The GRUB (GNU GRand Unified Bootloader) is a crucial component of most Linux systems, including Ubuntu. It is responsible for managing the boot process and allowing users to select which operating system to boot into. Over time, GRUB has seen various versions and updates, each bringing improvements and new features to the boot management process. Knowing how to check the version of GRUB on the Ubuntu system can be useful for ensuring compatibility with hardware and software, troubleshooting boot issues, etc. This tutorial explains how to check GRUB version on Ubuntu.
The GRUB version can be determined by using the
grub-install command with
The output will look something like:
grub-install (GRUB) 2.06-2ubuntu7.2
In this example, the version of GRUB is 2.06.