Burg-manager- Install and configure Burg the easy way| Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat PPA

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Updated: 11/01/2011 Burg1.1.0 : Burg-manager is an intuitive interface that simplify installation and configuration of burg bootloader. Burg-manager allows to install Burg and many beautiful themes from a big gallery.

After installing Burg, if you want to secure it with a password, check our previous post :How to enable password protection in Burg

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What`s new?

-Install Burg, Burg-themes and a Burg emulator
-Set timeout
-Set your favourite theme
-Set the screen resolution
-Add new themes by choosing them among the ones you can find on this site
-Remove Burg
-Restore Grub2
-Setting the default operating sistem
-Setting advanced parameters
-Sdd menuentry to boot some iso directly using burg

-Added support to Linux Mint 10 Julia

-For more info about this version check this link

 

Download and Install Burg manager :

Before to install Burg manager, you need to have first buc installed or will not work for you.

Download Buc package from this link

When Buc is installed then you can download and install Burg-manager.

Download Burg-manager

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Installation in Ubuntu and LinuxMint (Via ppa repository):

For Ubuntu/LinuxMint , if you want to install from repository then skip the step above of installing Buc. We will install Burg manager and Buc from repository by following these steps (Just copy/Past these 4 lines to your terminal):

 

For Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat / LinuxMint Julia (32bit):

Open terminal and type the following commands :

echo "deb http://buc.billera.eu/ubuntu/ binary/" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.listecho "deb http://www.sourceslist.eu/repo/ubuntu maverick main non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.listsudo gpg --keyserver hkp://pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys FA088BA5 && sudo gpg --armor --export FA088BA5 | sudo apt-key add -sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install burg-manager buc

For Lucid Lynx :

echo "deb http://buc.billera.eu/ubuntu/ binary/" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.listecho "deb http://www.sourceslist.eu/repo/ubuntu lucid main non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.listsudo gpg --keyserver hkp://pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys FA088BA5 && sudo gpg --armor --export FA088BA5 | sudo apt-key addsudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install burg-manager buc

 

Known Issues

If you have already installed any previous version of burg-manager and now you have installed version 1.0.5, if burg-manager doesn’t start, purge it executing:

1- remove previous version :

sudo apt-get purge burg-manager
sudo rm -rf ~/.burg-manager
sudo rm -rf /root/.burg-manager

2- Then reinstall it:

sudo dpkg -i burg-manager*

Or if you have the ppa installed use this command to reinstall it :

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install burg-manager

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Install the theme by clicking twice on the theme

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Watch this video from the developer :

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Useful links : http://www.sourceslist.eu/

 

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