRUB_DEFAULT=1 You can also change the GRUB_TIMEOUT to a ...


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Seeing the hardware you have (CPU: 1.6 GHz, RAM: 1 GB) I recommend to download Xubuntu or Lubuntu before testing Ubuntu. This is not related to which one is better but I am trying to make sure that the Ubuntu version works OK on your hardware. I also would recommend, like Devesh said, to wait until 14.04 is out (Which will happen next week on April 17, so ...


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I would recommend you the latest upcoming version of Ubuntu, i.e. 14.04 LTS. And you have to use the 32-bit version as according to the specs you have given, you system does not supports 64-bit OSes. And Ubuntu will be a nice option because of its openness and of course, its free.


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To change boot drive order in BIOS: Power down PC Hold down the F10 Key Turn on power (be sure that F10 is still held down) When the PC starts to boot you will be redirected to a screen asking you whether you want to go to setup or continue with boot. Select F2 and go to setup Navigation in setup will depend on your BIOS but there should be a boot ...


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You can simply download Wubi - Windows Installer and make partition from your widows with free space depends your need. And install the wubi.exe from windows, here you can select drive, allocate virtual space as per your need, create username password and finaly install. If you have iso file place it which drive you select for Ubuntu. Else it will download ...


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This solution also works for me running Windows 7 as the host and Windows XP as the guest. On the windows guest open My Computer. You will see Devices with removable storage and under that Virtual box additions. Click on this and the additions will install. One other problem I initially had, was I could not display the guest window on my screen. I could ...


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Install Unetbootin from the repositories sudo apt-get install unetbootin On windows you can download from below link: http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ Start it, select an ISO file or a distribution to download, select a target drive (USB drive or Hard Disk), select persistence if you wish, then reboot once done. If your USB drive doesn't show up, ...


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Gaming in a Virtual box will not give you a good experience. 3D resources (e.g. GPU RAM) will be shared with your 12.04 host. Some games will probably work, like Minecraft. But running heavy programs like recent DirectX games will not work. So my suggestion will be to run a XP Virtual machine for old games and dual boot Windows 7 for recent games.



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