Ubuntu Missing from Boot Menu

Asked by Aquib Fateh on 2011-05-10

I installed Grub Customizer on Ubuntu 11.04. I have Windows as my second operating system. While customizing grub2 boot options I accidently removed Ubuntu form the menu. Now on boot up I only see Windows.

Please help me getting Ubuntu back on the boot option, with out requiring to re install Ubuntu.

Cheers
Aquib

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Aquib Fateh
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2011-05-11
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2011-05-11

No problem ;-)

Simply start your ubuntu live cd (the version is not neccessary, but shouldn't be older then karmic). Then make sure you're connected to the Internet and install Grub Customizer as usual:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

After starting Grub Customizer you'll see an dialog which lets you choose/mount your root partition and some required sub mountpoints (like /boot). After doing this, you're able to edit your grub menu as usual.

Aquib Fateh (aquibf-gmail) said : #2

Hi Daniel,

I solved the problem by looking at the solution from Question #141468. I tried what you described but was not able successfully add the first ppa to repository on the live cd.

I fixed the problem by following the link, which was used by mistafeesh in his response to Question #141468

http://techgage.com/news/repairing_a_broken_grub_2_boot-loader_on_ubuntu/

Thanks for your response.

Cheers
Aquib