multi booting ubuntu

Asked by OldAl

Over the years I have installed multiple booting systems on my pc. The procedure was as follows:
1. create an empty partition.
2. install another ubuntu based system in that partition
3. execute an ubuntu script-was it update-ubuntu or what?
4. This script did create the booting menu and doing so, mentioned all installed and bootable partitions.

If you remmber the name of this script, please remind me - and other owners of fuszzy memory.

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Best Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

Maybe the command that you are looking for is "update-grub". This is a script to update the boot menu, searching all available partitions for operating systems.
Remark: It should not be necessary to manually run this script after installation of an additional Ubuntu system, because it will be executed automatically during the installation process.

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OldAl (algis.kabaila) said :

I think your memory of script name is much better than mine. But do not trust that it will be executed. Yes, it may, but it may not.
Thank you again - and stay alert. I am only 93 years old, and often forget how ideas and objects' names are spelled. Shamd on me - Meine Schande. Can not spell, either.
All the best, OldAl.