Wednesday, February 16, 2011

How to change the Grub 2 settings without using the command line In Ubuntu 10.10 with Grub Customizer 2.0

Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the grub2. The application allows the user to add, remove, freeze, rename and reorder boot menu items. Grub Customizer 2.0  contains an user interface to edit the /etc/default/grub-Settings. It a;so help you to select the default entry, change the visibility of the menu, timeout, kernel parameters, disable recovery entries, change screen resolution, (GFX_MODE), Menu colors (grub2 only), background image (grub2 only). You can avoid the painful experience of command line based Grub Editing.

How to install Grub Customizer 2.0 In ubuntu
Open A Terminal and type the following

$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install grub-customizer
Now it is available in Menu
Applications > System Tools > Grub Customizer 


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