[SOLVED] Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

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[SOLVED] Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby wildlynx » Dec 29th, '18, 17:51

Hi!

[MAGEIA 6 x64] fresh install + updated.

Installed with default Plasma, installation is almost eternally defaults.

Question:

Is there a visual editor for GRUB2?

I think drakboot used to be able to edit list of entries in the boot menu in Mageia 5, but I'm not sure.
Somehow, I used to be able to periodically remove long list of old kernels in the GRUB menu in Mageia 5, but I cannot remember how.

(Sorry for third thread in the row, got a new HD and decided to install Mageia 6 x64 and gradually move all stuff here, but ...)
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Re: Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby isadora » Dec 29th, '18, 19:09

One could think along the lines of "grub-customizer".
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urpmi grub-customizer


Information:
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Grub2-efi_and_Mageia
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Re: Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby wildlynx » Dec 29th, '18, 20:56

Thanks!
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Re: [SOLVED] Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby benmc » Dec 29th, '18, 21:59

wildlynx wrote:Somehow, I used to be able to periodically remove long list of old kernels in the GRUB menu in Mageia 5, but I cannot remember how.


yes, you could remove the grub entries, but the kernels remained on the system.

if you do the following :
open mcc and enter *kernel* in the search window. (if nothing is returned, be sure to have the two radio buttons beside the search window set to *all*)
just un-check all those extra kernels bar the next to latest one ( just in case there is something untowards with your current one)
*apply* to remove them
then as root in a teminal:
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# update-grub2


this will update your grub menu
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Re: [SOLVED] Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby wildlynx » Dec 31st, '18, 13:32

Thanks!
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Re: [SOLVED] Mageia 6 - GRUB2 visual editor?

Postby doktor5000 » Dec 31st, '18, 15:57

Hi there, please use the reply button instead of the quote button for such replies, thanks in advance.
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