Can we customize the look and feel of dual-boot? For example, make the screen more modern instead of a black screen with white text. Note that I am completely new to Linux (including Ubuntu) and I would like to start compiling my own Android kernels and code, of course. I hate so much the look of the dual-boot screen and I would really appreciate if someone helps me out.

Thanks in advance.

  • You can hide the dual boot screen (grub) and have it go straight into Ubuntu. The times you want to see the menu you press the shift key on boot. That said you can use custom background images, high res fonts, animated boot images and custom login screen images but this takes sometime to learn (googling is best method) and setup. – WinEunuuchs2Unix Mar 15 '17 at 10:16
  • Did you want to compile Android or Linux kernels? For being new to Ubuntu, I'd suggest that you learn Unity, Ubuntu, and the command line interface, long before digging into the very complicated kernel compiles. – heynnema Mar 15 '17 at 15:02
  • @WinEunuuchs2Unix you'll want to read my solution in askubuntu.com/questions/879881/… for hiding the GRUB menu in dual-boot configurations. Vote it up, if you like :-) – heynnema Mar 15 '17 at 15:04
  • I wasn't the one with grub questions... My system is already highly modified... :) – WinEunuuchs2Unix Mar 15 '17 at 17:09

if you have Grub as bootloader you can check this Question: How do I customize the GRUB 2 menu?

Otherwise you can check BURG

Here a list of Bootloaders

Last but not least check this question Graphical Bootloaders?

  • Apparantly BURG doesn't properly support UEFI machines (although some folks say they've got it running on UEFI machines). rEFInd might be a good substitute. – heynnema Mar 15 '17 at 14:59
  • Thank you so much for responding my question! I am truly sorry for the super late reply. I forgot to mention that I'm new to this forum too and I just saw the notification. – TheEvilSkeleton Jul 14 '17 at 1:17

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