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I had the same issue with Xubuntu and found out that my suggested edit of the /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober file will fix the problem. From what I was able to find out from researching is that Ubuntu had edited 30_os-prober file to fix a flaw in grub2 for hidden the menu, unfortunately it hides the menu to well. This is the fix that I came up with ,and Zorin is based on Ubuntu so I was thing the fix would work for the op also. Oh one other thing, may need to comment out any lines that mention hiddenmenu in /etc/default/grub also before running update-grub.
Last edited by colorpurple21859; 05-29-2014 at 01:04 PM.
Gentlemen, I read your last forum update several times and believe you're asking me to enter the following in a terminal window. Here's the output:
xam200@xam200-EX269AA-ABA-a1514n:~$ sudo cat /etc/default/grub
[sudo] password for xam200:
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
# info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'
# Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
# This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains
# the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)
# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux
# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
# Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"
I'm feeling really stupid asking this question but how do I change wording/edit contents in the terminal window? Typing from the keyboard doesn't change anything... Call me stupid but tell me the secret.
Looks like a solution might be at hand and I'm excited. Thanks again
The 'cat' command displays the contents of a file, no more.
'nano' is a command-line text editor. To move around in the file, use the arrow keys and page up/page down. Since it's in the terminal, clicking with the mouse won't do anything. Nano is fairly basic and lists common commands at the bottom of the terminal. Press CTRL+O to save, and CTRL+X to exit.
'gedit' will open a more familiar-looking text editor. It's basically like Notepad in Windows.