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Old 04-27-2010, 11:27 AM   #1
alanford01
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Question Removing files from GRUB LOADER


Does anyone knows how to remove files from grub loader.
BTW i found some tutorials but they don`t seem to work.
I`ve tried Alt+F2 then I`ve edited this command: gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
but it doesn`t seem to work what do I do?
 
Old 04-27-2010, 11:31 AM   #2
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you seem to want to edit the boot menu

open a terminal/konsole

su
<root password>

gedit



or learn vim
 
Old 04-27-2010, 11:37 AM   #3
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Does anyone knows how to remove files from grub loader.
BTW i found some tutorials but they don`t seem to work.
I`ve tried Alt+F2 then I`ve edited this command: gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
but it doesn`t seem to work what do I do?
open the /boot/grub/menu.lst file by an editor in terminal with superuser mode .

ok ...
 
Old 04-27-2010, 11:43 AM   #4
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The best way is to use the package manager to remove the kernels you don't use any more.
They will upgrade grub.
Do you use grub or grub2 ?
 
Old 05-01-2010, 02:53 PM   #5
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The best way is to use the package manager to remove the kernels you don't use any more.
They will upgrade grub.
Do you use grub or grub2 ?
I use grub. I`ve tried your method but I just don`t have enough knowledge to pull this one by myself. I went to Package Manager and found the grub files, but I just don`t know how to edit/remove previous versions of grub.
for example I have in my start menu (or GRUB Loader)ubuntu,linux 2.6.3-19-20-generic and some previous versions like ubuntu,linux 2.6.3-19-19-generic, 17, 16 and 14.I need step by step instructions on removing these files.

Thanks,
 
Old 05-02-2010, 05:01 AM   #6
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I found the solution to my problem.
I typed linux image in Synaptic Package Manager then I selected unneeded files marked them for removal and it works.
 
  


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