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Recently i installed GRUB2, everything is working fine. When my system is started my monitor is showing something like the following

"Minimal BASH-Like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename."

Press "Esc" key to enter the menu. Boot windows...

and when i press the Esc key it then shows the GRUB2 menu showing list of operating systems installed on my system

How the remove "Minimal BASH-Like line editing ...." text. I only need this line

Press "Esc" key to enter the menu. Boot windows...

Note: Both my WindowsXP and Fedora12 are working fine and loading with no problem.

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That's not something configurable in the GRUB configuration files. You would need to recompile GRUB2. This string is defined in normal/main.c (the msg variable; see line 539 in the Ubuntu version; the Fedora version should be near but may not be on exactly the same line). Altering it might be as simple as changing that line and recompiling.

I highly recommend creating your own RPM package(s) with your modified source. That way you can still use your package manager to handle updates. See for example Packaging software with RPM.

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Thanks for great help. –  MA1 Jun 3 '10 at 13:04

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