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    [Linux Mint] grub-customizer hangs at * reading partition info…

    OK, I admit it, I'm not actually running Ubuntu anymore - switched to Mint 14 Cinnamon today, but this feels like a general problem.

    I initially had a problem getting grub-customizer to show up in the applications menu, but it popped up after I restarted. Running it from the desktop opens an authentication prompt, but nothings happens after that. Running it from the terminal starts it, but it just hangs after * reading partition info…

    NB: I also posted this to forums.linuxmint.com but these are far more active so thought I might have a better chance of an answer.

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    Re: [Linux Mint] grub-customizer hangs at * reading partition info…

    Quote Originally Posted by la508 View Post
    OK, I admit it, I'm not actually running Ubuntu anymore - switched to Mint 14 Cinnamon today, but this feels like a general problem.

    I initially had a problem getting grub-customizer to show up in the applications menu, but it popped up after I restarted. Running it from the desktop opens an authentication prompt, but nothings happens after that. Running it from the terminal starts it, but it just hangs after * reading partition info…

    NB: I also posted this to forums.linuxmint.com but these are far more active so thought I might have a better chance of an answer.
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