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I have a dual boot ubuntu and windows 8. Ubuntu is default os to start up and countdown select the default os to boot If I don't change that before. When I order between ubuntu and windows 8 countdown automatically hide and then, I have to press enter to boot from any highlighted os without time limit.My question is: How can I disable countdown for always and I select which os starts up with using up/down arrow key myself and until I don't select and don't pressing enter, that freeze on grub menu. Any ideas would be my pleasure
Note: There is no
/etc/default/grub file in my ubuntu.
Edit: I reinstalled grub (
sudo apt-get --reinstall install grub2 grub-pc) and now i have a
/etc/default/grub file but the countdown did not stop with this changes:
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: # info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration' GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT="-1" GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" # Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs # This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains # the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...) #GRUB_BADRAM="0x01234567,0xfefefefe,0x89abcdef,0xefefefef" # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only) #GRUB_TERMINAL=console # The resolution used on graphical terminal # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE # you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo' #GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480 # Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux #GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries #GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true" # Uncomment to get a beep at grub start #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"
I delete double quote
-1 which is automatically added to it and save then running
sudo update-grub I get the following warning:
Warning: Setting GRUB_TIMEOUT to a non-zero value when GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is set is no longer supporte