How To Install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 13, Elementary OS 0.2, Pear OS 8, Debian 7, 6

Hello Linux Geeksters. As the name suggests, GRUB2 Editor is a KDE application that enables the users to manage the GRUB2 entries.

It has the following features:

  • Manage default boot entry
  • Manage boot timeout
  • Manage boot resolutions
  • Manage boot menu colors
  • Manage boot menu theme
  • Manage linux kernel arguments
  • Save and update the configuration files of GRUB2
  • Recover GRUB2
  • Remove old entries
  • Create and preview GRUB2 splash images

The latest version available is GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4, which has been released recently. For more information about the changes brougth to the latest version, see the release notes.

how to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pear OS 8, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze.

In this article I will show you how to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pear OS 8, Debian Wheezy and Debian Squeeze.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Pear OS 8:

$ sudo sed -i '$ a\deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/xUbuntu_13.04/ /' /etc/apt/sources.list
$ wget -q http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/xUbuntu_13.04/Release.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kcm-grub2

How to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna:

$ sudo sed -i '$ a\deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/xUbuntu_12.04/ /' /etc/apt/sources.list
$ wget -q http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/xUbuntu_12.04/Release.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kcm-grub2

How to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Debian Wheezy:

$ sudo sed -i '$ a\deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/Debian_7.0/ /' /etc/apt/sources.list
$ wget -q http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/Debian_7.0/Release.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kcm-grub2

How to install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 on Debian Squeeze:

$ sudo sed -i '$ a\deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/Debian_6.0/ /' /etc/apt/sources.list
$ wget -q http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ksmanis/Debian_6.0/Release.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kcm-grub2

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One comment on “How To Install GRUB2 Editor 0.6.4 On Ubuntu 13.04, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 13, Elementary OS 0.2, Pear OS 8, Debian 7, 6
  1. Marshall Neill says:

    I should have paid more attention to the write-up as if you decide to install this app you will get a lot KDE stuff. What the hey, all it’s going to do is modify the boot up why all the KDE runtime and extra stuff for?
    I will not install over 50pkgs so I can change the boot screen.

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