Quote Originally Posted by kstarkey1 View Post
Ever since this morning the grub2 menu appears and if I go away for > 30 minutes it's still there when I come back (not sure how long it's set for). How can I get it to take the first entry and go with it. If I hit the enter key everythings cool. I just want it to show the grub2 screen for a ~3 seconds and then go with the first entry.
Open /etc/default/grub for editing as root:
gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub
Make it look like the following:
Leave the "DEFAULT=" line with whatever it is currently set to if it is defaulting to what you want.

After saving the changes:
sudo update-grub