installing ubuntu 11.04 next to windows 7 via wubi installer.

  Jwbjnwolf 11:38 12 Jun 2011
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Hello, I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 next to windows 7 via wubi installer on my mums Dell PC, and Ubuntu is being installed correctly except that Ubuntu is not in the windows boot manager, so it automatically goes into windows. I have gone into 'msconfig' and that says nothing about ubuntu.

Does anyone know how I can add it to the windoows boot manager?

thanks for help Jason

  Jwbjnwolf 12:00 12 Jun 2011

any ideas?

I need the info quite quickly please

  bremner 12:08 12 Jun 2011

Google is your friend Click Here

  Jwbjnwolf 12:56 12 Jun 2011

in the command prompt, on the last step, it says

'bcedit' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

what am I doing wrong?

  Jwbjnwolf 14:01 12 Jun 2011

please, I need help with the command prompt steps.

'bcedit' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. keeps showing.

what am I doing wrong?

  bremner 14:02 12 Jun 2011
Answer

bcdedit not bcedit

  bremner 14:03 12 Jun 2011

RTFM

  Jwbjnwolf 14:11 12 Jun 2011

thanks brenmer what you mean by RTFM?

  bremner 14:17 12 Jun 2011

If you are going to seriously get into Linux you are going to have to master the command line.

It will mean doing research around commands either through the Internet or from manuals. A simple misplaced character will result in an error message. You will need to be patient and double check what you type, this is part of the learning process but most of all RTFM.

  LastChip 14:24 12 Jun 2011

There's problems with 11.04 (see here), so try 10.10.

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