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How to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty

Grub Customizer is a graphical user interface that allows you to name and configure the GRUB2/BURG boot entry settings as well as menu entries. Before we proceed on how to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 17.04, let’s take a quick look at its features.

install Grub Customizer

Grub Customizer Features

  • It allows you to move, remove or rename menu entries
  • With it, you can edit the contents of menu entries or simply create a new one
  • It comes with support for GRUB2 and BURG
  • You can easily reinstall the bootloader to MBR
  • You can adjust settings like the default operating system, kernel params, background image as well as text colors etc
  • With the customizer, you can change the installed operating system by running it on a live cd

Grub Customizer 5.0.6 Changelog

It’s been over a year since it was last updated. Hoping to see more improvements and features made to this tool in the near future.

  • This release prevents plaintext entries from being moved into submenu when they are not visible
  • Some errors on entry editor where fixed

How to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 17.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

# run following command to launch it
grub-customizer

How to uninstall Grub Customizer from Ubuntu 17.04

sudo apt-get remove grub-customizer

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