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Is it safe to switch from GRUB2 to BURG?

BURG is old and no longer maintained. Instead, I recommend that you use rEFInd: http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ It is a graphical multi-boot bootloader which is very stable and easy to customize. ...
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How to install BURG on Ubuntu 16.04

It seems that the PPA I used since 14.04 has Xenial packages! Add the repository with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg. Then sudo apt-get update You can then install the packages: sudo ...
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Is it safe to switch from GRUB2 to BURG?

Trying to use new boot-loaders but failing in which I finally gave up. After a lot of struggle, I succeeded in modifying GRUB2 to a new theme (downloaded from here) by using GRUB Customizer. Here is ...
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Is it safe to switch from GRUB2 to BURG?

When you want to test a new bootloader install it into a partition and let grub load it from there (see the chainloader command in grub). When it works you can install your new bootloader into the MBR,...
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How do I get Burg on 16.04?

Burg team has stopped its development and installing it on newer ubuntu versions is buggy. I suggest you to continue using grub. Actually there are many good themes existing for grub. A few of them ...
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How to install BURG on Ubuntu 16.04

Open the terminal type sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg press Enter. Type your password. [you need to be root user] Next type sudo apt-get update and let the process complete. Next type sudo ...
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Graphical boot loader

BURG bootloader is old and unmaintained, and may or may not work with new Ubuntu releases even if you succeed at installing it. I suggest you apply a theme to Grub2 if you want a nicer GUI, or try a ...
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How to install burg bootloader in ubuntu 20.04?

I just installed burg on Ubuntu 20.04 this week and it works well. It is meant for PCs with BIOS - Not for UEFI Installations! Download burg files - Do not use synaptic ! I got the files from: https:/...
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Is it safe to switch from GRUB2 to BURG?

You can safely try BURG (or almost any other boot loader) - if you first get some bootable USB flash or bootable CD with Supergrub or something like that (your ubuntu install disk could do), in order ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 using Burg bootloader

The last I heard, BURG was a BIOS-only boot loader. You appear to have an EFI-based installation of Windows. As such, BURG will be useless for booting Windows, or for controlling the overall boot ...
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Is it possible to completely disable Grub timeout?

Edit /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober file: sudo gedit /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober Find if [ "\${timeout}" = 0 ]; then set timeout=10 fi and replace set timeout=10 with set timeout=0 Save and update grub ...
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Is it safe to switch from GRUB2 to BURG?

Some third party tools might not work since there can be changes in directory structure and configurations over different distros. There are some nice grub themes out there if you look for them. I'm ...
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Not replacing deleted config file /etc/default/burg?

Since purging the package can cause all kinds of dependency problems, here's a script to pull the problems out of apt, purge ucf, then get the config files back. It's disgusting to have to do this. ...
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Not replacing deleted config file /etc/default/burg?

Purging the package is not enough: ucf (update configuration files) protects the files. One way to avoid this is to force ucf default action. I didn't had much luck with confmiss in dpkg options, so I'...
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BURG can't detect filesystem in Ubuntu 16.10

I'm told that BURG doesn't work with UEFI/GPT systems. It's way outdated.
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Can't use burg instead of grub2

You have Windows 10, which means you use UEFI. Unfortunately, BURG does not support EFI, and probably will never (the project seems to have been abandoned). If you want an alternative to GRUB that ...
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After installing BURG my computer no longer boots Windows.. someone please help

AFAIK, BURG is a BIOS-only boot loader; it will not work in a dual-boot configuration alongside Windows installed in EFI mode (as is the case for the vast majority of computers that ship with Windows ...
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After installing BURG my computer no longer boots Windows.. someone please help

First get your Ubuntu installation disk and boot in live mode. Open a terminal and run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt update sudo apt install boot-repair then run: ...
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