At some point Linux users may have to dabble with GRUB. I know this from personal experience when I trashed my Ubuntu install a few months ago.
Many people may end up re-installing Ubuntu from scratch, but such drastic measures may not be necessary if you can master a few tips and tricks using GRUB.
Hopefully you wont trash your install like I did, but it is worth arming yourself with some knowledge of the inner workings of GRUB. Thankfully there is some excellent documentation out there. The GRUB manual is a good place to start. If you read up on some of this documentation you will learn that GRUB is more than just a boot loader.
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