In this tutorial we will see how to upgrade/install GRUB 2.00 from PPA on a system running Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and Linux Mint 13. Installing from PPA will be easier than installing manually from source because you may get unresolved errors.

This latest version brings more improvements, bug fixes and corrections. You can check the full changelog of GRUB 2.00 here.

GRUB 2.00 Installation

Open the terminal and run these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cjwatson/grub
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install grub2

Update now the GRUB2 boot loader with this command:

sudo update-grub2

You can now verify your current grub2 version with this command:

grub-install -v

Outputs returned for Ubuntu 12.04:

grub-install (GRUB) 2.00-2ubuntu1~ppa2~precise

Here is a screenshot of the GRUB 2.00 boot menu:

For any bug encountered, you can report it here.

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