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GNU GRand Unified Bootloader

GRUB is a multiboot bootloader. It is used for initially loading the kernel of an operating system and then transferring control to it. The kernel then goes on to load the rest of the operating system.

As a multiboot bootloader, GRUB handles the presence of multiple operating systems installed on the same computer; upon booting the computer, the user is presented with a menu to select one of the installed operating systems.


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Download version 2.0 (stable)
released on 27 June 2012

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License:GPLv3orlaterMatt Lee25 January 2010

Leaders and contributors

Vladimir Serbinenko Maintainer
Daniel Kiper Co-maintainer
Alexander Burmashev Co-maintainer
Alexei Borzenkov Co-maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperBug Tracking
Bug reports for the GRand Unified
Support requests for the GRand Unified

Software prerequisites

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


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