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What are the settings to hide the grub menu and show the splash screen? in Fedora 26

asked 2017-11-12 20:04:38 -0600

binarystate gravatar image

updated 2017-11-12 20:05:39 -0600

These are my current settings, what I want is to hide the grub menu at boot and only show if a key is pressed and the splash screen should appear. How would I set the settings to do that?

GRUB_TIMEOUT="10"

GRUBHIDDENTIMEOUT="0"

GRUBHIDDENTIMEOUT_QUIET="true"

GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="$(sed 's, release .*$,,g' /etc/system-release)"

GRUB_SAVEDEFAULT="true"

GRUB_DEFAULT="saved"

GRUBDISABLESUBMENU="true"

GRUBTERMINALOUTPUT="console"

GRUBCMDLINELINUX="rhgb quiet splash resume=/dev/sda3"

GRUBDISABLERECOVERY="true"

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answered 2017-11-12 22:40:19 -0600

steveebey73742 gravatar image

updated 2017-11-12 22:49:55 -0600

set timeout to less than 10 seconds. your choice as to how low, but would not suggest 0, just in case you do need to catch it sometime, to add a commandline option.

sudo vi /etc/default/grub

change grub timeout to your desired value, save the change

sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

if doing from commandline seems daunting, install grub-customizer with

sudo dnf install grub-customizer

It will give you a GUI grub management, and allow other neat features such as custom images and fonts.

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