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Old 05-01-2015, 04:06 PM   #1
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Change boot menu time?


On my partner's duel boot computer (Windows 7 & Linux Mint 17.1) after an update and grub upgrade the time the choices menu stays on screen is only a few seconds.

How do I extend that time from a few seconds to about 15 seconds that will give her enough time to choose her OS of choice?

Thanks,

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Old 05-01-2015, 04:09 PM   #2
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http://askubuntu.com/questions/14809...ult-boot-entry

Might help, might not.
 
Old 05-01-2015, 04:13 PM   #3
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Backup before editng in case something goes wrong

Code:
harry@tramp:~
$ cd /etc/default
harry@tramp:/etc/default
$ ls
acpid         console-setup  gdomap   irqbalance  ntpdate   smartmontools  wicd
acpi-support  cron           grub     keyboard    numlockx  ssh
avahi-daemon  cryptdisks     halt     locale      rcS       tmpfs
bluetooth     dbus           hdparm   networking  rsync     ufw
bsdmainutils  devpts         hwclock  nfs-common  rsyslog   unclutter
cacerts       extlinux       ifplugd  nss         saned     useradd
harry@tramp:/etc/default
$ cp grub grub.old
cp: cannot create regular file grub.old: Permission denied
harry@tramp:/etc/default
$ su
Password: 
root@tramp:/etc/default# cp grub grub.old
root@tramp:/etc/default# ls
acpid	       cron	   grub.old    locale	   rsync	  unclutter
acpi-support   cryptdisks  halt        networking  rsyslog	  useradd
avahi-daemon   dbus	   hdparm      nfs-common  saned	  wicd
bluetooth      devpts	   hwclock     nss	   smartmontools
bsdmainutils   extlinux    ifplugd     ntpdate	   ssh
cacerts        gdomap	   irqbalance  numlockx    tmpfs
console-setup  grub	   keyboard    rcS	   ufw
grub.old is now my original file made into a backup before I edit the grub file.
 
Old 05-01-2015, 04:42 PM   #4
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(Solved) Change Boot Menu Time?

Thank you for your replies and assistance.

Most appreciated,

gael.
 
  


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