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Old 09-30-2018, 12:50 AM   #1
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How to remove an entry in menu.lst in Grub on Linux Mint v.7.3?


How to remove an entry in menu.lst in Grub on Linux Mint v.7.3?
Grub is GNU Grub 1.99-27+deb7u2. (Grub2) I assume.

Also, What is that linux command that display's system info?
It's something like "Fx-z" ?

Thanks, in advance, for any info you may have.
 
Old 09-30-2018, 01:11 AM   #2
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Seriously - from 2009 ?. Do you realise how vulnerable that system is if connected to the net ?.

The original grub uses menu.lst, not grub2. Just edit the menu.lst as root.
You need to determine which is installed in the MBR to be sure - go here, download the script and run it, it will tell you for sure.

As for the command, you're probably thinking of inxi.

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Old 09-30-2018, 02:11 AM   #3
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syg00, OP must have typo'd $SUBJECT, probably meaning 17.3, which would have Grub 1.99-27+deb7u2 (2.0beta2). Why he wants to remove an entry is another matter he ought to explain if he seriously thinks it needs removal. Simply not selecting the one he doesn't want is probably what he should settle for "doing", until such time as he learns how to manually configure the entire grub.cfg, /etc/default/grub and /etc/grub.d/ suite.
 
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Old 09-30-2018, 03:02 AM   #4
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Yup, the system info command you're probably thinking of is:

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inxi -Fxz
 
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Old 09-30-2018, 04:13 AM   #5
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grub "menu.lst" is deprecated.
nowadays (and for many years already) grub is using /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
usually one should not edit it directly but edit /etc/default/rgub instead, followed by 'sudo update-grub'.
 
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Old 09-30-2018, 04:27 AM   #6
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Does OP actually have a menu.lst, or is he just supposing any non-stale menu.lst even exists anywhere on his system, or one that does exist is in use?
 
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Old 09-30-2018, 11:00 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by techno5942 View Post
Grub on Linux Mint v.7.3?
Grub is GNU Grub 1.99-27+deb7u2. (Grub2)
Are you sure it's Linux Mint 7.3?

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Old 09-30-2018, 12:18 PM   #8
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On editing Grub menu.lst v grub.cfg on Linux Mint 17.3

On editing Grub menu.lst v grub.cfg on Linux Mint 17.3 & GNU Grub 1.99-27+deb7u2
Thanks for all the help. I'm SLOW because of Parkinson's disease.

Also, thanks for that inxi Fxz command.

 
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Glad it worked out.
Easy Linux tips project is a good site specific to Mint.
 
  


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