grub2-common - GRand Unified Bootloader (common files for version 2)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename grub2-common_2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Package name grub2-common
Package version 2.02~beta2
Package release 36ubuntu3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 499.38 KB
Installed size 1.09 MB
This package contains common files shared by the distinct flavours of GRUB.
The files in this package are specific to GRUB 2, and would break GRUB
Legacy if installed on the same system.


Package Version Architecture Repository
grub2-common_2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.21_amd64.deb 2.02~beta2 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
grub2-common_2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.21_i386.deb 2.02~beta2 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
grub2-common_2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3_i386.deb 2.02~beta2 i386 Ubuntu Main
grub2-common - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
grub-common = 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.7
libdevmapper1.02.1 >= 2:1.02.36
liblzma5 >= 5.1.1alpha+20120614


Name Value
grub-legacy -


Name Value
grub -
grub-common << 1.99-1
grub-coreboot << 2.00-4
grub-doc << 0.97-29ubuntu60
grub-efi << 1.99-1
grub-efi-amd64 << 2.00-4
grub-efi-ia32 << 2.00-4
grub-efi-ia64 << 2.00-4
grub-ieee1275 << 2.00-4
grub-legacy -
grub-legacy-doc << 0.97-29ubuntu60
grub-linuxbios << 1.99-1
grub-pc << 2.00-4
grub-yeeloong << 2.00-4


Type URL
Binary Package grub2-common_2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Source Package grub2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install grub2-common deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install grub2-common




2016-04-15 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to correctly build our unicode font against libfreetype6.
(LP: #1559933)
2016-03-18 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-36ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/ (LP: #1558438)
- fix quoting variables for setup_mok_validation() to account for passwords
that might have special characters.
- use printf rather than straight echo to pass values to mokutil.
- ask the user to confirm password; not just write it once, this will avoid
issues with typos in the Secure Boot keys.
2016-03-15 - Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-36ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
[ Debconf translations ]
* [ja] Japanese (Takuma Yamada; closes: #815203, #817084).
[ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
* debian/ add MOK validation support; so that it's possible on
upgrade to disable validation in shim if the user has dkms packages
* debian/control: add mokutil to grub-efi-$arch packages to deal with
toggling MOK validation.
[ dann frazier ]
* Cherry-pick fix for slow timer events on ARM/UEFI (LP: #1553390).
2016-02-05 - Colin Watson <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-36) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Colin Watson ]
* Use HTTPS for Vcs-Git URL.
* Add zfs, zfscrypt, and zfsinfo to signed EFI images (LP: #1542358).
[ Martin Pitt ]
* debian/, debian/kernel/zz-update-grub: Call
systemd-detect-virt (which works under any init system, despite the
name) instead of the Ubuntu specific running-in-container wrapper.
(LP: #1539016)
2016-01-22 - Colin Watson <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-35) unstable; urgency=medium
* Apply the arm64 -mpc-relative-literal-loads workaround in configure
rather than in debian/rules, to cope with toolchains that don't have the
relevant patch applied.
2016-01-22 - Colin Watson <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-34) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Colin Watson ]
* Remove duplicate Replaces on grub-ieee1275 (<< 2.00-4) from
* Refer to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3 rather than
* Cherry-pick upstream patches to add more ACPI opcodes to acpihalt
(closes: #766853, LP: #1530648).
* Drop build-dependency on libusb-dev, since it was currently unused in
any case; also explicitly configure with --disable-grub-emu-usb to avoid
possible future ambiguity (closes: #810421).
* Use dpkg-maintscript-helper to convert directories to symlinks in
various upgrade cases, in place of hand-coded equivalents.
* Change versioned Conflicts from grub-common and grub2-common into Breaks
or Breaks+Replaces as appropriate.
* Remove pragmas related to -Wunreachable-code (closes: #812047).
* Temporarily work around arm64 build failure with gcc-5 >= 5.3.1-4 using
* Backport various ZFS improvements from trunk (closes: #706415, #772797;
LP: #1451476, #1530457).
[ Didier Roche ]
* Use new plymouth theme path to set grub theme configuration.
2015-12-16 - Colin Watson <>
grub2 (2.02~beta2-33) unstable; urgency=high
[ Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre ]
* Cherry-picks to better handle TFTP timeouts on some arches: (LP: #1521612)
- (7b386b7) efidisk: move device path helpers in core for efinet
- (c52ae40) efinet: skip virtual IP devices when enumerating cards
- (f348aee) efinet: enable hardware filters when opening interface
[ Lee Trager ]
* Add raid5rec and raid6rec to signed EFI images (closes: #807385).
[ Colin Watson ]
* CVE-2015-8370: Fix authentication bypass via backspace integer underflow
(closes: #808122).

See Also

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gstreamer1.0-clutter-3.0_3.0.18-1_amd64.deb Clutter PLugin for GStreamer 1.0
gstreamer1.0-doc_1.8.0-1_all.deb GStreamer core documentation and manuals
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gstreamer1.0-plugins-good-doc_1.8.0-1ubuntu1_all.deb GStreamer documentation for plugins from the "good" set
gstreamer1.0-plugins-good_1.8.0-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GStreamer plugins from the "good" set
gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio_1.8.0-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GStreamer plugin for PulseAudio
gstreamer1.0-tools_1.8.0-1_amd64.deb Tools for use with GStreamer