[SOLVED] Alternative to grub customizer

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[SOLVED] Alternative to grub customizer

Post by Vilsen » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:16 am

Is there any simple way of editing and changing the boot-order and
the time in seconds of GRUB instead of using Grub Customizer or
is it safe to use grub Customizer ?
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Re: Alternative to grub customizer

Post by gm10 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:20 am

You can configure the timeout in /etc/default/grub.

I'm not sure what you mean by boot-order, for that is controlled by your UEFI/BIOS. Do you mean the default GRUB menu entry to boot? Then that is controlled by the GRUB_DEFAULT= entry of the same file, see the documentation on how to specify a specific menu entry. If you want to default to whatever you selected last then set it to:

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GRUB_DEFAULT=saved
GRUB_SAVEDEFAULT=true
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Re: Alternative to grub customizer

Post by Pjotr » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:50 am

It's definitely not recommended to use Grub Customizer:
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Re: Alternative to grub customizer

Post by decrepit » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:55 am

so Here's part of my /etc/default/grub.

GRUB_DEFAULT=0
#GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
GRUB_TIMEOUT=10
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="elevator=deadline quiet splash"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""
So first line is your default boot OS, the numbers start at 0 so this is pointing to the first OS in the list. To select something else change the 0 to the number that represents that OS. i.e. the 2nd in the list will be 1

I've no idea how to change the order of the list itself.

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Re: Alternative to grub customizer

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:26 pm

This is how i have mine setup...DAMIEN
GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden
GRUB_TIMEOUT=0
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="ipv6.disable=1 quiet splash"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""
(NOTE...the"ipv6.disable=1 quiet splash" requires a different operation to accomplish that task)...just ask if you wish to do this as well.

How To Change Grub Timeout

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sudo nano /etc/default/grub
Edit the line listed (GRUB_TIMEOUT=10) to read ("arrow" down and then "arrow" over to the number 10) and change it to 0...(GRUB_TIMEOUT=0)(this is a zero)

GRUB_TIMEOUT_STYLE=hidden

Press Ctrl-O (note that this is an O and not a zero)...then press "enter"...then press "save" from the "tab" in that same box...then Ctrl-X to exit the editor...then run in the terminal,

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sudo update-grub
then reboot...DAMIEN
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[SOLVED] Alternative to grub customizer

Post by Vilsen » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:18 am

THANKS A LOT !!!!!!!!!

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Re: [SOLVED] Alternative to grub customizer

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:01 am

You are welcome alot...lol...DAMIEN
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