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Install Grub Customizer/Grub Editor in Ubuntu/ Kubuntu/ Mint (Gnome or KDE)

Grub Customizer - a new graphical GRUB 2, You can now select the default boot entry, change the menu visibility and timeout, set kernel parameters, disable recovery entries and change screen resolution (GFX_MODE) - all by using Grub Customizer.

To install Grub-Customizer open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

For Grub2 Cutomizer/Editor with Burg Support on KDE:

A KDE Control Module for configuring the GRUB2 bootloader.

Smoothly integrated in KDE System Settings, it is the central place for managing your GRUB2 configuration. Supports many GRUB2 configuration options, most notably:
* 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

Extra features include:
* Recover GRUB2
* Remove old entries
* Create and preview GRUB2 splash images

Download Grub2 Customizer from KDE-Apps:
Here is the page for Grub2 Customizer for KDE
Previous I shared how to Easily Reset your Linux User account password from grub. After that post many people wrote me so Linux is really unsecured (How we can protect this?). So it is not a big issue to secure grub or how to secure your user account in Linux. So I decided to make a tutorial on 'grubpass' utility, which can protect your grub entries. Nobody can bypass grub2 without enter grub username and password. Ya it's looks like awesome utility. Grubpass 1.2 version utility uses password encryption to protect.

So Now we start how to protect grub entries with password. I have uploaded to dropbox so it is easy to download and install. You also can download deb package and tar.gz package from Author Page.

To Install it on Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and enter the following commands in the Terminal:

Now start Grubpass with following command:

How to use Grubpass see ScreenShots: (click image to enlarge)

1: Installation Complete
grub2 password

2: Start GrubPass

3: How to set password
Protect grub2

4: Create username for grub
grub2 secure

5: Follow password steps in-order to set password on grub entries
ubuntu grub2

6: Apply password on specific or all grub entries

7: Finally you are done

How to Remove Password from Grub Entries?

It is really easy just enter following command and see ScreenShots.
  • sudo grubpass
1: Now enter recover (See picture)

2: Finally enter yes/no
fedora grub

For other Distro's see Author Page.