Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB, is an alternative boot loader forked from GRUB2.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

17
votes
3answers
3k views

Why doesn't BURG replace GRUB?

BURG looks a lot better and user friendly than GRUB, at the same time it get the job done. Why Ubuntu have not switched to it?
14
votes
3answers
7k views

How do I install BURG?

I found the source in launchpad for 11.04 and 10.10 but I don't know how to install or compile it.
13
votes
1answer
7k views

Differences between GRUB, GRUB2 and BURG

I know Grub, Grub2 and Burg are boot loaders. What is the differences between the three?
10
votes
2answers
12k views

Is it possible to completely disable Grub timeout?

I am setting up a dual boot install for my wife's computer. I would like to disable the timeout for selecting OS that defaults to Ubuntu so the computer wont boot without making a selection. (IE. ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Is burg compatible with 11.04?

Has anybody tested burg on natty? Is it safe?
7
votes
4answers
4k views

How to automatically update burg after a kernel update

After every kernel update I have to run update-burg manually. How do I make it automatic?
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Graphical Themes for GRUB

I am a fan of BURG because it makes GRUB look pretty. However, it hasn't been supported in ages and doesn't work properly on UEFI systems. Has anyone out there made something similar recently?
4
votes
2answers
7k views

How to reinstall Grub after burg

How is burg different from Grub. I have installed burg and would like to know if at some point I want to go back to grub, how can I wipe burg and install grub back.
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I install burg themes?

I want to install some themes for burg, how do I do that ?
4
votes
1answer
920 views

How to have a grub like in Ubuntu-Light?

How can I make my grub screen look like that of Ubuntu Light. I would like to have a GRUB menu similar to this picture:
4
votes
1answer
213 views

Is it possible to have music accompany the BURG screen on startup?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu, but I managed to get 12.04 LTS up and running on my Dell Inspiron 15r. Afterwards, I wanted a snazzier boot screen, so I installed BURG and chose my themes and whatnot. Now I ...
4
votes
1answer
404 views

Is it safe to switch my bootloader to BURG?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows on a single hard disk. After reading it became clear that there are some options to have the bootloader changed into a screen with just the Ubuntu and Windows icon. ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I keep BURG on a triple boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8?

Having installed windows 8 already on virtual machine, I thought I'd like to see how it actually is, as virtual machine was a bit laggy. Windows 8 can be installed like any other OS, and it supports ...
3
votes
2answers
291 views

Burg Compatibility

Is burg compatible with Ubuntu 10.10? And if yes, are there any kind of errors that will appear if install it improperly?
3
votes
1answer
6k views

How to install BURG on Ubuntu 13.04 with Windows 8 dual boot?

I've dual booted my laptop with Windows 8 pro and Ubuntu 13.04 Now i want to try themes on the grub2 because the grub 2 UI sucks :( I've that BURG solves the problem for that so can anyone help me ...
3
votes
2answers
154 views

GRUB (or rather BURG) takes 30 seconds to load

I installed a new drive today in my old computer. I'm running Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 using BURG as my bootloader. On my old drive grub/burg would load up instantly. However, now that I've replaced ...
2
votes
3answers
597 views

About Plymouth on 10.10

There are several questions regarding plymouth : 1.Is it safe with Ubuntu Maverick 10.10? 2.Is it reversible? 3.If thing goes wrong , what are the effects? 4.Will it clash with Burg?? Thanks ^^
2
votes
3answers
9k views

How to change the menu order of BURG

I have BURG installed with GRUB2 to provide nice GRUB themes on my GRUB loader. I have it all setup right but I want to know if it's possible to change the order of my menu icons. As of now, I ...
2
votes
2answers
288 views

Will replacing GRUB with BURG increase my system's boot time?

I guess BURG will require more time to start, because it displays some eye-candy graphics. If I replaced GRUB with BURG, would the time required to boot into Ubuntu be significantly longer?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Removing Windows and Ubuntu recovery partitions (BURG)

I have Ubuntu and Windows installed on my computer and I'm using BURG boot loader. At the moment I have 4 entries in the boot menu, Ubuntu, Ubuntu recovery, Windows recovery and windows. This is quite ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Remove an Extra Entry for Windows 7 in BURG or GRUB?

For some reason I have two entries for the same copy of Windows 7 in burg (and before I installed burg, there were two in the grub menu as well). They are on different partitions but they boot into ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

install burg theme in grub

I want to change the theme of GRUB using BURG theme,is it possible? I do not want to install BURG in my MBR, just change the default 'GRUB' theme with BURG theme? or stealing the BURG theme and then ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

Is there any stable fork of BURG available for Raring?

I had a look at BURG wiki for installing it on 13.04 and it said that BURG is supported for jaunty (9.04), karmic (9.10), lucid (10.04) and maverick (10.10). Is there any fork available for raring ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Installing BURG on 12.10

A while back I was dual booting win 7 and 12.04 and had BURG running just fine. A couple months later I messed up my 12.04 partition and decided the easiest way to fix the problem would be to install ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Help with BURG on 12.04

Can anyone tell me if this article for BURG Boot-loader is correct? I'm sure it is due to the fact that I have never had a problem with the site before. But I am always weary of things made for older ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How to remove and reset everything about burg, grub and plymouth

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, and I'm using 11.10. I used super boot manager and boot manager, and I messed a lot with burg, grub and plymouth till that whatever I do there will be no change to burg theme ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Burg Custom Icons work only with specific themes

I have made a custom icon for burg loader for my Lenovo Recovery Partition.I have made 3 icons : large_qdrive.png (128 X 128 pixels) small_qdrive.png (24 X 24 pixels) grey_qdrive.png (128 x 128 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

BURG updates, but doesn't show up in boot up GRUB screen

I recently updated the Linux kernel (via the Update Manager) to 3.0.0-13. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 using BURG. Everything loaded correctly, BURG updated correctly. But when I reboot, when the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot install burg: error during installation

I tried to install burg and I got an error. I've used the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install sudo apt-get install burg ...
2
votes
2answers
398 views

Broken BURG install after backup/restore

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
786 views

Is there a basic guide to creating themes in Burg?

I have a basic theme idea I'd like to create in burg. I can find some information about customizing existing themes in burg, but not a basic tutorial that shows you how to create your own unique ...
2
votes
1answer
337 views

How do I restore the original Grub2 boot loader?

I wanted to try out the Burg boot loader, so I typed in the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ingalex/super-boot-manager sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install burg That was ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

How to replace GRUB with BURG without overwriting MBR? [closed]

I'd like to install BURG but I don't want it to overwrite my MBR. That's because I've got two bootloaders in my system : Default Windows 7 in MBR Grub in /dev/sda2 With the first power button, it ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to restore grub2 after failed burg installation?

I'm using 12.04 and few minutes ago I tried to install burg according to this guide. I followed everything till the line burg-emu and there, I saw this minimal bash-like line editing is supported. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How do I handle grub rescue mode after installing burg?

I installed burg on my computer, and after restarting, grub comes up with the following message: GRUB loading. error: no such device: 9b16030c-08f8-4f5d-b228-63e13bca7839 Entering rescue mode... grub ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to get BURG on 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

I've been using BURG for years to get rid of the eye sore that is the standard GRUB interface. When I upgraded to Quantal, the repository does not contain the updated information. I.e. after I add ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Adding more already installed OS's to BURG

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?
1
vote
1answer
652 views

Where to install Burg?

I've seen a lot of guides to install Burg, but they all say do: sudo burg-install /dev/sda And replace sda with whatever drive my boot information is on. When I do "sudo fdisk -l", I get: ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How to install BURG on dual-boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu machine?

I'm relatively new to Linux/Ubuntu, but I've set up my new machine as dual-boot with 11.10 and Windows 7. I'd like to replace GRUB with BURG to get a nice graphical boot menu. The machine is set up ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Burg installation error

I tired to install burg with following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install burg burg-themes Everything went fine but when i run sudo ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

What BURG Themes are Available

What BURG Themes are Available? How do I install burg themes?
1
vote
1answer
278 views

how to remove burg-pc error

When applying any software from Ubuntu Software Center it tells me that: Errors were encountered while processing: burg-pc The software installed, but because of the error I need to remove it.
1
vote
2answers
9k views

BURG For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

As the title.. how do i do that? i really want that.. but ingalex has removed the folder.. making sudo apt-get update show a error like this W: Failed to fetch ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

How do I replace GRUB with Burg?

I was just wondering if it was safe to install BURG on Ubuntu 14.04 and how do to it. It has not been updated for a while, so maybe the project is dead. If it's not possible to replace GRUB with ...
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Windows not loading from either grub or burg?

I'm very sorry if this has been asked before, but I cannot find a relevant post that could help me. Here's the problem: Windows 7 seems to be able to boot from it's own HDD and bootloader, but then ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

BURG broken by Windows

I have successfully installed, using Super Boot Manager, BURG in a computer at my work. After I boot into Windows XP, BURG is no longer operational. The machine just boots to the BIOS screen, goes ...
1
vote
1answer
835 views

What are blocklists and why are they considered unreliable?

I'm new to Linux and was just wondering what blocklists are and why they are considered unreliable. Example of my problem: will@Will-PC:~$ sudo burg-install /dev/sda1 /usr/sbin/burg-setup: warn: ...
1
vote
1answer
461 views

Operating System Not found, while booting

I installed burg bootloader, as soon as I start my computer it shows "Operating System Not Found", after I press any key on computer it goes to Option Screen without any problem, and from there ...
1
vote
1answer
306 views

BURG Bootloader

I have just installed 11.10 on top of an existing Win7 Install, and I would like to try BURG, however I am curious as to how BURG handles distro upgrades. Will Burg break when 12.04 comes out? and is ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

What does this parser error mean and how can it be fixed?

Well, I messed up everything and was forced to remove and re-install the system. Everything is fixed now, but for the sake of knowledge, I want to know what this error means exactly. It shows up after ...