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Customize Boot Loader On Ubuntu; Install BURG Boot Loader On Ubuntu

Install BURG Boot Loader on Ubuntu. How to replace GRUB with BURG Boot Loader on Ubuntu Linux Systems. BURG is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB. It uses a new object format which allows it to be built in a wider range of OS, including Linux/Windows/OSX/FreeBSD, etc. It also has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode.

The GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) is the default Boot Loader for Ubuntu Linux Systems, but BURG (Brand-new Unified loadeR from Grub) Boot Loader brings some extra options that are highly customizable.

Install BURG Boot Loader On Ubuntu

Run the following commands in Terminal to install BURG Boot Loader on Ubuntu Linux Systems:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install burg burg-themes

Please Note: Once the installation is completed, update the boot configuration file and restart the system by running the following commands.

sudo apt-get update
sudo update-burg
sudo reboot

Configuring BURG Boot Loader

Please note that during installation you will be asked for package configuration. You will see a screen window for configuring burg-pc. It will read “The following Linux command line was extracted from /etc/default/grub or the `kopt’ parameter in GRUB Legacy’s menu.lst. Please verify that it is correct, and modify it if necessary.” At this step, simply press OK.

You will then be asked to select the default menu entry. It will read “The following string will be used as Linux parameters for the default menu entry but not for the recovery mode. Linux default command line : quiet splash” At this step, simply press OK.

In last step, you will be asked to configure and select the partition on which BURG will be installed. It will read “GRUB install device: [*] /dev/sda” At this step, simply press OK.

Once the installation is completed, update the boot configuration file and restart the system by running the following commands.

sudo apt-get update
sudo update-burg
sudo reboot

You can also restart the system manually.

More Info: https://launchpad.net/burg

Customize Boot Loader On Ubuntu; Install BURG Boot Loader On Ubuntu originally posted on Source Digit – Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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