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boot menu [solved]

Postby alden on Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:53 pm

i installed lm 14 with win 7 on my pc. when i start the pc it does go into the boot menu and there are numerous choices. how do i reduce the selection to windows 7
or lm 14? is it normal to have so many choices on boot menu?
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Re: boot menu

Postby jungle_boy on Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:21 pm

It is normal to have many choices in boot menu...

To change it you need edit grub files (in /boot/grub/grub.cfg; /etc/default/grub), it is little hard, but Daniel Ritcher make the hard work and release Grub-Customizer , the easy way to customize grub.

To install it:

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    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install grub-customizer


Open grub customizer, look at the first tab (entries) you will be all the OS installed, Linuxmint, recovery, memtest, windows,

Delete recovery, memtest, etc, keep only LM14 and windows entries.

Save.

Close.

Reboot.
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Re: boot menu [solved]

Postby alden on Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:49 pm

thanks for info
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