Grub2 Kcm 1.3

This Kcm module manages the most common settings of Grub2
Grub2 Kcm is a KDE Control Center module that manages the most common settings of Grub2. It uses the KAuth authorization system to gain root privilegies and is thus well integrated in system settings, under startup/shutdown.

Grub features supported/general:
- Default item
- Timeout
- Hidden timeout
- Force menu
- Countdown
- Background image
- Linux quiet and splash parameters
Grub features supported/advanced:
- Distributor
- Default commandline
- Gfx resolution
- Disable recovery
- Disable memtest
- Disable uuid
- Disable gfx

BUILD INSTRUCTIONS:

Grub2 Kcm requires cmake, make, g++, kdelibs-dev, pyqt, pykde and gettext.
Move in the build directory and issue the following commands:

cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr
make
sudo make install


It fully supports translations, but for now only english and italian are provided. If you want to translate it into your language, don't hesitate! It takes just about 15 minutes.

NOTE:
there is a bug in Ubuntu 11.04 (prerelease) that makes it impossible to change the default item. Please don't do it, otherwise your grub may be screwed up.

last updated on:
April 5th, 2011, 12:47 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Alberto Mattea
homepage:
kde-apps.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ KDE

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Grub2 Kcm
What's New in version 1.2
  • Translations:
  • Add Russian translation (thanks to Yuri Efremov)
  • Update Italian translation
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