|| ||Artemis Fowl <artemis.fowl.2007-AT-gmail.com>|
|| ||kde-announce-apps <kde-announce-apps-AT-kde.org>|
|| ||KGRUBEditor 0.6|
|| ||Wed, 23 Apr 2008 23:05:45 +0200|
Type: KDE System Tool
Depend: KDE 4.x
KGRUBEditor is a KDE utility, that edits GRUB's
configuration files through an inituitive user
interface. It combines both ease of use with
flexibility and is the perfect solution for those
who want to configure GRUB, without messing with
It is a port of QGRUBEditor
to the KDE4 libraries and while this first release
was meant to be just a port, many features were
added along the way. Highlights are the Color
Preview feature, the iconified entry list and the
advanced yet easy to use interface.
The source code is fully documented so you may
freely take a look at it and post comments/fixes.
You may check the latest SVN version using this
If you have any features in mind that you would
like to see, please let me know.
[b]MORE ABOUT KGRUBEDITOR[/b]
You can find more about KGRUBEditor in my
[b]HOW TO INSTALL[/b]
After extracting the source code package enter the
directory you created and type the following
sudo make install
There are some video tutorials for KGRUBEditor.
Check them out to find out how to use KGRUBEditor:
Currently there are packages for the following
[b]For openSUSE users:[/b] The package is
available from the KDE4:Stable:Community
repository. The download link is pointing to a
page describing how you'll be able to subscribe to
[b]For Ubuntu users:[/b] The package is available
from the KDE4 PPA repository. The download link is
pointing to a page describing how you'll be able
to subscribe to this repository.
Note: The screenshots may be outdated. The first
is up-to-date. The others were last updated for
For a visual changelog of the last release check
my blog post:
*ADDED: Install/Restore GRUB either on a Hard Disk
or on a Floppy.
*ADDED: 'Get Hot New Stuff' for GRUB splash image
*ADDED: Splash Image chooser with previews.
*ADDED: Automagic Kernel List support(found in
*ADDED: Tree-like view of the entries (in place of
the old list).
*ADDED: 'Move To..' action buttons next to the
*ADDED: Entry actions at the bottom of the entries
*ADDED: Auto enabling/disabling of actions that
are entry-related (such as 'Copy Entry') when no
entry is selected.
*ADDED: The 'Tools' menu, where 'Install/Restore
GRUB' and 'Manage Backups' reside.
*FIXED: Replaced the implicit save (save upon
modifying something) with the classic *Save*
*FIXED: Improved the 'Create Splashimage' feature.
*FIXED: Some minor bugs.
*REMOVED: The 'Show/Hide Menubar' action since it
*REMOVED: The statusbar.
*REMOVED: The 'Actions' and 'Backup' menus (these
actions are accessible elsewhere).
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