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 how to install BURG in this dual boot case?


Follow these steps to install burg

  • Add to repository and install from there:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg
    sudo apt-get update 
    sudo apt-get install burg burg-themes
  • While installing select ok (press Tab to select ok) for each message. and select sda for grub install devices message. You can use Space to select the option.

  • Update burg boot loader

    sudo update-burg
  • Reboot your system.

Here are some hot keys to customize Burg:

t – Open theme selection menu
f – Toggle between folding mode
n – Jump to the next item with the same class
w – Jump to the next Windows item
u – Jump to the next Ubuntu item
e – Edit the command of current boot item
c – Open a terminal window
2 – Open two terminal windows
h – Display help dialog (only available in sora theme)
i – Display about dialog (only available in sora theme)
q – Return to old grub menu
F5/ctrl-x – Finish edit
F6 – Switch window in dual terminal mode
F7 – List the folded boot items
F8 – Toggle between graphic and text mode
F9 – shutdown
F10 – reboot
ESC – quit from the current popup menu or dialogue

It should work for you also.. :)

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