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|Name=GNU GRUB
 
|Name=GNU GRUB
 
|Short description=GNU GRand Unified Bootloader
 
|Short description=GNU GRand Unified Bootloader
|Full description=Multiboot boot loader derived from GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader). The first software program that runs when the computer starts, it's responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software, which initializes the rest of the operating system. It is compliant with the Multiboot Specification, and is compatible for booting Free BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and GNU/Linux. Proprietary OS's such as Windows 98, Windows NT, and OS/2 are supported in a chain-loading function.
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|Full description=GNU GRUB is a Multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.
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Briefly, a boot loader is the first software program that runs when a computer starts. It is responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software (such as the Hurd or Linux). The kernel, in turn, initializes the rest of the operating system (e.g. GNU).
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=grub
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
|Status=Live
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|VCS checkout command=bzr branch http://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/r/grub/trunk/grub
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/grub.html
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|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anoncvs@subversions.gnu.org:/cvsroot/grub
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|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML, ASCII, info, DVI, PostSCript, or TeXinfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/
 
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML, ASCII, info, DVI, PostSCript, or TeXinfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/
|Paid support=
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|IRC help=irc://irc.gnu.org/grub
|IRC help=
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|IRC general=irc://irc.gnu.org/grub
|IRC general=
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|IRC development=irc://irc.gnu.org/grub
|IRC development=
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|Related projects=Extended_Operating_System_Loader,GAG,Grubconfig,Multiboot,hurd
 
|Related projects=Extended_Operating_System_Loader,GAG,Grubconfig,Multiboot,hurd
 
|Keywords=administration
 
|Keywords=administration
|Is GNU=y
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|Version identifier=1.99
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2011/05/14
|Last review date=2010-01-25
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|Version status=beta
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/grub/
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|Last review by=Matt Lee
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|Last review date=2012/03/13
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.97.2
 
|Version date=2010-01-24
 
|Version status=beta
 
|Version download=http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/grub-1.97.2.tar.gz
 
 
|License verified date=2010-01-25
 
|License verified date=2010-01-25
|Version comment=
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Matt Lee
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|License verified date=2010-01-25
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Marco Gerards
 
|Real name=Marco Gerards
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=metgerards@student.han.nl
 
|Email=metgerards@student.han.nl
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Vladimir Serbinenko
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Yoshinori K. Okuji
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|Email=phcoder@gmail.com
|Email=okuji@gnu.org
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|Resource URL=
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Real name=Erich Boleyn
 
|Real name=Erich Boleyn
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|Role=Contributor
 
|Email=erich@uruk.org
 
|Email=erich@uruk.org
|Resource URL=
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{{Person
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|Real name=Robert Millan
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=rmh@debian.org
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://bugcomm.enbug.org/?project=grub&mode=project
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|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=grub
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group_id=grub
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|Resource URL=http://bzr.savannah.gnu.org/lh/grub/
 
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified date=2010-01-25
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{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
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|Prerequisite description=binutils 2.9.1.0.23 or later
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Revision as of 14:28, 13 March 2012

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GNU GRUB

https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
GNU GRUB is a Multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.

Briefly, a boot loader is the first software program that runs when a computer starts. It is responsible for loading and transferring control to the operating system kernel software (such as the Hurd or Linux). The kernel, in turn, initializes the rest of the operating system (e.g. GNU).

Documentation

User manual available in HTML, ASCII, info, DVI, PostSCript, or TeXinfo formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/

"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/grub " IRC Help channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/grub
"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/grub " IRC general channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/grub
"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/grub " IRC development channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/grub

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:grub

Download

Download version 2.0 (stable)
released on 27 June 2012

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterMatt Lee25 January 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Robert Millan Maintainer
Marco Gerards Maintainer
Vladimir Serbinenko Maintainer
Erich Boleyn Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support requests for the GRand Unified Bootloader E-mail mailto:help-grub@gnu.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grub.git
Developer Bug Tracking http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=grub
Bug reports for the GRand Unified Bootloader E-mail mailto:bug-grub@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 October 2013.



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