[SOLVED] Restoring Grub Menu

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asway
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[SOLVED] Restoring Grub Menu

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Hello,
I have a question about the Grub menu.
I have Linux mint 19.3 (Cinnamon) and Windows 10 dual boot system.
I wanted to set the default boot to the windows, so instead of editing the grub file in in the etc/default I used Grub Customizer.
I could move the boot order set the windows as default but when I reboot, the Grub menu shows the word Ubuntu instead of LM 19.3.
Is there any way to change the Grub menu wording so that it will show LM 19.3 like original.
Thanks in advanced.
Andrew
Last edited by asway on Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:11 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Restoring Grub Menu

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Hi Andrew,

Yes, Grub Customizer has such a bad habit.

You can edit and replace the text to "Linux Mint" instead of "Ubuntu" within the program.
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Re: Restoring Grub Menu

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On a side note, there is some controversy on Grub-Customizer. You can read about it here, if you are interested:
viewtopic.php?f=60&t=261910
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Re: Restoring Grub Menu

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I was told not long ago that I should use grub customizer because of how it works in a way that it makes it tough to fix if you make a mistake.
Editing the file is actually easier in the long run and easily fixed if you make a goof..
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Thanks for the help.
I read your article that you mentioned and I know now that there is no way to get back the original grub system without a timeshift snap shot.
I will try to edit the word in the program like you said.
Since the LM 20 is out today, I will do the clean install instead of upgrading from 19.3 to get rid of grub customizer system.
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Re: Restoring Grub Menu

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asway wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:11 am
Thanks for the help.
I read your article that you mentioned and I know now that there is no way to get back the original grub system without a timeshift snap shot.
I will try to edit the word in the program like you said.
Since the LM 20 is out today, I will do the clean install instead of upgrading from 19.3 to get rid of grub customizer system.
Andrew
Likewise, I had also used it to customize my Grub menu. After that topic, I saw that it backed up old files in a subdirectory. Messed up pretty bad while trying to restore them. Had to do a complete reinstall afterwards. :)

As a matter of fact, all you need is the file /etc/default/grub. One can adjust the default selection
and timing from that file, easily.
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