How to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 16 Xenial

How to install Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 16 Xenial

Ubuntu 16

Grub Customizer allows the user to edit the menu entries from the GRUB booting screen, set the default operating system, change the installed OS via a Live CD.

Step 1: Install Dependency and repository package

root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
This PPA contains the latest release of Grub Customizer.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install grub-customizer
More info: https://launchpad.net/~danielrichter2007/+archive/ubuntu/grub-customizer
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwwmsfjrd/secring.gpg’ created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwwmsfjrd/pubring.gpg’ created
gpg: requesting key 3F055C03 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpwwmsfjrd/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 3F055C03: public key “Launchpad PPA for Daniel Richter” imported
gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
OK
root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Get:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release [1,189 B]
Get:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release.gpg [181 B]
Get:4 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 Packages [1,363 B]
Hit:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
Ign:6 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise InRelease
Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/danielrichter2007/grub-customizer/ubuntu xenial InRelease [22.5 kB]
Get:8 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise Release [2,603 B]
Get:9 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise Release.gpg [489 B]
Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [247 kB]
Get:11 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise/main amd64 Packages [1,148 B]
Get:12 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu precise/main i386 Packages [1,148 B]

Step 2: Install Grub Customizer

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install grub-customizer
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
hwinfo libhd21 libx86emu1
The following NEW packages will be installed:
grub-customizer hwinfo libhd21 libx86emu1
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 305 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,896 kB of archives.
After this operation, 10.5 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libx86emu1 amd64 1.5-1 [47.5 kB]
Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/danielrichter2007/grub-customizer/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 grub-customizer amd64 5.0.5-0ubuntu1~ppa1x [1,168 kB]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libhd21 amd64 21.23-1 [663 kB]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 hwinfo amd64 21.23-1 [16.8 kB]
Fetched 1,896 kB in 4s (380 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package grub-customizer.
(Reading database … 182587 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/grub-customizer_5.0.5-0ubuntu1~ppa1x_amd64.deb …
Unpacking grub-customizer (5.0.5-0ubuntu1~ppa1x) …
Selecting previously unselected package libx86emu1:amd64.
Preparing to unpack …/libx86emu1_1.5-1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking libx86emu1:amd64 (1.5-1) …
Selecting previously unselected package libhd21:amd64.
Preparing to unpack …/libhd21_21.23-1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking libhd21:amd64 (21.23-1) …
Selecting previously unselected package hwinfo.
Preparing to unpack …/hwinfo_21.23-1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking hwinfo (21.23-1) …
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) …
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu4) …
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160321-0ubuntu1) …
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index…
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) …
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu2) …
Setting up grub-customizer (5.0.5-0ubuntu1~ppa1x) …
Setting up libx86emu1:amd64 (1.5-1) …
Setting up libhd21:amd64 (21.23-1) …
Setting up hwinfo (21.23-1) …
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu2) …
root@ubuntu:~#

Step 3: Start Grub Customizer application

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