OT-ANN: grub-choose-default 0.6
squisher at xfce.org
Thu Apr 22 16:44:31 CEST 2010
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 2:14 AM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Quite a success :-) It's been picked up on Ubuntu Geek, although
> they suggest to install it from the Debian/Ubuntu repository which
> packages the version 0.2.
Thanks for the note Mike. The article is really not particularly good
- it's essentially just the text on my homepage :-P And as you pointed
out, they don't mention how to install the correct version. Oh well.
At least I was able to clarify things in a comment.
>  http://www.ubuntugeek.com/grub-choose-default-control-grub-default-through-a-gui.html
> 2010/4/19 David Mohr <squisher at xfce.org>:
>> Hi everyone,
>> this isn't exactly Xfce related, but bear with me for a moment.
>> I'm happy to announce grub-choose-default 0.6, a GUI to set the grub
>> default boot entry.
>> When switching OSes it is a pain to wait for the reboot to get to the
>> grub menu to select the other OS you want to boot. With
>> grub-choose-default you can quickly select the OS you want to boot,
>> reboot, and switch the default again from the other OS.
>> It's written in C/Gtk, and only supports grub2 (1.98+). A windows
>> version is available as well, see the homepage for more information.
>> One reason I post this here is that I designed the program so that it
>> can be used as a library (although a stand alone library is not yet
>> provided). It's not high priority for me, but it should not be much
>> work to integrate it into the session logout screen. I'd be interested
>> in hearing how many people would be interested in such an integration.
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