Edit: Due to the fact that this article is old, the installation instructions may not work anymore. In order to successfully install the latest version of Grub Customizer, please access the grub-customizer tag and open the latest article (the one on top).
Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Grub Customizer is a nice application, that allows the user to edit the menu entries from the GRUB booting screen, set the default operating system, change the installed OS via a livecd.
The latest version available is Grub Customizer 4.0.6, which has has been released a while ago, bringing fixes. Recently, the PPA has received packages for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, released yesterday.
In this article I will show you how to install Grub Customizer 4.0.6 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr,Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Grub Customizer 4.0.6 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the grub-customizer package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install grub-customizer
Optional, to remove grub-customizer, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove grub-customizer