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Unity Reboot (Ubuntu Unity Launcher To Reboot In A Different OS) Available In A PPA

Sep 15, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"To make it easier to install and use, I've updated the script and uploaded it to the WebUpd8 PPA. Also, the new version can reboot without requesting for your password - to do this, check the "Don't ask for password on restart" box on the Launcher settings. But please note that using this option is not recommended because it enables any user to execute /usr/bin/grub-editenv so it can be a security risk. But since this was requested, I've implemented it and you can easily enable/disable it.

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