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