I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7.
My GRUB bootloader defaults to Ubuntu.
I mainly use Ubuntu, but I occasionally need to bootup Windows to do a few things.
If I need to do something in Windows I can "shutdown" Ubuntu and select Windows 7 in the bootloader. However, it would be more efficient if I could do this in one click from Ubuntu.
- Is it possible to press a key in Ubuntu which means "Shut down, and then boot into Windows"? (or for that matter Shut down and boot into any non-default bootup)
In case you know the entry number for your Windows installation (start counting with
0for first position) in the grub menu you can reboot into Windows (assuming to be 3rd on the list) by this command:
Alternatively you can also use the textual entry used:
This command can also be put in a launcher for "single-click" usage.
To make this procedure work we need the entry