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How can I restore default Mint GRUB

Postby massing on Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:13 pm

When I first installed Mint Elyssa I got a nice looking themed GRUB menu. I wanted to make some changes to it like making Windows the first and default entry (sorry it's just so that my wife doesn't get confused !!) so I installed a bit of software using Synaptic called QGRUB editor. This allowed me to easily make the changes I wanted but now I have lost the attractive Mint GRUB and have an ugly looking blue box with plain white text for the options. Please cam anyone tell me how to restore the GRUB menu as per the default installation?

I am new to Linux so please can you explain anything using Terminal in a simple step-by-step manner - Thanks

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Re: How can I restore default Mint GRUB

Postby merlwiz79 on Sun Aug 24, 2008 8:33 pm

1st backup.
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sudo cp /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/menu.lst
Then open menu.lst
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gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
Now add this line to the top of the file
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Now save the file.
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Re: How can I restore default Mint GRUB

Postby amassing on Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:10 am

That worked, thanks for your help :D
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