Your question: How do I change the default operating system boot up for GRUB menu?

How do I change the OS name in grub boot menu?

Rename entry:

  1. Start Grub Customizer.
  2. You will see the list of grub menu entries. Right click on one and choose “Rename”.
  3. Enter the new name.
  4. Click save in the toolbar and close the program.

How do I change the default boot order?

Navigate to the file /boot/grub/grub.

Then double-click grub. cfg to open the file in a text editor. In the file you will find the line ( set default=”0″ ). Edit the 0 to the line number in Grub that you want to load.

How do I change the boot drive without BIOS?

If you install each OS in a separate drive, then you could switch between both OSes by selecting a different drive every time you boot without the need to get into the BIOS. If you use the save drive you could use Windows Boot Manager menu to select the OS when you start your computer without getting into the BIOS.

How do I change grub settings?

To edit grub, make your changes to /etc/default/grub . Then run sudo update-grub . The update-grub will make the permanent changes to your grub. cfg file.

How do I make Windows boot manager my default?

To Choose Default OS in System Configuration (msconfig)

  1. Press the Win + R keys to open the Run dialog, type msconfig into Run, and click/tap on OK to open System Configuration.
  2. Click/tap on the Boot tab, select the OS (ex: Windows 10) you want as the “default OS”, click/tap on Set as default, and click/tap on OK. (

Should I use grub or GRUB2?

Grub2 has become the default bootloader for most Linux distributions. If you need to run Linux on an IoT device, a device with a non-x86 based architecture, or a device with UEFI instead of a BIOS, or a device that requires secure boot, you must use Grub2 as the legacy version of Grub does not support these use cases.

What is the purpose of grub?

GRUB. GRUB stands for GRand Unified Bootloader. Its function is to take over from BIOS at boot time, load itself, load the Linux kernel into memory, and then turn over execution to the kernel.

Should I use grub or Windows bootloader?

Depends, both work well, use the one you feel most comfortable with. If you want support from the Linux / Ubuntu community , use grub. If you use the windows boot loader, your support will be either Microsoft or the Windows community.

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