Browsing Grub

How to remove an item from GRUB boot menu 2nd Way.

There is another way to remove items from GRUB menu. By deleting the files in /boot. To remove the item in the GRUB do as shown below. Open Terminal (ALT + CTRL + T) Enter the Command. gedit /boot/grub/grub.cfg Now search for ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###. After that line you will see the items of your GRUB menu. Select which is the item you want to remove.


How to change/set background image of GRUB bootscreen

You might have heard of background image in GRUB boot screen. You can change the ugly black background of GRUB using a few little steps. VIDEO TUTORIAL 1 – Press ALT + F2. Type this in the input box of the window. gksu gedit /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme and press Enter Key. The program will ask for your password. After typing the password and pressed the Enter Key a gedit window will appear.


How to remove an item from GRUB boot menu

When you upgrade from old Ubuntu to new Ubuntu. Your GRUB menu will contain more than one Ubuntu. To remove unwanted Ubuntu from GRUB you need to edit the GRUB configuration file. Follow these steps. Backup your GRUB configuration file which is in /boot/grub/grub.cfg which we will need if something goes wrong. Open Terminal (Applications - Accessories - Terminal). You need to be the root. For that : sudo -i  Now we want to edit the file.


How to Repair/Restore/Reinstall GRUB Using Ubuntu Live CD

GRUB is the default bootloader of Linux. It is installed on your Hard Disk, but it’s not accessible as a drive. GRUB is installed on your Hard Disk when you install a Linux Operating System. Without GRUB, you can’t boot in to OSs. Windows, Mac and other OS have their own bootloader. Linux too have different bootloaders. GRUB, BURG are examples. When you install Windows after you install Ubuntu, Windows replaces the GRUB in the Hard Disk to Windows’ boot loader which won’t identify Linux systems (Damn you Windows !





This blog was once on WordPress. Now a static site. See source code on



Currently working on projects.