Help to customize grub titles

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Jul 31 00:28:41 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 7:45 PM, jerry <jerryturba at> wrote:
> I have a computer that I use for testing/experimenting and have several
> OSes on it. On the boot selection screen grub2 has some titles for the
> entries that are not clear, and I don't like.
> Now that there is no menu.lst is there any way to customize the titles
> of the distros on the boot menu? I have looked at the various grub files
> but none seem to have any place where I can customize the titles.

You have to edit the /etc/grub.d/10_linux and /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober scripts.

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