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Old 09-15-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
tfnc99
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Stop GRUB from instatly booting to Linux Mint


I understand that it is faster for many, but I still want to see the menu, not to mention I want to be able to get to my Windows installation.

Inst there a keyboard-combo to stop it from doing that?
Also, how would I edit grub.cfg to permanetly change this?

Ohh! I am running Grub2.
 
Old 09-15-2012, 11:34 AM   #2
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should be able to edit /etc/default/grub

GRUB_TIMEOUT=25

though it may be in another file i shall do some checking as well.
 
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Old 09-15-2012, 02:58 PM   #3
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I think the space bar stops it.
 
Old 09-15-2012, 03:32 PM   #4
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For a single time, hold down the shift key.

For a permanent change, as above:
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2armz View Post
edit /etc/default/grub

GRUB_TIMEOUT=25
and then run
Code:
sudo update-grub
(as root, sudo may not apply to your distro)
 
  


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