Switching back to Mint's boot loader

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Switching back to Mint's boot loader

Postby Salamancero on Mon Jun 01, 2009 1:37 pm

I decided to try triple booting XP , Ubuntu, and Mint after dual booting XP and MInt for a couple of months now. I'm happy to say that the setup worked well. It's just that Ubuntu Jaunty's boot loader is rather - how do I put it - aesthetically wanting.

Is there a way to go back to Linux Mint Gloria's bootloader or do I have reinstall both Ubuntu and Mint?

Thanks!
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Re: Switching back to Mint's boot loader

Postby exploder on Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:40 pm

This might work.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=224351

Just use your LinuxMint Live CD to restore grub.
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Re: Switching back to Mint's boot loader

Postby markcynt on Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:01 pm

If you just want a prettier bootloader you could try this.

http://maketecheasier.com/create-and-in ... 2009/01/27

I've used this method with good success.
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