Run the following command in terminal:
sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
This opens the GRUB boot loader configuration file with a text editor.
- Do the below changes:
Comment the line
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash", by adding # at the beginning, which will disable the Ubuntu purple screen.
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="text". This makes Ubuntu boot directly into text mode.
Uncomment this line
#GRUB_TERMINAL=console, by removing the # at the beginning. This makes GRUB menu into real black & white text mode (without a background image).
After saving the changes, update GRUB via the command:
Restart your computer and see the result.
To get the GUI, run