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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    FYI:
    If you are tired of gedit opening two tabs when you enter gksudo gedit filename someone posted this workaround on the bug report.

    I noticed that gedit opens two tabs on every install on my box (in my signature) and it is annoying.

    So, this is what was on the bug report that I cannot seem to readily find right now. BTW this also works very well until a fix is released.

    Paddy Landau found that gksudo gksudo gedit finename was a workaround and someone came up with a script that will work so you do not need to enter gksudo twice.

    Enter gedit ~/.bashrc or find this hidden file in your home directory and edit it and add the following:

    Code:
    # gksudo gedit opening 2 tabs fix
    gksudo ()
    {
     if [ "$1" = "gedit" ]
     then
      shift
      gksudo gksudo gedit "$@"
     else
      command gksudo "$@"
     fi
    }
    Edit: This has supposedly been resolved with gedit 3.7 or greater.

    Code:
    cavsfan@cavsfan-MS-7529:~$ apt-cache policy gedit
    gedit:
      Installed: 3.8.3-0ubuntu3
      Candidate: 3.8.3-0ubuntu3
      Version table:
     *** 3.8.3-0ubuntu3 0
            500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main amd64 Packages
            100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
    Last edited by Cavsfan; July 19th, 2013 at 05:31 PM.
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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Here is one on Saucy 13.10:

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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    If any one is using this on Saucy 13.10, todays update to grub-pc, etc. changed where the font color lines go. They are now after line 117.
    As I have probably mentioned more than once, it it recommended to accept the installers version instead of keeping your modified version of the files.

    Code:
    cavsfan@cavsfan-MS-7529:~$ grub-install -v
    grub-install (GRUB) 2.00-17ubuntu1
    It updated /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme as well as /etc/default/grub.

    I made the changes to those 2 files before I rebooted.

    grub2-17.png
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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    New Grub2 screen for Raring Ringtale 13.04:



    It's been hard for me to get away from light-cyan for highlight font color and cyan for normal font color. Since I have mainly dark pictures.
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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    I will be editing this wiki adding 2 lines to cover Saucy 13.10 since it was released today.
    Shouldn't take long.
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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Finished updating the wiki.
    Happy Ubuntuing
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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Grub2 screen on Saucy Salamander 13.10 after install of final release:

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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    A new Grub screen for Quantal:

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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Nice work Cavsfan!

    So, if you select Win7 the scorpion strikes????

    I'm in withdrawal, my Ubuntu box died a while ago & every other machine here runs Win.
    Saving the bikkies to build a new one & lurking in these forums for a fix is my sad existence atm

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    Re: How to have a custom Grub2 menu that is maintenance free

    Quote Originally Posted by von Stalhein View Post
    Nice work Cavsfan!

    So, if you select Win7 the scorpion strikes????

    I'm in withdrawal, my Ubuntu box died a while ago & every other machine here runs Win.
    Saving the bikkies to build a new one & lurking in these forums for a fix is my sad existence atm
    Thanks

    Good luck! I need to get a backup laptop or something myself as soon as I can.
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