Install Burg in Ubuntu

Introduction

BURG stands for Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB. It’s based on GRUB, and add features like new object format and configurable menu system. This page shows its usage.

Install using binary package

  • For Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 users, add the following PPA :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bean123ch/burg
  • For Ubuntu 11.04 users, add the following PPA :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg
  • Then use the following command to download and install the loader, themes and emulator:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install burg
  • During the installation, it should ask you to write the new boot loader to MBR. If you skip that step, you can later use the following command to update MBR of hd0:
sudo burg-install "(hd0)"

or ( FIXME ??? burg-pc package does not exist ! )

sudo dpkg-reconfigure burg-pc

Reference : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Burg

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