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Adjusting screen res of dualboot screen

Postby newyorkpaulie on Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:39 pm

I have a dualboot system installed. When I reboot I get a screen that allows me to make my OS choice. How can I adjust the resolution. The font is tiny so I want to change to a much lower res. Usint Mint Nadia 64bit on a T61 Thinkpad with a 15.4" screen.
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Re: Adjusting screen res of dualboot screen

Postby catweazel on Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:51 am

I use GruB Customizer to do that.

https://launchpad.net/grub-customizer
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Re: Adjusting screen res of dualboot screen

Postby newyorkpaulie on Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:45 pm

catweazel wrote:I use GruB Customizer to do that.

https://launchpad.net/grub-customizer
Thanks amillion. I just followed the terminal-command instructions from your link and it is perfect.
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Re: Adjusting screen res of dualboot screen

Postby newyorkpaulie on Sat May 04, 2013 7:55 am

I've been using Grub Customizer for a while and want to know how to take out the automatic timer count down. Can it be done editing the grub file in /etc/default? If so, how?
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Re: Adjusting screen res of dualboot screen

Postby catweazel on Sat May 04, 2013 8:07 am

newyorkpaulie wrote:I've been using Grub Customizer for a while and want to know how to take out the automatic timer count down.

It's on the general settings tab. Set it to 0. To get the menu you'll have to hold down the shift key as grub starts up.

Can it be done editing the grub file in /etc/default? If so, how?

You can edit grub.cfg, if you really must, but I recommend against it.
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