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Old 06-24-2009, 03:10 PM   #1
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Edit GRUB menu shown at boot?

If I want to change the names of the options on the GRUB menu to read say 'Fedora' and 'Vista', do I simply edit /boot/grub/menu/lst, or is that a bad way to do it?
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Yes, that's how you do it.
Usually, in Ubuntu, just open a terminal, and enter for whatever text editor you want

example using gedit
"sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst"

and nano
"sudo nano /boot/grub/menu.lst"

you can change text colors, add a splashimage, etc.
change which entry boots by default too
default 0 means 1 in grub.
so default 1 would boot the 2nd entry, etc
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Though IIRC, fedora might use grub.conf or grub.cfg.
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I'm not sure what those are, but the above method worked.


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