Multibooting with Grub2

Liam Proven lproven at
Fri Oct 29 02:42:50 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Tom H <tomh0665 at> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:28 AM, Doug <dmcgarrett at> wrote:
>> Because I had trouble with Ubuntu's grub since 10.04--it didn't see all
>> installed Linuxes,
>> it had a miserably small non-gui font, and it gave you about 2 seconds
>> to choose
>> among the os's that it did show, I wound up using the grub from one of
>> the other
>> Linux os's on the machine--PCLINUXOS.  It solves all the problems, and
>> with its
>> available configuration without going into the CLI, you can delete the
>> "extra" Ubuntu
>> listings.  (With one version of Ubuntu, I had about 8 listings on the
>> boot screen.)
>> The only problem is, Ubuntu doesn't like it.  If you go to upgrade
>> Ubuntu, it gags
>> on PCLos grub.  The heck with that.  I have Ubuntu because of a class I
>> am taking,
>> and if it gives me trouble, at the end of the class, Ubuntu may end
>> also--we'll see.
>> The PCLos grub can be installed from the live PCLos disk, I don't know
>> that you need
>> the rest of the os, altho you might find you like it.  I do.
>>  From the PCLos menus: More applications>Configuration>Redo MBR
> Many thanks for trolling...

Oh, come on, that wasn't. He is free to express his opinion if he
wants; he seemed to me to be trying to be helpful. OK, so, he's wrong
;¬) - I've tried PCLinuxOS & I didn't like it. But if he prefers it,
well, /chacun á son goût/.

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