On Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 5:21:07 AM UTC-5, Leeteqxv wrote: > I have long wondered when the various Linux communities will > finally be able to co-operate and make a common solution for > having the system fix Grub by itself through a GUI that newcomers > have a chance of using without technical knowledge. > > Something like a simple menu with "fix Grub" options like "Update > the menu with entries for all the found operating systems." > > > > See the examples below, they all seem to be of the kind that a > system function should be able to provide now in 2016. > > > > Is this a good moment in history for Qubes to reach out to the > other Linuxes and ask for a collaboration to fix this once and for > all? It would remove a huge barrier for loads of people wanting to > explore the options of getting away from Windows. > > I know this defeats the purpose of the SECURITY aspect of Qubes, > but bear with me a moment: > > This is for EVALUATION purposes, for the time where a normal user > that runs Windows or the like already without much protection. It > is only to provide a testing ground. After a while, the users will > familiarize themselves with Qubes and for sure get to understand > the Security implications communiacated by the Qubes community and > docs. Then, when each user gets ready, it becomes possible to let > Qubes take over the whole system and have some serious security. > > But that is not the point at all during evaluation. > > I think we would benefit from lowering the barrier here, to reach > critical mass, which could help finance further developments, etc. > etc... > > LeeteqXV > > > > ****************** > > Related thread: "[qubes-users] I recently installed Qubes and I > now have several problems" > > > > "Last night I was able to install Linux Mint beside the other > operating systems. It is not that I wanted to use Mint, it is > just that by installing it it redid the GRUB file so now I can > boot to Windows 7 or Qubes (or Mint). So that solves the first > problem." > > > > "Also, I just realized that I may have the same problem again when > I reinstall Qubes; I don't want it to change the GRUB file so that > again I can only go into Qubes and not Windows 7. I guess I will > have to study this page [https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/multiboot/] > to try to not have that problem repeat." > > > > "To triple boot mint, qubes and win 7 with the mint grub. edit > the /etc/grub.d/40_custom file in mint. append in there > everything between the xen sections of the grub.config file > located on the qubes boot partition. > > Then update grub on mint and reboot and qubes should boot from > menu. You will have to do this everytime qubes updates kernel or > it errors again." > > > > (To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/CAEgwnuSSNfbsP2nYfPp24LKwrGpAaho_ddreqL84_q9mPinYBQ%40mail.gmail.com.) > > *******************
I'm not sure whty u mean, but debians installer has a "fix grub" option. probably just re installs it. If mint recognizes qubes then thats awesome. the xen section I mean is in the the qubes grub.config file on the boot partition. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/b785f9b4-6fd2-49b1-8fac-d38b2f4b05ae%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.