[STICKY] How to make grub menu not to appear during boot

[STICKY] How to make grub menu not to appear during boot

Postby madvinegar » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:11 am

Open terminal and write:

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sudo gedit /etc/default/grub


In the file that will open find and carefully change the following two lines:

Remove the "#" from the below line:
#GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT="0"
so it becomes
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT="0"


Change below line as follows:
GRUB_TIMEOUT=10
so it becomes
GRUB_TIMEOUT=0

Save and exit.

Then, to make the changes effective, open terminal again and write:
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sudo update-grub


Important Note:
When you reboot you will not see any grub menu and your PC will boot directly to your desktop. This does not mean that you have deleted your grub menu. Your grub menu is still there but you have hidden it. If, for any reason, you want to see it again, next time you boot you must press and keep pressed your "shift" key, and your grub menu will appear!
If you want to set it back as it was, just undo the above two changes on the grub file, and update grub.
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Re: [STICKY] How to make grub menu not to appear during boot

Postby manray » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:24 am

Hi,

This no longer works with Zorin 9.
Do you have any idea how to configure this with this new version?
Thanks in advance
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Re: [STICKY] How to make grub menu not to appear during boot

Postby Swarfendor437 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:28 pm

Please note that the above was written when Zorin 6 LTS (April 2017) was released. For updated information, check this out:

http://askubuntu.com/questions/469347/h ... untu-14-04
https://vimeo.com/user15592214
https://trisquel.info/
https://www.opendesktop.org/member/257685/

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