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Long story short: BURG is stuck in text mode and I can't seem to get it back to the eye-candy. I have purged and then re-installed to no avail. I am running 12.04.

The long story: I originally installed onto 12.04 using Super-boot-manager (BURG-manager) and then stopped using it in favour of GRUB because I had too many entries. I then had to backup and restore Ubuntu (partition was deleted and re-created) due to unrelated issues. I re-installed GRUB2 and booted into Ubuntu to re-install BURG, but after re-booting it appears to be stuck in text mode (looks exactly like GRUB 1).

Any ideas? I know I'm not supposed to be using it on 12.04 (I think) but it worked before, so what's up?

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Problem seems to be gone after a reinstall of entire multiboot - but I still don't know why. I'm also rather afraid to touch it because the problem could come back!

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You need to uninstall BURG with:

sudo apt-get purge burg burg-common burg-pc burg-themes burg-themes-common

And manually delete "burg" folder in "/boot".

After this install BURG again.

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I'd done that with no luck. – WindowsEscapist May 15 '13 at 22:10

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