BURG is the sexy version if Grub. Here's how to install it in Ubuntu 11.4
Fear not, a forward thinking chap, Nate Muench, has knocked up a PPA that publishes BURG for use in Ubuntu 11.04.
Note that the files are the same packages as supplied for Ubuntu 10.10 but built for Ubuntu 11.04.
Confusing? A bit. Do they work fine? Yes.
Install BURG Bootloader in Ubuntu 11.04
Upgrading your boot-manager to BURG is not recommended unless you're aware of what you're doing and how to reverse any changes.
Add 'ppa:n-muench/burg' to your Software Sources
Once added – and, importantly, updated – click the button beneath to install all of the required packages, themes and what-not.
Install BURG to your Master Boot Record
For BURG to work you need to install it to your MBR. This is easily achieved by issuing the command below in a fresh Terminal session.
Remember to substitute 'hd0′ with the drive on which your MBR is installed. This usually, but not typically, located on your primary HDD.
Update BURG entries
You MUST run this step or you may be left scratching your head upon reboot when nothing shows up
Burg ships with a selection of (admittedly pretty) themes by default. To switch/change between theme is simple:
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Published by Jeroen Adolfse