Wednesday, July 4, 2012

How To Install Grub Customizer (2.5.7) On Ubuntu/Linux Mint/openSUSE/Fedora

In this tutorial, we will explain the installation of Grub Customizer 2.5.7 under Ubuntu 12.04 or older, Linux Mint 13, Fedora 17, and openSUSE 12.1. Installation from source is also explained below. As a reminder, Grub Customizer is an application with GUI that allows to configure the settings of the GRUB2 boot loader. You can find here more information about Grub Customizer.

Grub Customizer (2.5.7) Installation

For Ubuntu 12.04/Linux Mint 13, you can easily install Grub Customizer with the following commands:

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

For openSUSE 12.1 or older, run the following commands:

(openSUSE 32-bit)

wget -O grub-customizer-2.5.7-i686.rpm
zypper in grub-customizer-2.5.7-i686.rpm

(openSUSE 64-bit)

wget -O grub-customizer-2.5.7-x86_64.rpm
zypper in grub-customizer-2.5.7-x86_64.rpm

For Fedora 17 or older, you can install with these commands:

(Fedora 32-bit)

wget -O grub-customizer-2.5.7-i686.rpm

sudo yum install grub-customizer-2.5.7-i686.rpm

 (Fedora 64-bit)

wget -O grub-customizer-2.5.7-x86_64.rpm

sudo yum install grub-customizer-2.5.7-x86_64.rpm

You can also install Grub Customizer  2.5.7 from source with the following commands:

sudo apt-get install cmake g++ libgtkmm-2.4-dev gettext libssl-dev

wget -O grub-customizer_2.5.7.tar.gz

tar -xzvf grub-customizer_2.5.7.tar.gz && cd grub-customizer-2.5.7

cmake . && make

sudo make install

That's it!

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