[Tip] Where GRUB is installed in Ubuntu

This tutorial will show you how to find where GRUB is installed in Ubuntu . For newbies , GRUB is nothing but a boot loader from GNU project . GRUB stands for GNU Grand Unified Bootloader . It provides the choice to boot one of multiple operating systems installed on computer.

During installation of  new GRUB , It’s very important to know in which partition the GRUB is installed .

Open your terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T and run the following command to download the script.

wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/bootinfoscript/bootinfoscript/0.61/bootinfoscript-061.tar.gz

You can also download and extract manually through below link :


Since you have downloaded the archived file , Extract the file to run it .

tar -xvf bootinfoscript-061.tar.gz

Finally run the script through below command :

sudo ./bootinfoscript

Now go to your home directory & open RESULTS.TXT . Here you can check in which partition GRUB is installed .

Alternatively , you can also open the directory by using following command :

gedit RESULTS.txt

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