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I installed Ubuntu 11.04 fine, but Grub is waiting for Enter..? Why?

/etc/default/grub

GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
GRUB_TIMEOUT=10
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""

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Any particular reason there is a shell command in GRUB's config...? –  new123456 Jun 8 '11 at 17:15

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"GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0"

  • This is why you have to press enter for GRUB to execute; it is telling GRUB to stay on screen indefinitely until given physical keyboard command.
  • Either edit the GRUB file manually
  • Or if your not comfortable working from the terminal, check out this tutorial to install Grub2 Customizer to configure GRUB though a gui.
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