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Can I add more already installed operating systems [such as BLAG linux or Fedora] to BURG [after BURG is installed] so they will appear on boot menu?

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BURG is based on grub2 and doesn't use menu.lst.

The configuration file is in /boot/burg/burg.cfg and is generated automatically using scripts in /etc/burg.d/ directory.

To add new boot items, modify /etc/burg.d/40_custom.

It is based on GRUB2 so you can use method to add entries as of grub2.

menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.38-8-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
    recordfail
    set gfxpayload=$linux_gfx_mode
    insmod part_msdos
    insmod ext2
    set root='(/dev/sda,msdos3)'
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set=root b61fcae3-7744-45b4-95b9-7528d50a3652
    linux   /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic root=UUID=b61fcae3-7744-45b4-95b9-7528d50a3652 ro   quiet splash vt.handoff=7
    initrd  /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-8-generic
}

If you want to do it using GUI tool

Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the grub2/burg settings with focus on the individual list order - without losing the dynamical behavior of grub.

To get more information about how it works, look here: https://answers.launchpad.net/grub-customizer/+faq/1355. Version 2.0 introduces the ability to change the grub2/burg setting like the default entry, timeouts, menu visibility, screen resolution, background image and colors (grub2 only) and much more.

You can use it to repair and configure grub2/burg using a live cd (and Grub Customizer, which has to be installed as usual at the live system before using it). All the required partitions will be automatically mounted when choosing the root partition and some sub partitions on the "partition chooser" (a dialog which pops up, when you start Grub Customizer inside a live system).

You can also check out other details about Grub Customizer 2.5.6 and 2.5.5 on their Official Website.

Download Tarballs of Grub Customizer 2.5.6 and 2.5.5 for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Other Linux Distros

grub-customizer_2.5.6.tar.gz

grub-customizer_2.5.5.tar.gz

To install in UBUNTU

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

These links may help you

https://launchpad.net/~danielrichter2007/+archive/grub-customizer

https://answers.launchpad.net/grub-customizer/+faq/1397

https://answers.launchpad.net/grub-customizer/+faq/1355%20

There is another tool

Another tool and tutorial here

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