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Installed without grub

#1 Post by Seadevil » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:57 pm

OK, I installed mx but unchecked the grub selection box. I have several OS besides win 7 and did not want to lose my current bootup menu.

So...MX-linux does NOT show up on my current menu. how do i enable grub now in MX-LINUX if I can't bootup into it?

do I have to re-install it? If it changes my current MBR....how do i get the original bootup menu back? Have ubuntu and Linuxmint 18 installed.

any help is greatly appreciated.

thanks



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Re: INSTALLED WITHOUT GRUB

#2 Post by Adrian » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:12 pm

You could update-grub in Ubuntu or Linuxmint or whichever OS controls GRUB, if it's set up properly it should pick up MX menu entry.

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Re: INSTALLED WITHOUT GRUB

#3 Post by Seadevil » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:25 pm

ok, thank you for the help. I only have one other problem. can't get my drive icons to show on the desktop.

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Re: INSTALLED WITHOUT GRUB

#4 Post by Adrian » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:33 pm

Seadevil wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:25 pm
ok, thank you for the help. I only have one other problem. can't get my drive icons to show on the desktop.
Right-click on desktop -> Desktop Settings -> Icons tab -> Default Icons, scroll to Removable devices and check it on.

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Re: INSTALLED WITHOUT GRUB-SOLVED

#5 Post by Seadevil » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:46 pm

and am really happy with this OS. everything is super and the best apps are already installed!

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Re: INSTALLED WITHOUT GRUB

#6 Post by Adrian » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:54 pm

Glad to hear. Welcome to the forum! Stick around even if you don't have problems.

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