How-to add reboot and shutdown to grub

To add Shutdown and Reboot options to your GRUB menu, you can do the following. This is nice do you don’t need to Ctrl + Alt + Del to reboot, or press your power button shutdown!


  • Edit /etc/grub.d/40_custom
vi /etc/grub.d/40_custom
  • Add the below options
 menuentry "Reboot" {
	  reboot
}

menuentry "Shut Down" {
	  halt
}
  • Update your grub.cfg

Gentoo:

grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

Debian and derivatives:

update-grub