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.
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