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).
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 5.0.5, which has been recently released, bringing small changes only:
- fixed some errors on entry editor
- fixed error on trash view when selecting rule behind submenu
In order to successfully install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the grub-customizer package:
$ 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
The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems.