Easily Edit Grub files in Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install startupmanager

System > Administration > StartUp-Manager gives you a GUI for editing the Grub configuration


Open gedit or other program on remote computer using ssh in Ubuntu/Linux

Login to server using “ssh -X” … ( not with a made up ip address though :o) )

ssh -X

Open the application on the remote computer. For example

DISPLAY=:0.0 gedit junk.txt