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grub customizer

Grub Customizer is a graphical settings manager for GRUB2 and BURG.

Among the Grub Customizer features are:
  • edit the menu entries (reorder, rename, add or remove entries)
  • change the default boot entry
  • change menu visibility and timeout
  • disable recovery entries
  • change GRUB resolution, menu colors or background image
  • GRUB repair & configuration using a Live CD
  • Advanced options like booting an ISO, changing kernel parameters and lots more

A new Grub Customizer version has been released today: 3.0, which brings the following new features:
  • entries can be moved free now
  • integrated settings dialog
  • new partition chooser
  • context menu
  • multi selection
  • trash instead of checkboxes
  • entry editor
  • graphical error handling
  • reset functionality
  • warning when trying to remove script - or system entries

Grub Customizer is considered a stable application, but be very careful when using it and make sure you know what you're doing! Messing with GRUB2/BURG can cause the system not to boot!


Install Grub Customizer in Ubuntu


The latest Grub Customizer is available for Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, 10.10 and 10.04 users in a PPA and can be installed using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

For other Linux distributions, see THIS page.


If you find bugs, report them @ Launchpad.
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