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Old 04-10-2012, 08:14 PM   #1
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Question renaming in boot-loader

have been trying to figure out on how to rename the distro list at start up. seeing how i must be a distro hog when i installed all my Os's on my computer i have ubuntu,kubuntu,lubuntu and so on. some of the Os's are labeled right and i know what they are. as for the others they say :
ubuntu 11.10 sda1
ubuntu 11.10 sda2
and so on. and the only way i know which ones they are is i wrote them down by hard drive number. i did some reading up on grub 2 and i guess i must not understand it. so any help would be great.
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Here's how to do it from the command line. I found this at the Ubuntu Wiki.

And here's a grub2 title customizer, also from the Ubuntu Wiki.
Old 04-10-2012, 09:24 PM   #3
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In grub.conf file you can edit the title section of each OS according to your need, save the file and quit and you're done. Next time you'll boot you'll see the names of OSs accordingly set by you.
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Cool, thanks for the quick reply. that gives me a couple options to try. if anything it will give me some training time. Im still trying to learn this stuff. To many years with windows and having it done for me so to speak. again thanks for the help.


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