[xubuntu-users] Grub - How to Remove Entries from Boot Menu

Rog linux.rog at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 18:53:18 UTC 2015

On 10/25/2015 06:01 PM, Paul Sutton wrote:
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> There is a program called grub customizer which can help you do this.
> Paul
> On 25/10/15 21:36, Rog wrote:
>> I wish to remove nuisance entries from the boot menu presented by
>> Grub at boot. I see:
>> Advanced options for Ubuntu Windows-7 Memory test (memtest86+)
>> Memory test (memtest86+, serial console . . . Windows 7 (loader)
>> (on /dev/sda1) Windows 7 (loader) (on /dev/sdc1) Windows 7 (loader)
>> (on /dev/sdc2)
>> I'm dual booting Xubuntu and Windows-7. Only the last entry is
>> valid - booting from /dev/sdc2. I wish to get rid of all of the
>> other entries for Windows. But how?
>> I've read and re-read many tutorials / documents on using Grub2 and
>> fail to grasp how to achieve what I wish to do. Bamboozled I am.
>> Parenthetically, I believe the some of the erroneous entries arise
>> because there are several NTFS partitions on various hard drives as
>> well as an SSD (sdc), although that does not explain the
>> "Windows-7" entry - that choice yields a no-such partition error
>> when selected.
>> -- Roger linux.rog at gmail.com
After reviewing grub customizer, I've decided to not use it . . . looks like a 
bit of a kludge and I'm worried that I could end-up with more problems than 
it's worth.

Thanks for the suggestion.

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