How to Install Burg Boot Loader in Ubuntu 13.04 and LinuxMint
Burg is a boot loader based on GRUB. It uses a new object format which allows it to be built in a wider range of OS, including Linux/Windows/OSX/Solaris/FreeBSD etc. It also has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode. In this post we will show you how to install Burg boot loader in Ubuntu 13.04 ‘Raring Ringtail’ and LinuxMint, this also works with previous releases of Ubuntu and LinuxMint.
To install Burg on Ubuntu 13.04 and LinuxMint, open a terminal and run the following commands (This will install Burg and Burg themes):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install burg burg-themes
During the installation of Burg, you will get many screens as described below:
Click OK to continue.
To make Burg integrate with the hard-disk, enter the following command in a terminal (Remember to substitute ‘hd0′ with the drive on which your MBR is installed):
sudo burg-install "(hd0)"
We just need to update Burg:
Press F3 to change resolution.
Here are the hot-keys defined in the boot menu:
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 dialog.
If you have question or you need help installing Burg in Linux, please post your questions in our Question/Answers Forum http://ask.unixmen.com. Thanks.
Like us on Facebook
We need your assistance to stay live
This week Top Posts
- Wow! Linux Foundation To Offer Free Linux Course This Summer Worth $2,400 on EdX : Wow! Early last week it was all over the internet, if you haven't heard it yet then this is the t...1 comment |
- Grive: An Unofficial, Open Source Linux Client For Google Drive : A couple of months before, we have featured a Linux client for Google Drive named Syncdrive, which w...1 comment |
- Top Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.10 'Saucy Salamander' : Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will be released on coming October 17th with many new salient featur...0 comments |
- How To "Fix E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status" : QUESTION: I get the following error when I use sudo apt-get update: E: Could not open file /var/...0 comments |
- Install Sublime Text 3 In Fedora Easily With Fedy : Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. In this tutorial we are goi...0 comments |
- Install nSnake Game In Terminal : From github repo nsnake is a clone of the classic snake game that we all used to play on our cellp...0 comments |
- Install Sublime Text 3 In Fedora Easily With Fedy
- Grive: An Unofficial, Open Source Linux Client For Google Drive
- Install nSnake Game In Terminal
- How To “Fix E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status”
- Wow! Linux Foundation To Offer Free Linux Course This Summer Worth $2,400 on EdX
- Fedora 21 Scheduled For Release In October
- Install Uget Download Manager In Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian
- Download Elementary OS ‘Luna’ Official Wallpapers
- Install Power Commands 0.1.5 On Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/12.10/12.04
- 5 Android Apps that’s Going to Make Running Your Business Less Stressful
This work by unixmen.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Copyright © 2008-2013 Unixmen.com .