How to Install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux


Install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux

The Grub Customizer tool is used to modify default boot loader settings. Grub Customiser tool can add, edit, remove, rearrange grub menu entries. It can also change default entry, visibility and kernel parameters. Grub Customiser can also reinstall Grub into MBR, so to load Ubuntu or any Linux distro from Windows boot loader. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux.

Prerequisites

Before you start to Install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 18.04. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Start to Install Grub Customizer

The Grub Customizer Package is not available in the Global Ubuntu repository. So we need to download and install it from danielrichter2007 PPA.

First, open the terminal application by pressing Ctrl+Alt+t.

Next, add danielrichter2007 repository by typing following command in the terminal, You will be asked for password then type the password to continue:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer

As we have added new repository we should update apt package manager index by typing following command in the terminal:

sudo apt update

Now install the Grub Customizer package by using the following command inside the terminal:

sudo apt install grub-customizer

After completing the above command successfully. You have successfully installed Grub Customizer on Ubuntu.

Verify Installation

to confirm the installation and to check Grub Customizer Version you can following command in the terminal:

grub-customizer --version

The output should be:

Grub Customizer, version 5.1.0

Start the Grub Customizer

You can launch Grub Customizer either by using the terminal or by using Activities menu.

To Start Grub Customizer through terminal run following command:

grub-customizer

Otherwise, you can also visit Activities menu and the start it by typing Grub Customizer and clicking on launcher icon.

Conclusion

You have successfully learned how to Install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.